Fostering the
of bold ideas
to reality.

Together, we can uncover seismic opportunities among the shifts and innovations happening in the business landscape.

Together, we can uncover seismic opportunities among the shifts and innovations happening in the business landscape.


We join teams from the first spark of a new idea.

01 Investing

We seek out mission-oriented entrepreneurs who are determined to solve meaningful problems in the business world. We provide the crucial initial capital to ignite new ideas and relentlessly invest our time, resources and additional capital along your side

02 Mentoring

We not only provide the capital needed to fuel your vision but also become strategic partners in your success. Financial backing is just the beginning – we go the extra mile to help you thrive. Our experienced team provides unwavering support at every stage of your entrepreneurial journey, fostering deep and valuable long-term relationships.

03 Accelerating

With a proven track record and expansive relationships, our investment and mentoring act as catalysts, propelling our portfolio companies forward. We create unique opportunities for partnerships, collaborations, and market access that might otherwise remain elusive. Together, we amplify success and drive lasting impact.


Empowering your vision with expert support.

We bring the mindset of an entrepreneur — we know the fear, the adrenaline, the hard work, the rough times, and the triumph.

Morris Miller

Managing Partner

CEO and Co-Founder at Xenex. Started and managed numerous investments and has been an advisor to many successful startups.

Matthew Rhodes-Kropf

Managing Partner

Successful entrepreneur, seasoned investor, and highly regarded professor.

Juan Luis Leungli


Scrappy immigrant with startup, tech and financing experience. Believer in the transformative and leveling powers of tech and entrepreneurship as change agents.

Mark Weber


Researcher, strategist, and investor with a specialization in AI.

Rob Biederman


Chairman, Co-Founder, Catalant Technologies; Executive Fellow, Harvard Business School

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Nathan Kundtz


CEO, Co-Founder, Former CEO, Kymeta Corporation.

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Daniel Theobald

Roboticist in Residence

CEO, Founder, Vecna Robotics; Co-Founder, President, Mass Robotics.

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David Mindell


MIT Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and History of Engineering and Manufacturing Chairman and Co-founder, Humatics Corporation.

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Felipe Delgado

Emerging Markets Expert in Residence

Co-Founder, President, and CFO of Merama

Morris Miller

Managing Partner
Morris Miller is a managing partner at Tectonic Ventures as well as the Chief Executive Officer at Xenex Disinfection Services.

Morris co-founded and provided the initial funding for Xenex, which produces a robot used to disinfect hospitals. Previously he co-founded Rackspace Managed Hosting (NYSE:RAX)(brought private by Apollo for $4.3 billion). Morris also founded Curtis Hill Publishing, the first company to publish Texas case law on CD-ROM, which he successfully sold to Thomson Legal Publishing.

Morris has also started and managed a series of investment vehicles through which he has made numerous investments and advised many startups. His investments include Inventables, Adometry,, Samba TV, Ripple IT, Admissions Lab, Pocket Power and Enchanted Rock Reliability Services.

Morris has appeared on CNBC, MSNBC, Fox News, Fox Business, CNN, PBS NewsHour, and Bloomberg. Morris has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and numerous technical and medical publications.

Originally from San Antonio, Morris is a graduate of the Dedman School of Law at Southern Methodist University, The University of Texas at Austin, and Phillips Exeter Academy.

Xenex Disenfection Services

CEO and Co-founder

  • Produces robots used to disinfect hospital rooms.
Rackspace Managed Hosting NYS E : R A X

President and Co-founder

  • A managed cloud computing company.
  • Brought private by Apollo for $4.3 billion.
Curtis Hill Publishing


  • First company to publish Texas case law on CD-ROM – sold to Thomson Legal Publishing.

Matthew Rhodes-Kropf


Managing Partner
Matt is a managing partner at Tectonic Ventures. For almost 30 years Matt has been an entrepreneur, an investor, and a professor. He has taught entrepreneurship and venture investing at Harvard Business School, Columbia Business School and is now a professor at MIT’s Sloan School of Management. He has helped start numerous companies ranging from a biotech firm to a quantitative hedge fund. Matt has also forged a successful investing career that began with buying a bar in college and evolved into investments in Rackspace, Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, Xenex, and Axioma among others.
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In 2016, Matt and his partner Morris Miller formed Tectonic Ventures I, their first pooled fund. Juan Luis Leungli joined Tectonic, from General Catalyst, as a Partner in 2017.

