Richard Zsolt is an Vice President at Eventi Capital Partners. Joining in 2015, Richard is closely involved in both deal execution as well as supporting and advising operators in Eventi’s portfolio companies.

In 2019-2020 Richard was secconded to Kinetic Commerce as Director of Finance. Since early 2020 Richard has been seconded to Pivotree Inc. in a split role between Corporate Development team and Legal Services team.

Since joining, Richard has managed a number of transactions including the sale of Ceryx Inc., the financing for Kinetic Commerce, and several Eventi Credit financing.  In 2017 Richard led the execution of Eventi’s investment in BasePair Technologies Inc. In 2018 Richard led the diligence efforts and transaction execution for Tenzing Managed IT Services’ (Now Pivotree Inc.) parallel acquisition and mergers of ThinkWrap Commerce and Spark::Red, including acting as second chair in acquisition negotiations. In 2020 Richard managed the execution of Pivotree’s Initial Public Offering.

Richard currently sits on the Board of Kinetic Commerce and is an observer on the Board of BasePair BioTechnologies.

Prior to joining Eventi, Richard worked as a lawyer at a Toronto-based commercial litigation firm. He earned his law degree from the University of Western Ontario. Before law school, Richard earned his Bachelors of Pure Mathematics from the University of Waterloo. Outside of investing, Richard is passionate about mathematics and teaches math enrichment for high school students at the University of Toronto.