VC  PowerPlant Ventures

     Office Locations:

832 Hermosa Ave
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Phone: 310-923-0951



  • Early
  • Growth
  • Seed



  • Food & Agriculture
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare



    Founded in 2015, Powerplant Ventures is a venture fund that supports world-changing, plant-centric companies that deliver better nutrition in more sustainable and ethical ways. The firm specializes in seed and Series A stage investments. For seed investments, the firm seeks to invest up to $0.25 million, and between $1 million and $2 million in Series A or B deals. With deep networks and operating experience in plant-based innovation, natural foods distribution and venture investing, Powerplant Ventures is equipped with the unique ability to identify, attract and advance a portfolio of emerging companies across the intersection of food and technology.



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    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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    Cessna Mac Senior Associate
    Dan Gluck Partner
    Kevin G. Boylan Partner and Co-Founder
    Mark Rampolla Partner and Co-Founder
    Thirumalaisamy K. Pillan Partner and Co-Founder


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):










      Series B


    Portfolio companies include:

      Beanfields Snacks
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      Veggie Grill
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      Vive Organic
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      Your Super
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