Team

We help founders from idea inception build and scale businesses that will positively impact the world. We partner early and help our founders successfully navigate the risks associated with their new venture. Our value comes from our experience, our network, and our unwavering commitment to our founders.

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Garrett Gilbertson
Founder
Profile
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Peter Mansfield
Partner
Profile
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Jean Michel Arnoult
Partner
Profile
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Matt Maier
Partner
Profile
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Aike Müller
Partner
Profile
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Tian Liu
Advertising Partner

Partners and Advisors

We work actively with our partners and advisors to source new investment opportunities and mentor our portfolio founders.

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Sonja Markova
Executive Director
Band of Angels
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Ross Burningham
Partner
Gunderson Dettmer
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Mimi Carter
Director
Pasadena Angels
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Adam Korman
Partner
UpTech
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Darren Eng
Executive Director
LAVA
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Max Shapiro
Founder
People Connect Staffing
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Bill Shapiro
Band of Angels
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Alicia Hanf
BD Enterprises
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Amy Wood
Program Manager
Pepperdine Most Fundable Companies