New York, NY – March 6, 2017 – Progress Partners is pleased to announce the promotion of Davis Rosborough to Vice President, from his previous role as Senior Associate. The announcement was made by Nick MacShane, Sam Thompson, Chris Legg, and Rick Gallagher, Senior Managing Directors of Progress Partners.
“Over the last seven years, Davis has become an expert in all things adtech and digital media, developing his own voice as a thought leader in the space and leading our clients through successful engagements. Well deserved, this promotion comes at a time in the firm’s growth and maturity that aligns nicely to the industries we play in. He will continue to lead the Progress Partners team to a successful future in the coming years as a Vice President,” noted Nick MacShane, Founder & Senior Managing Director.
Rosborough first joined the firm in 2010 as an Analyst, rising to Associate and then in early 2016, was promoted to Senior Associate. Helping technology entrepreneurs execute corporate strategy and/or partnership development, Rosborough has been an inherent leader in the firm, building an extensive institutional knowledge of Internet and digital media technologies through support on transactions with companies like AOL/Verizon and Comcast, amongst others.
Sam Thompson, Senior Managing Director, noted “Davis demonstrates an uncommon drive to learn and master his understanding of the markets behind the companies we advise. He has become an asset to our firm and our clients with thoughtful engagement and a drive for results. This well-deserved promotion recognizes Davis’ ability to drive client engagements, capture the essence of each companies he represents, and align management to the best outcome.”
In addition, Rosborough also brings experience performing diligence and investment review with Progress Partners’ venture arm, Progress Ventures, and is also the Co-Founder of IndustryMaps.com, with Dustin Farris, CTO & Co-founder of the new platform. Through IndustryMaps, Rosborough and Farris hope to solve the challenge of tracking a technology ecosystem within the mindshare of the individual participant and collective colleagues.
Prior to joining Progress Partners, Rosborough received a degree in International Relations with a concentration on Middle-Eastern studies from Bucknell University, graduating with honors, with minors in Economics and Arabic.
About Progress Partners
Progress Partners is a Boston and New York-based M&A advisory firm working with emerging technology companies within media, marketing, advertising sectors, serving SMB through Enterprise. Progress Partners works with buyers and sellers of high growth companies to complete M&A transactions, raise debt or equity capital, as well as, develop and implement strategic growth plans. The firm's high standards of excellence, deep industry experience, extensive network, and entrepreneurial background give Progress Partners the ability to build and realize superior value for its clients. For more information, visit: www.progresspartners.com.
About Progress Ventures
Progress Ventures invests in the founders of early stage business-to-business marketing and media technology companies. With over 50 collective years of experience, they have worked with over 20 teams to deliver the highest value to each portfolio company. Key value to each investment is driven by ongoing networking, mentoring, support, and alignment to a core market thesis. For more information, visit: www.progressventures.com.
About Industry Maps
IndustryMaps is a mapping tool startup designed to provide greater understanding and digestion of emerging and legacy technology companies within the ecosystem. This software helps entrepreneurs, investors, buyers, and advisors to grasp the velocity of change taking place within marketplaces. To learn more, visit: www.industrymaps.com.