Henry Kaestner: Principal of Sovereign's Capital - What Does It Mean to be Faith-Driven?


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By Kingdom Capitalists and Ellis Hammond : Christian Entrepreneur | Cash Flow Enthusiast | Real Estate Investor. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Other topics discussed:

  • the identity crisis of faith driven entrepreneurs that keeps us from creating truly impactful ventures
  • the different tensions faith driven entrepreneurs experience vs secular entrepreneurs
  • what Henry says every faith driven entrepreneur must know and must do in order to thrive in faith and business
  • getting rid of the artificial secular vs sacred divide

Trust me, listen to this episode! - Ellis

Guest Bio:

Henry Kaestner is a co-founder and managing principal of Sovereigns 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.com (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, DurhamCares, and most recently, Generosity: Bay Area.

Additionally, Henry serves as an elder in the Presbyterian Church of America, serves on various ministry and business boards along with the board of Valley Christian Schools in San Jose. Henry lives in Los Gatos, CA with his wife Kimberley and their three sons.

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