Creating Value

A network-driven approach to accelerating performance with proven leaders

 

Creating Value

A network-driven approach to accelerating performance with proven leaders

A UNIQUE APPROACH FOR UNIQUE FOUNDERS

We invest in high performing former military leaders who are accomplished professionally and academically. We look for servant leaders who can communicate, inspire others, and rally a team against a common mission. These leaders have the tested ability to learn, adapt, and apply themselves in unpredictable, ever-changing environments.

These leaders along with their co-founders and executives are accomplished, committed to the mission, and have relevant domain expertise.

WHAT WE INVEST IN

STAGE: Pre-Series A and Series A
software/technology startups

MULTI-FOUNDER TEAMS:
Proven domain expertise

ACCOMPLISHED, FORMER MILITARY LEADER:
On the Founding team

SECTOR: Business-to-Business (B2B)
SaaS, tech-enabled services; industry agnostic

US-BASED C-CORPORATIONS:
Preference for the Southeast
(DC to Texas to Florida)

MARKET TRACTION:
Functioning product and paying customers

INVESTMENT FRAMEWORK

Initial investments of $250-500k with reserves for follow-on investments

Convertible notes and priced preferred equity

Comfortable leading or following in investment rounds

WHAT WE DON’T INVEST IN

Founders straight out of the military or academia who lack domain expertise

Consumer-facing software or service businesses (B2C)

Companies selling only to the government or Veterans

Companies where the Veteran is not part of the founding team

Markets with high regulatory environments and/or long sales cycles

Franchise businesses, consulting firms, or consumer product companies