GREAT NORTH VENTURES

EARLY-STAGE VENTURE FROM INVESTORS EXPERIENCED IN OPERATING AND ALLOCATING

PROVEN OPERATORS AND ALLOCATORS

Our partners draw on decades of successful execution to navigate networks and implement investment intelligence. We add value, source unique deals, and invest intelligently to maximize investment results.

Great North Ventures follows a scalable, data-driven process for identifying opportunities and managing its investment portfolio.

Ryan Weber

Ryan Weber

MANAGING PARTNER & CO-FOUNDER - MINNESOTA

Rob Weber

Rob Weber

MANAGING PARTNER & CO-FOUNDER - MINNESOTA

Pradip Madan

Pradip Madan

MANAGING PARTNER - SILICON VALLEY

PORTFOLIO

We look for market-defining companies to grow to global scale and relevance. These companies have signs of strong execution and use breakthrough technologies, and fit within 3 themes: Digital Innovation through AI, Community-Driven Applications, and Solving Labor Problems

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$40M Fund II Raised!

$40M Fund II Raised!

Great North Ventures Raises $40 Million Fund II

Great North Ventures Raises $40 Million Fund II

Investment Thesis: Fund II Strategy

Investment Thesis: Fund II Strategy

Portfolio raises $125M + talking fundraising with Branch CEO

Portfolio raises $125M + talking fundraising with Branch CEO

Portfolio Allocation

  • 25 Startups
  • Seed to Series A
  • Venture Studio produces 1 opportunity per year

Investment Themes

  • Digital Transformation through AI
  • Community-Driven Applications
  • Solving Labor Problems

Geography

  • Partners located in St. Cloud, Minneapolis, and Silicon Valley
  • Investing in Minnesota, the Upper Midwest, and beyond
  • Network density in undercapitalized region

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