A  Kern Venture Group


     Office Locations:

5001 California Ave
Bakersfield, CA
Phone: 661-343-1840



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Software & Internet



    The first Angel Fund in Bakersfield, CA. KVG provides the necessary seed/startup funding for new promising California ventures. Kern Venture Group focuses on early-stage investments in entrepreneurs who are looking to develop disruptive technology. Its investments offered is made in seed-stage startups, primarily in the tech and industrial sectors. The firm was founded in 2018 and is headquartered in Bakersfield, California.

    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 Higdon Co-Managing Partner
    John-Paul Lake Co-Managing Partner
    Sheryl Barbich Partner


    Portfolio companies include:

      Mill It
        web link


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