VC  Ballast Fund

     Office Locations:

PO Box 2799
Edwards, CO 81632
Phone: 303-800-1788



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Information Technology



    The Ballast Fund invests in selected opportunities across an array of asset classes, including: early stage/start-up, private equity and public equities. The Ballast Fund partners are a group of accredited, high net worth, successful entrepreneurs, investors and business leaders with experience across a range of industries. Ballast Venture Fund (BVF) is the early-stage investment arm of The Ballast Fund, comprised of successful entrepreneurs and investors who started, built, managed and sold several businesses to Fortune 500 Companies. BVF focuses on start-up and early-stage companies looking to raise start-up/series seed capital, typically in the $100k to $1M range. The firm's primary focus is on: (i) innovative IT/software/Internet businesses (ii) offering a compelling and focused value proposition with (iii) a strong and dedicated management team (iv) in the pre-venture capital round of financing. BVF invests in companies located in the greater Washington, DC/Northern Virginia area, Colorado, and China where the firm's partners reside. BVF may consider investments in other geographical areas given the right circumstances.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    David Drescher Managing Partner


    Portfolio companies include:

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