CEO, Sparkbuy Inc.; Founder & CEO, Ontela Inc.; Executive, Development, RealArcade Service, RealNetworks; Executive, Software Development, Identity Cell Phone, Wildseed; Executive, Microsoft
Steve Coffey is a managing director of Covera Ventures and has more than 20 years of investment experience with companies at all stages of development. Steve leads the Firm's investments in Alert Logic, CoreTrace, Hubspan, Innography, and Zumobi. Steve was a director or actively involved in such companies as Airspan (NASDAQ: AIRN), iTKO (acquired by CA), Metreos (acquired by Cisco), SiGe (acquired by Skyworks), SNAPin (acquired by Nuance), and Softricity (acquired by Microsoft).
Steve was previously president and managing director of Hunt Ventures and established the Austin office in 1999. Prior to Hunt Ventures, he was vice president of Hunt Financial Corporation, where he evaluated and managed investments in public equities, private equity and venture capital partnerships, and direct investments in both early stage technology companies and buyouts.
Earlier in his career, he worked as an associate at Davis Venture Partners, a private venture capital firm where he worked with both early and later-stage portfolio companies. He previously worked at EDS Corporation and Arthur Andersen, LLP. Steve has a BS from Oklahoma State University and an MBA with honors from The University of Texas.