Frank Bonsal Jr.


Frank Bonsal Jr., co-founder of New Enterprise Associates, is an internationally acclaimed venture capitalist with decades of direct and indirect (fund) investing experience in the USA and abroad. Since retiring from his General Partner role at NEA, Bonsal Jr. has remained an active investor as Founder of Bonsal Capital, General Partner and Co-Founder of Red Abbey Venture Partners and Red Abbey Capital Partners, and as advisor to or Limited Partner in numerous funds in North America, the United Kingdom, and Europe, notably Amadeus Capital Partners, Boulder Ventures, New Markets Venture Partners, Novak Biddle Venture Partners, Sterling Ventures, Trellis Partners, Venturehouse, and Windward Ventures. Before co-founding NEA, Bonsal Jr. was a finance professional at Robert Garrett & Sons and Alex. Brown & Sons. He received his A.B. from Princeton University is married with three children and seven grandchildren and resides in the Baltimore metropolitan area.