Who We Are
We’re founders and tech junkies — your first call, the coach in the corner, and a kick in the ass when you need it most. We don’t split angel, seed and pre-seed into separate categories — we provide support across the board.
Tim FriesCo-Founder of Lakeview Capital
Tim Fries is a managing director at Lakeview Capital, advisor to the Founders and head of US business development. He has a B. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan, and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Tim is also the co-founder of Protective Technologies Capital (protechcap.com) and Lakeview Capital (lakeview.capital). Prior to founding Protective Technologies, Tim was a member of Baird Capital’s global Industrial Solutions private equity team.
Dan FriesCo-Founder of Lakeview Capital
Dan co-founded Lakeview Capital in 2016. Previously, Dan built a publishing business in the cognitive health space. He oversaw dealflow for Wired Investors, a PE firm for internet-based businesses. Dan has experience as an entrepreneur, operator, and investor, and specializes in buy-side PE business brokerage. Prior to founding Lakeview Capital, Dan worked at the Dana Farber Institute at Harvard Medical School, co-authoring several publications in the field of translational oncology and bioinformatics.