PE/VC investors

Private Equity (PE) and Venture Capital (VC) investors are the catalysts of innovation and growth in the business world. PE firms primarily target established companies, seeking to optimize operations and unlock value through strategic investments and management expertise. They focus on long-term growth and profitability, often preparing businesses for a future sale or IPO. VC investors, by contrast, are the adventurers of finance, injecting capital into high-potential startups and early-stage companies. They embrace risk for the possibility of outsized returns, often becoming invaluable advisors. Both investor types not only bring capital but also strategic guidance, industry connections, and market insights, propelling their portfolio companies towards success.

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.406 Ventures .406 Ventures
We love being involved in the first institutional capital round (typically the Series A)—early enough to be able to truly partner with you and materially impact the growth trajectory of your company. Your company matters. We limit the number of investments in each portfolio to ensure adequate capital and partner bandwidth per company to maximize the chances of success across the board. With .406, you do not get one or two partners, you get the resources of our full team—every investment team member touches every company. We are also dogmatic about never investing in competitive companies, so we will be explicitly aligned with you. Operational experience and entrepreneurial roots are at .406’s core. We may not have seen and done it all, but we certainly know what it is like to build an entrepreneurial company. Our years of experience starting and running our own businesses give us personal insight and access to deep networks that we can offer you as you work to build a great company. We are nimble, flexible and wear many hats for our entrepreneurs. And while we apply our skills and lessons learned across our portfolio, we realize that your company has unique needs and requires a customized approach. We invest in companies aiming to disrupt industries that we know extremely well and where we have the networks to truly accelerate company success. Extraordinary People We invest in entrepreneurs and teams who have demonstrated a passion to achieve the impossible, usually in impossibly little time and on ridiculously limited resources. Large Markets There are great ideas and there are good market opportunities; we look for both. We also believe that venture capital is not the right form of capital for every situation, so we will help you make sure that we have an aligned fit and plan for success. Unique Technology We invest in technologies and tech-driven services that solve thorny problems for big markets in unique and compelling ways. Applying these criteria, we focus on: Cybersecurity Digital Health Data and Cloud
1 Confirmation 1 Confirmation
Founded by Nick Tomaino and backed by individuals like Peter Thiel, Marc Andreessen, and Mark Cuban and institutions like Horsley Bridge and Runa Capital, 1confirmation is a venture fund that supports exceptional founders fueling the decentralization of the web and society.
10X Investments 10X Investments
10X is an authorised financial services provider, a licensed retirement fund administrator and investment manager. 10X provides a full range of simple, low cost services and products to retirement investors. A force that changes the fundamental rules of an industry is known as a 10X force because it makes it ten times harder for the existing players to compete. We thought the name appropriate, given that we are changing the fundamentals of the retirement fund industry. We pronounce it ten-ex, not ten times.
11-11 Ventures 11-11 Ventures
We are an innovation-driven venture capital firm investing and growing early stage technology companies run by the best entrepreneurial minds in the world. Our mission is to deliver exceptional financial returns on a risk-reduced basis and provide personal fulfillment to our limited partners (Venture fund shareholders) and GAIN (Global Accredited Investment Network) members. We accomplish our mission by investing in the best entrepreneurial minds in the world and truly supporting them to grow their companies.
11.2 Capital 11.2 Capital
In physics, 11.2 km/s is the escape velocity from Earth's gravity. We invest in founders solving the biggest challenges facing our world with emerging technologies. We focus on emerging technologies such as AI, cybersecurity, quantum, robotics, new space, and data-driven healthcare. ​We believe great people are leading indicators of a company's success. 11.2 Capital’s technical background, operational experience, and a strong network of amazing advisors and partners deliver a unique set of resources to entrepreneurs. While we are happy to help companies across the full range of early-stage company questions, areas where we concentrate include technical recruiting, partnerships (OEM and distribution partnerships for smart hardware companies, data partnerships for data-driven healthcare companies), customer introductions (CISO introductions for security companies, provider introductions for healthcare companies), and follow-on financings. We aspire to be one of the most helpful investors to a company and help create something extraordinary.
122-West-Ventures 122-West-Ventures
122WEST is a venture capital firm focused on early-stage internet and software investments in the San Francisco Bay Area.
1337 Ventures 1337 Ventures
1337 is a technology accelerator and early stage venture capital focused on doing pre-seed and seed stage investments in Malaysia as well as South East Asia. Our primary investments are technology solutions (social enterprises, commerce and other out-of-the-box solutions are also welcome!) <br /> <br /> 1337 will continue expanding through out South East Asia as an accelerator and early stage venture capital focused on scaling companies from ideas to being valued as a multi-million dollar company in less than 10 months. Our central tenets are built into 1337’s core business activities: Idea generation, idea validation, accelerator & growth stage investment.
14W Ventures 14W Ventures
Based in New York and London, 14W is an early-stage, consumer-focused venture capital firm specializing in Consumer Internet, Marketplaces, Ecommerce, Digital Media, and Consumer Health & Wellness across the US and Europe.
1517 Fund 1517 Fund
1517 supports teams with grant, pre-seed, and seed funding for technology startups. Our focus is on makers, hackers, and scientists interested in working outside tracked institutions because we believe that the path geared towards higher education is not for all. We motivate people to work on what they’re passionate about, to learn by doing, and to create new technologies.
1776 Ventures 1776 Ventures
In 2014, 1776 Ventures was born out of the 1776 incubator based in Washington, DC. 1776 Ventures democratizes seed funding for entrepreneurs around the globe solving important problems in complex markets. 1776 Ventures embodies the best spirit of Washington, DC, with our belief in cultivating private and public partnerships and helping startups navigate massive markets intertwined with government. We believe that the major financial and impact returns of the next twenty years will come from the collision of startups and government and 1776 Ventures is here to fund startups and help them navigate this world as they scale.