Matt was formerly the CFO of Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, where he worked with the founder to launch the firm and the world’s first Alzheimer’s imaging agent. Matt was also the COO of a quantitative hedge fund he helped form. Matt also advised on the creation and growth of Correlation Ventures, which leverages predictive analytics in making venture investments, where he continues to serve as an Advisor. Matt is presently a Board participant at Appex, Auterion, Avant-garde Health, Butlr, Movley, Olis Robotics,, TIFIN Studios, Vecna Robotics, Wyebot, and Xenex. Additionally, Matt is on the board of Neighborhood Trust, and the advisory board for Duke University’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship program (I&E Board).

Matt teaches entrepreneurship and fin-tech in the Finance department at MIT. Matt’s research on venture capital and exits has been published in many leading finance and economic journals. Previously a faculty member in the Entrepreneurial Management department at Harvard Business School, Matt taught VCPE and published many HBS cases. Prior to HBS, Matt taught Entrepreneurial Finance as a finance professor at Columbia University.

His work has been profiled in the Financial Times, The Economist, the MIT Sloan Management Review, Kauffman publications, Institutional Investor’s Alpha Magazine, PeHub, etc., and many popular blogs. He is regularly quoted in major print media such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and the Financial Times, etc., and has discussed his work on television, with appearances on CNBC, BBC and CNN. Matt gives talks throughout the world on the financing of innovation.

RK Ventures

Founder & Partner
Prior to Tectonic Ventures Matt led numerous deal-by-deal investments.


Professor, Visiting

  • Teaches the Fintech Ventures course, helping students launch new companies.
  • Research focuses on the financing of innovation.
Harvard Business School


Juan Luis Leungli

Growing up, Juan watched his family transition from being farmers in a small village in rural China to becoming restaurateurs in Mexico City – Juan loves working with equally passionate, resilient and driven entrepreneurs.

Juan’s personal path to tech has had a few turns, starting with moving to the U.S. without his parents at 15 and working countless jobs ranging from selling hot dogs to answering switchboard calls to fund college.

Most recently, Juan worked at General Catalyst focusing on early stage investing and leading the coverage of Boston startups – he worked closely with companies like, Catalant (fka HourlyNerd) and Feedvisor. Prior to General Catalyst, Juan was in San Francisco as part of the team at Javelin Venture Partners focusing on Series A investments and working with companies like MasterClass. Juan’s experience in technology covers a wide spectrum – launching Ripple Concerts, a marketplace for live music, working with seed companies while at Primary Ventures in New York, helping the digital turnaround efforts at McGraw-Hill Education and advising large companies like AMD, Fairchild Semi, IAC/InterActiveCorp, IMG, Ticketmaster, Universal Orlando and VeriFone on their financing strategies while at J.P. Morgan.

Juan is a Board participant and / or advisor at Aestuary, Appex, Butlr, Kontempo, and Villa Homes. He was awarded “Rising Star in VC” by the New England Venture Capital Association in 2017 and was nominated by peers in 2022 and 2023 as one of the “most important VCs in the U.S. / Boston, according to other VCs” (Business Insider). Juan graduated from Boston University with a B.S., summa cum laude, in Business and a minor in Statistics and from Harvard Business School with an MBA where he was a National Society of Hispanic MBAs Scholar and was awarded the Rock Entrepreneurship, Toigo and InSITE Fellowships. While at Harvard, Juan co-founded Rock Venture Partners, a program for students to invest in student-led startups. Outside of work, Juan enjoys eating his way through Boston with his family and teaching new tricks to his goldendoodle. Follow Juan on Twitter via @juanleungli.

Harvard Business School

Executive Coach

Harvard Business School

Venture Capital Advisor (EIR),
Rock Center for Entrepreneurship

Venture Capital

Primary Ventures
Javelin Venture Partners
General Catalyst


Robert Toigo Foundation

Mark Weber

Mark Weber is an investor, researcher, and business leader specializing in lab-to-market innovation.

