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Announcing K9 Ventures II – A $40M technology-focused micro-VC fund

I am pleased to announce the formation of K9 Ventures II, L.P. – A $40M technology-focused micro-VC fund. This new $40M fund is backed by several high quality institutional limited partners including university endowments, foundations, family offices and fund of funds and key individuals.

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Investment Criteria

Someone on Quora asked me a question regarding my investment criteria for K9. I figured it would be good to cross post the response here as well. I use the following necessary, but not sufficient filters to qualify the startups I look at for investing through K9 Ventures: 1) Technical Founders: Founders with the ability to build their own product and […]

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CardMunch: Business Cards Solved

CardMunch is a mobile business card transcription service that allows a user to scan a business card using just their mobile phone. The service delivers the highest possible accuracy of the business card transcription by using a human workforce to transcribe and verify the information on the card. The transcribed information is returned to the mobile phone as a contact.

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Announcing K9 Ventures, L.P. – a seed stage fund

I’m pleased to announce the formation of K9 Ventures, L.P. – a seed-stage fund. K9 Ventures, L.P. is a $6.25M fund that is designed to do concept and seed-stage investments in technology companies. The fund will be deployed over a period of 3-4 years, with initial investment in the range of $100K – $250K, while […]

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