James Gelfer

James Gelfer is a Senior Strategist at PitchBook Data, a leading provider of venture capital, private equity, and M&A research and analysis which Morningstar acquired in 2016. Gelfer launched PitchBook’s VC coverage in 2012 and currently leads PitchBook’s research initiatives in private equity, venture capital, and emerging technologies. Prior to this role, Gelfer was a senior analyst where he directly contributed to quarterly industry reports and recurring analyst notes.

Gelfer’s industry expertise has been quoted in Pensions & Investments, Barron’s, Quartz, and other publications spanning private equity and venture capital.

Prior to joining PitchBook, James was an Associate with Goldman Sachs’ Alternative Investment & Manager Selection (AIMS) group, where he conducted research across all alternative asset classes.