ED/VC  Silicon Slopes Venture Fund


     Office Locations:

c/o Pelion Venture Partners
2755 E. Cottonwood Parkway, Suite 600
Salt Lake City, UT 84121
Phone: 801-365-0262



  • Early



  • Information Technology



    The Silicon Slopes Venture Capital fund is focused on supporting start-up companies and entrepreneurs in Utah, while giving back to the tech community at large through its support of Silicon Slopes. Silicon Slopes is a non-profit organization that exists to empower Utah's tech community to learn, connect and serve with the goal of making entrepreneurship open and accessible to all. The Silicon Slopes Venture Fund was created by Qualtrics co-founder and CEO Ryan Smith, Omniture co-founder and Domo founder and CEO Josh James and Pelion Venture Partners General Partner Jeff Kearl. Pelion Venture Partners (see profile) is providing the fund's operational support. Silicon Slopes reaches a unique audience of more than 250,000 on a monthly basis through various media channels and properties.

    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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    Clint Betts Executive Director
    Josh James Co-Founder
    Ryan Smith Co-Founder


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