Todd Kimmel is the Founder and serves as Managing Director & Managing Partner at Montage Ventures. He is also a Co-Founder and serves as Board Member at Batch. He is also a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman at Parasail. Kimmel is a Board Member at Sure, Pager, WorkIt Health, and Peek Travel Services. He served as Principal at Advanced Technology Ventures. Kimmel joined Mayfield from Advanced Technology Ventures, a bi-coastal venture capital firm, where he led cleantech investing in its West Coast office. Kimmel was also the co-founder and President of Coskata, a leading next-generation bio-fuels company, where he helped drive key product development, technology and financing milestones. Prior to venture capital, Kimmel was a co-founder and Senior Vice President at Innovance, a Canadian-based developer of optical networking solutions for telecommunications service providers and worked in investment banking with Wasserstein Perella & Co., Inc. in New York. He served as the Board Member at Project September. Kimmel holds a B.A. from Amherst College and was a history major.
Most excited about vertical saas companies with some applied data / ML component and an opportunity to integrate financial services / payments at scale. Particular verticals of interest include real estate / property, logistics, heavy industry. Always excited about anything in security / infrastructure.
Not Interested In
Generally less excited about horizontal SaaS companies, though there are always exceptions to any rule :)
Business applications / full-stack businesses using AI. Software and technology enabled services around sleepy industries, Accounting / Audit, Manufacturing, Insurance. Data and cyber security. Developer tools
Supply chain finance
Real estate tech, particularly appraisals and home finance
Enterprise payouts / mass disbursements
Not Interested In
Companies selling signal to the buyside
Insurance aggregator models
Typically, companies dependent on enterprise-level sales into banks
Jaguar Capital Partners is a private equity firm that invests in private and public companies in the U.S. and overseas. The firm typically seeks control interests with companies in the financial services, payments, insurance and telecommunications industries. Jaguar Capital Partners limits its investments to companies meeting these criteria: Companies with proven business models; Annual revenues between $5 million and $50 million; EBITDA greater than $3 million; High margins of profitability; and Sustainable competitive advantage. Jaguar Capital does not invest in start-ups, distressed or unprofitable companies.