Mr. Saul Felman is the managing partner of Ridge Beech, LLC. He focuses on raising capital for startup companies and alternative investment managers.
Prior to Ridge Beech, LLC, Mr. Felman was an origination partner with Clewed, a platform for lower middle market minority-stake private placements. Previously, Mr. Felman was a business development manager at Chiral Photonics, an optical components company specializing in in-fiber functionality. He focused on sales of sensing and laser devices to energy concerns and of high-density interconnects for various domestic and international telecom, datacom, and other applications. Prior to Chiral Photonics, Mr. Felman founded and ran Telemark Group, a small seed-stage venture capital firm investing in deeptech as well as select software. He raised the initial capital for the fund and co-invested alongside numerous later-stage venture capital funds. Prior to Telemark Group, Mr. Felman was a market-maker of equity options on the American Stock Exchange and of commodity options on the New York Board of Trade.
Mr. Felman received a BA from Yeshiva College and an MBA from New York University.
Mr. Felman currently holds Series 3, 7, and 63 registrations with FINRA.