Investing Profile

Ian Rountree(39)


Views best described as cosmopolitan-cum-extropian

https://cantos.vcSan Francisco, California
Photo of Ian Rountree, Managing Partner at Cantos Ventures
Vanderbilt University Network
Cantos Ventures Managing Partner
$150K - $500K
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Series BMar 2020$15M
Co-investors: Sameer Gandhi (Accel Partners), Ian Sigalow (Greycroft), Scott Belsky
SeedFeb 2020$3.6M
Series BFeb 2020$40M
Co-investors: Martin Casado (Andreessen Horowitz), Jude Gomila (Jude Gomila Rolling Fund), Zal Bilimoria (Refactor Capital), Ethan Batraski (Venrock), Mo ElBibany, Samvit Ramadurgam
SeedJan 2020
Co-investors: Brian Frank (FTW Ventures)
Series AOct 2019$7.5M
Pre-SeedSep 2019$1.5M
SeedSep 2019$3M
Pre-SeedAug 2019$0.5M
Seed RoundAug 2019$2.5M
Co-investors: Jude Gomila (Jude Gomila Rolling Fund), Seth Bannon (Fifty Years)
SeedAug 2019$9M
Where the intersection of software, hardware, & wetware can create value in over a billion lives this decade––esp. industrial bio, aerospace, industrial robotics, next-gen computing hardware, and drug development.
CPG, mobile-first, ad/marketing/sales, hiring-tech, anything that could have been built more than 2-3 years ago. Nor cannabis, therapeutics, or medical devices.
Founder & Managing Partner Cantos Ventures2016 - Present
Agent, Chief of Staff Invisible Technologies, Inc.2015 - 2016
Manager The Mascot2013 - 2015
Associate Director of Corporate Relationships SoFi Inc.2013 - 2013
Associate Director of Bank Partnerships SoFi Inc.2012 - 2013
Marketing Manager - Ambassador Program Lead SoFi Inc.2012 - 2012
Revenue Cycle Analyst Huron Consulting Group2011 - 2012
Program Director Manna Project International2009 - 2010
Vanderbilt University Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Political Science
McCallie School High School