Invest with Grover and Yoko
$95.8K ($25K)
Typical Investments
1
Deals Last 12 Months
40
Unique LPs have invested
Note from Grover and Yoko

Track record of investments before follow-on investment by incubators or prominent VCs: (RideAlong -> YC, Invio -> TechStars Cedars-Sinai and Madrona Venture Labs, Ganaz -> Founders' Co-op, ...). Carefully vetted deals by evaluating the founding team, the product (Yoko brings Product and Partnerships experience from Google) and growth data (Grover brings experience from Data Science & Growth at Facebook '07-'15). We often invest in the underdog - which may be under-represented founders, Seattle-based companies, or other areas that tend to be overlooked by other VC firms.

Dealflow

Our deal flow stems from connections from working at FB and Google, studying at Stanford, as well as from the Seattle tech community where we are based.

 
Ravi and his wife Yoko were one of our key early investors. They got to know us, asked great questions, dug into our diligence and got to conviction to invest a couple months before the herd mentality kicked in once we got a lead. They've helped us think through strategic issues and Ravi even...more
 
Team
Yoko Okano
Strategic Partnerships
Angel Investor, Dir of Product @Actively Learn, Ex- @Google, @IslandWood board member, former taiko performer and teacher. Seattle native.
Ravi Grover
Angel
CTO at Elevator (goelevator.com) & Angel Investor. Former Software Engineer and Data Scientist at Facebook, 5/2007 - 5/2015.
Investments
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LPs
Proud Ventures
Experienced investors in both public market deals, and private companies from seed to late stage, across a wide array of industries over the past 40+ years.
David E. Weekly
Entrepreneur
PM at @Google, ex-@facebook; Founded: @Mexican.VC , @Neuron.VC, @Drone.VC, @PBworks, @Hacker Dojo, and more. Award-winning startup mentor and investor. Dad.
Lisa Rich
Angel Investor
Founder @Hemisphere Ventures, Founder & COO @BrainyQuote, Operations, Strategy, Marketing, Branding, Advertising & Communications
Robert Pease
Investor
Fund Manager @Cascade Angels Fund , fmr VP @Salesfusion, CEO @LoopFuse (acq by @Salesfusion), founder @Nearstream (acq by @LoopFuse), VP @Gist (acq by @Blackberry)
Rumela Das
Previously worked in finance and tech. Now I manage investments for a family office.
Cap Ven
We invest in early-stage startups and arrange financing for growth companies.
References
 
Ravi and his wife Yoko were one of our key early investors. They got to know us, asked great questions, dug into our diligence and got to conviction to invest a couple months before the herd mentality kicked in once we got a lead. They've helped us think through strategic issues and Ravi even...more
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