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 >.

 

Portfolio:

 

 UPSKILL (formerly APX-Labs)

Overview: Enterprise software platform for Smart Glasses  
Location: Washington DC & San Francisco, U.S.
Co-Investors: NEA, GE Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, Work-Bench, and Angels.

 

Clarifai

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.

 

Mapillary 

Overview: Crowdsourced Streetview leveraging advanced computer vision.
Location: Malmo, Sweden & Los Angeles, U.S.
Co-Investors: Atomico, Sequoia CapitalWellington Partners, Playfair Capital, Ooga Labs, Scott Kurnit, Taavet Hinrikus, Naval Ravikant and other Angels.

 
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Mediachain Labs

Overview: Mediachain automatically connects media to its creator and information about it leveraging the blockchain. 
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Co-Investors: Union Square Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, RRE Ventures, Alexis Ohanian and other angels.

 

Crew

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.

 
 
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TVision Insights 

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.

 

Camio

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...

 
 

ShopPad

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.

 

Acquired

 

Geniachip

Overview: Genia's mission is to make genetic information universally available. Genia's integrated circuits built on standard CMOS process technology enable massively parallel single-molecule DNA sequencing.  
Location: San Francisco, U.S.
Acquired: $350M by Roche June 2014

 
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Farmeron

Overview: Farmeron brings farm records online and boosts farming results with actionable metrics and suggestions.  
Location: Croatia & San Francisco, U.S.  
Acquired: US Virtus Nutrition