Investing Profile

Drew Volpe(335)

VCFounderInvestorEngineering Operator

Investing with conviction in visionary, technical founders inventing a better future.

firststar.vcBoston, Massachusetts
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13 Investors

Connected to Evan Tana (122 WEST VENTURES), Elizabeth Yin (Hustle Fund), Lan Xuezhao (Basis Set Ventures), and 10 other investors on Signal.

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First Star Ventures Managing Partner
$100K - $1M
$500K
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$25M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Kanary
Pre Seed RoundMar 2021
Skynet Labs
Seed RoundSep 2020$3M
Seed RoundSep 2016$750K
$3.75M
Phaseshift Technologies
Pre Seed RoundMay 2020$575K
$575K
Co-investors: Elizabeth Yin (Hustle Fund)
Salient Predictions
Pre Seed RoundJan 2020
Nebulous (Sia & Obelisk)
Seed RoundJul 2019$3.5M
$3.5M
Co-investors: Salil Deshpande (Uncorrelated Ventures)
Scoot Science
Pre-SeedMar 2019
MotionHall
Seed RoundJan 2019
Tranquil Data
Pre-SeedNov 2018
Pre Seed RoundJul 2018$1.8M
$1.8M
New computing technologies (ML/AI, decentralization, sensor fusion, ...) applied to "traditional" industries, computational bio, decentralized services and governance.
Consumer, gaming, startups not in the US and Canada.
Managing Partner First Star (fka Procyon Ventures)2014 - Present
Mentor and Judge MassChallenge2010 - Present
VP Product Development Semantic Machines2014 - 2015
EIR Highland Capital Partners2013 - 2013
co-founder and CTO Locately2008 - 2013
Director, Product Development Endeca Technologies2004 - 2008
Software Engineer Idiom2003 - 2004
Software Engineer Elytics2001 - 2002
Harvard University AB Computer Science
The Roxbury Latin School