On this episode, Henry Kaestner shares how his faith impacts his investment decisions as a Christian venture capitalist in the startup funding world.
Henry Kaestner is a Managing Principal at Sovereign’s Capital LLC, a private equity fund helping faith-driven entrepreneurs building great businesses in both consumer and business software-as-a-service, tech-enabled consumer good/services, and healthcare technology, in both the U.S. and Southeast Asia. To date, they’ve invested in 34 companies.
He’s the co-Founder and previous CEO, and then Chairman of Bandwidth.com, a company that together with his business partner, David Morken, he has grown to $250 million in revenue. The values of Bandwidth.com have always been: Faith, Family, Work and Fitness (in that order). Bandwidth.com was the 4th fastest growing privately held company in the country from 2003 through 2007, a position it achieved without acquisition or institutional funding.