We invest in technology companies that are innovating around real estate, finance, insurance and home services. We invest in companies with bold mandates and the ability to scale within, and expand outside of, these multi-trillion dollar markets.
We give our portfolio of investments unprecedented access and exposure to the Moderne Network: more than 300 executives and corporate leaders who provide industry expertise, strategic guidance and an opportunity for companies to earn their business.
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Companies must have established a product market fit and have a shipping, nationwide product or service. We like companies that are applicable in our industries and can scale into other verticals.
I'm looking to invest in founder-led Series A companies with early revenue, primarily serving enterprises. Currently focus on data services, cloud infrastructure, Consumerization of IT, SaaS applications, martech, and select e-commerce.
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I'm less excited about hardware, non-Series A stage
Partner at IDG Ventures. I like to back exceptional entrepreneurs in consumer Internet, ad infrastructure, and SaaS. 15 years in VC. Coded to pay for college.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... San Francisco Califor..., U.S.A.
San Francisco California - Los Angeles California - New York (NY), U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Businesses Solutions • FinTech (& Financials services) • Retail (& E-Commerce) • Entertainment (& Sports) • A.I. (& Big Data) • Advertising • Analytics • Developer tools • Local commerce • Online Social • Consumer
Accomplished media executive and seasoned investment banker
Mark Patricof is a senior advisor at Crestview. Considered a digital media pioneer, technology investor and seasoned investment banker, he has advised and invested in a wide range of leading traditional and digital media and entertainment companies and transactions. Mark is the founder of Patricof Co, a highly specialized merchant bank designed to meet the needs of a select group of athletes and sports professionals and backed by J.P. Morgan Private Equity Group (PEG). Mark previously served as managing director and co-head of Houlihan Lokey's technology, media and telecommunications group, following Houlihan Lokey's acquisition of MESA Global. Before joining Houlihan Lokey, Mark was a co-founder and managing partner at MESA Global, a boutique investment bank focused on providing M&A advisory, private placement and structured finance services to high-growth companies across the media and entertainment landscape. He also managed MESA Ventures, an early stage venture fund that partnered with top-tier VCs to invest in e-commerce, advertising technology and digital content companies around the globe. Prior to MESA, Mark was founder and CEO of , an incubator/digital studio that financed, designed and built businesses for media and entertainment industry clients such as the BBC, CBS, Disney, Hearst and Viacom. Mark served as president and CEO of the company until it was sold to Omnicom. Mark began his career at Creative Artists Agency in Los Angeles. Mark holds a B.A. from Emory University, is a former Clio Award winner and a finalist for Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year. He currently serves as a member of the board of directors of NEP Group, Hornblower Cruises, Piano Media and New York City Economic Development Corporation. Mark is also the longstanding board chair for New York based nonprofit New Heights.
Ankona invests in business end market SaaS companies "at the elbow" - companies with proven product/market fit that are poised for growth. We invest $5-$15M into companies typically generating $5-$15M in ARR.
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We don't invest in hardware, e-commerce, digital media, or consumer software.
Brian Mesic is a Co-Founder at Ankona Capital. Mesic is a Partner at Anthem Venture Partners. Since joining Anthem from McKinsey in 2000, Brian has led successful investments in pioneering companies such as Android (acquired by Google), RF Magic (acquired by Entropic), Planet A.T.E. (acquired by Intersil), Viewdle (acquired by Motorola) and Entropic Communications. He currently serves on the board of directors of Blurb, Card and StackIQ. He holds a bachelor's degree in Biology and Economics and an MBA from Dartmouth's Amos Tuck School of Business.
Michael Amar is a Co-Founder of Ifeelgoods and serves as its Board Member and Chief Executive Officer. He co-founded Daooda and also served as its Chief Executive Officer. He co-founded Agorad. Amar is a graduate of Institut Superieur de Gestion business school.