Rothenberg Ventures

Rothenberg Ventures

Rothenberg Ventures is a venture capital firm founded in 2012 by Mike Rothenberg.

Rothenberg Ventures is a venture capital firm that seeks to invest in the virtual reality, augmented reality, robotics and electric vehicles, artificial intelligence and machine intelligence, space, drones and hardware sectors. The firm was founded in 2012 and is based in San Francisco, California.

In 2014 Rothenberg Ventures launched the River Accelerator program, an accelerator dedicated to virtual and augmented reality startups, which now includes all frontier technology categories. The River Accelerator today is operated by the consulting company River Ecosystem LLC (founded September 2016), with the 4th River Accelerator program starting November 2017. The pre-session in the River Lounge begins September 2017.

Rothenberg Ventures closed after founder Mike Rothenberg came under suspicion for fraud by the Securities and Exchange Commission in June of 2016. They brought formal charges against Mike Rothenberg in August 2018.

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AngelList is a U.S. website for startups, angel investors, and job-seekers looking to work at startups.

Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, better known as SpaceX, is an American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California.

Planet Labs is a satellite imaging company, headquartered in San Francisco, CA, which offers monitoring with daily updates. It was founded in 2010.

A social enterprise selling wine plus other products and services for the purpose of raising awareness and funding for charitable organizations.

A virtual reality communications platform. It was founded in 2014 and is located in San Francisco, California.

A container farming technology company. Its headquarters are located in Boston, Massachusetts and the company was founded in 2010.

Apptopia is a Boston-based company founded by Eliran Sapir.

Pixlee is a San Francisco-based company founded by Kyle Wong, Miraj Mohsin, Jeff Zhifan Chen and Awad Sayeed.

Boosted Boards is a company developing and building remote-controlled motorized electric longboards.

BloomThat is a company offering flower delivery service.

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

Careport Health is a Boston-based company founded by Lissy Hu.

Bloodhound is a San Francisco-based customer relationship management company founded by Anthony Atlas.

Buttercoin is a company offering an open source digital trading engine for arranging trades in an order book. It participated in the S13 cohort of Y Combinator and is currently not operational.

Patreon is a crowdfunding platform founded by Jack Conte.

Hullabalu is a New York-based educational technology company.

1-Page is a company founded by Joanna Riley.

Chat Sports is a California-based company founded by James Yoder - Chat Sports.

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Alex Sink

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Amos Elliston

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Anarghya Vardhana

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Andrew Ferenci

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Aron Hegyi

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Bill Pugh

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Brandon Farwell

Employee

Brian Truong

Employee

Bryan Goldberg

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Burke Robinson

Advisor

Caryn Effron

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Courtney Reum

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Dave Nemetz

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Derrick Fung

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Dylan Flinn

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Eric Jacobs

Employee

Firdavs Abdunazarov

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Fran Hauser

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Gregory Miller

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Ish Simpson

Employee

James Yoder - Chat Sports

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Jeff Seibert

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Joe Wadlington

Employee

John Cantarella

Investor

Mike Rothenberg

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