B2B SaaS with domain expert founders, as well as big idea/transformational consumer businesses. Founders must be both visionary and execution oriented. Must be well versed on how to appropriately fund their business (without overfunding), maintain quality capital throughout and attract an exit.
Also, really like MLM based businesses, but rarely see them.
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Pre-revenue businesses unless the founders have incredible domain expertise. No interest in unproven consumer apps unless it is VR/AR and has a clear roadmap.
We back mission-driven teams building products that reimagine the future. We look for founders with product vision, consumer insight, undying passion, and focused execution. Focus: Digital lifestyle, Vertical SaaS, Infrastructure, Marketplaces. We're particularly interested in: e-commerce innovation, digitally native vertical companies, consumer internet, enterprise software, AI/machine learning, virtual reality, and products that improve the lives of underserved communities.
Fusion LA is an early-stage accelerator for Israeli start-ups in the US. We invest $110K in each company and selectively accept 6-9 teams every 6 months to go through our intensive go-to-market and mentorship-driven program. We are looking for Israeli-led early stage (pre-seed and seed) start-ups, with at least 2 founders. One of the founders must have requisite technical capabilities. We are industry agnostic and interested to meet entrepreneurs looking to grow their company into the US market.
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Read about the way we operate here: http://fusionlabs.la/how-it-works/
I'm excited about startups working on new, more respectful models that don't depend on surveillance-driven targeted advertising. I want to support founders who are amplifying diverse voices and building a more informed, inclusive, and empathetic society.
Jonty Kelt is an Angel Investor. Jonty Kelt serves as an Executive at Palantir Technologies. Kelt served as the Chief Executive Officer at Onswipe. He was as an Advisor of Group Commerce. He Co-founded the company and served as its Chief Executive Officer. Kelt served as Managing Director of Performics International of DoubleClick Performics, Inc. (alternate name is Performics Inc.). Kelt was responsible for business development in the U.K. and Europe, overseeing client acquisition, revenue development and all service provisioning. He joined Performics in June 2004. He founded the UK's first affiliate marketing network and helped infuse accountability into the European online advertising industry as marketers transitioned to a cost per action or performance-based pricing model. In 2001 he co-founded an entertainment rights, television, and events business, in Shanghai. Kelt has more than ten years of media and marketing experience. His experience in digital marketing includes launching Europe's first affiliate marketing networks and search marketing technologies, as well as expanding DoubleClick's search marketing business into international markets. In addition to digital marketing, Kelt's 11 year career has been spent in various operational roles within the entertainment and investment banking industries. He is a frequent speaker at search engine industry conferences and features regularly in the digital marketing media. Kelt received his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, and Bachelor of Commerce in Corporate Finance and Marketing from Otago University, New Zealand.
Ben Zlotnick is the Founder and serves as the Chief Executive Officer at INcubes. He brings a wealth of brick & mortar business knowledge to an industry of over-inflated valuations. His grooming of execs & building of early-business infrastructure, results in success. With a Business Degree from York, Ben built one of Toronto's most successful Landscape & Construction Companies. He serves as an Advisor at MediSeen.