We're the earliest investors you'll ever meet, and never pass because you're 'too early'. We embrace the pre-seed.
We are hot on Voice, Market Networks, Industrial Tech, NewSpace, and anything Frontier -- wonky enough for us to spend the time to learn and ramp up with you.
We seek founders with Deep Market Insights - you know the problem cold and the solution is bursting from you.
Not Interested In
No discovery apps. No FinTech. No consumer (except for marketplaces). No international, please.
No Seed Prime, Post Seed, Series A rounds.
Dr. Ellen Levy serves as Managing Director at Silicon Valley Connect. She is the Advisor at Omni. She also serves as Advisor at SignalFire. She also serves as Advisor at Resolute Ventures. She has served as Managing Director of Silicon Valley Connect, LLC, a management consulting company. From 2008 to April 2012, she served in various roles at LinkedIn Corporation, a professional social networking internet service, serving most recently as Vice President Strategic Initiatives since March 2010. She holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan and an M.A. and Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from Stanford University.
• New York Shipping Exchange (NYSHEX):
$13000000 (Early stage VC)
$8000000 (Early stage VC)
$6800000 (Later stage VC)
$6000000 (Early stage VC)
(Early stage VC)
$8000000 (Series A)
$390000000 (Series D)
$3700000 (Seed Round)
$30000000 (Series B)
$5400000 (Seed Round)
$75000000 (Series E)
$51000000 (Series D)
$22000000 (Series C)
• Passage AI:
$7300000 (Series A)
$50000000 (Series D)
$15000000 (Series B)
$7600000 (Series A)
$2300000 (Series A)
• CoverHound, Inc.:
• Blumberg Capital:
San Francisco California - New York City (NY) - San Francisco Bay Area (CA), United States
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Retail (& E-Commerce) • A.I. (& Big Data) • Web Security (& Privacy) • Insurance (& InsurTech) • Medical Devices (& Hospital Services) • Investment Management
Investor, Board Member and Adjunct Professor
Managing Director at @blumberg-capital
Linked In Description:
Bruce has 28 years experience as a venture capital investor, entrepreneur, technology investment banker and corporate attorney. Prior to joining Blumberg Capital in 1998, Bruce co-founded and held several senior management positions within technology companies including Charles River Computers. Bruce also structured and managed early-stage technology transactions at Hambrecht & Quist, Mayer Brown & Platt and Bankers Trust Company. A native of New York, Bruce earned his BA in Finance and Communications, cum laude, from Yeshiva University, and his MBA and JD from Fordham University.
Bruce serves as a member or observer on the Board of Directors of Arcadia Data, BioCatch, Braze, CaseStack, Coverhound, Credorax, DoubleVerify, HootSuite, Medigate, Revionics, Roam Analytics, SeaLights and WorkJam.
Past investments: Nolio – Acquired by CA Technologies, Mobsmith – Acquired by Rubicon, Bringit – Acquired by International Gaming Technology [IGT], Mertado – Acquired by Groupon [GRPN], Nutanix - IPO [NTNX], ZipZapPlay – Acquired by Electronic Arts [ERTS], eVoice – Acquired by AOL [TWX], PureSight – Acquired by Boston Communications Group [BCGI], Vista Research – Acquired by McGraw Hill [MHP], IP Infusion – Acquired by ACCESS CO., LTD [TSE: 4813], GO Networks – Acquired by NextWave Wireless [WAVEX], and Siperian – Acquired by [INFA].
Specialties: Early stage venture capital, investing in mobile, SaaS and digitization of the services economy.
Investing in IT (& TMT) • Education • C... White Plains New York..., United States
• Spring (Other Healthcare Technology Systems):
• EveryDay Labs:
$8000000 (Series A)
$25000000 (Series B)
$37000000 (Series B)
$10000000 (Series A)
$11000000 (Series A)
$9000000 (Series A)
$21000000 (Series C)
$35000000 (Series A)
$35000000 (Series A)
$2800000 (Seed Round)
• Sempre Health:
• Rethink Impact, LP:
White Plains New York - Washington (DC) - Washington, District of Columbia, United States
IT (& TMT) • Education • CleanTech • HealthTech (& Fitness) • Web Security (& Privacy) • Impact • Medical Devices (& Hospital Services) • Healthcare (& Wellness) • Mobile
Jenny is the Founder & Managing Partner of Rethink Impact, a venture capital fund with a unique approach to gender lens investing that invests in social impact companies with the potential to deliver outsized financial returns for investors alongside transformational social and environmental change. Jenny is a former CEO of a tech company and also held significant executive roles in the media, data, and education sectors. She has been featured at the United Nations and on Capitol Hill and was named Top 40 Under 40 in 2015 and a DC Power Women in Tech in 2014. She has a BA and MA from Stanford, an MBA from Harvard Business School and was a Fulbright Scholar in human genomics.
Dave Munichiello serves as General Partner at GV. His background is in building and leading fast-growing, highly technical organizations under pressure in ambiguous environments. Dave joins Google Ventures from the executive leadership team of Kiva Systems where he helped grow the eCommerce-enabling robotics company to ultimately sell to Amazon for $775 million. Dave's four years at Kiva were spent launching, leading, and growing several client-facing organizations. He established a reputation for consistently recruiting top talent and both building and leading high-performing tea Dave played a key role at Kiva through its first year of integration with Amazon as the two companies partnered to maximize Kiva's impact and shape Amazon's perspective on industrial automation. Dave's career prior to Kiva included management consulting for The Boston Consulting Group and leading teams as a Captain in the U.S. military's most elite units. His military leadership roles ranged from running a high-tech organization in Europe; to serving as an Aide de Camp to the Four Star General responsible for U.S. forces in Europe, Africa, and Afghanistan; to deploying with elite special operations teams worldwide, ensuring they were enabled by the world's most advanced technologies. Dave holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.S. from Emory University in math and computer science.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... New York City (NY) , ..., U.S.A.
• Radar Relay:
• Welcome Homes:
$5350000 (Early stage VC)
$2700000 (Seed Round)
New York City (NY) - San Francisco California - Nashville Tennessee - Boston Massachusetts - Denver Colorado - Seattle Washington - Los Angeles California - Austin Texas - Brentwood Tennessee - Boulder (CO), U.S.A.