Boost VC

Boost VC

An accelerator in California that focuses on Sci-Fi technologies.

Boost VC is an accelerator in California that focuses on Sci-Fi technologies. Founded 2012 in San Mateo, California, United States by Adam Draper and Brayton Williams, it invests in seed, series A, initial coin offerings, and pre-seed rounds. Its portfolio companies include Yac, Virtuleap, Elektra Labs, The Sun Exchange, and 3DLOOK. As of March 2020, Boost VC has made 174 investments. Their most recent investment was on November 12, 2019, when Elektra Labs raised $2.9M. Boost VC has had 17 exits, the most notable of which include Down, Pillow, and Favor.The company has raised two funds, their latest being Boost VC Fund III. This fund was announced on February 7, 2017 and raised a total of $38.6M.

Portfolio companies

Company
Cohort
Founders

3D-SensIR

Tribe 7

Tribe 3

Abra

Tribe 4

Airenvy

Tribe 3

Align Commerce

Tribe 4

Tribe 2

Tribe 3

Arbiter

Tribe 2

Atlas Card

Tribe 4

Tribe 2

Ava

Tribe 4

Bagaveev Corporation

Tribe 3

Tribe 2

Tribe 6

Tribe 6

BitBox

Tribe 2

Tribe 5

BitPagos

Tribe 2

BitProof

Tribe 5

BitQuick

Tribe 5

Tribe 5

Tribe 2

Tribe 5

BlockCypher

Tribe 4

BlockScore

Tribe 4

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Timeline

Funded Companies

Company
Description
Industry
Website
Location
7shifts

A company that has designed software with scheduling and communication tools for restaurants. It was founded in 2014 and is located in Saskatoon, Ontario.

A biotechnology company, founded in 2017 and based in San Francisco, with a platform that enables viruses to be engineered for use as therapeutics against antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Company building "quantum accelerators” a type of computing system that work in conjunction with classical computers to solve problems that are impractical or impossible to solve on classical computer alone.

Unocoin is a cryptocurrency service company focused on serving people living in India.

AuditFile is a San Francisco-based company founded by Steven Bong, Kevin Bong and Gary Bong.

A satellite software company improving developer productivity and flight software quality.

Swiftly is a San Francisco-based company founded in 2014 by Jonathan Simkin, Will Dayton and Mike Smith.

Tamarin Health is a developer of digital health tools for Caregivers to create remote patient support networks.

InterVenn is a medical diagnostics company developing artificially intelligence driven mass spectrometry platform for discovery and validation.

Kite & Lightning is a Seattle-based company founded in 2013 by Ryan Hickner, Jason Hickner and William Hickner.

Cryptocurrency company

FitXR is a company founded by Sam Cole.

Amun is a Switzerland-based company founded by Hany Rashwan.

YUR is a San Francisco-based company.

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Associated investment funds

Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Date signed
Boost VC Fund 3, L.P.
55,000,000
29,028,000
February 6, 2017
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Accelerator batches

Accelerator Batch
Accelerator batch companies
Boost VC Tribe 5
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Adam Draper

Founder

Adam Ludwin

Mentor

AJ Forsythe

Mentor

Ajay Singh

Mentor

Alexander Wong

Employee

Amos Ben-Meir

Investor

Andrew Flachner

Mentor

Andrew Ogawa

Investor

Andrew Simon

Investor

Ankit Agarwal

Mentor

Ben Davenport

Investor

Ben Lovell

Employee

Bill Barhydt

Mentor

Blake Commagere

Mentor

Brad Stephens

Investor

Brayton Williams

Founder

Collin R West

Mentor

Daniel Neukomm

Investor

Dave Strigler

Investor

David Chen

Mentor

Frank Willemsen

Investor

Grant G.

Investor

Hrach Simonian

Mentor

Jeff Wasson

Investor

Jens Christensen

Mentor

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Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

Amun

Aquaai

BehaviorMe

Elektra Labs

Fairmint

Guesser

New Culture

Unstoppable Domains

Yac

YUR

References

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