Mark Hardy, Analyst
“Every person dies, but not every person truly lives.” – Braveheart
Sourcing high-growth technology companies as a part of the software investment team.
Mark joined Volition Capital in the summer of 2019 as an Analyst.
Interned at Stifel Financial Corporation in New York City in 2018 as an Equity Research Analyst covering the beverages space.
Spent the summer of 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa taking an investment finance course and working for a local venture capital firm.
Holds a BA from the University of Notre Dame in Psychology with a minor in Computer Science.
Five FUN FACTS ABOUT MARK
Born in Oklahoma City, and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Boomer Sooner and Go Irish. Watching college football is what you can find me doing on Saturdays in the fall.
I enjoy experiencing different cultures. I have visited 27 countries and plan to visit every country in the world. Only 150+ countries to go!
I am interested in what drives individuals and their belief systems, and how those belief systems impact individuals’ cultural world views.
I wrote a senior thesis on the potential for psychedelic compounds to alleviate terror management-related aggression towards outgroup members. I love talking about it (ask my coworkers).