Investing in people around the world who leverage technology to entertain, increase efficiency, and solve problems.
Sectors: Visual Technologies across the full tech stack for businesses or consumers.
Especially technology focused projects across the whole imaging/video spectrum from wearable cameras, anything with an imaging sensor, virtual reality, augmented reality, autonomous driving, auto-magic editing software, visual search, artificial intelligence, medical imaging, imaging enabled commerce, computer vision, content analytics, computational imaging, publishing, satellite imaging, distribution, robotic imaging and visual sharing.
Geography: North American companies & European companies with business viability in the U.S.
Stage: $450K investments in early stage pre-seed or seed as a lead or co-lead.
Contact: The best way to reach out is via mutual friends, associates or here >.
Overview: Clarifai is pushing the limits of practical artificial intelligence. Their image recognition systems held the top 5 spots for classifying objects in images at ImageNet 2013.
Location: NYC, U.S.
Co-Investors: Union Square Ventures, Lux Capital, Google Ventures, Nvidia, Qualcomm Ventures, Jan Erik Solem, NYU and Angels.
Overview: The Agency of the future. A freelancer marketplace to connect mobile and web developers with projects that fit their skill set.
Location: Montreal, Canada
Co-Investors: Accomplice, Atlas Venture, Real Ventures, iNovia Capital, Boldstart, & Naval Ravikant.
Overview: Audience insights leveraging cameras and computer vision to deliver individual viewing engagement.
Location: Cambridge, MA & New York City
Co-Investors: Accomplice, Golden Venture Partners, Jump Capital, ITOCHU Technology Ventures, and others.
Overview: Smart cloud-based video monitoring for your IP-connected cameras.
Location: San Mateo, California , U.S.
Co-Investors: Freestyle Capital, Greylock Partners, BoxGroup, Marissa Mayer, Brian McClendon, Mark Goldstein, Jan Erik Solem...
Overview: ShopPad is an e-commerce platform that turns retailers’ desktop websites into tablet-optimized experiences.
Location: Oakland, CA, U.S.
Co-Investors: Allen Morgan, Oren Michels, Scott Rafer, and more Angels.