Benjamin Cobb joined Eastside in 2009 and focuses on the fund’s investments in higher education, healthcare and B2B software & services. Most recently, he led the fund’s investment in TextUs.
He is actively involved in all aspects of the fund’s operations, including sourcing investment opportunities, due diligence, executing transactions, portfolio management and fund administration.
Prior to joining Eastside, Benjamin worked with Accenture Development Partnerships and the Namibian Ministry of Education to design, implement and manage national K-12 curriculum reform centered on information and communication technologies.
Benjamin has been actively involved with fourteen Eastside portfolio companies, including Accelarad (acquired by Nuance Communications), BrightWhistle (Influence Health), Hygia Health Services (Stryker) and Medseek (Silver Lake).
Benjamin earned a BA in Economics from the University of Georgia.
He currently serves as a Director at TextUs, Meazure Learning, AllCloud, Rachio and Curiteva.
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Assistant: Kristen Clute
Current Director or Observer
Areas of Interest
Healthcare IT & Services