At Graphene, we’ve deployed nearly $100M of capital through our dedicated early-stage fund (Graphene I) and through selected late-stage investments.  

In our early stage fund, we focus on innovative technologies that will become the status quo.  We seek start-ups that will dominate an industry.  Here are a few key criteria we seek in our investments:

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Technology

  • SaaS
  • Messaging
  • Collaborative Economy

Industry

Although we are industry agnostic, we like these verticals:

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  • Finance
  • Health Care
  • B2C

Financing Stage

  • Somewhere after working prototype and scaling customer growth

Entrepreneurial Team

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  • Ambitious
  • Industry veterans
  • Serial entrepreneurs
  • Management mix of technology & business expertise