Sphere Ventures Fund

We are a venture fund with founders at heart

We prefer to invest early. Pre-seed, Seed, and Series A.
We invest in founders with passion and heart, building tech-driven, industry-shaping businesses globally.
We are founders who have built market-defining companies ourselves.
We truly enjoy to helping other exceptional founders do the same.

We've got your back

Every entrepreneur possesses a distinct set of strengths and weaknesses. Our passion as investors is to understand what makes you unique and help you add the puzzle pieces around you to create a world-changing company. You can count on our unwavering support, rain or shine.

We've been in your shoes

As founders, investors, operators and technologists, we've been fortunate to be a part of some of meaningful company successes . We’ve lived the full journey over and over, from audacious start to triumphant exit. We would love to partner with you on your unique journey.

Growth by community

The Sphere ecosystem is a innovative and powerful network of CEOs, entrepreneurs, technologists, designers, business and finance experts, data scientists, marketing thought-leaders, and growth experts. We rally around you and your team like you’re family. Nothing gives us more satisfaction than your success.

FAQ

What does Sphere Ventures Fund invest in?

We invest in early-stage, technology-driven companies, . We lead and/or participate in pre-seed, seed, and Series A investment rounds.

Do I need to be associated with Sphere Ventures Studio for Sphere Ventures Fund to invest?

Nope.

Does Sphere Ventures Fund lead financing rounds in Sphere Ventures Studio companies?

No. We usually invest alongside outside investors.

What don’t you invest in?

We love technology, but we won’t invest in categories like pure biotech, energy, or pharma. We know what we’re good at. Those aren’t it.

What is the relationship between Sphere Ventures Fund and Sphere Ventures Studio?

They are separate entities with overlapping teams. If you are a Studio or Fund investment, we will take advantage of the unique and broad skill set of the Sphere team to support your company.

What is too early-stage for Sphere Ventures Fund to consider?

Nothing is too early for us to consider. Really. We have written term sheets for entrepreneurs before they even have a deck.

Is there something special I can expect from Sphere Ventures Fund vs. other funds, given that it is connected to Sphere Ventures Studio?

You bet. In addition to the entire Managing Director team rallying behind your company, our insanely talented team of engineers, data scientists, marketers, designers, and product people are ready to support you with assistance as you need it.

Should I feel nervous about pitching a venture fund affiliated with a studio?

Our success depends on treating everybody with utter honesty, integrity, and transparency. We live and die by our reputation, and we encourage you to do your diligence on us as well.

How do I connect with the investment team about my company?

If we don’t know each other, the best way to connect is to find someone we know in common (perhaps another entrepreneur!) who is willing to make a warm introduction. We get a lot of inbound introductions, and it’s far more meaningful to meet a company via a trusted referral. If you don’t have any mutual acquaintances in common with our team, that’s okay too! You can reach out to any of us directly.

“Why don’t I just strap on my job helmet, and squeeze down into a job cannon, and fire off into job land where jobs grow on jobbies?” -Charlie Kelly