Yacine Ghalim serves as Principal at Sunstone Technology Ventures. He joined Sunstone in 2013 from Goldman Sachs, where he was an analyst in the firm's London office. At Goldman, he was focusing on investments in European listed companies across multiple industries, including Technology. He was born in Brussels and has lived in Belgium, Morocco, France, Switzerland, Italy, the UK, and Denmark. He holds an MSc in Management from HEC Paris, and an MSc in Finance from Bocconi University in Milan.
Cyril Bertrand is a Partner at Xange Captial where he is responsible for core-technology investments and for the German-speaking area.
Cyril has prior venture capital experience at DVC (Munich, Germany) where is was responsible for the Telecom & Semiconductor investments, and at TeleSoft Partners (San Mateo, CA).
Prior to that, his 7-year tenure at Alcatel brought him to the position of Director in charge of creating and growing Alcatel’s first generation of 802.11 products across France, Spain and Israel in 2000.
Cyril is also a non-exec board director of Apertio (UK), MergeOptics (Germany), Panoratio (Germany), Powerlase (UK) and is an observer at BigMachines (US).
Consumer-facing e-businesses, including marketplaces, e-tailers, SaaS and SME-focused software companies targeting local markets in CEE & Turkey.
Enterprise technology innovators with roots in CEE & Turkey.
Not Interested In
Life sciences, material science, clean tech
Cem Sertoglu serves as Partner at Earlybird Venture Capital. He has several years of experience as an Investor, focusing web-enabled services and consumer internet. Previously, he was a Partner at iLab Ventures, Co-Founder and CEO at Mondus.com, Founder & CEO at SelectMinds and Vice President at Farmer & Company. Pioneering the technology investment sector in Turkey since its inception with his personal investment vehicle Young Turk Ventures, his investments include propertyfinder.ae, Wikimart.ru, Civic Solar, Gittigidiyor.com (Turkey's leading online auctions portal), Yemeksepeti.com (Turkey's leading food order platform) and Grupanya (Turkey's leading daily deal website). He holds a BA in Economics from University of Texas (Austin). He served as Board Member at Fite and Grupanya.
Jyoti Bansal is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at BIG Labs. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Entrepreneur Partner at Unusual Ventures. He is a serial entrepreneur and a silicon valley technology visionary. Jyoti believes passionately in software's ability to change the world for the better. He conceived BIG Labs as a vehicle for "parallel entrepreneurship," where he can co-create companies that can help define the future of software and technology. In 2008, he founded AppDynamics, an application intelligence company that provides enterprises with real-time insights into application performance. Jyoti led the company as Founder & CEO for the first eight years, and as Founder & Chairman for the last one year until its acquisition by Cisco for $3.7 Billion in January 2017. Jyoti has been a recipient of many leadership awards, including Forbes' "Best Cloud Computing CEO to Work For", and "Best CEO" by San Francisco Business Times at the Annual Tech & Innovation Award. He was named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Yearâ¢ for Northern California in 2016. Jyoti received his BS in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. Prior to founding AppDynamics, Jyoti worked at various silicon valley startups as a software engineer and architect. Jyoti is the lead inventor on 20+ US patents.
Vinny Lingham is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Office at Civic. He is a Co-Founder and serves as a General Partner at Newtown Partners. He serves as an Advisor at Blockchain Capital. He is a serial entrepreneur who previously founded the digital gift card platform, Gyft, which was acquired by First Data Corporation in 2014. After over a decade of experience in e-commerce, he realized that no-one had a universal solution to tackle identity fraud for consumers. He also serves as General Partner in crypto-token fund Multicoin Capital.
I focus somewhat on proptech but can invest in any industry and am open-minded.