Mark is a Principal investor at Tectonic Ventures and a Director’s Fellow at the MIT Media Lab, where he supports member companies as well as students spinning out their research into startups. Mark earned his MBA from MIT Sloan, where he was a Fellow with the Legatum Center for Entrepreneurship & Development. Previously, Mark was a research scientist and founding member of the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab, where he led Strategy & Operations and published work in graph convolutional networks and algorithmic fairness. At IBM Research, Mark formed and led the Advanced Prototyping Team along with the global Think Labs focused on early stage productization (including LLMs) and business impact with strategic IBM customers.

Mark also spent two years as a graduate researcher and corporate membership manager in the MIT Media Lab’s Digital Currency Initiative. His work on blockchain-based property records culminated in a publication in Management Science, distinguished with a Best Paper award over a 3-year span. 

Mark gained much of his perspective on business, government, and society having spent the first chapter of his career focused on international poverty and development. He is the co-producer of the critically acclaimed film Poverty, Inc., which premiered on Netflix in 2016, won the $100K Templeton Freedom Award, and toured the international film festival circuit. Today, he also serves on the Board of Trustees for the Harambe Alliance of African Entrepreneurs.

In his personal life, Mark is an ultramarathon runner, free diver, backcountry skier, mediocre chess player, and adventure motorcyclist who appreciates constructive dialogue and kindness in all things.

Rob Biederman

Rob Biederman is the Co-Founder, Chairman and former co-CEO of Catalant Technologies, the market leader enabling companies to get from strategy to execution, faster.
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Biederman is also co-author of a book titled, Reimagining Work: Strategies to Disrupt Talent, Lead Change, and Win with a Flexible Workforce, which lays out a vision and path for a new relationship between global companies and talent.

More than 30 percent of the Fortune 100 use Catalant’s platform to frictionlessly access and deploy talent, ranging from employees to over 70,000 elite independent consultants and 1,000 boutique firms in Catalant’s Expert Marketplace. Anonymized data from leading companies train Catalant’s AI-powered skills matching and recommendation engine, inform its best practices, and surface intelligent insights that get smarter over time. Based in Boston, Catalant serves thousands of clients, including GE, Hess, and Unilever, as well as many others on a confidential basis. The company has raised more than $100 million in venture capital funding from leading firms and individuals including General Catalyst, Highland Capital, Greylock Partners, Salesforce, Mark Cuban, the Kraft family and countless others.

Prior to founding Catalant, Biederman was a private equity investor at Goldman Sachs and Bain Capital, where he focused on the healthcare and high-tech industries. In these roles, he served as an advisor to and collaborator with both public and private management teams on topics including organic growth, competitive strategy, mergers and acquisitions, capital allocation, and financing strategy.

Rob is also an Executive Fellow in the Entrepreneurial Management unit at Harvard Business School, co-teaching the Scaling Technology Ventures course on funding and accelerating the growth of disruptive internet companies.

Biederman graduated from Princeton University with an A.B., cum laude, in Economics and Finance, and from Harvard Business School as a Baker Scholar. He played on the junior varsity basketball team and served as Student Body President.

Nathan Kundtz

Nathan recently stepped down from his role as Kymeta’s CEO and is currently working with Tectonic Ventures, Duke University, Intellectual Ventures, and others to build and grow great companies.
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The technology behind Kymeta’s products were Nathan’s brainchild as a PhD student. He led the original technology development as Kymeta’s CTO before taking the reigns as CEO in 2014.

As CEO Nathan led Kymeta’s transition from laboratory exploration into a product and services company – building a global supply chain to use excess liquid crystal display production capacity (and its $250B in global infrastructure) to make Kymeta’s ground breaking mTenna products. The mTenna remains the first and only solid state product on the market to challenge mechanically scanned VSAT (dish) antennas and has been deployed globally in nearly every mobile communications market including maritime, automotive, rail, IOT, first responders, and defense.

Nathan also recognized the importance of bringing a complete solution to the market (not just an antenna) and forged a partnership with the world’s largest satellite operator, Intelsat, to bring Kymeta’s own service to market around the world.

Nathan has also been recognized by LinkedIn as one of the top 10 technology professionals under 40, and has been inducted into the Duke Graduate School’s Few-Glasson Society.

