Kevin Colleran is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Slow Ventures. Slow manages nearly $250 million in capital financed by a group of 100+ tech industry founders, CEO's, executives as well as a select group of notable venture capital firms and endowments. At Slow, Colleran focuses on working consumer and enterprise seed stage startups and has a vast portfolio of more than 250 companies including Pinterest, Barkbox, Postmates, Nextdoor, Casper, Pillpack, Classpass, Breather, Slack, Allbirds, Robinhood, Blue Bottle Coffee, Plated, Breather, Hipcamp, Gusto, Zeel, Wag, Brandless, Everlane, Wealthfront and many more. Kevin was also previously a Venture Partner and Advisor at General Catalyst Partners and wrote a column for the Wall Street Journal (online & print) as part of their "Accelerators" section. Previously Kevin was one of the first 10 employees at Facebook Inc. having joined in early 2005 as their first advertising sales executives. He stayed at Facebook for nearly 7 years, leaving in 2012 after having become the longest tenured employee at the company other than Mark Zuckerberg. Kevin received a BA in Business Management and Marketing from Babson College.
Boris Silver is a Co-Founder and serves as President, Venture at FundersClub. Prior to starting FundersClub, he was founder and CEO of Sport Interactiva, a leading fantasy sports gaming company on Facebook (sold to Citizen Sports and acquired by Yahoo!). He was named an Ambassador of Entrepreneurship by Wharton, serves on the Board of Advisors to a venture backed technology company, and is an advisor to First Round Capital's Dorm Room Fund. Previously, he worked at Bunge, a global agribusiness, in their Commodity Trading and Risk Management program. He has been named to the Forbes 30 under 30 in Tech and to Silicon Valley's 40 under 40. Boris graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Economics from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and is also an alumnus of Y Combinator.
Dror Berman is a Co-Founding Partner at Innovation Endeavors. He is a Board Member of Vicarious Surgical. He is also a Board Member of Team8. Prior to joining Innovation Endeavors, he worked on global search products with Yahoo, spearheaded an R&D team at NICE Systems, and led business development for an Israeli CE retailer. Berman has an MBA from Stanford, and graduated cum laude in Computer Science and Bioinformatics from Ben Gurion University in Israel.
Investing in Other • IT (& TMT) • AgroT... San Francisco Bay Are..., U.S.A.
• Metawave Corporation:
$7000000 (Seed Round)
$3500000 (Seed Round)
$2714036 (Seed Round)
$2600000 (Seed Round)
• Auro Robotics:
$2100000 (Seed Round)
• Metamoto, Inc.:
$2000000 (Seed Round)
• Civil Maps:
• Pictor Labs:
$620000 (Seed Round)
San Francisco Bay Area - Redwood City, California, U.S.A.
Other • IT (& TMT) • AgroTech • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • CleanTech • A.I. (& Big Data) • Autonomous vehicles (& Cars) • Cloud Services (& Infrastructure) • Material Science • Robotics • Aerospace (& Defense) • Investment Management
Global technology executive whose expertise is turning new technologies into profitable business in automotive, consumer electronics, security, industrial, and other markets. Record of success managing critical aspects of high-tech global businesses including engineering, product management and business development.Experience: Business Development, Product Development, IP Licensing, Engineering Management, Systems Engineering, Process Development, Program and Project Management, Innovation Process, Business Modeling.
Austin (TX) - Seattle (WA) - Los Angeles (CA) - New York (NY) - ; Austin Texas ; New York New York ; New York, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Other • AgroTech • IoT (& Wearables) • A.I. (& Big Data) • Advertising • AR/VR • Robotics • Mobile
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I'm a Founding Partner with Quake Capital, an industry agnostic early stage accelerator and venture fund. We prefer companies focused on markets and problems with lasting value and substantial global reach. Current investments include companies in AdTech, AgTech, AI, Energy, Enterprise Software, eSports, Hardware, IoT, Industrial, Manufacturing, and VR.
We typically get involved early, investing anywhere from $150k to $250k per opportunity and we look for quantifiable signs of traction.
Not Interested In
We don’t typically fund biotechnology companies, restaurants, consultancies, or other local service oriented companies.
Entrepreneurs tackling the biggest problems in the industrial space - automotive, logistics, ag tech, IoT, alt transport, etc. We also spend a lot of time at B Capital in horizontal technologies. Moonshots welcome!
Not Interested In
Pure hardware plays (e.g., sensors / chips with no software component); unlikely to invest in companies based in China because we're not very plugged in to the ecosystem there
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... Washington (DC) , Los..., U.K.
Washington (DC) - Los Angeles (CA) - Austin (TX) - New York (NY) - Palo Alto (CA) - San Francisco (CA) - London, U.K.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • AgroTech
Most Interested In
Founders who want to compete through design. We place top designers at our portfolio portfolio companies and help startups establish design as a core function. SaaS, marketplaces, healthcare, consumer apps, software development, and B2B — any sector where software design is an early differentiator.
Not Interested In
Food tech, brick-and-mortar, or startups where great software is not a key differentiator.