Foy Savas

Tech Entrepreneur and Investor

Boston and New York

Foy Savas

Foy Savas, CFA, is a tech entrepreneur and investor, with operational and technical expertise in software engineering, data warehousing, machine learning, and medical devices.

Foy currently works as an investment principal at Longtech Ventures where he sources, screens, and manages a portfolio of healthcare companies, including Pingseng, Sunshine Haick, and Yenssen.

He is also a co-founder of Auxpanel, an online provider of business analytics for dental practices.

Foy was previously a partner at AlphaPrime Ventures where he sourced, screened, or managed investments in Canary, CoPromote, Dash, Deep, Javelin, Juicero, Kasisto, Rockerbox, Socure, and Vestorly.

Before his career in venture capital, Foy worked as a software engineer and startup consultant. His clients including the social ad tech company BLiNQ (acquired by Gannett) and the real-time bidding platform DataXu. Foy is also author of The Merb Way (Addison-Wesley, 2009), a technical book covering the web framework that later became Ruby on Rails.

Foy studied mathematics at Tufts University and then Boston University. He is also a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charterholder. From 2015 to 2017, Foy was a Visiting Academic at the NYU Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, where he led a seminar in deep learning and lectured on the business of network effects.

Foy and his wife, Sophia, met in university and spend their time between Boston and New York.

Foy enjoys coffee – at times too much. ☕