Keith is an expert in business growth, disruptive technology and innovation. He has the unique ability to create strategic partnerships for strategic advantage and attract capital. He also has years of leadership experience acquiring, managing and leading top talent.
"When the student is ready, the teacher appears."
"With an open mind, your audience will learn more than facts, figures and tactics. They will absorb valuable insights and energy from a lifelong student and experienced leader leaving inspired & empowered!"
Keith Herman, founder of IPA Equities, is a serial entrepreneur, consultant, advisor, global speaker, board member, writer, mentor and advocate for disruptive blockchain technologies and numerous charities. Keith has owned and created more than 50 businesses in 6 different industries primarily in the fields of technology, finance, media and real estate. During the course of his business ventures notable partnerships have included Citigroup, Merrill Lynch, JP Morgan Chase, National Life Group, GFE Family Office, VC/PE Firms and Family Offices. Additionally, he has architected, incubated and successfully scaled more than 10 startups.
Keith developed the secret sauce for scaling businesses and utilized debt and equity to leverage capital to consistently produce returns far in excess of industry standards. Over the course of his illustrious career he has raised over $500 Million for his ventures and represented more than 200 technology companies. Cumulatively, they raised hundreds of millions of dollars and forged countless strategic partnerships with funding sources and major global corporations, both public and private. In aggregate, he has been involved in over $2 Billion of transactions.
Keith is highly sought after internationally to speak on the topics of Blockchain Technology, Cryptocurrency, Raising Capital, Investing, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Startups, Leadership, and Media Exposure. He presents to various audiences including fortune 100 & 500 companies, prominent Founders, C-Level Executives, VC & PE Firms, Family Offices, Developers & Professionals. He also regularly sits as a judge for tech startup pitch competitions alongside VCs, PE Firms and Tech Development Firms.
Keith engages with forward thinking tech companies interested in changing people's lives. He is available for consulting, as an advisor, for select speaking engagements and as a startup judge.