Redbrick Associates was founded in 2014 to meet the need of venture firms and portfolio companies
that were looking for a closely-integrated and experienced finance group to provide their fund management.
Tony Di Bona
Tony's extensive venture capital experience reaches back more than 25 years and has provided him with expert knowledge of finance and fund operational matters for Venture Capital partnerships, supporting General Partner funds, and management companies. In addition to partnership operations at Alloy Ventures, he also worked with Limited Partners on both fund raising and information needs. Tony also assists portfolio companies with their financial planning, funding requirements and discussion of alternative capital sources and financing structures.
Previously, Tony served as CFO for the US subsidiary of an Australian firm where he was responsible for the finance, accounting and computer information needs from inception.
Tony is an expert in the use of open source systems, as well as cloud based computing, and has implemented database solutions to manage all aspects of Limited Partner communication and reporting.
He received a BEc, majoring in accounting and law, at Sydney University (1982) and is a CPA (Australia)
He also serves on the Board of the Northern California Private Equity & VC Chapter of the Financial Executive Alliance, a national affinity group administered by First Republic Bank.
When Tony's not working with General Partners who are fundraising, he's off with his camera photographing or tinkering around with embedded software and electronic projects.
Kate's last 10 years have been dedicated to gaining deep knowledge of fund operation matters and valuation experience for venture capital firms and portfolio companies. At Redbrick, Kate leads the engagement with clients on items from management company budgeting, fund raising strategies and partnership best practices.
Previously Kate developed numerous financial and valuation models used by General Partners, portfolio companies management teams, and attorneys. These models have been the basis for investment valuations, and decision making throughout merger and acquisition discussions within portfolio companies. Her work has been subject to extensive review by both international recognized audit firms, and regulatory bodies such as the SEC.
As an expert in valuation methodology Kate oversees the financial modeling completed by Redbrick for its clients, and also oversees the engagement with third party vendors for valuations when needed.
Prior to working at Alloy Ventures, Kate was a research and design engineer at the UK based electronics company, Snell & Wilcox, working on DSP and FPGA design for motion estimation in their standards conversion equipment for broadcast video. Kate graduated with honors from University of Bath with a Bachelors of Electronics and Communications Engineering (2000).
The discipline and logic that rules Kate’s work with partners, clients, or entrepreneurs is complemented by her outdoor adventures, whether in the mountains, at the coast or just locally Kate can be found hiking, biking and running.