Venture Funds

“The Golden Seeds Venture Fund helps early stage founders with gender-diverse management teams accelerate enterprise growth.”

Deb Kemper 

Golden Seeds Venture Fund

Golden Seeds Venture Fund (GSVF) has a unique and symbiotic relationship with the Golden Seeds Angel Network. This relationship allows the independently managed Venture Fund to access the entrepreneur funding applications that come to Golden Seeds.  In addition, GSVF leverages the Managing Partners’ professional networks, including referrals from other entrepreneurs, portfolio companies, and syndicate partners.

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Managing Partners

Investment Criteria

GSVF invests in early and revenue growth stage companies with the following criteria:

  • Gender Diversity: At least one woman in the C-suite with an executive operating position and appropriate equity
  • Company Characteristics: exemplary management team, differentiated solution to a known pain point with significant competitive advantages, addressable market exceeding $500,000,000, and capital efficient business model
  • Primary Industry Focus: B2B Technology & Services, Healthcare

The 2011 Funds

Golden Seeds Fund 2 LP and Golden Seeds Innovate NY LP Fund, “the 2011 Funds”, are early and growth stage venture funds based on the successful model developed at Golden Seeds. The 2011 Funds have $31.4 million in committed capital and has invested in 30 companies. The 2011 Funds are closed to new investment.

The 2008 Sidecar Fund

Golden Seeds Fund LP is a 2008 sidecar fund that invested in parallel with members of the Golden Seeds’ angel network. The sidecar fund is closed to new investment and has invested in 16 companies.

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