Founded in 1996, Sapphire Ventures is a venture capital firm based in Palo Alto, California. The firm invests in the early and expansion stage technology-enabled companies based in the United States, Europe, and Israel.
Khailee Ng is the Co-Founder and serves as a Chief Executive Officer at SAYS. He serves as Managing Partner at 500 Startups. Previously, he served as Director at iMoney Group. He is also the co-founder of GroupsMore (acquired by Groupon), SAYS.com, a Social News Network in Southeast Asia.
David Mes is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Partner at Off The Grid Ventures. He also serves as a Venture Partner at US Invest LLC. He was a Co-Founder of Arc Venture Partners and served as a Managing Partner.
Vijay Chattha is the Founder of Wareness. He also serves as President and is the Founder at VSC Consulting Service. He serves as advisor at SignalFire. Vijay is a 15-year veteran that has helped over 200+ companies with brand-building, publicity, and marketing strategy.
Daymond John is a Co-Founder and serves as President & Chief Executive Officer at Fubu. John served as an Advisor at Innovation Capital Advisors. Previously, he served as a Board Member at Resultly. In 2009, Daymond became co-star on ABC's hit series Shark Tank, where aspiring entrepreneurs present their companies to a panel of successful business icons to raise capital. Daymond invested in several of the companies on the show and has emerged as a spokesman for active angel investing. In 2007, Daymond released his first book, Display of Power, the story of how he built FUBU into a global fashion power. In 2010, his second book, The Brand Within, examines the loyalty-based relationships that brands and celebrities seek to establish with their customers and fans.
Digital marketer turned first-check investor. Focused on early stage DTC, AdTech, + NextGen Commerce.
Most Interested In
+ DTC (subscription where subscription makes sense and/or fixing broken buying process)
+ AdTech (not tools sold to marketers / agencies but tech that is disruptive, unlocking new ad networks, and/or makes advertising 10x more effective)
+ NextGen Commerce (changing the way people shop online or offline; marketplaces)
Not Interested In
Love founders outside the US but not currently set up to be able to engage with them unfortunately.
I am specifically interested in sales & marketing automation, AI/ML, IIoT, retail tech, AR, computer vision, robotics, and conversational platforms.
European entrepreneurs willing to expand in the US are welcome to reach out as well.
Chicago Illinois - Illinois - San Francisco Bay Area, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Other • IT (& TMT) • Education • Businesses Solutions • Sales (& Marketing) • Entertainment (& Sports) • HealthTech (& Fitness) • Web Security (& Privacy) • Logistics (& Distribution) • Medical Devices (& Hospital Services) • Mobile
Trident Capital Cybersecurity is a venture capital fund dedicated solely to cybersecurity early stage investing. It is a spin-out of Trident Capital and prefers to invest in the internet of things, secure payments and fraud, next-generation identity platforms, behavioral analytics and privacy and security.