Amitt Mahajan is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Technology Officer at Rare Bits. He is also a Co-Founder and serves as the Managing Partner at Presence Capital. He is a Co-Founder and serves as the Chief Technology Officer at Rare Bits. He serves as an Advisor at SignalFire. He is the Founder and C.E.O of Toro. Prior to that, he served as the Director of Engineering for Zynga. Amitt was also the Co-Founder and C.T.O of MyMiniLife, Inc which was later acquired by Zynga. Mahajan is also the Co-Founder of Red Hot Labs and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Prior to this, he was an Engineer in Zynga who helped in creating FarmVille. He briefly served as a Programmer for Epic Games. He has a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from University of Illinois.
Fun SaaS, particularly with a defensible barrier to entry that is technical. Some infrastructure software & hardware. IoT for consumers and enterprises.
Not Interested In
We don't make consumer (B2C) or crypto investments, sorry.
Jonathan Heiliger serves as Partner at Vertex Ventures US. He is a Board Member at LaunchDarkly. Most recently, he was a General Partner with North Bridge Venture Partners, from April 2012 to November 2014. During his tenure, he started the seed practice and led investments in Lytro, Periscope.io, Quora, and Ravel Law. Prior to NBVP, Jonathan worked at Facebook, where he led global infrastructure, site architecture and internal systems as VP Infrastructure & Technical Operations, from 2007 until 2011. During that time Facebook grew from 35 million to over 800 million users. Before that, Jonathan held executive engineering roles at Wal-Mart and Danger (acquired by Microsoft). He also spent several years as Chief Operating Officer for Loudcloud (which became Opsware and was later acquired by HP). Earlier in his career, Jonathan co-founded and was CTO of GlobalCenter, and later founded Global Crossing's venture capital group. Jonathan currently serves on the board of directors of DuPont Fabros (DFT), Jive Software (JIVE), and Webmonsters. He also co-founded Coolan and served as an Advisor.
When we invest, we can help startups to hire engineers. We can do this because we run the world's largest programmer conference with a community of 125,000+.
Not Interested In
We typically co-invest alongside other larger seed fund and VCs since our check doesn't provide enough runway on its own. The best types of startups for us to meet come from referrals from other investors who need quality co-investors in their rounds, or from startups who have a round that needs additional participants to complement their lead investor..
Ed Roman serves as the Chief Executive Officer of HackHands and Founding Partner at Hack VC. He is also the Founder of hack.summit and was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Ghostfire Games. He received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Cornell University in 1998.
Deep Tech/Hard Science
Food and Beverage
Future of Work
Health and Wellness
Internet and Mobile
Deepak is a rogue scientist turned venture capitalist focusing on investments in Data, Automation, Artificial Intelligence, and other frontier technologies at Draper Nexus. He is interested in startups exploiting new tools to create value and augment human intelligence across a variety of industries.
He serves as a board observer/advisor to Sight Machine (Industrial IoT) and Payjoy (Financial Services) and co-led the investments in Nauto (A.I. for Transportation) and Cyphy (Enterprise Drone Solutions)
Deepak obtained his master's degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and his bachelor's degree from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras both in Materials Engineering.
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.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Businesses Solutions • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • Retail (& E-Commerce) • A.I. (& Big Data) • Analytics • AR/VR • Autonomous vehicles (& Cars) • Cloud Services (& Infrastructure) • Developer tools • Future Of Work • Mobile • Mobility • Nanotechnology
Most Interested In
Jeremy focuses on investments across ScaleVP’s technology portfolio with a primary focus on companies adding machine intelligence to business and vertical software, especially industries untouched by the first decade of SaaS . As well, he is excited about frontier technologies including drones, robotics, and novel applications of AI across the IOT stack. If you are enterprise focused and have paying customers, let's talk. Particularly focused on Series A/B/C
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... Boston, Massachusetts..., United States
$50000000 (Series C)
• Hyperloop Technologies:
$42000000 (Series C)
• Sea Machines:
$20000000 (Series B)
(Early Stage VC)
• WIN Brands Group:
$100000000 (Early Stage VC)
(Early Stage VC)
• Virgin Hyperloop:
$172230000 (Later Stage VC)
• Everly Health:
$50000000 (Early Stage VC)
• Carta (Specialized Finance):
• The Brew Coop:
$6000000 (Early Stage VC)
Boston, Massachusetts - Los Angeles (CA) - Atlanta (GA) - Minneapolis (MN) - Portland (OR) - Las Vegas (NV) - Austin (TX) - Seattle (WA) - Denver (CO) - Boston (MA) - New York (NY) - Chicago (IL) - San Francisco (CA) - Croatia - Albania, United States
Allison Baum is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Partner at Fresco Capital. She is involved in all aspects of investment and operations with a specific focus on the education sector. Previously, as Regional Director of Asia at General Assembly, she established and grew the company's first education programs for technology, business and design in Hong Kong. She originally joined the company during its early stages in New York where she developed and scaled their first long-form part-time and immersive courses. Throughout this process, Allison has worked with startups of all sizes across the San Francisco, New York, and Hong Kong communities. After earning a B.A. in Economics and a Secondary Degree in Film Studies from Harvard University, Allison worked in Equity Derivatives Sales & Trading at Goldman Sachs in New York and as an Associate Producer for the Microlending Film Project, a documentary about micro finance for women around the world. She continues to contribute to the cause for female empowerment through an education initiative called Arts and Enterprise for Women, which teaches business skills to refugee and asylum seekers in Hong Kong. She is also an active member of the Hong Kong Global Shapers Community, a social impact initiative of the World Economic Forum. She serves as a Board Member at Ardusat. She also serves as an Advisor at BridgeU.
• Simplified (Multimedia and Design Software):
$7950000 (Seed Round)
$1200000 (Seed Round)
$1840000 (Seed Round)
$19060000 (Later Stage VC)
• Coffee Meets Bagel:
$8910000 (Later Stage VC)
• Kite Ping:
Los Angeles, California - New York New York ; New York - U.S.A. - NY - CA - Santa Clara, United States
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Businesses Solutions • Autonomous vehicles (& Cars) • Real Estate (& Construction) • Online Social • Industrials
Ajay Yadav is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Roomi. He is officially launched Roomi in 2015 and Roomi is in major cities across North America, like New York City, Boston, Washington D.C., Chicago, and many more, and is continuously adding new markets. Ajay is a serial entrepreneur and has founded, launched and scaled multiple companies during his college days at NYIT. Ajay is especially passionate about the millennial mindset and diversity in the workplace, and was recently inducted into Forbes' 30 Under 30. A mentor at Lean Startup Machine, Ajay helps advise early stage startups during crucial points in their companies' growth.
Investing in Energy • Autonomous vehicles (&... New South Wales , Pac..., U.S.A.
New South Wales - Pacifica, California, U.S.A.
Energy • Autonomous vehicles (& Cars) • DeepTech
Experienced software & tech investor with a demonstrated history of successfully investing in and growing world-class software, tech-enabled services and technology businesses across the globe. Over 25 years of experience working in the technology private equity investment industry. A strong business development professional with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Aeronautical Engineering with First Class Honors from the University of Sydney.