VC  Firebrand Ventures

     Office Locations:

8510 West 127th Place
Overland Park, KS 66213
Phone: 760-420-5355



  • Early



  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet



    Firebrand Ventures is a 'new kind' of early stage, Midwest venture fund. Firebrand considers investments in the 'Greater Midwest' region of the central U.S. roughly bordered by Austin to Minneapolis, Boulder to Columbus. The firm's sweet spot is investing an average of $250k into rounds of $500k-$2M, with capital reserved for select follow-on investments. Managing Partner John Fein served as Managing Director for Techstars, where he ran three accelerator programs in Kansas City and invested in 30 startups.



      Fund Name



    Get funds under management for this firm including Fund name, Dollar size of fund raise, and Vintage with a National Database subscription.

    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
    Get the complete investment team + individual email addresses for investment team partners. Get personal images, LinkedIn links, investment specialties, office locations and more with a National Database subscription.
    David Cohen Advisor
    John Fein Founder and Managing Partner
    Maranda Manning Associate


    Portfolio companies include:

        web link

        web link

        web link

        web link

        web link

        web link

        web link

        web link

        web link

      Super Dispatch
        web link

        web link

      The Waggle Company
        web link

        web link


    Recent News: