Stephen Hays is the Managing Partner of Deep Space Ventures, a venture capital firm in Dallas, TX. Deep Space is a value-added VC, investing in early stage start-ups with amazing leaders that use innovative technology to bring creative solutions to market.
Stephen relies on his prior experience advising companies of all sizes on capital structure, capital raising, M&A and strategic alternatives to be a value-added investor.
As an early stage investor, Stephen has experience investing in, and advising B2B Enterprise SaaS and Esports startups from the pre-seed to series-A stage.
Prior to Deep Space Ventures, Stephen spent 6+ years as an investment banker, in both New York City and Dallas, covering multi-industrial and healthcare companies with an emphasis on M&A and capital markets.
Stephen received his bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point and received his MBA from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt.