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Every startup will have to adjust to feedback from the market and possibly change direction many times. The key is to absorb customer feedback early and respond quickly. As a group with diverse operational backgrounds, we can help companies focus their priorities and avoid the big mistakes.

Thanasis Delistathis

Founder and Managing Partner

Thanasis is an experienced investor and advisor to growth companies.  He has a strong 14 year track record of coaching managers on growing technology companies.  Since joining New Atlantic in 2000 he has invested, advised or served on the boards of a dozen portfolio companies, including Mobile365, DivX and GlobalLogic.  Prior to joining New Atlantic, he led investment banking for Thermo Electron Corp. (currently Thermo Fisher), a $4 billion global advanced technology company serving the life sciences and measurement and control markets. Over the years Thermo Electron had incubated dozens of early-stage technology ideas that became large businesses. During his tenure, he managed public and private market transactions totaling $900 million and advised on corporate structure and financial strategies for 20 public subsidiaries and many early-stage private subsidiaries. In addition, Thanasis has served as a senior executive in early-stage companies and also worked for McKinsey & Co. in Washington, D.C. as a business strategy consultant for management at Fortune 500 companies.


Princeton University, B.S.E., Electrical Engineering
Princeton University Woodrow Wilson School, B.Cert., Public Policy
Harvard Business School, M.B.A.

Personal Interests

Thanasis is married with two young kids.  When he is not spending time with his kids, he enjoys socializing with friends, traveling, playing golf, squash and poker, discovering new gadgets and watching movies.  Thanasis is involved with the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association and over the years has volunteered during the annual Capital Connection conference as a coach to presenting entrepreneurs or Co-Chair of the selection committee.  Thanasis speaks Greek and basic French. 

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  • Phone 703.563.4106