representative investments

Some of the great companies and funds we have invested in

SpaceX
spacex

SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft. The company was founded in 2002 to revolutionize space technology, with the ultimate goal of enabling people to live on other planets.

Technologies

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strong force intellectual capital

Strong Force Intellectual Capital, LLC creates new patents and highly valuable patent portfolios in carefully selected market segments, with a constant view toward strategic sale. Patent portfolios designed by Strong Force principals have been acquired by Microsoft, Philips, Jawbone, McAfee and others. Strong Force’s consulting affiliate, S4S, LLC, provides services to enable leading companies to optimize their patent portfolios. Learn more at http://www.s-4s.com/

graphika

Graphika is the social network mapping and analysis company. We leverage patented network technology to provide customers with powerful tools for understanding and participating in social media communities. Learn more at https://www.graphika.com

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kenzie academy

Founded by Chok Ooi, Rehan Hasan and Courtney Spence, Kenzie Academy plans to tackle a major opportunity gap in America. Kenzie Academy is a user experience design and coding school in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Academy offers 6-month to 2-year programs with 1-year paid apprenticeship is a new alternative to traditional colleges and short-term coding bootcamps.

graduation alliance

In partnership with educators, economic development agencies and community leaders across the nation, Graduation Alliance provides versatile pathways to high school graduation, fosters college and career exploration, and connects job creators to skilled and ready workers.

In everything it does, Graduation Alliance works for one common goal: creating opportunity through the power of education.

graduation-alliance
The Renewal Workshop
the renewal workshop

Founded by Jeff Denby and Nicole Basset, The Renewal Workshop recovers and renews apparel, so it can be resold. Headquartered in Cascade Locks, Oregon, the company contracts with brands and retailers in the apparel industry to ship damaged product and unsellable returns to Renewal Workshop to be refurbished. The clean and repaired products are then shipped back to brand or retailer to be sold. The Renewal Workshop also sells apparel direct to consumers.

flynn restaurant group

Flynn Restaurant Group is the largest restaurant franchisee in the U.S., owning and operating Applebee’s, Panera’s, and Taco Bells.

glen park at west campus

Glen Park at West Campus apartments in Federal Way, Washington

glen-park
260 california

Commercial building in San Francisco’s financial district