Nathan has a Master's in Electrical Engineering and Ph.D. in Physics from Duke University. His work has covered topics in low-temperature condensed matter physics as well as metamaterials and microwave devices. He has authored or co-authored more than 40 patents and patent applications as well as over 30 peer reviewed publications; including award-winning doctoral research. Nathan is currently an adjunct assistant professor of Electrical Engineering at Duke University and a member of the Duke University Graduate School Board of Visitors.

Daniel Theobald

Daniel Theobald is the Founder and former Chief Executive Officer of Vecna Robotics. He’s been at the forefront of robotics R&D for over 20 years, partnering with DARPA, DoD, NASA, NIH, and USDA among many others to develop robust and agile autonomous systems for real-world applications.
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Daniel’s deep industry knowledge and practice of continuous innovation has made Vecna Robotics a leading provider of autonomous material handling and workflow optimization solutions. Vecna Robotics offers a fleet of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) and the Pivotal™ orchestration engine to optimize and orchestrate the movement of goods through industrial settings, including warehouses, distribution centers, and manufacturing facilities.

Theobald is a co-founder and Director of MassRobotics and holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from MIT. He has received the Henry Ford II Scholar Award, NSF Fellowships, and a Hertz Fellowship award.

David Mindell

David is the founder and Executive Chairman, and former CEO of Humatics Corporation, with a mission to revolutionize how people and machines locate, navigate and collaborate.
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An electrical engineer and historian of technology with thirty years’ experience in robotics and autonomy, David has been on the faculty at MIT for twenty-five years, as professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT and as the Dibner Professor of the History of Engineering and Manufacturing; he currently Chairs the MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future. He is co-author (with David Autor and Elizabeth Reynolds) of the Task Force’s final report, "The Work of the Future: Building Better Jobs in an Age of Intelligent Machines" (2020).

David is an expert on the myriad relationships between people and autonomous robots, he has participated in more than twenty-five oceanographic expeditions and is an inventor on nine patents in autonomous helicopters, AI-assisted piloting, and RF navigation. He is the author of five books, including Our Robots, Ourselves: Robotics and the Myths of Autonomy (2015) and Digital Apollo: Human and Machine in Spaceflight (2008) and numerous studies on technology and policy, including The Future of Human Spaceflight (2008). David has undergraduate degrees from Yale and a Ph.D. from MIT.

David splits his time between Cambridge Massachusetts and East Montpelier, Vermont, with his wife, a choral conductor, and his two daughters. He is an instrument-rated private pilot and flies a Beechcraft Bonanza.

Felipe Delgado

Emerging Markets Expert in Residence
Felipe Delgado is the Co-Founder, President, and CFO of Merama, aiming to elevate e-commerce businesses across Latin America, boasting over 80 brands and $600M in revenue in three years.

Felipe Delgado is Co-Founder, President, and CFO of Merama, a company that partners with and grows the largest e-commerce businesses in Latin America. With operations in Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru and the US, the company has grown to have more than 80 brands in its portfolio and +US$600M in revenue in its first 3 years of operations, while having maintained a positive EBITDA and CF through the life of the business. Dual headquartered in Mexico City and Sao Paulo, Merama is backed by leading global VCs and PEs.

Prior to starting Merama, Felipe was CFO of Beetmann, a qualified supplier company based in Mexico that utilizes AI and IoT solutions to help optimize energy consumption in real time. He is still a partner at the company and a member of its Board of Directors.

