ABOUT

BridgeWorks Capital has raised ~$1B in start-up and mid-market capital in its history, and seen over 25 accretive exits in private companies. We have over 60 years in combined experience in advisory, corporate finance and banking experience. 

Mark Waller
President

Mark Waller started BridgeWorks Capital in 1985.  Since its inception, Mark has helped capitalized and commercialized technology from national labs, medical schools and technology innovators and has also has supported many companies in renewable energy, software, natural resources and assorted additional verticals.  Mark served as a founding board member and then Chairman of GE’s solar manufacturing division, GE Primestar, from 2008-2011.

 

Mark has served on many area and regional non-profit Boards including  Portland Habitat for Humanity, Self-Enhancement Inc., Maitripa College, the National University of Natural Medicine, The Oregon Environmental Council, Clackamas Women’s Services, Northwest Outward-Bound School, Lake Oswego Rotary and the Friends of the Columbia Gorge.

 

Mark attended Reed College in Portland.

Mark is an avid mountaineer, is part of the Mt. Hood Ski Patrol and an accomplished hiker, spiritualist and former private pilot. Mark has had the honor of hosting the Dalai Llama in Portland. 

Mark can be reached at Mark@bridgeworkscapital.com

Kabir Bhatia
 
Partner

Kabir Bhatia has had a long track record in Investment Banking, Corporate Finance and Operations. Prior to Bridgeworks, Kabir held numerous roles at Nike, including Divisional CFO, at Mattel as the Assistant Treasurer and at Bank of America Merrill Lynch as a Vice President in investment banking. As a banker, Kabir advised several companies go public on the US equity markets, raised over $10B on the debt and equity markets and assisted in the sale or purchase of 5 companies. Kabir started his career at 3D Systems in process development and product management. 

An engineer by training, Kabir has a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from UMass Amherst and MBA from UCLA Anderson.

Kabir serves on the Board of Iotech and Habitat For Humanity, Portland Metro East. 

Kabir is a private pilot and enjoys tennis, skiing and hiking.

Kabir can be reached at kabir@bridgeworkscapital.com

Will Marshall
 
Partner

Will brings over 10 years experience in finance and accounting leadership positions in both SEC publicly registered companies and venture-backed organizations in the SF Bay Area and San Diego.

 

Most recently, Marshall led a successful $75MM preferred round and business spin-off at Human Longevity, Inc., a $1.6B human genome sequencing company.

 

Prior to HLI, Will held leadership and technical roles at Nuna, Inc., Gilead Sciences, and Ernst & Young.

 

Will graduated from Santa Clara University with a Bachelors in Finance & Accounting in 2007 and earned his CPA in 2009.

Will can be reached at will@bridgeworkscapital.com