Brent Granado

Founding General Partner, COO

Brent is a COO and General Partner at Sway Ventures, where he is focused on diligence, deal structuring, and managing each of the funds day-to-day operations. Brent has successfully demonstrated his innate ability to assist companies by strategically leveraging the greatest value out of their intellectual property and capital. Having held titles including Managing Director, COO and SVP Corporate Development, Brent has served as a trusted executive and advisor. He previously held board positions in a number of portfolio companies, including FanBread and OPĀQ Networks, and presently holds Board positions with 3Discovered.

Brent has spent his career working with startups, growth equity and middle market stage companies. With an extensive knowledge in global markets, he has played an instrumental role in countless M&A transactions and venture investments worldwide. Brent holds an MBA from the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California; a JD from Whittier Law School; and a B.S. in business administration from the University of California, Riverside. He has also has been an adjunct professor and still frequently lectures to MBA and law students regarding corporate structure, M&A and venture.