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Neil Tapiavala

Senior Associate


Neil is a senior associate at BVP Forge, which is the unique combination of a private equity firm for growth-oriented, self-sustaining businesses paired with access to BVP’s renowned venture platform.

Prior to joining BVP Forge, Neil was an investor at Spectrum Equity, a growth-equity firm focused on high-growth information services, software, and internet companies. At Spectrum, Neil sourced and executed investments across vertical markets such as healthcare tech, life science tech, fintech, and payments, among others. He has also worked at Elephant, a venture capital firm focused on enterprise software, consumer internet, and mobile markets.

Neil earned his B.A. in engineering physics and economics from Dartmouth College. Outside of work, he enjoys soccer, volleyball, and icy east coast skiing!