Our Team

Right Start Capital Partners is comprised of successful business professionals and leading entrepreneurs backed by accredited investors.  The team has a proven record of success leading companies in variety of industries.  Many of our investors are also active angel investors and are thus intimately familiar with the financial and leadership challenges of growing businesses.  Right Start Capital Partners is passionate about entrepreneurism.  We will work together to sustainably grow the acquired business, applying our diverse skills to create value for all stakeholders.

 

Fabián Rosado – Founder and Managing Partner

Fabián Rosado has over twelve years of experience advising executives at Fortune 1000 firms, federal government agencies, and startup companies in the areas of strategy, operations, and finance.  In addition to being the founder of Right Start Capital Partners, he is also the founder of Right Start Group, its parent company.  Right Start Group also includes Topspin Labs, a business incubator for corporate spinoffs and Right Start Consulting, a management consulting firm targeted at startups, small businesses, and government entities.

Since 2009, Mr. Rosado has been an active member of New Dominion Angels, a Northern Virginia angel investment group.  He has reviewed hundreds of business plans, conducted due diligence on numerous opportunities and has made numerous investments with a couple of early exits.  Prior to founding the Right Start Group, Mr. Rosado directed teams of consultants as a Project Manager at the Corporate Executive Board.  Mr. Rosado’s practice provided strategic guidance to Fortune 1000 companies via benchmarking and best practices research.  Through case studies and classroom instruction, Mr. Rosado’s team also helped clients evaluate and pursue adjacent growth opportunities, increase the productivity of their sales forces, and develop the next generation of high-performing leaders within their organizations.

Mr. Rosado holds an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School and a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Yale University.  Mr. Rosado serves in the board of directors of Vehicles for Change, a nonprofit organization in Baltimore, MD.

 

Mike Keymer – Managing Director

Mike Keymer possesses over 10 years of experience managing services and products for innovative companies.  As a Managing Director at Right Start Capital Partners, Mr. Keymer brings to bear strengths in business strategy and operations, with expertise spanning intellectual property, pricing, and executing turnaround strategies for underperforming companies.  Mr. Keymer is also the co-founder and director of Topspin Labs, an affiliate of the Right Start Group that helps launch corporate spinoffs using a business incubation model.

Prior to joining Right Start, Mr. Keymer was a Vice President at Gannon International, Ltd, a diversified holding company, where he was oversaw operations for all companies in Gannon’s Information Technologies portfolio.  For six years, Mr. Keymer led the operations of Gannon Technologies Group (GTG), LLC, a high-tech R&D company that develops biometrics and forensics software applications.  Mr. Keymer was responsible for leading new product development efforts, including all market research, product pricing, and contract negotiation.

Mr. Keymer holds an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management, an S.M. in Civil Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis.  He is also a licensed Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia.