Rincon Venture Partners
Rincon Venture Partners seeks to partner with extraordinary entrepreneurs and assist them as they build world class businesses. They invest in early stage web-based businesses that are founded by experienced and cohesive teams, employ proven business models and have a clear path to profitability with modest capital requirements. Start-up founders are the heroes of their stories: Rincon serves in supporting roles to help them achieve success.
ff Venture Capital
ff Venture Capital partners with startups that can be the low cost, disruptive player in their respective industry. They believe that with the right management team and adequate financing, their companies can grow to become tomorrow's leaders. ff Venture’s goal is to build great companies by supporting entrepreneurs with capital, space and a wide range of professional support services to aid in the transformation from scrappy startup to global dominator.
Innovation Works fuels the technology economy in Southwestern PA through direct investments and business expertise. They invest capital, business expertise and other resources into high-potential companies with the greatest likelihood for regional economic impact. Every year, IW helps hundreds of entrepreneurs, researchers and small manufacturers to create new markets and change the world with their ideas and innovations.
AlphaLab is a startup accelerator created by Innovation Works to help capital-efficient startup companies launch quickly and successfully. Through weekly educational sessions, one-on-one meetings, and networking events, companies will interact with a vast array of experienced entrepreneurs, investors, and domain experts who are more than happy to provide feedback or take a more hands-on approach in guiding the company in the right direction.
Paige Craig grew up in Sacramento; was recruited to West Point in 1992, dropped out in his last year and enlisted in the Marine Corps. He worked in the intelligence and counter-terrorism community until 2003 when he drove into Baghdad and launched the Lincoln Group. In 2007 he "retired", traveled the world and moved to LA in late 2008 to start his career as an "Adrenaline Fueled Angel", and to launch Betterworks: The Better Way to Manage Employee Perks.
Christopher Muenchhoff is an investor and business angel. He co-founded DealPilot.com, one of the first price search engines, in 1997 and exited the business to Shopping.com in 2001. He has further experience working with many entrepreneurs, investors and young companies over the last fifteen years.