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Taking startups to their first $10 million in revenue.

 
 
 
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We are serial entrepreneurs and veteran executives dedicated to helping startups become profitable engines of prosperity in our region.

 

Our Results

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Ecosystem

Our team helped build many of the major players in our entrepreneurship ecosystem...

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Scale

Built international sales forces generating hundreds of millions in revenue and managed...

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Fundraising

Created national startup syndication networks, facilitate the events where top startups pitch...

 
 
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Do you have what it takes to join our Portfolio?

Criteria

Committed | Coachable | Validated | Scalable

 

We invest in your success... 

 

Our investment

What if you had a virtual C-suite that included people with experience like this: CIO of a Fortune 10 company, a global brand manager for Procter & Gamble, designer of Apple’s global supply chain, and a half dozen more people like that?

Those people’s experience and their networks are what we invest in our entrepreneurs.

 
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OUR TEAM'S PAST SUCCESSES

 

Funding

Raised $2.4 million in seed financing by organizing one of the largest syndicates of angel investor groups ever formed.

Strategy

Pivoted a startup's strategy from providing apps to providing a platform, helping them get to a $1.5 billion (with a b :)) valuation.

Supply Chain

Designed and managed the supply chains for new Apple, Dell, Sun, and HP products.

Scale

Built and scaled organizations ranging from 5 to 2500 people.

Bootstrapping

Went from nothing to a company with fortune 500 clients, a global workforce, employees with an excellent quality of life and never raised outside capital.

Sales

Led, recruited, and scaled up sales international sales teams selling globally and exceeding revenue & profit targets.

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

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Paul Silva

Founder & General Partner

Paul takes great joy in having helped more than a thousand entrepreneurs follow their dreams to launch hundreds of startups.

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Rick Plaut

Co-Founder & Advisor

Rick spent the first thirty years of his career as a corporate “intrapreneur” developing new products, customers, markets and businesses.

 
 
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It all starts with a conversation...

 

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