OUR BELIEFS

 
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Ingenious Approach

We believe in entrepreneurs who are resourceful, despite being resource constrained.

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Creating The Future

We believe in visionaries at the helm of companies who are building products that will change our tomorrow.

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Beyond Capital

We believe our capital alone does not drive successful outcomes, therefore we seek to contribute through advisory, strategic introductions, and our arsenal of engineering talent.

PORTFOLIO

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WHO WE ARE


KiwiVenture is a differentiated early stage venture capital firm, which invests in innovative tech startups. Our primary goal is to align with top-notch entrepreneurial teams.

KiwiVenture has a unique and vibrant deal origination engine and diligence method. We have a deal flow of thousands of start-ups each year, cherry-picking the very best firms, with a demonstrated value proposition and, often, a proven revenue model.

Our understanding of the technology behind our portfolio firms enables us to make more educated investments and a better success. Our ability to help guide the entrepreneur through the start-up process, leads to a higher percentage of successful investments.

MEET OUR TEAM

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Rakesh Gupta
  • General Partner of KiwiVenture
  • Founder & CEO of KiwiTech
  • Founder of Aptara, sold for $144m in 2012
  • Board Member of several KiwiTech and KiwiVenture investments
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Neal Gupta
  • General Partner of KiwiVenture
  • Founder & CFO of KiwiTech
  • Founder of Aptara, sold for $144m in 2012
  • Active angel investor through Sand Hill Angels, Tech Coast Angels, and Sierra Angels
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Bill Cohen
  • General Partner of KiwiVenture & President of KiwiTech
  • Former Vice Chairman of Investment Banking at Lehman / Barclays
  • Global Head of TMT industry group for 10 years
  • Over $100bn of strategic and capital market transactions advisory work
  • 25 years of investment banking experience
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Todd Breeden
  • Todd Breeden joined KiwiVenture Partners as a Principal in 2016 bringing over 8 years of venture capital investment and capital restructuring experience to the team. Based in New York, Todd is focused on vetting new company investments and provides on-going value add for KiwiVenture portfolio investments.

    Todd also serves as a member of the entrepreneurship sounding board for the Lang Center at Columbia University, and mentors at some of New York's premier accelerator platforms. Todd received his MBA from Columbia in 2013 and a dual degree in Mathematics and Economics from Georgetown in 2008.

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