Investing Profile

Brian Frank(643)

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Early-Stage investor in Science & Technology for a more sustainable Food System

ftw.vcSan Francisco, California
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FTW Ventures General Partner
$100K - $500K
$250K
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$2M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Nfinite Nanotech
Pre-SeedOct 2021$3M
$3M
Phytoform Labs
SeedJul 2021$250K
$250K
Debut Biotechnology
SeedJan 2020
Co-investors: Ian Rountree (Cantos Ventures), Austin Walters
Galley Solutions
Pre-SeedApr 2019
Pre Seed RoundMar 2018$675K
$675K
Plantible
Pre-SeedSep 2018
Spoiler Alert
Seed RoundNov 2016
Geltor
Seed RoundFeb 2016$4.5M
$98.1M
Co-investors: Arvind Gupta (SOSV), Po Bronson (SOSV), Ela Madej (Fifty Years), Seth Bannon (Fifty Years), Tom Baruch (M34 Capital), Lisa Feria (Stray Dog Capital)
FTW Ventures invests in innovations for the Food System, including Ag, Food, Consumer & Heath Tech. We look for great teams doing something revolutionary.
Anything outside our core sectors - Ag, Food & Health
Mentor Lemnos Labs Inc2015 - Present
Mentor FOOD-X2015 - Present
Mentor 500 Startups2013 - Present
VP Product & Marketing Timeful2013 - 2015
Product Manager, Mobile Twitter2012 - 2013
Chief Product Officer Posterous2011 - 2012
Founder & CEO Live Colony2010 - 2011
Product Consultant Radiant Minds, Inc.2010
Group Product Manager Adobe Systems Inc.2005 - 2008
Senior Product Manager PalmSource, Inc.2004 - 2005
Product Manager Palm2003 - 2004
Product Manager Eazel, Inc.2000 - 2001
Product Manager bCandid, Corp1999 - 2000
HCI Specialist & Program Manager Trilogy, Inc.1998 - 1999
VP, Product Management & Business Development MicroContent1997 - 1998
Program Manager Microsoft1997 - 1997
Product Marketing Manager Intel, Inc.1996 - 1996
Cornell University BA Computer Science
Cornell University BA Science & Technology Studies