Deep Tech/Hard Science
Future of Work
Health and Wellness
Internet and Mobile
Peter Levine serves as a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz. He serves as the Board Member at Onshape, DigitalOcean and MakerLoop. Peter Levine serves as a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President of Citrix Systems. Levine is also a Board Member at GitHub, Cyanogen, Actifio, Tachyon Nexus, MixPanel and Instart Logic. Peter Levine is a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz. Peter was previously SVP and GM of the Data Center and Cloud Division at Citrix, where he was responsible for revenue, product management, business development and strategic direction. Peter joined Citrix in 2007 through its $500 million acquisition of XenSource, where he served as CEO. Prior to XenSource, Peter was a general partner at the Mayfield Fund. Before Mayfield, Peter was an early employee of VERITAS Software, where he helped to grow the organization to over 5,000 employees and more than $1.5 billion in revenue. Peter served as executive vice president and was responsible for marketing, OEM sales, business development and several product divisions. He is also currently a management lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a former entrepreneurship lecturer at the Sloan School. He serves on the boards of Actifio, Bromium, Convergent.io, Mixpanel, Coho Data and Cynogen.
Early-stage technology startups with proven product traction and scientific invention as key competitive advantage (revenue is good to have but not a requirement)
Artificial intelligence / neural networks
Autonomous vehicles / self-driving cars
Silicon / new chips / edge computing
Video processing on the edge
Innovation for oil and gas / metallurgy / coal and other "old" industries
Consumer financial services (scoring, credit, factoring, freelancer financing)
Not Interested In
Not interested in technologies that (1) hard to scale (2) require a lot of capital to win (3) I don't understand (4) evil
- Vertical marketplaces (too expensive to scale, CAC>LTV)
- Tobacco/vaping (evil)
- Blockchain for X (too early)
GP at Vestor.In Partners. Former Adobe and Microsoft exec, founded Actis (sold to Wunderman), AdWatch (sold to AEGIS/Isobar), Sputnik Labs (sold to Technoserv)
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... San Francisco Bay Are..., U.S.A. - Global: U.S.A., Australia, Canada, Germany, U.K., Israel, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg, Malta, Iceland
$6000000 (Series A)
$5000000 (Series A)
$3000000 (Seed Round)
$3540000 (Early stage VC)
$130000000 (Series D)
$200000000 (Series D)
$28000000 (Series A)
$5500000 (Venture Round)
$2400000 (Seed Round)
$56000000 (Series D)
$31000000 (Series C)
$8000000 (Series A)
San Francisco Bay Area - San Francisco 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
Tom Drummond serves as Managing Director at Heavybit. He is an Angel Investor. He also serves as an Advisor at Reed Elsevier Ventures. Previously he served as a Principal at Reed Elsevier Ventures. He manages Heavybit's investor and member relations and helps developer companies with go-to-market strategy, fundraising and operations.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... Boston Massachusetts ..., U.S.A. - Global: U.S.A., Australia, Canada, Germany, U.K., Israel, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg, Malta, Iceland
• Mach Music:
Boston Massachusetts - New York City - Us - Miami Florida, U.S.A. - Global: U.S.A., Australia, Canada, Germany, U.K., Israel, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg, Malta, Iceland
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Other • Media • Businesses Solutions • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • Energy • A.I. (& Big Data) • Blockchain (& Cryptos) • Food & Beverage • Logistics (& Distribution) • Material Science • Aerospace (& Defense)
Since 1983, an experienced team of senior BV investment professionals has invested seven funds totaling over $2.6 billion in capital commitments. The firm focuses on middle-market information and business services, communications, publishing, media, and entertainment opportunities. BV Investment Partners typically acts as the lead investor in its investments, which include buyouts, recapitalizations, growth equity, and industry roll-ups.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... New York City, U.S.A. - Global: U.S.A., Australia, Canada, Germany, U.K., Israel, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg, Malta, Iceland
• Civic Eagle:
$1750000 (Early Stage VC)
• Grata Data:
• Alto Solutions:
$3500000 (Venture Round)
• Alto Solutions:
$3500000 (Venture Round)
• Alto IRA:
• Busy Beauty:
Marco A. Casas
New York City, U.S.A. - Global: U.S.A., Australia, Canada, Germany, U.K., Israel, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg, Malta, Iceland
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Businesses Solutions • FinTech (& Financials services) • A.I. (& Big Data) • Blockchain (& Cryptos) • Web Security (& Privacy) • Cloud Services (& Infrastructure) • Developer tools • Future Of Work • Payments
Business Development, Investments, Partnerships, Strategy, Fundraising, Go-to-Market