San Mateo California - San Francisco Bay Area - Valley California, U.S.A. - Global: U.S.A., Australia, Canada, Germany, U.K., Israel, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg, Malta, Iceland
Bridge Investments is a Chicago-based private equity firm focused on the lower middle market. Bridge's ideal investment size is $1 million to $10 million, allowing for total transaction values of up to $35 million. Preferred EBITDA is $0 to $5 million with a clear path to near-term, sustained profitability for growth equity candidates that are breakeven. The firm does not generally invest in start-ups. Bridge's focus Industries include business services, software as a service (SaaS), consumer, niche manufacturing, healthcare services, commercial real estate and hotels. Types of Investments/ use of Proceeds: include buyouts/acquisitions, family business transitions, growth equity, recapitalizations, shareholder liquidity, and capital expenditures.
Right now I'm focused almost exclusively on running Seattle Angel Conference 18. If you are interested in connecting with the Seattle Angel Community, please express your interest here: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=AJTmxvWtBkCyZ9vnP2NRYSFK-mror3pHoo6Vr4xKt6tUQzZSQU9SOUFVWFZRWUtFS09RMlRCRVBZNC4u and I'll get you plugged in.
Aligning Products with Markets for exceptional Results
David Weekly serves as Product Manager, Rapid Rollout at Alphabet. The team's mandate is to create new tools, technologies, business models, and datasets that change the economics of planning, building, and deploying high speed Internet everywhere. Their customers are both internal to Google and external.
David also leads the Google Crisis Access Response Team (GoCART) to rebuild communications networks after a wide-scale emergency and have represented Google to the Congressional Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness. In addition to his work at Google, David is the founder of Neuron.VC and drone.vc, the world's first drone focused investment fund, using an AngelList syndicate to invest in early-to-midstage unmanned civilian aircraft companies and related key technologies and services. David is also an official Mentor for a few incubator programs, including InnoBlue, Women 2.0 Labs, 500 Startups, Founder Institute, and i/o ventures. Notably, David was the founder of Mexico.vc, Silicon Valley's first seed program for Mexican-based Internet startups, in 2011. He served as General Partner for the fund. In August 2012, the firm was merged into 500 Startups.
New York City (NY) - Santa Clara California - San Francisco Bay Area (CA) - San Francisco Bay Area - Menlo Park, California, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Businesses Solutions • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • Energy • CleanTech • A.I. (& Big Data) • AR/VR • Material Science • Medical Devices (& Hospital Services) • Robotics • Real Estate (& Construction) • Healthcare (& Wellness) • Mobile • Nanotechnology
PineBridge Investments manages assets for institutional and individual clients across a platform of equity, fixed income, private equity, and hedge fund capabilities. PineBridge Investments, is an ndependent, multi-product investment adviser with $71.5 billion in assets under management and operations in 32 countries. PineBridge has alternative investment capabilities in both developed and emerging markets spanning alternative asset classes globally, including 32 private equity funds and investments with more than 100 hedge fund managers. The firm's private equity investing dates back more than 35 years and today includes: Direct investments executed through regional and sector focused strategies; Diversified and strategically focused portfolios of fund interests; and Secondary market purchases of private equity fund and direct interests. PineBridge Private Funds Group is an established fund investor that manages approximately US $6.0 billion of assets and has committed approximately US $15 billion to private markets since 2000 across various strategies and geographies. The Private Funds Group has a proven history five global primary funds of funds programs, the first of which closed in late 2000.
Focus: Developer Experience (DX) and DX+: Tools and services that accelerate innovation for Internet-based businesses. (Eg. in public markets: Twilio, Atlassian, Slack, Snowflake, Elastic, Okta; Private: Stripe, Plaid, Looker, Zapier, Airtable, Webflow)
"The most powerful inventions...allow other inventions to flourish." -- Tim Harford
"Research confirms that the industry is changing: what is good enough and even 'high performing' today is no longer good enough in the next year." -- Accelerat
Not Interested In
In particular, I do not invest in: NFT, crypto currency, nascent/unproven Web3, metaverse/AR/VR, social networks, creator, media of any kind (video, music, or audio).
I especially do not invest in: metaverse.
Lucas Dickey is a Co-Founder & serves as Chief Product Officer and Board Member at Fernish. He is an Angel Investor. He is Advisory Board Member at Mapfit and Advisor at Chatlingual.
Kimberly Salzer serves as Chief Marketing Officer at Chief Outsiders. She also served as Chief Marketing Officer at Hyperloop. She also served as the General Manager at Provide Commerce. Kim Salzer brings nearly two decades of experience to the Provide Commerce team, having worked in consumer marketing and product roles across a variety of industries. Most recently, Kim was General Manager of Citysearch.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... New York New York ; S..., U.S.A.
$3660000 (Early stage VC)
• Court Buddy:
$6000000 (Series A)
• Court Buddy:
$1000000 (Seed Round)
• The Riveter:
$4800000 (Venture Round)
New York New York ; San Francisco California ; New York ; California - U.S.A., U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Energy • IoT (& Wearables) • A.I. (& Big Data) • HealthTech (& Fitness) • Blockchain (& Cryptos) • AR/VR • Future Of Work • Human Resources • Impact • Nanotechnology
General Partner - Rebel One - RBL1.com | Venture Capitalist | TEDx Speaker
**Founders seeking investment:
Sergio Marrero is an investor and serial entrepreneur who graduated from the Harvard Business School and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He previously worked at Gotham Ventures, PepsiCo, Teach For America, and Deloitte Consulting. While in graduate school he conducted his thesis on venture studios and accelerating impact innovation at the intersection of business and government. He set up operations for two emerging venture capital funds each seeking to raise $100M, produces a VC and CEO LiveStream Series called RBL1 Live, and is Founding Partner of Rebel One - a double bottom line investing fund and investor network accelerating rebel founders innovating for a better world.
-Leading program and project management activities for teams of 100+ people
-Orchestrating hackathons, accelerator activities, and training sessions related to new venture creation
-Conducting field research to identify insights and white spaces for new business development
-Facilitating UX/UI (User Experience & User Interface) design sessions to go from concept to prototype
-Rapid prototyped to test concept desirability, viability, and feasibility
-Created financial models to analyze return on investment (ROI) of new ventures
-Integrated startup frameworks into a cohesive and continuous process
(including human centered design (aka design thinking) and lean startup methodologies)
-Authored research on the emergence of startup studios as new vehicles for venture creation
(aka foundries and company builders)
-Published articles and podcasts on disruption theory to identify future trends across industries
-Created due diligence and portfolio management processes for venture identification and selection
-Advised startups and Fortune 500 companies on corporate venture creation strategies
(including accelerator structure, team formation, initiative selection, incubator setup)
Sample research areas:
Higher Education, eSports, Oil & Gas, Fashion, Cryptocurrency (Blockchain & Bitcoin), Future of Work
Boost VC is a Family of Founders making Sci-Fi a Reality! We invest in VR/AR, blockchain/crypto, bots/AI, space, drones and more, and have funded 250+ companies to date who have gone on to raise $1+ billion in additional funding.
Not Interested In
We focus on seed stage ideas that are making sci-fi technologies a reality, a thesis we interpret broadly.