Mantella VP

Mantella Venture Partners is a $20m early stage fund that provides hands-on support to great founders building software companies in high growth markets.


mlogo About MVP

Mantella Venture Partners is a venture capital partnership formed to invest in exceptional entrepreneurs, building market-altering mobile and Internet software businesses. MVP invests up to $500,000 at inception, with the ability to support subsequent rounds as required. We invest alone, or alongside other Read More

mlogo Our Process

Mantella Venture Partners does not follow the typical venture engagement process of meetings, pitches, and back office due diligence leading to an investment. MVP believes in engagement through involvement. Our typical process evolves through the following steps:

1. Evaluation through involvement. If we’re meeting Read More




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Online Privacy
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Discover what your city has in-store
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Brave Commerce

Mobile Commerce Platform: Acquired by Rogers March’2012
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Mobile Commerce Platform: Acquired by Google April’2011 Read More



Self-serve Tech Support for the Internet of Things
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Capture a moment and bring it to life Read More



Programatic Advertising Solutions for Marketers Read More


Entrepreneurs Supporting Entrepreneurs.

At Mantella Venture Partners we're entrepreneurs ourselves, so we understand where you've been and more importantly, where you've got to go - and we're building an ecosystem of expertise within our fund and our network to help you get there.

Duncan Hill

General Partner Duncan Hill

Duncan is a Founding General Partner at Mantella Venture Partners. Duncan previously served as an Entrepreneur[…]


Robin Axon

General Partner Robin Axon

Robin is a Founding General Partner at Mantella Venture Partners. Robin was previously a partner at[…]


Ted Anderson (Inception - 2014)

Founding Fund Advisor, Friend Ted Anderson (Inception - 2014)

Ted advised on the creation and management of MVP from inception. Sadly we lost Ted[…]


Raymond Reddy

Fund Advisor, Group PM at Google Raymond Reddy

Ray currently leads a number of shopping & commerce efforts at Google. Prior to that Ray[…]


Chris Sukornyk

Fund Advisor, CEO Chango Chris Sukornyk

Prior to founding Chango, Chris Sukornyk founded or co-founded multiple tech startups in the digital media[…]




CrowdCare Launches Wysdom (Beta) for Android

By Duncan Hill

If you’re using Android and occasionally need help getting your device working properly, check out CrowdCare’s new mobile app, Wysdom.  Wysdom gathers thousands of parameters from your phone (nothing personal or course), figures out what might be wrong, and sends … Read More

Learn how to use Twitter’s new Tailored Audiences from the company that powers it: Chango

By Duncan Hill

Chango announced today that it has partnered with Twitter to launch Tailored Audiences and Twitter Retargeting.  In time for the launch, Ben and his team put together another of their highly educational whitepapers to help marketers make the most of … Read More

Tyra Banks Invests in Flixel (MantellaVP portfolio company)!

By Russell Samuels

A big congratulations to Flixel for bringing Tyra Banks on as an investor!  Flixel is deeply integrated into the upcoming season of America’s Next Top Model which airs August 9th on the CW (US).  We are all looking forward to … Read More



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If you have a business you believe could be a good fit for Mantella Venture Partners, please read our Process page for details on how to contact us.