Stratos Technologies empowers founders to achieve their vision through rigorous engagement, strategic guidance, and capital.

Stratos leverages expertise in financing, operating, and advising technology businesses to thoughtfully invest across the capital structure to the benefit of founders and limited partners.


Stratos Technologies has made 16 investments in four years, with an aggregate transaction value of over $250 million.


Rennick Palley

Founder, Chief Investment Officer

Rennick founded Stratos Technologies in 2016.​ As Chief Investment Officer, Rennick is responsible for investment decisions, transaction execution, and board involvement. Before founding Stratos, Rennick held the position of Research Associate at Sanders Capital, a $40 billion global equity manager founded by Lewis Sanders, formerly Chairman & CEO of AllianceBernstein L.P. and Chairman and CEO of Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., Inc. Rennick was one of ten investment professionals at the firm and reported directly to Lew. Rennick credits the evolution of his investment philosophy and process to the influence of Lew and the team at Sanders, which embody a heritage of best in class research established at Bernstein Research. Rennick holds a Bachelors of Science in Applied Mathematics and a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering, both from Southern Methodist University, and a Masters in Quantitative Finance from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Rennick is a founding team member, investor, and advisor to The Goldfinch Protocol, a decentralized finance project backed by the best founders and investors in the fintech and defi ecosystem.

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Miles Harrell

Chief Operating Officer

Prior to joining Stratos Miles served as Portfolio Manager and Director of Equity Research at Brookmont Capital, a top performing US equity manager with nearly $1 billion AUM. While at Brookmont, the investment portfolio Miles managed was top decile in its Morningstar Category out of over 50 comparable strategies since its inception in 2015. In addition to portfolio management, Miles recruited, trained and managed the firm's research analyst team covering every sector of the US equity market. Miles was instrumental in building the organization at Brookmont, leading to AUM more than doubling during his tenure. Miles received a BS in Economics and Finance from Southern Methodist University.

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Laurent Parmentier

Managing Director, SignalFire
Fmr. Prinicipal, BCG

Mesh Lakhani

Founder, Lola Media
Co-Founder, Mark 2 Capital

Jordan Teramo, CFA

Founder, Anandar Capital
Fmr. Partner, Brigade Capital

Dave Eisenberg

Founder, Zigg Capital
Founder, Floored

Daniel Teweles

VP of Strategy at Latch

Daniel Scrivner

CEO of Flow
Investor & Advisor at Blackletter

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Suite 600
Dallas, Texas 75205
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