Felipe started off his professional career at JPMorgan, in the US Oil & Gas Investment Bank group. He holds a BBA in Finance from The University of Texas at Austin, where he graduated with honors, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Sebastian Ceria
Sebastian Ceria
Sebastian Ceria is the CEO of Qontigo (the merger of Axioma, DAX and STOXX) and previously the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Axioma, the leading provider of innovative risk-management, portfolio-construction, and risk and regulatory reporting solutions that unify front, middle and back office functions at financial institutions worldwide.
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David Coats
David Coats, M.B.A.
David Coats is a founder and Managing Director of Correlation Ventures.
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Shikhar Ghosh
Shikhar Ghosh
Shikhar Ghosh is a Professor of Management at Harvard Business School. He was selected by BusinessWeek as one of the best Entrepreneurs in the US, Forbes as one of the ‘Masters of the Internet Universe,’ and Fortune as the CEO of one of the 10 most innovative companies in the US.
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Felda Hardymon
Felda Hardymon, PH.D.
Felda Hardymon is a partner emeritus in Bessemer’s Cambridge office and joined the firm in 1981. He focused on investments in the software, semiconductors, communications, and storage sectors.
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Glenn Hubbard
Glenn Hubbard, PH.D.
Glenn Hubbard is the former Dean of Columbia Business School and former Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors. He was also the Deputy Assistant Secretary at the US Department of Treasury, and the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers. He is also a member of the board of directors of KKR and a Director at MetLife.
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Ari Kushner
In MemorIAM
Ari Kushner, Advisor Emeritus (in memoriam)
Ari Kushner was a General Partner at Kushner Capital Partners, as well as the CFO & Director of Entanglement Technologies, Inc. Ari specialized in investment in early stage technology, biotech, financial, and other non-real estate companies.
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Ernest Mario
Ernest Mario, PH.D.
Ernest Mario began his career in the pharmaceutical industry as a research scientist in 1966. He has led four drug companies as CEO: Glaxo, Alza, Reliant, and Capnia. In 2007 he was awarded the Remington Medal, pharmacy’s highest honor, and is namesake of the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers.
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Frank Moss
Frank Moss, PH.D.
Frank Moss has had a 40-year career as a high-tech, biotech and health-tech entrepreneur. He served as director of the MIT Media Lab from 2006-2011 and is the author of The Sorcerers and their Apprentices: How the Digital Magicians of the MIT Media Lab are Creating the Innovative Technologies That Will Transform our Lives. He currently advises numerous startups and is on the boards of ArtLifting Inc and the Jackson Laboratory.
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Vinay Nair
Vinay Nair, PH.D.
Dr. Vinay Nair is a serial entrepreneur (Magnifi, MIO, Positivly, 55ip) and a leading academic, a professor, and an author. He is also the Founder and Chairman of the Tifin Group.
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Susan C. Schnabel
Susan C. Schnabel, M.B.A.
Susan C. Schnabel is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of aPriori Capital Partners, formerly Ms. Schnabel worked at Credit Suisse as a Managing Director in the Asset Management Division and Co-Head of DLJ Merchant Banking Partners.
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Tom Tinsley
Tom Tinsley, M.B.A.
Tom Tinsley is a former Managing Director of General Atlantic LLC. Prior to joining GA, he was the CEO of Baan Company, NV and a Director at McKinsey & Company. He currently serves on the boards of Bridgeway Capital Management and Strattam Capital, along with the boards of LifeFlight of Maine and the Island Institute of Maine. He specializes in strategy and global expansion.
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David Coats is a serial entrepremeur (Magnifi, MIO, Positivly, 55ip) and a leading academic , a professor, and an author. He is also the Founder and Chairman of the Tifin Group.
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Bold ideas
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We succeed through meticulous investment, nurturing long-term relationships, and a deep understanding of the evolving entrepreneurial ecosystem.


Investment directory.

Industry leading tax-smart investment strategy engine

55ip provides technology-enabled investment solutions focused on tax optimization combined with portfolio construction for high net worth accounts. These solutions help 55ip’s partner organizations (typically - Registered Investment Advisors / Wealth Managers) gain and manage client accounts.

With a focus on innovation and delivering value to clients, 55-ip is revolutionizing the investment landscape with their investment management solutions.

J.P. Morgan Asset Management acquired 55ip in 2020.

Buying and growing Shopify-powered eCommerce brands

Aestuary is a technology-enabled consumer products company that acquires and operates brands in the Shopify ecosystem. In the modern marketplace, products can be ordered and delivered from anywhere, allowing niche businesses and products to find their audience. Aestuary identifies authentic niche brands with loyal customers and employs best-in-class operations and technology to manage and grow them, allowing them to efficiently scale up many brands at once.

Partnering with the world’s best app-entrepreneurs

Appex partners with top mobile app founders to buy their apps, invest in future growth, and ensure the app founders share in the upside.

