Mr. Vene is Co-Founder and one of the Managing Partners of iCapital Network where he leads enterprise-level platform integration with banks, asset managers, wirehouses and other large-scale organizations. Prior to founding iCapital, Mr. Vene was head of private real estate capital raising at Fir Tree Partners, a $12.5 billion AUM multi-strategy investment firm. He was also formerly a partner at Eaton Partners where he was responsible for real estate and real asset fund origination, structuring, and distribution. Mr. Vene previously was Founder and CEO of Earnings.com, a leading financial database and aggregator of corporate events, which was acquired by Thomson Financial in 2001. He received a BS degree in finance and marketing from Cornell University, and is a member of PREA and NCREIF. He holds FINRA licenses Series 7 and 63 as well as an FSA license.