Kellan Carter is a founding General Partner of FUSE where he focuses on
early-stage investments in intelligent software in both horizontal and
vertical categories. At Fuse, Kellan has led investments in two companies
that are both currently operating in stealth. Prior to FUSE, Kellan spent
seven years at Ignition Partners, a leading early-stage venture capital
firm that he joined 2013 and made partner in 2018. At Ignition, Kellan led
investments in Botkeeper, Symend, Icertis, KenSci, and Azuqua, and served
on the boards of both Botkeeper and Symend.
Prior to Ignition, Kellan spent two years in investment banking at Mooreland Partners in San Francisco. There, he helped execute M&A transactions for technology companies with a focus on cloud technologies and enterprise software. Prior to Mooreland Partners, Kellan was with KPMG's advisory practice in Orange County, CA, where he helped structure asset-backed securities collateralized by student loans, auto loans, and residential and commercial mortgages.
Kellan holds a BS degree in business administration from the University of Montana in Missoula, where he graduated summa cum laude. After college, Kellan founded an online, business-networking platform to connect college students and with university alumni.