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Investments

I left ‘institutional VC’ life because I wanted to serve founders in the capacity of coach, advisor, mentor, and/or unwavering supporter. That's now the role I play.

I actively make angel investments out of a small fund primarily focused on pre-seed and seed stage technology companies. I have a slight bias to invest in companies based in New York City though I'm geo agnostic. I believe great founders, ideas and companies can emerge anywhere.

I made a deeply conscious decision to invest as an "army of one" rather than as a Partner at ‘X Fund.’ I don’t have partners. I move quickly. I have no overhead. I work one-on-one with founders. I focus on management, leadership, and personal growth. I prioritize relationships over transactions. I have a long-term horizon. I don't have ownership targets. That’s all by design.

I invest in technology companies who aspire to push humanity forward. More specifically, I focus on human potential, progress and productivity. I fundamentally believe that I have a responsibility to be an enabler and supporter of positive change and impact. I want to partner with those who are strongly guided by their mission, vision, and values.

When I get involved, I try to be helpful mostly around leadership, organizational development, personal productivity, self-care, go-to-market and fundraising. I strive to help founders become extraordinary leaders of highly effective and humane organizations. This is my value add and focus.

If you would like to dive deeper into my investment approach and philosophy, here's a FAQ with a bit more detail.

Angel Portfolio

I have invested in more than 15 companies since 2017. These ones are public at the moment.

  • Citizen: safety and awareness network
  • Halcyon Health: evidence-based addiction recovery
  • Heat Watch: platform to help buildings reduce oil consumption
  • Lola: organic feminine care products
  • Retreat Guru: marketplace for wellness retreats
  • Supergreat: community for product reviews
  • Superpeer: paid video calls with influencers and experts
  • Teal: career coaching as a service
  • Zipline: on-demand drone delivery for the world

Select VC Investments

Here are some of the companies I invested in during my run as a VC.

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