Orbia Ventures, Director
Sherwin Prior is the Director of U.S. corporate venture capital for Orbia Ventures. He has over twenty years of experience as a finance and investment professional.
Prior to Orbia Ventures, he was the co-founder and managing partner of Blue Victor Capital, LLC. an early-stage venture capital fund.
Prior to Blue Victor Capital, LLC Sherwin served as the managing director of GM Ventures LLC, the corporate venture capital arm of General Motors where he managed a six-person team and over $250 million in assets. He participated in or led over 30 financing transactions. He also participated or led over ten portfolio company sales, two company recapitalizations and one spin-out transaction of a semi-autonomous driving technology.
In 2017, Sherwin was ranked #14 in the Global Corporate Venturing Rising Stars publication. In 2018, Sherwin was recognized as one of the Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America by the SAVOY publication.
Sherwin’s investment experience also includes work as a buy-side equity analyst for NorthPointe Capital and Morgan Stanley Investment Management in New York. A veteran of the U.S. Army, Sherwin received a bachelor’s of business administration degree in finance from Eastern Michigan University, where he has also served as an adjunct lecturer of Finance. He earned his Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan.