Excelerate Lab Mentors

Steven Farsht

Steven Farsht

COO
Tap.Me

Steve is the Chief Operating Officer of Tap.Me, sits on several advisory boards, volunteers at Excelerate Labs, and invests in startups. Previously, Steve was a General Partner with Norwest Equity Partners. Over his 9 years with the firm, Steve invested $280 million of equity in 13 management buyouts and growth capital investments across a variety of industries. His platform companies completed 9 add-on acquisitions. Steve served on 8 boards and led sales of several companies to strategic and financial buyers. Steve also ran one of the firm’s portfolio companies where he conceptualized, developed and commercialized Probate Finder OnDemand, the first and only automated estate location and claim filing solution. This SaaS product was offered initially to the healthcare vertical. He also developed and launched MyWayForward.com, the first online resource designed specifically for people who are dealing with the death of a loved one.