Pioneer of Faith-Driven Investment & Entrepreneurship Movements
Henry Kaestner is a Co-Founder and Managing Principal of Sovereign's Capital, an investment fund that invests in faith driven entrepreneurs in the United States and Southeast Asia.
Previously, Henry was the Co-Founder and previous CEO, and then Chairman of Bandwidth (NASDAQ:BAND), along with Republic Wireless he grew with his best friend and business partner, David Morken. The values of Bandwidth have always been: Faith, Family, Work and Fitness (in that order). Bandwidth was the 4th fastest growing privately held company in the country from 2003 through 2007, a position it achieved without acquisition or institutional funding. Prior to co-founding Bandwidth, Mr. Kaestner founded Chapel Hill Brokers (a predecessor to ICAP Energy), an institutional energy derivatives broker that became the top ranked electricity broker in the country.
Mr. Kaestner has also been involved in a number of ministry and philanthropic activities. He co-founded Faith Driven Entrepreneur, Faith Driven Investor, and DurhamCares. Additionally, Henry serves as an elder in the Presbyterian Church of America, serves on various ministry in business boards along with the board of Valley Christian Schools in San Jose.