Bion’s entrepreneurial spirit is the motivating force behind his passion for growth company investing. He is data-driven and analytical, which allows him to serve as an objective party for the teams in which he backs.
As a venture partner at ABS Capital, Bion seeks opportunities to invest, grow, and successfully exit business and tech-enabled services companies. Bion has an extreme appreciation for businesses that have successfully reached the growth stage and takes the time to understand the nuances needed to support the company through its next phase of growth. Whether it’s helping to professionalize teams, streamline operations, or seek and execute acquisition opportunities, Bion is responsible for providing the support, analysis, and insight needed to achieve lasting success.
Prior to ABS, Bion was a co-founder and partner of Savano Capital Partners, where he sourced, structured, supported and ultimately exited multiple investments including Silver Peak (sold to HPE), Fastly (NYSE: FSLY), Simplus (Sold to Infosys), AddThis (Sold to Oracle), and Upwork (NYSE: UPWK). Prior to Savano, Bion was a Principal and the first non-founding employee at SmithDefleux Capital Partners. Bion’s formal finance training was developed at GE Capital, where he was a member of the Financial Management Program. Earlier in his career, Bion was founder or co-founder of five companies.