JP Morgan Private Capital today announced the appointment of Luke Sikora as a Partner of its Growth Equity Partners platform. Sikora will serve as a member of the Investment Committee and help lead the platform’s investing efforts on the West Coast.
Based in Palo Alto, Sikora joins from Vulcan Capital where he spent the past eight years investing in and being a long-term partner to private, rapidly growing private technology companies across the globe (full bio below). His previous investments include Alibaba, Dataminr, Emotive, Flipkart, Grab, Intercom, Loft, MaintainX, Nelogica, Neon, Signal Sciences, Spotify, TraceLink, Uber, Wildlife Studios and Zuora.
Growth Equity Partners was established as part of JP Morgan Private Capital in June 2021 to tap into the continued growth of private markets and significant pre-IPO value creation opportunities across a range of asset classes and sectors, including consumer, technology and sustainability.
“Luke brings years of growth equity investing experience across the consumer technology and enterprise software sectors,” says Christopher Dawe, Managing Partner and Head of Growth Equity Partners at JP Morgan Private Capital. “I’ve had the privilege of co-investing with Luke over the past decade. He is an exceptional investor and brings with him a shared sense of cultural values. We are thrilled to have him join the Growth Equity Partners team.”