Ben Paddor

Senior Analyst


Ben Paddor joined SDR Ventures as an Analyst in August 2021 and now serves as Senior Analyst. Ben supports merger and acquisition engagements through financial analysis and modeling, market research, and the production of confidential information memoranda. He is also responsible for contributing to industry reports and other marketing materials.


Prior to joining SDR Ventures, Ben was a Venture Associate Intern for a Denver-based angel investment group, focused on investing in entrepreneurs and their start-ups. Ben was part of the due diligence team, contributing to industry, market and valuation analysis for potential portfolio companies. Simultaneously, Ben worked as an Analyst Intern for a Private Equity Fund Placement Advisory firm, where he was responsible for producing pitch materials and performing supplemental investment analysis.


Ben holds his Master of Science in Applied Quantitative Finance from the University of Denver. Additionally, Ben graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of New Mexico with a BBA in Finance.


Ben lives in Denver and spends his time skiing, traveling, and playing tennis.