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Murphy Poindexter

Finance, Venture Capital, Music and Strategy

Specialty Areas:

Banking, Energy, Funding, Local Resources and Economic Development, Real Estate, Social Enterprise, Startup Strategy, Taxes,


Murphy Poindexter has extensive experience in the startup sphere, with particular expertise in business development and financial management. His multi-faceted career has spanned a diverse array of industries in both the U.S. and Japan, including alternative energy, real estate, technology and app development, project finance, and structured finance involving private and public equities.

Murphy has founded and launched a number of his own companies and worked on multiple other startups in a management capacity. His experiences include five years of work on structured finance projects in Japan focused on infrastructure and real estate, the development of multimillion-dollar solar power projects in Asia and multiple real-estate ventures, including a portfolio based in Morgantown, WV. Most recently, Murphy has been involved in the founding or development of several startups in New York City focused on the music and touring industry.

Murphy was raised in St. Albans, WV and graduated from West Virginia University. While his career has carried him through multiple cities spanning two continents, he’s remained deeply connected to his West Virginia roots and is committed to projects that inspire social and economic development in his home state.