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MentorTech Ventures

MentorTech Ventures

U.S-based venture capital firm funding IT-oriented startups originating from University of Pennsylvania.

MentorTech Ventures is a venture capital firm established in 2005. The firm was founded by Boris Kalandar and Michael Aronson. The firm is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As of March 2019, the firm has 14 companies and has sold off its shares in 26 companies. Its most recent investment occurred in August 2017 for Port, a company which provides online tool services to help make customers become members.

Funding

MentorTech Ventures’ focuses on investing in companies in the field of information technology as well as marketing and healthcare technology. The firm primarily invests in companies based in the Greater Philadelphia and New York City area. It specifically focuses on funding startups that come from the University of Pennsylvania’s ecosystem. The firm funds companies in various stages of development, from seed-stage to growth-stage. Its most recent funding round collected $24.2 million in November 2013.

Timeline

Funded Companies

8 Results
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Warby Parker is an eyeglasses retailing company.

The Neat Company is a software company.

TicketLeap is a Philadelphia-based company founded by Chris Stanchak.

Yodle is a New York City-based company founded by Nathaniel Stevens, Bobby Lo, Kartik Hosanagar, John Berkowitz and Milind Mehere.

Wanderfly is a company founded by Christy Liu, Jorge Trujillo and Evan Schneyer.

goTenna is a company that builds devices that pair to a phone to create mesh networks so people can relay text and GPS messages with no cellular service required.

Medivo is a New York City-based artificial intelligence company.

People

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Boris Kalandar

Founder/Managing Director



Brett Lacher

Employee



Brett Topche

Managing Director



Marshall Yang

Employee



Michael Aronson

Founder/Managing Director



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