Floodgate
Brooklyn
Floodgate, formerly Maples Investment, is a venture capital firm specializing in micro-cap investments in start-ups. The firm seeks to invest in technology related sectors, typically injecting between $150,000 and $1 million. Floodgate's specific industries of interest include hardware, software, small business, enterprise, Internet, B2B and consumer markets. The firm prefers to invest in companies located in either the San Francisco Bay Area or in Austin, Texas. It prefers to invest alongside other experienced private investors or top-tier venture firms.
Firm Location:Brooklyn
Floodgate Team
Photo of Iris Choi, Partner at Floodgate
Photo of Iris Choi, Partner at Floodgate
Iris Choi
Floodgate·Partner
Sweet spot: $1.5M
Range: $500K - $5.0M
Investors in Palo Alto (CA)
Photo of Arjun Chopra, Partner at Floodgate
Photo of Arjun Chopra, Partner at Floodgate
Arjun Chopra
Floodgate·Partner
Sweet spot: $900K
Range: $200K - $2.5M
Investors in Palo Alto (CA)
Photo of Mike Maples, Partner at Floodgate
Photo of Mike Maples, Partner at Floodgate
Mike Maples
Floodgate·Partner
Sweet spot: $900K
Range: $200K - $2.5M
Investors in Palo Alto (CA)
Investors in Developer tools, Investors in Education, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in Games, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in SaaS, Investors in Social mobile
Photo of Ann Miura Ko, Partner at Floodgate
Photo of Ann Miura Ko, Partner at Floodgate
Ann Miura Ko
Floodgate·Partner
Sweet spot: $1.5M
Range: $500K - $5.0M
Investors in San Francisco (CA), Investors in San Jose (CA), Investors in New York (NY), Investors in Boston / New England, Investors in Seattle (WA), Investors in Provo (UT), Investors in Salt Lake City (UT), Investors in Austin (TX), Investors in Palo Alto (CA)
Investors in AI, Investors in Analytics, Investors in Cloud infrastructure, Investors in Consumer products, Investors in Data services, Investors in Developer tools, Investors in Diverse Investors (Other Lists), Investors in Female Investors (Other Lists), Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in SaaS, Investors in Security
Photo of Ryan Walsh, Advisor at Floodgate
Photo of Ryan Walsh, Advisor at Floodgate
Ryan Walsh
Floodgate·Advisor
Sweet spot: $1.5M
Range: $200K - $7.0M
Investors in London, Investors in Berlin, Investors in Boston (MA), Investors in New York (NY), Investors in Los Angeles (CA), Investors in San Francisco (CA)
Investors in AR/VR, Investors in Consumer health & fitness, Investors in Consumer products, Investors in Games, Investors in Gaming/eSports, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in Media/content, Investors in Messaging, Investors in Social mobile
Photo of Shawn Xu, Senior Associate at Floodgate
Photo of Shawn Xu, Senior Associate at Floodgate
Shawn Xu
Floodgate·Senior Associate
Sweet spot: $1M
Range: $100K - $2.0M
Investors in SF Bay Area (CA)
Investors in Consumer products, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in Hardware, Investors in IoT, Investors in SaaS, Investors in SMB software