Drive Capital

New York
Founded late in 2012, Drive Capital invests in innovative technology, healthcare, and consumer companies in the Midwest. Drive Capital's investments will be focused on the Heartland that stretches from Pittsburgh to Kansas City to Minneapolis and back. Drive is willing to invest as little as $100K and up to tens of millions into any one entrepreneur's company. Target industries include: Technology, Technology Enabled Services, Healthcare and Consumer. Drive Capital's founding partners, Mark Kvamme and Chris Olsen, are experienced venture capitalists, and have participated in several venture capital firms prior to founding Drive Capital. The firm announced in February 2014 that it had closed its inaugural fund at $250M.
Founded:2012
Firm Location:New York • District of Columbia • Columbus, Ohio • Denver, Colorado • Toronto, Ontario
Drive Capital Team
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Markell Baldwin
Drive Capital·Partner
Sweet spot: $15.0M
Range: $10.0M - $30.0M
Investors in Auburn (AL), Investors in Fremont (CA), Investors in Palo Alto (CA), Investors in Columbus (OH)
Investors in AI, Investors in DeepTech, Investors in Developer Tools, Investors in Diagnostics
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Marianne Bulger
Drive Capital·Partner
Sweet spot: $15.0M
Range: $10.0M - $30.0M
Investors in Canada, Investors in Toronto (Ontario)
Investors in AI, Investors in British Columbia (Other Lists), Investors in Data Services, Investors in DeepTech, Investors in Developer Tools, Investors in Future of Work, Investors in Gig Economy, Investors in Human Capital/HRTech, Investors in Sales & CRM
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TJ Dembinski
Drive Capital·Partner
Sweet spot: $15.0M
Range: $10.0M - $30.0M
Investors in Cincinnati (OH), Investors in Toronto (Ontario), Investors in Atlanta (GA), Investors in Austin (TX), Investors in Chicago (IL), Investors in Columbus (OH)
Investors in Consumer Internet, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in Entertainment & Sports, Investors in Impact
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Robert Hatta
Drive Capital·Partner
Sweet spot: $15.0M
Range: $10.0M - $30.0M
Investors in London, Investors in SF Bay Area (CA), Investors in Cleveland (OH), Investors in Columbus (OH)
Investors in Data Services, Investors in DeepTech, Investors in Developer Tools, Investors in Enterprise Applications, Investors in Enterprise Infrastructure, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in Entertainment & Sports, Investors in Media/Content, Investors in Messaging
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Masha Khusid
Drive Capital·Partner
Sweet spot: $15.0M
Range: $10.0M - $30.0M
Investors in SF Bay Area (CA), Investors in Seattle (WA), Investors in Chicago (IL), Investors in Columbus (OH)
Investors in FinTech
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Mark Kvamme
Drive Capital·Partner
Sweet spot: $15.0M
Range: $10.0M - $30.0M
Investors in Columbus (OH)
Investors in Consumer Health, Investors in Consumer Internet, Investors in Health & Hospital Services, Investors in Health IT, Investors in Impact
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Yasmine Lacaillade
Drive Capital·Partner
Sweet spot: $15.0M
Range: $10.0M - $30.0M
Investors in London, Investors in New York, Investors in Columbus (OH)
Investors in Consumer Internet, Investors in Enterprise Applications, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in Local Services
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Annie Lapides
Drive Capital·Partner
Sweet spot: $15.0M
Range: $10.0M - $30.0M
Investors in SF Bay Area (CA), Investors in Boulder (CO), Investors in Denver (CO)
Investors in AI, Investors in Analytics, Investors in Colorado / Utah (Other Lists), Investors in Data Services, Investors in DeepTech, Investors in Developer Tools, Investors in MarketingTech, Investors in Sales & CRM
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Chris Olsen
Drive Capital·Partner
Sweet spot: $15.0M
Range: $10.0M - $30.0M
Investors in Columbus (OH)
Investors in Consumer Internet, Investors in Enterprise
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Nils Root
Drive Capital·Partner
Sweet spot: $15.0M
Range: $10.0M - $30.0M
Investors in Columbus (OH)
Investors in Enterprise Applications, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in Future of Work, Investors in Gig Economy, Investors in Human Capital/HRTech
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Nick Solaro
Drive Capital·General Partner
Sweet spot: $15.0M
Range: $10.0M - $30.0M
Investors in Waterloo (IA), Investors in Chicago (IL), Investors in Columbus (OH)
Investors in BioTech, Investors in Data Services, Investors in DeepTech, Investors in Developer Tools
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John Volquez
Drive Capital·Partner
Sweet spot: $15.0M
Range: $10.0M - $30.0M
Investors in New York (NY), Investors in United States, Investors in New York
Investors in Education, Investors in Future of Work, Investors in Gig Economy, Investors in Human Capital/HRTech, Investors in Media/Content
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Andrew Jenks
Drive Capital·Partner
Sweet spot: $0
Range: $100K - $20.0M
Investors in San Francisco (CA)
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Molly McCartin
Drive Capital·Partner
Sweet spot: $0
Range: $0 - $0
Investors in Columbus (OH)