Bill Bishop has been financing growth companies in the Eastern U.S. for ORIX Growth Capital since 2003, and he has lead the team since 2011. As Managing Director and Co-Head of ORIX Growth Capital, he is responsible for the groups investments in athenahealth (ATHN), Cadent (acquired by Align Technology), Greenway Medical (GWAY) and Tangoe (TNGO), among others. Prior to ORIX, he led business development efforts at GATX Ventures and Transamerica Technology Finance, building an extensive network with company executives, financial partners and equity investors.
Mr. Bishop has partnered with many successful management teams to help finance their organic and acquisitive growth initiatives. His transactions have spanned multiple financing instruments, including senior loans, working capital, subordinated growth capital, bridge capital and equity, in combination with all stages of companies (Series A, B, C or beyond).
Mr. Bishop received his bachelor’s degree from Babson College, and he is pursuing a master’s degree in Business from the University of Connecticut.