Mission Focused Investing with Patrick Murphy & Sean Drake, USMA ‘90

Sep 12, 2019 | USMA

Sean Drake (USMA ‘90) is the Founder of Stony Lonesome Group, a boutique merchant bank that focuses on early-stage seed capital investing encompassing Stony Lonesome Advisors and the Stony Lonesome Capital funds. Founded in 2011, Stony Lonesome Group is a pioneer and thought leader in the Vetrepreneurship ecosystem with a commitment to investing in Veteran founded and Service Disabled Veteran led companies. Stony Lonesome Group has invested $8m across 30 portfolio companies and is currently investing in Military Medicine, Healthcare, Veteran Care, Cybersecurity and Big Data.  The Honorable Patrick Murphy is the Former Acting Secretary of the Army and a General Partner at Stony Lonesome Group.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Their investment philosophy and why they invest in Veteran led companies
  • Their favorite market sectors to invest
  • Their best advice for military veteran entrepreneurs who are seeking capital

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Special thanks to Sean for joining me this week.  Until next time!

-Scott Mackes, USNA ’01

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