Our investment criteria is unique in the venture community. We believe in deep diligence and review nearly 1000+ companies each year, selecting only those that we believe in.



Breadth of Application

Your breakthrough should have highly protectable IP and broad commercial applicability. We like technologies with many potential pathways.


Early in the Journey

A compelling paper or patent will spark our interest. Ideally we like to see a working proof of concept, but we will talk even before that.

the Right Individuals

We look for people who are responsive and curious, eager to engage and actively prepare for what’s ahead. We care about your future more than your past.

a mentorship Viewpoint

We invest early and stick around as long as needed. We aim to help our portfolio companies start off and end strong.