Craig Lifschutz

Craig Lifschutz

Managing Director, Lyrical Partners, LP, Partner, Lytical Ventures, LLC

Craig works in close collaboration with Jeff Keswin, Founder and Chairman of Lyrical Partners, furthering Jeff’s strategic priorities in his entrepreneurial and investment pursuits.

He is also a Founding Partner of Lytical Ventures, an early-stage venture capital management firm focused on corporate intelligence opportunities that include cyber security, data analytics and artificial intelligence.

Before Lyrical, he was the Founder and CEO of GoodMouth, an e-commerce venture, where he was responsible for the company’s strategic direction, including their charitable Giving Goodness program. GoodMouth was featured in O, The Oprah Magazine, and on The View as on one of Whoopi Goldberg’s favorite things.

Previously, Craig was a Partner and COO of DG Capital Management, a special situations asset manager. He was also Senior Vice President and Director of Investment Strategy of Prosper Advisors. He began his investment career at Neuberger Berman.

He is the founder of Avocation Entertainment. His freshman producing effort, the feature documentary New York Street Games, is being distributed by PBS Distribution and was named by the NY Daily News as one of the top ten shows on television in 2010.

Craig also served as a member of the board of Naked Angels, a not-for-profit theatre company in New York City whose mission includes strengthening the artistic community and bringing playwriting and storytelling courses to high schools free of charge.

He earned a BA from the George Washington University and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

About Lyrical Partners, LP

Lyrical Partners, L.P. is a multi-capability investment management platform headquartered in NYC and founded in 2004. The firm and its affiliates invest in and manage over $10 billion in private equity, real estate, traditional equity, venture and hedge funds.  Its investments have focused on backing entrepreneurial teams with good ideas and helping those teams scale.

About Lytical Ventures, LLC

Lytical Ventures, an affiliate of Lyrical Partners, is a NYC based venture fund which focuses on corporate intelligence including Cyber Security, Data and Analytics, and Artificial Intelligence. Lytical is comprised of a robust team of professionals with decades of combined experience in direct investing and extensive knowledge of our focus areas.

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