Labs

We operate a venture studio where we establish co-founding partnerships with entrepreneurs and organizations that incubate startups.

Studios

Our build and growth teams partner with startups and Global 100s to launch and accelerate new products.

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Ventures

We selectively deploy capital at pre-seed levels into startups that emerge from our Studios and/or Labs divisions.

Our Process

Ideate

We generate ideas internally and co-lab projects with organizations and founders seeking strategic partnerships.

Validate

We conduct comprehensive experiments to test the viability of new teams, markets, and products.

Create

We design and build hardware and software, including financial models and optimal legal structures for success.

Grow

We help companies bring prototypes to life, acquire happy customers, and recruit world-class talent to facilitate growth.

Fund

We are angel investors and venture capitalists equipped to fuel the growth of early stage companies.

Select Case Studies

Figment

Lorien and Matt met Andy at one of our private conferences on blockchains. We helped as operators and invested in their pre-seed round. They are now one of largest blockchain infrastructure & Web 3.0 software providers in the world.

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VendorHawk

Acquired by ServiceNow

Patrick contacted us with an initial idea for a company. We helped coach him, build company assets, find a co-founder, land into Techstars, raise a seed round, and get successfully acquired.

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BirdBuddy

We partnered with Franci and Žiga to develop, build, and promote an AI-powered bird feeder. As a co-founder responsible for hardware, we recently raised over $5m USD on Kickstarter.

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Team

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Design
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Software Engineering & Data Science
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Advisors & Venture Partners
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Will Little
Business Development & Operational Management
Software Engineering & Data Science
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Shandel Slaten Sutherland
Advisors & Venture Partners
Business Development & Operational Management
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Daniel Kim
Business Development & Operational Management
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Ryan Buterbaugh
Business Development & Operational Management
Software Engineering & Data Science
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Jenna Langer
Business Development & Operational Management
Marketing
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Walter Thorn
Business Development & Operational Management
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Natalie Grummer
Design
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Kyle Buzzard
Hardware
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David Parrot
Software Engineering & Data Science
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Elisabeth Hass
Marketing
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Perry Azevedo
Design
Software Engineering & Data Science
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Sol Cates
Business Development & Operational Management
Advisors & Venture Partners
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Alexandra Skillman
Marketing
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Kenny Stivers
Business Development & Operational Management
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Kristine Fetalco
Marketing
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Wilson Fong
Business Development & Operational Management
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Alan Andersen
Business Development & Operational Management
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Joe Clarke
Software Engineering & Data Science
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Taylor Greene
Business Development & Operational Management
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Garth Holsinger
Business Development & Operational Management
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Nate Rasmussen
Hardware
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Rob Chartier
Advisors & Venture Partners
Ironpaper
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Nick Koukourakis
Hardware
80West Labs
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David Mabelle
Business Development & Operational Management
Advisors & Venture Partners
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Finley Decker
Business Development & Operational Management
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Samantha Dumas
Marketing
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Roy Nyaga
Software Engineering & Data Science
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Julianna Probst
Hardware
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Gabe Coyne
Design
Software Engineering & Data Science
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Vernon Steward
Business Development & Operational Management
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Ben Seslija
Marketing
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Holly Moore
Marketing
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Sophearah Suy-Puth
Software Engineering & Data Science
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Raaghib Quinn
Business Development & Operational Management
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Parker Hathaway
Marketing
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Cam Balzer
Marketing
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Hassan Shaban
Software Engineering & Data Science
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Travis Rosbach
Hardware
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Gilles Besoin
Hardware
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Kyle Vest
Hardware
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Justin Smith
Hardware
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Martin Schoen
Design
Software Engineering & Data Science
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Julz Donald
Marketing
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Michael Yonke
Marketing
Design
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Brian Howe
Business Development & Operational Management
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Jerry O'Leary
Hardware
Fast Radius
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Jemma Hostetler
Design
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Susie Kataoka
Advisors & Venture Partners
Transpara Health
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Jairus Morris
Advisors & Venture Partners
Antidote
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Jeffrey Roh
Advisors & Venture Partners
IntuitiveX
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Vanessa Dawson
Advisors & Venture Partners
The Vinetta Project
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Matt Strauss
Advisors & Venture Partners
RiseKit
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Franci Zidar
Advisors & Venture Partners
Bird Buddy
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Troy Henikoff
Advisors & Venture Partners
MATH Venture Partners
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Brent Turner
Advisors & Venture Partners
Rover.com
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Frances Cairns
Advisors & Venture Partners
C/R Strategy Partners
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Charles Adler
Advisors & Venture Partners
Lost Arts
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Levina Li
Advisors & Venture Partners
A Sex Journal
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Derek Groothius
Advisors & Venture Partners
Aquatic
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Kevin Li
Advisors & Venture Partners
Nurtured Space
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Shay Howe
Advisors & Venture Partners
Lead Honestly
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Jesse Fowl
Advisors & Venture Partners
Solomon Solution
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Mark Won
Advisors & Venture Partners
Ascend Growth Partners
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Victor Saad
Advisors & Venture Partners
Experience Institute
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Tony Little
Advisors & Venture Partners
Prescryptive Health
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Kristen Smith
Advisors & Venture Partners
Fernish
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Elton Rivas
Advisors & Venture Partners
Semi Exact
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Christopher Deutsch
Advisors & Venture Partners
Lofty Ventures
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Dave Hoover
Advisors & Venture Partners
Red Squirrel
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Jesse Bryan
Advisors & Venture Partners
Belief Agency
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Mike Hostetler
Advisors & Venture Partners
Cars.com
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Bryan Zug
Advisors & Venture Partners
Zillow
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Kevin Willer
Advisors & Venture Partners
Chicago Ventures
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Nick Moran
Advisors & Venture Partners
New Stack Ventures
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Peter Holcomb
Software Engineering & Data Science