“ Innovation is the ability to see change as an opportunity – not a threat ”

- Steve Jobs

ABOUT KENDALL

WE ARE A BOUTIQUE INVESTMENT FIRM WITH AN INNOVATIVE OUTLOOK

Our invested intelligence, advisory, and investment management expertise, along with our analytical DNA, foster enduring client relationships. Kendall Gateway will pave your path to success with comprehensive solutions, seasoned advice, and proactive asset optimization. 

Fostering enduring client relationships through our multifaceted expertise in banking, entrepreneurship, investment management, and data analytics, Kendall Gateway emerges as your definitive partner in achieving success. Our core strengths lie in crafting tailored, comprehensive solutions, offering seasoned guidance, and methodically optimizing assets to advance your path to success.

At Kendall Gateway, our clients trust us because of our long experience in banking, entrepreneurship, investment management, and data analysis. We achieve excellent results by using this experience to find unique business opportunities.

Relentless   ·   Discovery  ·   Agility

Our mission is to use an entrepreneurial spirit coupled with visionary financial engineering and data analysis to generate value for our clients.

OUR APPROACH

What Makes Us Special

We use a global perspective, founded in our experience in North America, Europe, and Latin America, to help small companies overcome challenges to their growth and enter new markets. Our tailored business strategies empower businesses to navigate complex business environments and achieve ambitious goals.

MIT's Stata Center

OUR SERVICES

What We Do

MANAGEMENT OF PRIVATE ASSETS

Long-term value creation
Alignment of interest
Business Consulting
Financial Engineering

ADVISORY

M&A and financing transactions
Representation
Opportunistic investments

DATA ANALYTICS

Analytics consulting
Business transformation
Social innovation through data

Asset Management Research and Development

Software solutions for Asset Management
Research macro- efficiency
R&D Analytics & ML application for Asset Management

Sacre Coeur, Paris

Who We Are

Leadership

Our team of experts has a wealth of knowledge and experience in providing solutions to help businesses thrive. 

Meet The Team

Santiago Guzmán
Managing Partner

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Santiago is a founder and managing partner of Kendall Gateway Group. Previously, he worked as the Director of Equity Capital Markets at Citigroup, where he supervised fundraising efforts through equity public offerings for companies seeking funding from both local and international investors. Santiago assessed economic and financial conditions to determine investor interest and the viability of various valuation levels. 

During his tenure at Citigroup, he developed and led processes for advising clients in Mexico on structuring and raising private equity funds, with a specific focus on sectors such as real estate, infrastructure, private debt, buyouts, co-investments, and distressed assets. He successfully raised $250 million in capital and established a pipeline exceeding $1 billion for the following year in the inaugural transaction. Furthermore, Santiago serves as a board member for several rapidly growing companies. 

He holds an MBA with a specialization in Business Analytics from M.I.T., an MSc in Investment Management from Bayes Business School (formerly Cass) in London, and a BSc in Chemical Engineering from Tec de Monterrey in Mexico.

Joseph Peteul 
Managing Partner

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Joseph is a founder and managing partner of Kendall Gateway Group. Before his current role, Joseph was the deputy CEO of North America for a French company and designed the go-to-market strategy and the execution plan. Prior to this position, Joseph developed his expertise in investment banking, with a focus on small and mid-sized companies, advising boards and business owners, and working on 100+ transactions across many industries and countries. He executed ~40 transactions from $10m to $200m in Europe and the US. Joseph is also a board member of French Tech Boston, a non-profit supporting French businesses in technology in Boston, and the Chairman of the Board of Darwin Trust Company, a New Hampshire Trust company. 

Joseph received his MBA specializing in Business Analytics from M.I.T. in Cambridge, Massachusetts and his Master in Management from ESSEC Business School in Paris, France.

John Gosselin
Managing Partner

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John Gosselin is a founder and managing partner of Kendall Gateway Group. He is a serial entrepreneur with a proven track record across diverse industries. As the founder of successful ventures, including Simplifile, which he sold to the NYSE parent company or Alumni Venture Group, one of the leading venture capital firms in the US, he has demonstrated a unique ability to formulate compelling visions and effectively deploy them. With a passion for strategy and marketing, John excels in driving success in complex environments. Throughout his career, John has consistently demonstrated his ability to navigate complex challenges and drive business growth, leveraging his extensive entrepreneurial background. 

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Politics & Economics from Middlebury College and a J.D. in Law, a member of the Massachusetts and US Federal District of Massachusetts and attended L’Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Paris).

Martha Moreno 
Head of Analytics & Social Innovation

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Martha oversees the business analytics efforts at KGG, focusing on the integration of our proprietary frameworks and models into our initiatives. During her time at the National Evaluation Council in Mexico, Martha led a team dedicated to measuring economic and growth indicators. Notably, she spearheaded the development of an innovative approach for small-area estimation, expanding upon the method originally proposed by Elbers et al. (2003).

Martha’s expertise spans a wide range of statistical research techniques and their practical applications. Her skill set includes proficiency in linear modeling, multilevel modeling, measurement models, causal inference, machine learning techniques, and strategies for handling missing data. Her contributions have extended to the realm of academia, as evidenced by her published works in esteemed journals such as “Latin American Profiles” and “Ethnicities.”

Education-wise, Martha holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Actuarial Science from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. She furthered her academic journey with a Master of Science in Applied Statistics from NYU, culminating in a PhD from the same institution.

Elizabeth Neylon
Partner & Branding Advisor

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Elizabeth advises companies on branding, marketing and product development. She has extensive experience in financial services, medical/veterinary services, and multi-national consumer products.

A graduate of Boston College in Sociology where she was a member the Division 1 women’s hockey team. Ms. Neylon has spent significant time outside the United States including time living in Chennai, India where she gained a keen understanding of the extension of American brands in the developing world.

John Stempeck
Partner & Advisor

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Founder of Avalon Associates, Inc., John has provided a broad range of professional services to Fortune 1000 companies, including strategy formulation, product and business development, and merger and acquisition services. Prior to Avalon, John spent 15 years with these companies: Braxton Associates (now Deloitte Consulting) as director, EDS Management Consulting as partner, Xerox Corporation as vice president and Polaroid Corporation as inventor. He received a BS in electrical engineering from MIT and an MBA from Boston University. He is an angel investor in start-up companies and volunteers at the MIT Venture Mentoring Service.

George Niden
VP of Business Development

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George is Vice President of Business Development at Kendall Gateway Group. Prior to joining KGG, George orchestrated over $50 million in off-market commercial real estate transactions in New York City and founded a business in the hospitality sector in China. Most recently, during his tenure as a marketing executive at Encore Boston Harbor, he managed a portfolio of high-net-worth clientele, contributing nearly $20M in annual revenue. These experiences are representative of his entrepreneurial spirit as well as his ability to identify investment opportunities and foster meaningful business relationships.

George holds a bachelor’s degree in Mandarin Chinese from Hamilton College and completed language immersion programs at Middlebury College and the Capital University of Economics and Business in Beijing. 

Alex Norton
Associate

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Alex Norton is an Associate at Kendall Gateway Group. Prior to his current role, Alex was an Analyst at a boutique venture capital fund in Cambridge Massachusetts focused on developing breakthrough medical technology. There he engaged in a variety of activities assisting in all aspects of the business ranging from fund operations such as market research and financial analysis to portfolio company technology development and day to day operations. Additionally, Alex spent time as an independent marketing consultant helping raise awareness and define marketing plans for developing brands. 

Alex received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Middlebury College and additionally studied psychology and archaeology at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

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