Jeff Pomeranz serves as Managing Director at Right Side Capital Management. Pomeranz served as a Head of Alternative Investments at Legend Merchant Group. Previously, he was President of Hotovec, Pomeranz & Co., LLC, a boutique technology research, investment bank & wealth management firm located in San Francisco. He co-founded the firm in 1996. Prior to that, he joined Smith Barney in 1992 where he acted as a private client financial consultant. He began his career in 1991 as a senior fixed income account executive at McLaughlin, Piven & Vogel Securities. Jeff Pomeranz delivers private equity fund expertise and provides a securities industry perspective. For the past six years, he has worked for Legend Merchant Group in marketing and fundraising for the VC and hedge fund industry. Previously, he was the founder and President of a boutique investment bank and research firm. He holds Series 7, 24, 53, 63 & 65 licenses. His job is to make sure our offering appeals to investors.
Urban Sustainability and Resilience focused VC. Co-Founder of Urban Us.
I'm co-founder of Urban Us, an asset manager specialized in early-stage startups upgrading cities for climate change. With a team that spans both coasts, the platform includes an early-stage venture fund, a BMW funded accelerator and an early stage credit fund. I've founded five companies, speak 4 languages, code, and have taught and lectured at the University of Chicago, UC Berkeley, and HBS. My leisure time is spent reading, playing instruments, and training Muay Thai.
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.
Nicole Glaros serves as a Partner at Techstars. He is an Angel Investor. She is an entrepreneur and has been mentoring, supporting, and investing in entrepreneurs for over 15 years. Nicole got her entrepreneurial start in the 4th grade, orchestrating cousins into theatrical plays and charging neighbors admission. While earning her masters degree at the University of Florida, Nicole co-founded a tech startup that retailed products to the property management industry. It was there she developed her lifelong passion for supporting tech entrepreneurs. She took her learnings of how to scale and applied it to CTEK, an incubator in Colorado supporting tech startups in 2002, before accelerators existed. She helped grow CTEK from 1 to 5 offices across the state, and was an early catalyst in developing the startup ecosystem in Colorado. Most recently, she is the Chief Innovation Officer at Techstars - a global network and investor in early-stage web software companies. She's been with the company since it's earliest days, yet has been instrumental in its growth from one office in Boulder, CO to a global powerhouse, featuring investment offices in 18 cities worldwide, events in over 500 cities globally, with $265M in capital under management and a market cap of over $5B. Through Techstars she's invested in over 90 startups, most of which she still supports to this day. In addition to her role at Techstars, she's also on the board of Pana. Previously she's been on the boards of Owlet, the Application Developer's Alliance, Simple Energy and Pledge1Percent Colorado, She was named one of the Coolest People in New York Tech and an Extraordinary Woman in New York Tech by Business Insider, Marie Claire named her one of the NewGuard, and Entrepreneur Magazine named her One of the Most 7 Powerful Women to Watch and featured in the Denver Business Journal. She's been featured on CNBC, Inc.com, and Huffington Post, and her talks have been featured at SXSW, TEDx, WebSummit, Pioneers Festival, Arctic festival, the University of Colorado, Real Leaders, @WomenatForbes Mentoring Moments, and many, many more.
Investing in IT (& TMT) • CleanTech • A... New York City (NY) , ..., U.S.A.
$300000 (Seed Round)
New York City (NY) - New York New York ; New Delhi India; Palo Alto California ; New York ; California, U.S.A.
IT (& TMT) • CleanTech • A.I. (& Big Data) • Robotics • Legal Tech
Founding Member and Legal Advisor, Excelerate at Excelerate
Anil Advani is the Founder and serves as Managing Partner at Inventus Law. Anil Advani specializes in the representation of early stage startup companies, venture funds, institutional angel investors and many prominent angel investors in silicon valley, India and other startup jurisdictions around the world. In the last 17 years practicing law in Silicon Valley, Advani has represented more than 2,000 startup companies and numerous founders, venture capital investors, angel investors, investment banks and venture debt investors in silicon valley and across the world, on issues relating to formation, founder issues, consulting and advisory arrangements, capital structuring, angel financings, venture financings, debt financings, leasing, strategic licensing and customer arrangements, and mergers and acquisitions. Advani has represented clients in more than 300 financing and M&A transactions valued at over $2 billion in the aggregate. He also has an active practice representing: (1) U.S. based public companies, investment banks, financial institutions and venture funds on acquisitions, financings, joint ventures and other strategic transactions in India, and (2) companies from New York, Los Angeles, Arizona, Chicago, India, Singapore, Turkey, Brazil, Mexico, Columbia, Croatia, Iceland, Czech, Hungary, Romania, South Africa, the U.K. and other world jurisdictions in setting up operations in Silicon Valley. Prior to starting Inventus Law in September 2009, Advani was Of Counsel and Head of India Practice in the Menlo Park offices of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe. Before joining Orrick, he was General Counsel and Vice President of SemIndia, a pioneering effort to establish semiconductor manufacturing in India. In that role, he was responsible for coordinating with the Government of India in formulating a comprehensive semiconductor policy for India as well as with the State of Andhra Pradesh in structuring Fab City in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. Prior to joining SemIndia, Advani was a Senior Associate in the Silicon Valley offices of Cooley Godward where his practice focused on representing emerging companies and the venture funds and banks that finance those companies. Advani started his legal career practicing in the High Court of Delhi, India. He is licensed to practice in California, New York and New Delhi, India.
- Revenue generating international (non-US) seed stage (pre-Series A) technology companies
- Bridge investments to finance US/international expansion
- Partnered with local accelerators, venture funds and global startup competitions for deal flow, diligence, and access to local incentives
- Provide portfolio companies with strategic planning and turnkey operational solutions to facilitate US/international expansion
Not Interested In
- Not interested in US companies.
- Not interested in international companies that do not have US expansion as a priority objective.
- Not interested in pre-MVP or pre-revenue companies
- Not interested in hardware, medical devices, or consumer products
Formerly known as Thayer | Hidden Creek, HCI Equity Partners is a strategically focused private equity firm that targets growth oriented industrial product and service companies. The Firm has offices in Washington, DC and Minneapolis, MN. HCI Equity Partners focuses in the lower middle market which includes companies with approximately $20 to $200 million in annual revenue (and $5 million to $20 million in EBITDA). HCI targets companies that manufacture components or provide services in markets such as: Aerospace/Defense and Federal Services; Automotive and Commercial Vehicle Suppliers; Distribution; Industrial Distribution; Infrastructure; Power Generation; Test & Measurement; and Transportation and Logistics.
Stanley Ventures is the corporate venture capital arm of Stanley Black & Decker and is headquartered in Boston, MA. The firm invests in the tools and storage, hospital and healthcare, commercial security, pipeline services, fastening solutions, and infrastructure products sectors.
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.