Investing Profile

Leo Polovets(243)

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General Partner at Susa Ventures

susaventures.comPortland, Oregon
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Connected to James Currier (NFX), Satya Patel (Homebrew), Aileen Lee (Cowboy Ventures), and 41 other investors on Signal.

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Susa Ventures General Partner
$1M - $2.0M
$1M
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$90M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Treasury Prime
Series BMay 2021$20M
Seed RoundJan 2018$2.5M
$32M
Co-investors: Amias Gerety Gerety (QED Investors), Louis Beryl
Text Blaze
Seed RoundMay 2021$3.3M
$3.3M
Co-investors: Villi Iltchev (Two Sigma Ventures), Kyle Tibbitts (Paradox Capital)
Pex
Series AFeb 2021$57M
Seed RoundOct 2017$7M
$72M
Co-investors: Cindy Padnos (Illuminate Ventures), Patrick Murphy (Semble Ventures)
Gentem
Series AFeb 2021$10M
Seed RoundJan 2020$3.7M
$14M
Co-investors: Sheel Mohnot (Better Tomorrow Ventures), YB (Yongbai) Choi (Vulcan Capital), Jordan Wan (CoFound Partners), Mathieu Guerville
Spiketrap
Seed RoundJul 2020$3M
$3.6M
Co-investors: Steven Rosenblatt (Oceans), Greg Castle (Anorak Ventures), Ryan Gembala (Pathbreaker Ventures)
Outlier
Series BJan 2020$22M
Series AJul 2018$6.2M
$58M
Co-investors: Alexander Rosen (Ridge Ventures), Alex Rosen (IDG Ventures), Neil Sirni (Arrive), John Lyman (GV), Seetharam Venkatesh (Capital One Ventures), Josef Feldman (Tectonic Capital)
Unioncrate
Series AOct 2019$9M
Seed RoundSep 2018$3.2M
$13M
Co-investors: Trae Stephens (Founders Fund), Paul Appelbaum (Rock Ventures), Kevin Mahaffey (SNR), Darian Shirazi (Gradient Ventures), Greg Schroy
Holloway
Seed RoundAug 2019$4.6M
$4.6M
Co-investors: Dennis Phelps (IVP), Raj De Datta (Founder Collective), Charles Hudson (Precursor Ventures), Arjun Sethi (Tribe Capital), Lee Linden (Quiet Capital), Ruchi Sanghvi (South Park Commons), Danielle Morrill (XFactor Ventures), Neil Parikh, Paul Kromidas, Kevin Lee
We're open to any company with good moat potential. We do a lot of b2b investing. On the b2c side, we typically look for companies that monetize users directly rather than through ads.
Intern Java Developer ReutersPresent
Mentor Alchemist Accelerator2015 - Present
General Partner Susa Ventures2012 - Present
Panel member FundersClub Panel2013 - 2016
Sr. Software Engineer Factual2009 - 2012
SW Eng Google2005 - 2009
SW Eng LinkedIn2003 - 2005
SW Eng Microsoft2003 - 2003
California Institute of Technology BS with Honors Computer Science