We help extraordinary founders build transformative businesses leveraging the power of mobile.

 

Investing in Great Teams with Big Ideas

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Yesware
Yesware is an email productivity service that helps salespeople close more business. Integrated into Gmail and mobile devices, Yesware provides email analytics, customizable templates and CRM synchronization to help salespeople communicate with customers more effectively. www.yesware.com
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Wattpad
More than 20 million people have joined Wattpad, making it the world’s largest community of readers and writers. People use Wattpad to connect with each other while they discover and share millions of free stories. Wattpad stories are available in more than 50 languages and can be read or written from any phone, tablet, or computer. www.wattpad.com
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Guardly
Guardly is the first mobile personal safety service that instantly connects individuals and businesses to multiple parties in the event of an emergency. www.guardly.com
Acquired
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AppHero
AppHero - acquired by Fuse Powered in November 2013 - is a social recommendation platform that helps users discover mobile applications they will find relevant, engaging and useful. www.apphero.com
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Tempo
The Tempo Smart Calendar is the first learning system built for the calendar. Like a personal assistant, Tempo finds and neatly organizes everything people need to prepare for what’s next such as contacts, emails, documents, conference calls, and flight status. It put this information in context of each event so common tasks can be completed in the least taps, saving time and reducing stress. www.tempo.ai
Acquired
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ActionX
The ActionX platform connects the dots between mobile customer acquistion and mobile retargeting to drive transactions and maximize customer lifetime value. www.actionx.com
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Top Hat
Top Hat Monocle lets instructors conduct polls, quizzes and interactive demonstrations in class. Students can participate in class using any device they own, such as their cell phone, smartphone, ipad or laptop.
http://www.tophat.com/
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Set.fm
Set.fm is a mobile music platform for both musicians and their fans to create and interact with high quality audio of their live performances. www.set.fm
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Influitive
Influitive helps companies mobilize their customer advocates to provide more referral leads, reference calls and social media advocacy, for maximum buying cycle efficiency. Considered-purchase and B2B companies use Influitive's web-based solutions to execute customer advocate programs. www.influitive.com
Acquired
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Poptalk
Bring your messaging to life with animated avatar based messaging! http://poptalk.me/
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Apptentive
Apptentive is the easiest way for any company with an app to talk with their customers. By making it easy to solicit feedback, intelligently prompt for ratings and conduct research using real-time surveys, all in the app, Apptentive powers higher ratings, better reviews, more downloads and higher retention. www.apptentive.com
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OMsignal
Weaving technology into life, OMsignal is apparel that continuously tracks your biometrics to help you connect to a fitter, healthier, happier you. Embedded sensors in the apparel monitor your heart rate, breathing and activity while the OMsignal app displays your data in real-time on your mobile phone. OMsignal fits seamlessly into your everyday life. www.omsignal.com
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Upverter
Upverter provides engineers with the best collaboration, data and design tools to create hardware better, faster. https://upverter.com/
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Joist
Joist is a vertical mobile platform solution for contractors. http://www.joistapp.com/
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mParticle – New York, NY
mParticle builds mobile infrastructure to provide mobile app developers and publishers with the controls and reporting functionality necessary to make informed
decisions about their business. http://mparticle.com
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Navdy
Navdy is a Head-Up Display (HUD) that enables a dramatically better way to use your apps in the car. Navdy feels like driving in the future and will change the relationship you have with your phone and car, forever. https://www.navdy.com/
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Snowball
Snowball shows your messages from Facebook, Snapchat, WhatsApp, SMS and all your other social apps in one place. It’s the fastest way to talk to your friends! http://www.trysnowball.com/
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Gallop Labs
Gallop Labs is a prescriptive mobile marketing platform that leverages data science and in-­app behavioral analytics to help brands and mobile publishers find and optimize the most valuable users for their applications. Gallop Labs leverages user behavior and segmentation to drive precise targeting that maximizes customer LTV and app monetization. Gallop Labs was recently a winner of the Facebook Innovation Award. Gallop Labs currently has offices in New York City and Toronto. http://www.galloplabs.com/
 
 

From A Team of Experienced Operators

Matt Golden

Managing Director

Ameet Shah

Partner

Bert Amato

Venture Partner

Jonathan Bega

Associate
 

Laser Focused On Adding Value

Entrepreneurs First

At Golden Venture Partners, all of our partners have been in the trenches as both operators and investors of successful high growth startups.  We believe our investment in you is the beginning of a very long partnership.  Whenever you need help, we want to be your first call.

Stage Appropriate

We understand the seed stage and what it takes to get your company to the next level; we do what it takes to help you get there.  As a company in our portfolio, you can expect a partner that will be accessible, highly networked and pragmatic.

 

What We're Looking For

Team
You and your team are a gritty and determined group of extraordinary entrepreneurs who MUST change the world.
Bold Ideas/Big Markets
You have a new and bold approach that will generate outsized results to a huge market.
Stage
You are a Seed or Seed+ opportunity
Traction
You are not afraid to challenge the status quo and can show early signs of validation.
Leveraging mobile
You leverage the massive potential of mobile to disrupt existing value chains or create entirely new ones.
 

We Love Meeting Passionate Teams With Exciting New Opportunities

The best introductions come from someone we know, so look for a referral first.
If you can’t find one, email us.
 

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