Sarah Hovde is the head of Investor Relations at BankTech Ventures, and oversees day-to-day investor onboarding and continued engagement. BankTech Ventures endeavors to be a high-touch, high-impact fund that connects its limited partner banks and the portfolio tech companies, ultimately building mutually beneficial partnerships. Prior to joining BTV, Sarah was the VP - Capital Markets of Merchants Mortgage, a Denver-based commercial & residential real estate firm, and prior to that, was an Underwriter turned Relationship Manager at Wells Fargo Capital Finance. Sarah received her Bachelor of Business Administration from University of Wisconsin - Madison, double-majoring in Finance & Real Estate. Sarah now resides in Golden, Colorado and outside of work, enjoys taking advantage of the trails out her back door to mountain bike, trail run, and backcountry ski.