Slow Ventures

Slow Ventures is an early-stage focused Venture Capital firm based out of San Fransisco and Boston. We are generalists and invest in early stage teams and ideas ranging from Social Networking to Consumer Brands to SaaS, and Crypto. We believe - and have seen proven time and again - that great things frequently take time to inflect, and believe that our number-one job is to back great founders on their journey. In the last ~decade we have invested in the earliest rounds of over 300 companies, including…

Consumer-ish

Nextdoor Private social network for your neighborhood
Hipcamp Discover and book the best campsites in California
Robinhood Mobile stock brokerage
Venmo Social payment app
Postmates Same day urban delivery platform
Clubhouse Live audio chatrooms.
Birchbox Subscription commerce for beauty products
Allbirds Environmentally friendly footwear.
Casper Digitally introduced brand of mattresses.
Birdies Fashionable women’s slippers.
BarkBox Subscription commerce for dogs
Even Interest-free credit to keep your paycheck steady.
Citizen People protect each other

SaaS-ie

Airtable Modern database software.
Domino Data Lab Enterprise data science platform.
Frontapp Customer management platform
Tonkean Next generation management platform.
Behance Design community
Otter AI-powered voice translation app.
OpenPhone Mobile app for a business phone number
Opendoor The easiest way to sell your home
Slack Work messaging

DTC-Medical-ish

Ro Direct-to-consumer telehealth.
Livongo Health Personalized Tools for Chronic Condition Management
Plume Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy From Anywhere
Pillpack Simplified Pharmacy

Real-World-ish

Astra Lower cost rocket launches.
Common Technology-enabled residential operator.
Running Tide Automated ocean harvesting technologies.
Zipline Global on-demand delivery.

Crypto

Solana Scalable blockchain infrastructure.
Klaytn The Ground for All Blockchain Services
Chia A new blockchain and smart transaction platform
Aleo Where Applications Become Private.
Algorand A pure proof of stake blockchain platform.
Diem A trusted and innovative financial network.
Ampleforth The rebasing currency.
Lightning Labs layer-two bitcoin.
Fold Wallet Bitcoin wallet.
River The best place to buy, sell BTC
And Many More….


Investment Team

Kevin Colleran Managing Director. Previously early Facebook
Sam Lessin Partner. Fmr VP Product FB. Co-founder Fin Analytics & Drop.io. Intern The Information.
Will Quist Excitable MD. Former Partner at Industry Ventures.
Jill Carlson Venture Partner. Former Strategy and Biz Dev at Chain & GS alum.