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We are a dynamic group of internationally experienced entrepreneurs and investors passionate about solving real human problems.

 
 
 
 

WHO WE ARE

A Venture Capital firm by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs

 
 

 
 

We partner early and are thrilled with the potential and challenges of high growth stage companies.

Working with smart founders our team turns their FinTech and HealthTech startups into winners. We value operating experience and action, but also new ideas driven by mathematics and science. With our unique blend of experience and returns to date we strive to be the premier boutique investment firm in The Valley.

 
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FOR INVESTORS

 

 
 

For investors who are dissatisfied working with generalist fund managers and are seeking atypical returns we would like to speak with you.  Our team has deep expertise in AI and machine learning in Fintech and Healthtech and a track record of taking companies from bootstrap to funded to acquired.

 
 

INVESTMENT FOCUS

 

1. AI & DATA


We focus on applications of artificial intelligence and data manipulation in FinTech and HealthTech because we believe in the next industrial revolution driven by AI and machine learning.

2. B2B


We invest in B2B startups who have rapidly scalable revenue potential and adoption.

We leverage our networks and experience across our investments to help them grow.

3. EARLY


We invest early and help our portfolio startups grow.

We negotiate preferential investment terms for Series A to achieve the best returns.

 

4. PEOPLE


We look for second time entrepreneurs preferably with successful exits or a mix of success and failures.

5. GLOBALLY SCALABLE


We focus on startups with a globally scalable product able to address a large market through their technology driven by mathematics and science.

 
 

VALUE PROPOSITION

 

1. RESULTS


To date we are beating the average returns of the top 20% venture capital funds in Silicon Valley

2. EXPERTISE


Deep expertise in AI and machine learning in FinTech and HealthTech and a track record of taking companies from bootstrap to funded to acquired

3. LOCATION


Located in the top entrepreneurial ecosystems in the world– SFO, the Silicon Valley and NYC

 

4. CO-INVESTORS


We invest alongside Silicon Valley VC powerhouses such as Andreessen Horowitz, 500 Startups and Y Combinator (YC)

5. INVESTMENT APPROACH


Maximize returns through small initial investments securing a significant stake in potential winners with preferential terms through follow-on investments

6. ACCESS


Access to the most promising HealthTech and FinTech startups in their seed stage through our network, our presence at relevant events and with our vetting process

 
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FOR ENTREPRENEURS

 

 
 

If you are passionate about solving real human problems in the Fintech and Healthtech industries and your startup is able to address a large market early with technology driven by mathematics and science.  Let's chat.

We typically invest at seed rounds with $250 to $500K and have the ability to support you when we reach Series A stage as well. We are entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs who partner closely with you to leverage our experience and network to help you change the world.

 

PORTFOLIO COMPANIES

 
 

 
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CONTACT US

 

 
 

We're located in the top entrepreneurial ecosystems in the world

 

SAN FRANCISCO

 

CONTACTS

Carlos Ochoa
Managing Partner
carlos@ai8ventures.com

Dion DeLoof
General Partner
ddeloof@ai8ventures.com

ADDRESS

201 Spear St. 1100
San Francisco, CA 94105

PHONE

1(415)969-9007

 

NEW YORK

 

CONTACTS

Neha Jain
Partner & Managing Director, NY
neha@ai8ventures.com

ADDRESS

237 East 12th Street
New York, NY 10003

PHONE

1(510)565-2469