Cloud-native data replication

Real-time, enterprise database replication made simple. The only CDC (change data capture) platform architected for infinite scalability. Zero impact. Low latency. Guaranteed consistency. No Ph.D. required.

Building the largest open source infrastructure for autonomous robots

Auterion is the leading platform for AI-powered Autonomy for drones. As a vendor-independent operating system, Auterion empowers a fleet of connected autonomous drones, providing advanced automation, enhanced user experience, and efficient fleet and data management through our built-in app deployment.

Avant-garde Health
Healthcare data analytics software based on Michael Porter's research

Avant-garde Health is a healthcare technology company that focuses on improving outcomes and reducing costs through data-driven solutions. They leverage advanced analytics and AI to provide actionable insights to healthcare providers, payers, and life sciences companies. Their platform helps identify opportunities for quality improvement, risk stratification, and care management, ultimately leading to better patient outcomes and more efficient healthcare delivery.

Efficient payment processing for companies

Baton Financial Services Inc. is a financial services company known for its expertise in payment processing and financial management solutions. With a focus on streamlining payment processes, Baton offers a comprehensive range of services to businesses. Their solutions are designed to optimize efficiency, security, and transparency in financial transactions. Baton's commitment to innovation and industry knowledge has positioned them as a trusted partner for businesses seeking reliable and effective financial services.

Baton was acquired by Trevipay in 2022.

Gain insight into human movement and well-being

The world’s first and only 100% wireless, people counting, and occupancy sensing platform. The office has become a product – Butlr offers sensors to allow insights into how the office is being used and how it could improve.

Future of Work marketplace

Catalant’s Expert Marketplace connects businesses to independent consultants and subject-matter experts who deliver quality work when needed. It’s a flexible alternative to full-time hiring but less expensive and more action-oriented than traditional consulting. Fortune 500 brands, medium-sized businesses, and private equity and consulting firms all rely on Catalant to help them execute critical work quickly and at scale.

Dorm Room Fund
Backing the best student entrepreneurs

Dorm Room Fund is a venture capital fund that invests in early-stage startups founded by student entrepreneurs. With a mission to support and empower the next generation of entrepreneurs, Dorm Room Fund provides funding, resources, and mentorship to help startups grow and succeed. By leveraging their extensive network and industry expertise, Dorm Room Fund helps student founders turn their ideas into thriving businesses and navigate the challenges of building a startup while balancing their academic commitments.

EHR-integrated platform optimizing clinical workflows

An EHR-integrated platform transforming clinical decisions. EvidenceCare offers clinicians an added layer of care guidance at the point of order, curated for every scenario, delivered directly into the clinical workflow.

Setting the new standard for behavioral health services

EvolvedMD pioneers the integration of behavioral health services into primary care, embedding specialists directly within medical practices that are supported by an offsite care team. This distinctive approach enables immediate and collaborative care, offering a forward-thinking and economically viable solution that leads to improved patient outcomes.

AI turning fashion waste into cash

The resale economy runs On Flyp. Flyp is AI that turns fashion waste into cash. Resellers can source, automate, and sell in one place with AI that supports their business.

Flyp is revolutionizing the resale industry with its cutting-edge AI-powered platform for sellers.

Forta Health
Parent-led autism therapy with ML personalization

Forta is pioneering a new model of family-powered healthcare. We’re starting with autism, aided by our clinical-grade AI algorithms for developing personalized therapy plans for each individual child.

Intelligent microlocation technology

Founded by the renowned MIT robotics professor David Mindell, Humatics creates precise location and navigation data in places where these capabilities do not exist today to support multiple use cases in manufacturing, transportation, robotics, surgery, and more.

Payment solutions for B2B e-commerce in Latin America

The leading B2B buy now, pay later solution in Mexico. Kontempo enables wholesalers from traditional industries to easily and quickly offer deferred payment terms to their business customers. Their API-driven payments platform powers credit operations and helps drive higher sales and greater customer retention.

Kymeta Corp
Making mobile connectivity global

Kymeta brings to the global market the first-of-its-kind “FLAT” satellite antenna with an electronically steerable beam enabling users to transmit and receive high bandwidth internet signals to anywhere in the sky from anywhere around the globe. These units work on cars, boats, planes, trains, buses, tractors, etc., and have the potential to change the paradigm for broadband high-speed internet connectivity.

