FOF/VC  Venture51

     Office Locations:

8700 E Pinnacle Peak Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Phone: 408-246-3395



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Information Technology
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet



    Venture51 invests in high technology companies and is based on the premise for a new, modern venture capital firm that supports the most promising founders in high-growth markets. The firm focuses on investments after the Seed Round but prior to the Series A Round, in a niche Venture51 calls the 'Traction Gap.' Venture51 has made Fund of Funds investments in: Social Leverage, EchoVC, The Designer Fund, and 500 Startups. The firm's sector focus includes the following themes: Digital Household, Mobile Ecosystem, Edge Enterprise, New Commerce, Health & Self, Professional, Plumbing, and Edu-Tech. The firm makes an average initial investment of $750K, ranging from $500K to $1M, with selective follow-on reserves. The initial ownership target is 7 - 10%. Venture51 focuses on investments in the Bay Area, New York and Southern California. However growing markets like Austin and Boulder are also interesting.



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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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    Brandon Zeuner Co-Founder and Managing Partner
    Ellen Polcari Venture Concierge
    Ryan Swagar Co-Founder and Managing Partner
    Zach Hamilton Venture Partner


    Portfolio companies include:


      Dollar Shave Club

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      Life 360


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      Ripple Labs
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