ORIX Venture Finance (“OVF”), a leading provider of growth capital for growing technology companies nationwide, announced today that David Orlandella, a seasoned investment strategist and business development executive, has joined its Dallas office. Orlandella will serve as a new business development officer, responsible for servicing innovative growth companies in the Southwest and Central regions.
With plans to deploy $100 million or more in the next few quarters, OVF targets growing technology companies which have private equity or venture capital backing. Orlandella will report to and work closely with Michael David out of OVF’s Silicon Valley office.
“ORIX Venture Finance is focused on providing creative alternatives to equity financing for mid- and late-stage growth companies, and this new position will allow us to support the previously underserved Southwestern and Central states,” said Michael David. He added, “David’s strong fund management and transactional background, paired with his ability to manage all aspects of investments makes him a great fit for our team.”
David Orlandella has more than 20 years of corporate finance and business development experience. He joins the OVF Dallas office from Austin, Texas where he was a managing director and president for Enhanced Capital Partners, Inc. There he was responsible for direct investments through the company’s private equity and mezzanine debt funds. Previously Orlandella served as managing director for Redwood Ventures in Denver, Colorado. Orlandella earned his BA in Economics from Bates College, and later studied Telecommunications at the University of Denver.“I’m excited to join ORIX Venture Finance to help expand its funding platform throughout the Southwest and Central regions,” Orlandella said. “With the team’s solid 10-year track record, we believe ORIX Venture Finance has a great opportunity to be a stable source of creative capital to enhance growth of promising companies, especially during this challenging economic cycle.”