Maestro Labs
Write better emails, faster

Maestro Labs offers an advanced email drafting solution that helps users create high-quality emails in their desired tone and language at lightning speed. Maestro Labs’ enterprise-grade security measures ensure that users' valuable and sensitive data is kept safe, while their AI-powered technology has already ingested all past emails, giving a new email a head start!

Building the largest e-commerce platform for consumers in Latin America

Merama is a technology-driven e-commerce platform that partners with leading brands to build and scale direct-to-consumer businesses across Latin America. By providing expertise, funding, and infrastructure, Merama empowers brands to expand their reach in this rapidly growing market. With their data-driven approach and deep market knowledge, Merama helps brands navigate the complexities of e-commerce and unlock their full potential in Latin America.

Hyperreal generative AI for the human face

Metaphysic’s software automates hyperreal generative AI human content creation. They are building the hyperreal metaverse — AI-generated content for movies & Web3 infrastructure to create hyperreal avatars owned by users.

Building the future of product inspections

Movley is building a managed quality control (QC) marketplace for consumer brands. The QC services industry is massive ($400B+), antiquated, and fundamentally broken. All brands selling physical goods need QC, but most of them don’t have QC know-how. Movley’s platform allows brands to run the right QC in just a few clicks. It’s Flexport but for quality control.

Olis Robotics
Remote error recovery of industrial robots

Olis innovates in telerobotics for error recovery of industrial robots using technology developed with NASA the US Navy for outer space and deep sea applications. Secure monitoring, smart diagnostics, and safe remote control help keep robots online 24/7, saving millions.
Miniaturizing AI models

Fast and efficient AI everywhere. OmniML accelerates machine learning model performance without sacrificing accuracy. OmniML makes the model faster and smaller with compact neural architecture design, training, and compression that coordinates with the hardware on which it is running. OmniML makes OmniML on the edge possible.

OmniML was acquired by Nvidia in 2022.

Backing great entrepreneurs in underserved geographies

Outlander is a visionary investment company that funds tech startups aiming to solve the world's most pressing challenges. Whether the startups target enterprise or consumer markets, understanding the customer and their pain points is crucial. The company invests in a wide range of tech categories, including the future of commerce and work, hardware with AI integration, and the emerging Web3 space. Their investment decisions are guided by the Outlander Founder Framework, which emphasizes vision, intelligence, character, and execution in the founding teams.

Next generation CPG company by acquiring and operating top Amazon brands

Perch is a technology-enabled consumer products company that acquires and operates Amazon FBA (Fulfillment by Amazon) businesses with unique/winning products in their respective categories/niches.

The platform for synthetic data

The platform as a service for creating and operationalizing synthetic data for AI. provides the tools to produce and operationalize physics-based synthetic datasets for AI training and validation.

The grocery store robot

Simbe makes a retail AI-powered robot that operates safely during normal store hours alongside shoppers, automating shelf audits for low stock, out-of-stock, misplaced items, and pricing errors: Simbe Robotics—Meet Tally. The information gleaned from continual in-store data capture allows retail analytics at a level far superior to those calculated today. The data acquired can be used by the store, delivery companies, and each individual brand and brand manager, creating a network effect across stores.

Next generation purchasing and cost-saving analytics for dental offices

Torch is a dentist’s partner in running their practice. Torch batches supply orders from many dental offices and negotiates better prices. The software-as-a-service also provides inventory and spend management and easy ordering from all vendors. The data capture across all offices allows for analytics and suggestions to lower costs and increase margins.

Vecna Robotics
Complete robotic warehouse workflow automation

Vecna Robotics’ self-driving fork trucks, pallet trucks, and tuggers powered by their Pivotal™ orchestration software and 24/7/365 command center can be used to automate critical workflows, maximize throughput, and scale warehouse and manufacturing operations quickly.

Villa Homes
The tech-forward general contractor for prefab homes.

Villa is California’s largest prefab builder of accessory dwelling units (ADUs) with plans to expand nationwide, offering customizable and affordable home solutions addressing America’s housing crisis. Our beautiful product catalog, design studio, and property map allow you to make your house a home, delivered right to your property with minimal setup required.

