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Ken Fugate

EVP, Banking Central

Ken manages Square 1’s banking teams throughout the Central US. Ken is a cofounder of Square 1, and has more than 15 years of venture banking experience. Prior to Square 1, he was a venture banking officer for Comerica Bank’s technology and life sciences division (formerly Imperial Bank’s Emerging Growth Division). Ken also served as a strategy and finance consultant for Transplant Connect, an early-stage SaaS company. He received an MBA from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California and a BS from University of Colorado. Ken joined Square 1 in 2005.

Outside the Square

  • Has traveled to five continents.
  • Owns a football tailgating ambulance and is a Denver Broncos and Colorado Buffaloes fanatic.
  • Has circumnavigated the world in 100 days by sea.


  • Life Sciences
  • Technology Banking


  • Rocky Mountain
  • Midwest
  • Texas


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