September 4, 2020

Frank Jarolimek-Proner

Frank joined MergerTech in 2010 and is responsible for managing client engagements throughout the M&A process in the areas of Software, Analytics, Mobile Technology, and Emerging Technologies. Frank has over twelve years of experience in the technology industry as entrepreneur, advisor and investor. Frank is passionate about technology because: “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic (Arthur C. Clarke)”.

Prior to joining MergerTech, Frank worked as an expatriated Senior Consultant in São Paulo, Brazil for Vila Nova Asset Management, a financial investment consultancy focusing on global asset allocation strategies as well as private placements. Frank was responsible for client development as well as providing investment strategy recommendations and portfolio simulations. Before that Frank was part of the start-up team at, an advanced web analytics solution providing opinion mining and sentiment analysis funded by Allen & Company.


Frank studied Political Science at the Institut d’Études Politiques (sciences-Po) in France and studied International Relations, Economics and Finance at the London School of Economics (LSE) where he received a BSc with Honors. Frank speaks fluent French and Portuguese.


Frank is an early investor and advisor to the Y Combinator startup REVL, an ultra-stable action camera with auto-edit and instant sharing.

Where can we typically find you on a Sunday afternoon?

Frank is an avid kiteboarder and surfer. Whenever the conditions are right, he will be in the water, rain or shine, chasing wind and waves.