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Oregon’s Premier Early Stage Venture Capital Fund

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Backing Brilliant Entrepreneurs

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Who are Building the Future of Oregon and Beyond

Investing with Us

We believe in the power of entrepreneurship to transform lives, industries and businesses.

We partner with passionate entrepreneurs who want to make an impact on the world by disrupting large markets with innovative solutions in the data driven enterprise, digital health technologies, consumer software and cloud-based solutions. Because building great companies has always been our passion, we are looking for determined and driven entrepreneurs who refuse to accept the status quo.

Our team strives to make your entrepreneurial journey more successful by providing the tools to help you realize your vision – from mentoring and advice to our deep operational expertise and networks of resources in Silicon Valley and beyond.

We want to give you an “unfair advantage” to build and scale your business by sharing the insight and acumen we’ve spent years honing because we’ve walked in your shoes.

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Helping You Bridge the Divide Between Oregon and Silicon Valley

We each have our own story about why we work in technology outside of Silicon Valley. Although our personal journeys are unique, we share being part of a generation enabled by technology to create, build and innovate in markets outside of Silicon Valley. Still, Silicon Valley cannot be overlooked as the epicenter of innovation – where a half-century of entrepreneurial spirit and innovation has created a deeply entrenched ecosystem of relationships and experience that fosters discovery and creation. As Oregon’s premier early-stage venture capital fund, we help companies bridge the gap between Silicon Valley and Oregon to tap into that resource.  Beyond providing capital, which is critical in emerging regional technology markets, we plug you into our extended network of investment and venture partners, each with a distinct area of expertise that can help you build and scale your startup.

If you think you have the next big idea and want to partner with the right venture team to put it in motion, let’s take a walk.

Our Portfolio

Investing Team

<span style="color: #09872a;">Dino Vendetti</span>
Dino Vendetti
General Partner
<span style="color: #09872a;">Chris Noble</span>
Chris Noble
Investing Partner
<span style="color: #09872a;">Corey Schmid</span>
Corey Schmid
Investing Partner

Venture & Industry Partners

Our venture and industry partners are formally affiliated with the fund. Each has a “superpower,” or deep domain expertise, that they share with our partner companies.
Matt Abrams

Sr. Director, Data Analytics, Oracle
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Nishad Pai

Principal, Partner Alliances & Partner Strategy, Google
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Theresa Maloney

Founder & Principal, Cogenta Communications
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Brett Waters

CEO, Tivix, Inc.
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Chris Kraybill

CTO, Amplion Research
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Dan Vetras

President & CEO, Kontiki
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Jim Bednark

Founding Partner, CREDO Investments, LLC
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Kate Ryan

Life Sciences, Ryan Consulting Group
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Marty Colombatto

Former, GM Broadcom
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Tony Abena

Managing Director, Deloitte New-Venture Accelerator & COO of Deloitte Investments
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Wayne Cartwell

Managing Director, Decathlon Capital Management
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Finance Team

Joe Franzi

Former, CFO Vulcan, Inc.
Former, Managing Director, Cornerstone Advisors
Former, Partner Tax & Audit, KPMG

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Wes Price

Partner Harrigan Price Fronk
& Company, LLP

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Contact Us

We’re always interested in hearing from entrepreneurs. Send us an email or submit your pitch deck online. We’re also on Twitter, LinkedIn and by appointment in Bend.

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