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.
Managing Director @ Obvious Ventures | Adjunct @ Stanford
Nan Li serves as Managing Director at Obvious Ventures. He also is an Angel Investor. He formerly served as Principal. Previously he worked at Bain Capital Ventures, where he joined in 2010. He has spent the majority of his time in the emerging consumer media and tech space, which includes web services, ad tech, social media, and analytics. Prior to Bain Capital Ventures, Li spent a number of years at Bain & Company in Chicago working on various strategic and operational issues in the consumer technology, renewable energy, healthcare, industrial, and non-profit sectors. He has been involved in several startups since his time at the University of Michigan. Li received a BSE in Computer Science Engineering, magna cum laude, from The University of Michigan. He also serves as Board Observer at Recursion Pharmaceuticals.
San Francisco California - Palo Alto California - Sunnyvale California, United States
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • A.I. (& Big Data) • Mobile • Mobility
Partner at ngp capital.
John Gardner serves as General Manager of Wealth at SoFi. Also, he is a Co-Founder and served as Board Member & Chief Financial Officer at LearnVest. Gardner spent his career working for companies on the forefront of investment management and advisory solutions. He began his career at SEI Investments as an Equity Analyst and as a Director of Product within its Wealth Network. He served as a Director of Product Strategy at Finaplex. he was a founding partner and Chief Operating Officer of Cabezon Capital Management. He studied at Lehigh University where he double-majored in Finance and Marketing with a minor in Philosophy. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Other • IT (& TMT) • Businesses Solutions • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • Energy • Retail (& E-Commerce) • Web Security (& Privacy) • Food & Beverage • Logistics (& Distribution) • Material Science • Aerospace (& Defense) • Mobile
Co-founder and Managing Director at Peninsula Ventures
Greg Ennis is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Director at Peninsula Ventures. Ennis serves as Operations Advisor at Naya Ventures. He is a Board Member of Lumenetix. He previously served as an Advisor at Plastc. Ennis holds an MBA from The Anderson School at UCLA and an AB in Economics and Political Science from Stanford University. Greg is also a Director and past President of the Stanford University Department of Athletics (DAPER) Investment Fund. He presently also serves as a Board Director and Observer at Net Power & Light.
Rahul Chandra is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Director at Helion Venture Partners. Rahul Chandra has around 16 years of work experience in venture capital, corporate development and investment banking. Rahul co-founded Helion Ventures - a $600M venture fund focused on early to mid-sized opportunities in India. At Helion, Rahul led investments and played a board role in 16 companies over the last 10 years. Some of them include UnitedLex, Seclore, Shubham Housing, EzeTap, Equitas, Wooplr, moEngage, CrownIT, Toppr and RailYatri. From Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS Pilani) he earned a degree in Business and from University of California, Berkeley he earned MBA in Finance.
Technology has the power to help us reinvent the way we work—whether that’s at an office, in a factory, or on a farm. Basis Set Ventures invests in early-stage startups that are harnessing opportunities for artificial intelligence to enable people to perform more productively.
We are pragmatic operators and problem solvers. We are experts in machine learning and passionate about AI. We are inspired by the drive and creativity of our entrepreneurs and focused on supporting them in whatever way t
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... Washington D.C , Nova..., United States
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Washington D.C - Nova Scotia Canada - Halifax Ns Canada, United States
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Businesses Solutions • CleanTech • Insurance (& InsurTech) • Medical Devices (& Hospital Services)
Corporate, Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions Partner. DC Corporate Business & Transactions Group Leader. Leader - Fintech Initiative. Follower - Digital Health Initiative
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25+ years representing fast growth companies, financial sponsors and management teams. M&A attorney, board member and expert witness on corporate and finance matters. Awarded The M&A Advisor M&A Deal of the Year ($1 billion - $3 billion) in 2014 for work leading the team on the OculusVR sale to Facebook. Twitter & WeChat: AMRayEsq