Mantella Venture Partners is a $20m early stage fund that provides hands-on support to great founders building software companies in high growth markets.
"MVP's collaborative co-working environment provided Chango with the resources and energy we needed to focus on rapid growth."
"Entrepreneurs expect connections from their investor, hope for strategic direction, and dream of product support. With MVP we get all three."
"Before I started thinking about fundraising, I talked to the MVP guys about my idea - we just kept growing it together from there."
- Chango Powers Twitter’s New Tailored Audiences and Retargeting Dec 05 2013
- Profit: Chango fastest growing company in Canada Sep 04 2013
- G&M: After Snowden, privacy should be profitable Sep 03 2013
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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
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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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 HillGeneral Partner
Duncan is a Founding General Partner at Mantella Venture Partners. Duncan previously served as an Entrepreneur[…]More
Robin AxonGeneral Partner
Robin is a Founding General Partner at Mantella Venture Partners. Robin was previously a partner at[…]More
Russell Samuels is an Associate at Mantella Venture Partners. Prior to joining Mantella Venture Partners[…]More
Ted AndersonFund Advisor, Managing GP VenturesWest
Ted Anderson joined Ventures West in 1996 and is responsible for the overall leadership and management[…]More
Raymond ReddyFund Advisor, Group PM at Google
Ray currently leads a number of shopping & commerce efforts at Google. Prior to that Ray[…]More
Chris SukornykFund Advisor, CEO Chango
Prior to founding Chango, Chris Sukornyk founded or co-founded multiple tech startups in the digital media[…]More
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
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
Get a look inside MantellaVP in this short video interview done by Katherine Scarrow at The Globe And Mail. Read More
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