We're excited about companies that are leveraging fundamental changes in the world to create meaningful companies that improve people's lives. We want to back the most significant companies of tomorrow, and help them operate as conscious, win-for-all businesses.
Some of the fundamental changes we're intrigued by include:
- Robotics & automation
- Genetics & preventive health
- BrainTech & mental health
- Sustainability / renewable energy
- Mindfulness / consciousness
Not Interested In
We're not interested in ad tech or products that further the cycle of consumerism. We're not interested in entrepreneurs who don't value personal and leadership development.
Co-founder, @worklife . Previously, startup CEO coach and culture consultant. Founder, Wellsphere (acq. by IAC/Sequoia-backed HealthCentral), Unleashed.
San Francisco California - Champaign Illinois - Illinois, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • BioTech • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • HealthTech (& Fitness) • Medical Devices (& Hospital Services) • Life Science
Tom Siegel serves as Managing Director and is a Co-Founder at Shepherd Ventures. He focuses on investments in technology, with particular emphasis on software and services, internet, digital media, mobile/wireless as well as food manufacturing and marketing. Past investments have resulted in many acquisitions and public offerings. Prior to Shepherd Ventures, Tom was a Senior Vice President with Advantage Capital Partners, a large early stage venture fund. He has also been a Managing Director of Illinois Ventures. Prior to Advantage Capital, Tom founded and/or served as President and Chief Executive Officer of various companies, primarily in the software, food, and publishing industries. Earlier in his career, Tom was a Management Consultant with, and a member of the M&A Group of KPMG. Tom received a BA in Economics and an MBA from the University of Illinois. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and also holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). He is a member of the CFA Institute, is a past Chairman and President of the CFA Society San Diego and past board member of Software San Diego. The US Small Business Administration has selected him as a Financial Services Advocate of the Year. Tom has been an active investor, advisor, and/or board member for dozens of privately-held companies.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Other • IT (& TMT) • Media • Education • BioTech • Businesses Solutions • FinTech (& Financials services) • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • Energy • Retail (& E-Commerce) • CleanTech • A.I. (& Big Data) • HealthTech (& Fitness) • Food & Beverage • Logistics (& Distribution) • Material Science • Medical Devices (& Hospital Services) • Aerospace (& Defense) • DeepTech • Healthcare (& Wellness) • Investment Management • Nanotechnology • Online Social
Vertical Venture Partners is a venture capital firm based in Palo Alto, California. The firm invests in companies operating in commercial products, transportation, retail, healthcare, education, energy, financial services, hospitality, real estate, telecommunication, transportation, aerospace, and defense sectors.
Experienced executive leading technology and business strategy teams.
- Expertise in guiding new ventures from idea to funding in both large corporate and startup settings
- Deep diligence experience on over seventy M&A actions
- Angel and early stage investor. Corporate venture investor
- Mentor to accelerators and many start up companies
- Executive coach with extensive experience building and leading creative, execution oriented teams
Experience: Technology Partnerships, Corporate Development, Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Development, Partner Ecosystems, Evangelism, Incubation, Software Development : systems and research; Venture & Seed Investing : advising, mentoring and coaching start up companies, Network, Software & Server architectures; Team Development : creation, restructuring and talent acquisition; Negotiating & Governance of partnerships; Go To Market strategies for innovative technologies; Strategic investing and portfolio management as well as innovation and creativity management.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... San Francisco (CA), U.S.A.
$201000000 (Series C)
$9400000 (Venture Round)
• Deep Genomics:
$180000000 (Series C)
• Deep Genomics:
$13000000 (Series A)
$9000000 (Funding Round)
$5200000 (Seed Round)
• Pendulum Therapeutics:
$54000000 (Series C)
• Pendulum Therapeutics:
$35000000 (Series B)
$7300000 (Seed Round)
$4700000 (Seed Round)
• Prime Roots:
$14000000 (Series A)
• Prime Roots:
$4300000 (Seed Round)
San Francisco (CA), U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • BioTech • Businesses Solutions • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • A.I. (& Big Data) • Web Security (& Privacy) • Analytics • Cloud Services (& Infrastructure) • Developer tools • Medical Devices (& Hospital Services)
Adam D'Augelli serves as Partner at True Ventures. Growing up, he was drawn to startups and technology - early on as a founder of a donation-based record label and a social business in India then later as a consultant to early-stage technology companies on the East Coast. Building upon this experience, he led the creation of "Digital Frontiers," a course at the University of Florida exploring how the Internet and Technology are changing the global business landscape. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Florida with a BS & MS in Finance. Adam D'Augelli serves as Board Member at Terramino Foods.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... Washington DC - Seattle, U.S.A.
• Virion Therapeutics:
• Blokable, Inc.:
$4886194 (Venture Round)
• Cardiac Insight:
$4500000 (Series C)
$4000000 (Series A)
• Visual Vocal:
$3600000 (Venture Round)
$2660774 (Series A)
• Drone Complier:
$1155000 (Convertible Note)
• KLATU Networks:
$1000000 (Venture Round)
$825000 (Seed Round)
• SHM Control:
$800000 (Seed Round)
Alliance of Angels
Washington DC - Seattle, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • BioTech • Energy
Alliance of Angels is an active angel group that invests in the Pacific Northwest group. The firm has invested more than $100 million and its network of active angel investors is further augmented by a $6.6 million seed fund.
iSelect Fund is a venture capital firm based in Saint Louis, Missouri. The firm makes minority investments in seed-stage, early-stage, and later-stage companies. The firm invests in healthcare and technology sectors in the Southeast, Midwest, Great Lakes, and the Mountain regions of the United States.
Valor Capital Group is a venture capital firm which is focused on US and Brazil cross-border opportunities with a local presence in New York, Silicon Valley and Brazil. It also provides growth equity investments. It invests in the cybersecurity, education, health and wellness, finance and logistics sectors. The firm was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in New York, New York.