Data collaboration platform

Visor is building a SaaS-based project management, planning, and visualization tool, focused initially on product managers.

Upgrading large language models with superior embeddings

Voyage AI vectorizes your specialized domain knowledge and corporate data, improving the usefulness of large language models (LLM’s) for enterprise tasks. We’re best-in-class, better even than OpenAI, on training embeddings models for use in chatbots and retrieval-augmented generation (RAG) systems.

AI-driven WiFi automation

Wyebot revolutionizes network connectivity. Wyebot monitors the RF spectrum, diligently analyzing the data packets traversing the airwaves between connected devices such as phones, tablets, printers, thermostats, robots, and sensors on WiFi or broadband networks. Powered by advanced AI, Wyebot detects and resolves connectivity issues proactively, often before users even become aware of their existence.

The LightStrike™ Germ-zapping robot™

Xenex makes the LightStrike™ Germ-zapping robot™ that uses full-spectrum UV light to disinfect hospital patient rooms and operating rooms in a few minutes. 

Now in more than 700 hospitals, Xenex has saved millions of lives.

Other selected investments
Marketing attribution and optimization

Adometry is a marketing analytics and attribution company. Their platform helps businesses measure and optimize the effectiveness of their online advertising campaigns. Adometry's advanced algorithms and machine learning capabilities provide valuable insights into customer behavior, attribution modeling, and marketing ROI. With a focus on data-driven decision-making, Adometry empowers marketers to make informed choices and drive better business outcomes.

Avid Radiopharmaceuticals
Molecular imaging

Avid Radiopharmaceuticals is a pioneering company in the field of molecular imaging and diagnostics. They specialize in the development and commercialization of innovative radiopharmaceuticals for neurodegenerative diseases, particularly Alzheimer's disease. Avid Radiopharmaceuticals' groundbreaking technologies enable the visualization and detection of disease-specific biomarkers in the brain, providing valuable insights for early diagnosis, disease monitoring, and drug development. Their commitment to advancing precision medicine and improving patient outcomes has positioned them as a leader in the field of molecular imaging and neurology research.

Quantitative risk analytics and portfolio construction

Axioma is a leading provider of risk management and portfolio construction solutions for the financial industry. They offer powerful analytics tools and technology platforms that enable investment professionals to make data-driven decisions. Axioma's innovative software helps investors analyze and manage risk, construct efficient portfolios, and optimize performance. With a global presence and a commitment to delivering actionable insights, Axioma empowers financial institutions to navigate complex market dynamics.

Enchanted Rock
Reliable Microgrids

Enchanted Rock is an energy technology company that specializes in providing microgrid solutions for critical power needs. Their advanced systems and software enable businesses and organizations to have reliable and resilient power supply, especially during grid outages or emergencies. Enchanted Rock's microgrid solutions integrate renewable energy sources, energy storage, and intelligent controls to optimize energy management and reduce costs. With a focus on sustainability and energy independence, Enchanted Rock is transforming the way critical facilities and industries secure their power supply.
Online leader in golf customization is an e-commerce retailer specializing in golf equipment and accessories. They offer a wide range of golf balls, clubs, apparel, and personalized products. provides golfers with high-quality products from top brands and a seamless online shopping experience. With a commitment to customer satisfaction and a passion for the game of golf, caters to the needs of golf enthusiasts and helps them elevate their game.

Multicloud solutions

Rackspace is a leading managed cloud services provider. They offer expertise in cloud computing, data management, and cybersecurity solutions. Rackspace's comprehensive services help businesses leverage the power of the cloud, optimize their IT infrastructure, and ensure data security. With a team of certified professionals and a customer-centric approach, Rackspace enables organizations to focus on their core business while relying on a trusted partner for their technology needs.

Next generation CPG company acquiring and operating top Amazon brands

Thrasio is a consumer goods company that acquires and operates Amazon FBA businesses. They specialize in scaling and optimizing e-commerce brands, leveraging their expertise in marketing, supply chain management, and product development. Thrasio's strategic approach and resources help brands achieve growth and profitability on the Amazon platform. With a data-driven approach and a focus on operational excellence, Thrasio empowers e-commerce entrepreneurs to maximize the value of their businesses.