They say that it is tough to juggle one position with another but in the case of Adam Jiwan, he does it so well. With more than 15 years of experience in the industry, he is a fin-tech entrepreneur that has held several positions and there is no sign of stopping. He has founded, invested in, and grew companies in the industry.
How It All Began
It all started when Jiwan worked at Goldman Sachs and The Blackstone Group. He then joined Soros where he reported directly to the Chief Investment Officer and handled distressed debt, global special situation, and risk arbitrage investments. From 2006-2012, he was a Partner at TPG-Axon, where he served as CEO and co-CEO in Europe and Asia, respectively. He played a key role in the growing the global presence of the $16-billion hedge fund.
Ridge Road Capital Partners
Currently, Adam Jiwan is a Managing Partner of Ridge Road Capital Partners, an owner-operated investment holding company. The company buys and builds small and mid sized companies on a global scale. His wide experience of investing in businesses in more than 30 countries coupled with his experience in managing investment teams on-site in New York, London, and Hong Kong, brings Ridge Road a solid background and deep knowledge in global investing. Together with partners Brian and Michael, Adam has established the group’s reputation for mixing investing acumen with operational experience. They have perfected the company’s “own-it-forever” approach to developing a business.
Founder of Spring Labs
Before founding Spring Labs with partners John and Anna, Jiwan was a seed investor and founding board member of Avant. In Spring Labs, a company that develops a blockchain protocol for the creation of a new identity and credit ecosystem, he serves as Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO.
Adam N. Jiwan is Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Spring Labs, which is developing a blockchain protocol for the creation of a new identity and credit ecosystem. Adam is a serial entrepreneur and investor.
Other Positions Held
Adam has held other positions in different industries. He is Co-Founder and Chairman of Future Finance, one of the top student finance companies in Europe. He is also Co-Chairman of Trialworks, a leading software provider in the US. He is also a co-controlling shareholder of the company.
Adam helped develop BFRE, the largest independent real estate finance business in Brazil before it was sold in 2012. He established Rodina, a Russian mortgage bank. He was development adviser of Arkera. He co-founded Canada’s first publicly listed SPAC. He serves and has served as a director of several private and public companies.