zach schmid

Zach Schmid


Stage: Growth Equity

Location: Palo Alto

As a part of the growth equity team at Norwest, Zach focuses on investments across a wide range of sectors.

Before joining Norwest, Zach was a summer analyst with the Investment Banking practice at Stifel in San Francisco. In this role he supported the tech, consumer, and financial services (Keefe Bruyette & Woods) groups as well as the Equity Capital Markets desk. Zach previously spent time at Correlation Ventures, where he provided support to the investment and predictive analytics teams.

Zach earned a bachelor of arts degree in economics from Harvard University where he was a four-year letterman on the varsity football team.

Get to know Zach

  • What are your interests outside of work?

    I am an avid college football and European soccer fan and also enjoy hiking, video games, and exploring new areas and restaurants in the Bay Area.

  • Do you have a favorite quote?

    “It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll, I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul.” –Invictus by William Ernest Henley

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