VC  XL Innovate

     Office Locations:

3555 Alameda de las Pulgas, 2nd Floor
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone: 650-817-7434



  • Early
  • Growth
  • Seed



  • Financial Services
  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet



    XL Innovate is a venture capital investor that focuses on new and early stage businesses. Examples of early focus include: Underserved risk markets; Innovative approaches to risk underwriting and client access; and Financial Technology with application to risk underwriting. XL Innovate provides companies with equity capital, unparalleled experience in building new ventures in this specific space, and access to XL Catlin's global insurance expertise and underwriting.

    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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    Chris Dougherty Director
    Martha Notaras Partner
    Sarah Street Director
    Tom Hutton Managing Partner and Director


    Portfolio companies include:

      Cape Analytics
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      Slice Labs
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