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Momenta Edge Podcast

Deeper explorations into Connected Industry and beyond

Welcome to the Momenta Edge podcast series, which feature leading practitioners and thinkers across Connected Industry, Digital Transformation (DX) and the digital technology landscape.  The podcast format allows for more free-form and in-depth explorations of topics of interest, and we’re targeting guests that provide unique perspectives and practical experience on connected industries and technologies, and relevant adjacencies. Keep an eye out for our upcoming guests.  We welcome any comments, feedback or show suggestions – please send to

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Ed Maguire
Insights Partner: New York
Ed Maguire
Insights Partner: New York
Ed brings more than 17 years of Wall Street experience in equity research and investment banking to Momenta, with deep domain expertise in enterprise software.  He has proven success identifying strategic opportunities and articulating actionable insights based on rigorous analysis of technology, operations, competition and markets.  Most recently he was senior analyst and managing director at CLSA Americas covering the software industry, technology and innovation.

Posted by Ed Maguire on December 13, 2018

Insight Vector: Investing in Energy, Connectivity and Blockchain - Lee Carter

Insights Ventures

In this interview, we talk to Momenta's Lee Carter who shares his experience investing in remote connectivity, distributed energy, mobile payments and blockchain technology. Lee was most recently Principal at Reflective Ventures where he was responsible for full-lifecycle investing in early-stage companies. He also has a wealth of experience in operational roles.

Posted by Ed Maguire on December 5, 2018

Momenta Edge Podcast #38: Connected Industry VC Perspectives – A Conversation with David Mount

Podcasts Ventures

In our conversation with David Mount, parter at the VC firm G2VP, he shares some of his experiences working with companies in the energy and industrial sector. He discusses some of the unique characteristics that lead to success, the interactions with key customers, and the need for VCs to adjust their perspective to customer success when working in the industrial sector. He also compares and contrasts how and why certain industries have been moved faster and been more successful in digitalizing their businesses, and discusses the potential unleashed by AI, machine learning and other technologies. Finally, he highlights notable startups in the space including Kelvin, Alea, Zomi, Xage and Particle

Posted by Jonathan Moulton on November 26, 2018

Xage Expands Leadership Team with Norm Thorlakson

Ventures Talent


Momenta Partners is pleased to announce that we have successfully completed an SVP Sales & Business Development search for Xage, with the appointment of Norm Thorlakson.

Norm was most recently Global General Manager and Line of Business Head for software businesses at Schneider Electric, running a $300m+ P&L. He has also held executive sales positions at Invensys Operations Management and at Wonderware.

Momenta Partners is the top retained Executive Search and Professional Search firm, placing exceptional, strategic talent and teams for Fortune 500 leaders and venture-backed innovators. We have successfully completed Board, CEO, CTO, COO, EVP, SVP, VP and Director searches across all functions, within all major vertical markets, and in every continent. 

Posted by Ed Maguire on November 14, 2018

Momenta Edge Podcast #35: Why Investing in Industrial IoT is Different - A Conversation with Mike Dolbec

Podcasts Ventures

Posted by Ken Forster on November 14, 2018

ANNOUNCEMENT: Momenta Partners Invests in IIoT Cybersecurity Solution Xage

News Ventures

Momenta Partners is pleased to announce our investment in Xage, the first and only blockchain-protected security platform for the Industrial Internet of Things. Xage secures and simplifies device management at the Industrial Edge, enabling machine-to-machine and human-machine authentication, secure data sharing, device lifecycle management, and autonomous operation.

Posted by Alberto Cresto on November 9, 2018

Portfolio Insights: Litmus Automation - Real Time Production Monitoring: A Manufacturing IIoT Use Case

Insights Ventures

At Momenta, we bring a unique combination of experience to help founders and management teams meet the challenges of building and sustaining start-ups, and enabling companies to realize their full potential. We're proud of our portfolio companies and in the coming months we will be featuring the insights and experiences of a portfolio company. It's a great opportunity to share their first hand knowledge with the Momenta Community.