Partnering With The Best Entrepreneurial Minds



We invest in early stage technology startups run by the best entrepreneurial minds in the world.

Why startups partner with us?

  • We are entrepreneurs ready to help and support other entrepreneurs
  • We provide valuable expertise and advice beyond capital
  • Foundry accelerates product development and infuses AI / ML and Blockchain to existing startups
  • We are one of the most active early stage VCs in the Southeast

Our Investment Size and Stages Of Investment

Our initial investment is typically between $250,000 and $1M in Post-Seed (traction) and Series A rounds. We invest up to $2M in follow on investments. For Seed investments, we typically act as lead investors and likely to be the first institutional check the startup is getting. For the traction round, we either take the lead or co-invest along with other VC partners.

Product Market Fit + Ability To Scale

You should have a minimum sellable product and a few customers.

Strong And Coachable Team

Looking for the best entrepreneurial minds in the world (Hacker hustlers with strong finance acumen).

Based Out Of U.S. East Coast

Strong preference for companies based out of Atlanta / Greater Alpharetta area

Right Time To Invest

Is it the right time for your customers to adopt your technology, business model, and solution?

Apply To Be One Of Our Startups

If you meet the above criteria, we would love to partner with you and work along with you to help you grow to the next level.


We are proud of our entrepreneurs who are building great companies!

Harish Narasimhan


Princeton, NJ

Adcuratio helps media agencies build and execute advertiser-specific, personalized messaging campaigns on national TV … at the household level.

Palaniswamy “Raj” Rajan


Atlanta, GA

SoftWear Automation is disrupting the $100 billion sewn products industry by creating autonomous sewn goods. SoftWear’s fully automated Sewbots uses machine vision and allow manufacturers to SEWLOCAL™, moving their supply chains closer to the customer while creating higher quality products at a lower cost.

JP James



Atlanta, GA

LeapCredit, a fintech company, gives customers a fully automated and safe way to quickly apply, get approved for and obtain their loan in their bank account... all within two to three days.

Gavin Gray


Boston, MA

Oomf is a cloud-based software platform that enables the sharing economy - one thing at a time. Through partnering with various products and services, Oomf’s platform works to sync current and future shareable devices through its proprietary app.

Sandeep Gauba


Atlanta, GA

The GoProcure App is a smart B2B SaaS-based procurement platform that makes it easy for anyone in any enterprise to buy any product or service on any mobile device or desktop.

Eran Shust



The world’s first online hotel booking platform that lets people take advantage of amazing deals only available by splitting reservations. AI / Machine learning algorithms are used to split reservations .

Andris Merkulovs



Atlanta, GA

Monetizr (Techstars'17) is a blockchain-based Game Reward Engine. We reward gamers for their time and skill with tokens that can be used to purchase game-related physical goods or can be exchanged to cryptocurrencies.

Amari Ruff



Atlanta, GA

Sudu is a marketplace that uses technology to connect small and medium sized businesses (owning six or less trucks) to corporations that ship freight.  The company has developed a machine learning algorithm that allows connecting the most qualified trucker to each load and uses truck route optimization. Communication with the trucker or their dispatcher is done via chatbot which can have an intelligent conversation via text, email and over the phone with a human voice.

Antonio Otalvaro



Miami, FL

Raw Shorts provides a platform that is easy and intuitive that allows businesses to create beautiful videos from professionally designed templates using a simple drag and drop interface.  The platform allows the business user to create high quality product, explainer, demo, and marketing videos without the need for a creative agency.

John Carrington



Columbia, SC

ZVerse is a platform to develop user-friendly applications that automate the production of 3D printable content for businesses through software (LAYR) with the ability to offer professional 3D modeling and high-quality 3D print design services. The company is solving the massive content creation challenge of direct digital manufacturing with the only 3D design on-demand platform.

Demian M. Bellumio



Miami, FL

GraphPath helps enterprises evolve from Big Data to Big Knowledge through the creation and management of large-scale enterprise knowledge graphs. The company recently announced GraphOS, which is described as the world’s first decentralized operating system for Knowledge Graphs on Blockchain that will be enabled by the GraphOS Protocol which will allow for a network of Knowledge Graphs to be safely and securely interconnected via Blockchain technology.

Tony DiMatteo



San Francisco, CA is a domain leader in bringing officially sanctioned games of chance to users via a mobile platform. Utilizing the experience and technology of the company’s mobile lottery platform, the company is revolutionizing legacy raffles into a blockchain based platform capable of raising billions for charities and humanitarian needs. The company’s vision is to raise billions of dollars to help solve the most pressing humanitarian needs across the globe using global charitable raffles.

Naveen Jain



Oakland, CA & Johannesburg

Tari is a new blockchain platform that is open source, digital-assets focused that is being architected as a merge-mined sidechain with Monero. The company’s focus is on digital assets such as event tickets, and will also create a marketplace for loyalty points, ingame items, and crypto-native assets because of a huge opportunity to revolutionize the way these assets are owned, managed and transferred.


Dave Hendricks



Austin, TX

We are excited to partner with 11-11 because of their shared passion for the emerging market of tokenized, real-world assets on the blockchain. Vertalo is looking forward to making the vision of digital, tradeable assets a reality alongside 11-11 Ventures.

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