Challenging traditional market
and investment research since 2013

We give clients the most comprehensive search and discovery platform available — because every opportunity missed, is an opportunity lost. 

Built by an investment banker

CEO and Founder James McVeigh has more than 20 years of investment banking experience at Salomon Brothers, DLJ, Credit Suisse and as Managing Director of Technology, Media and Telecom banking at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch.

He has long realized that better technology means a better competitive position, and created Cyndx to help his investment team close deals faster.  Developed by  M&A specialists, investors, and data scientists, the platform makes it easy to find and match investors with the right companies.

Our Values





How we conduct our business is just as important as the accuracy of the data we provide. Our core values are the principles that guide us in helping our clients achieve success. We distinguish Cyndx as a service leader and trusted brand which provides our customers with reliable investment data to facilitate discovery and faster deal closure.

Cyndx Leadership

Jim McVeigh

CEO & Founder

Jim has more than 20 years of investment banking experience at Salomon Brothers,
DLJ, Credit Suisse and most recently Bank of America/ Merrill Lynch where he ran the Technology, Media and Telecom banking group.

Elise McVeigh

Chief Operating Officer

Elise has over 20 years of experience among various roles within senior management at some of the world’s top media companies, including MTV, Discovery, Lifetime, and ESPN.

Mike Ballou

Chief Financial Officer

Mike serves as Chief Financial Officer at Cyndx Holdings and is responsible for finance and M&A activities.


Sebastian Okser

Chief Technology Officer

Sebastian has spent 12 years in data research and engineering on three continents, most recently heading the data science, engineering, and analytics efforts at Dashlane. PhD in Bioinformatics from University of Turku (Finland).

Prudhvi Dachapally

Lead AI Research Scientist

Prudhvi has spent over four years in Machine Learning and NLP. His recent work includes building proprietary models to improve data coverage and search performance. He has publications in SCiP, CogSci, and EMNLP, and holds an M.S. in Data Science from Indiana University Bloomington.

Chris Sheehan

Data Engineering Manager

Chris has over 10 years of experience in data management and engineering, most recently developing ETL pipelines and building internal tooling for data analytics at the New York Times.

Mike Van Genderen

VP, Head of Sales

Mike has spent over 10 years in sales and business development, with extensive experience in data solutions, capital markets, and consultative sales. He comes to Cyndx from S&P Global, where he sold market data and risk assessment tools to PE, VC, and investment banking firms.

Julia Dehay

Head of Marketing

Julia has over 15 years of experience in marketing and communications in the fintech space. Prior to joining Cyndx, Julia held marketing roles with the responsibility to elevate the brand and accelerate growth through high-impact, customer-driven marketing initiatives.

Jon Murray

General Counsel

Jon previously practiced M&A and securities law at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, where he advised on transactions, regulatory matters, and special situations in financial services, telecommunications, and other industries. He holds an M.A. from the University of Chicago, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Advisory Board

Artie Minson

Former Co-CEO, WeWork

Chuck Davis

CEO Prodege LLC,

George Scanlon

Former CEO, Fidelity National Financial

Stefan Winners

Lakestar SPAC

Dan Rosenweig


Tim Yates

Former CEO,

Oskar Miel

Managing Partner, Rakuten Capital

Gideon Yu

Former CFO,

Christian Teichmann

CEO/Managing Director, Burda

New Whitepaper

An Efficient Way to Find Relevant Investments Quickly

Download Projected to Raise to learn about Cyndx's proprietary model for identifying which companies will raise capital within the next six months, with 86% precision.