Merritt Hummer

  • Partner
  • New York City

Merritt Hummer focuses on growth equity investments in fintech, proptech and commerce tech, including B2B marketplaces. Merritt is involved in all aspects of the investment process, including sourcing, due diligence, transaction execution and portfolio company support.

Merritt joined Bain Capital Ventures in 2018. She focuses on growth equity investments in fintech, proptech, and commerce tech (including B2B marketplaces) in the US and Europe. Merritt led BCV’s investments in Socure, Properly, Pleo, Material Bank, SmartRent, Ankorstore and Collectable and worked on investments in ReCharge Payments, Mirakl, GoCardless, Finix, and Ribbon.

Prior to joining Bain Capital Ventures, Merritt was a growth equity investor at Goldman Sachs. Merritt began her career as a management consultant at Bain & Company in New York. Merritt graduated cum laude from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree, and from Harvard Business School, where she was a Baker Scholar.

Merritt grew up in Chicago, Illinois. She lives in New York City with her husband and daughter Sienna.


  • Princeton University 4 years
  • Bain & Company 2 years
  • New Mountain Capital 2 years
  • Harvard Business School 2 years
  • Goldman Sachs 2 years
  • Bain Capital Ventures 4 years

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