Patrick is a Managing Partner at Mark II Ventures. In 2018, he founded Simpeo, an innovative, tech enabled HR company. Simpeo’s mission was to empower small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs) through workflow automation, labor cost reduction, and risk transfer solutions. Under Patrick’s leadership, Simpeo achieved $100M ARR before being successfully acquired by GMS in December 2022.
Prior to establishing Simpeo, Patrick joined Manhattan-based Blink Health—a direct-to-consumer pharmacy—as its third employee, ultimately ascending to the role of Director of Business Development. Blink Health went on to secure $176 million in venture capital funding and became one of the largest digital pharmacies in the United States.
In his early career, Patrick was an Associate at Black Pearl Capital. During his tenure, he was involved in a wide range of transactions and was responsible for identifying and structuring investment opportunities on behalf of the organization.
Patrick has always been passionate about solving difficult problems. His unwavering dedication to this pursuit stems from his desire to drive meaningful change in overlooked industries and create lasting impact. By focusing on early-stage ventures, Patrick has the unique opportunity to collaborate with exceptional entrepreneurs, combining their talents to bring innovative ideas to life.