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Beat Ventures

Investing in Human-AI Collaboration

We empower innovation at the intersection of technology and human ingenuity.

Humans are the heartbeat of AI

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Who We Are

Beat Ventures is a small check, high-value pre-seed/seed stage venture capital firm based in San Francisco. We invest in companies that use applied AI to augment and enhance human performance, especially in industries overlooked by Silicon Valley.

We don’t believe in the dogma that we’re headed towards a zero-sum game between humans and technology. Quite the opposite—our firm believes the future’s most impactful companies will combine the best of human ingenuity with AI to drive business and society forward.

Investing in Human-AI Collaboration

We empower innovation at the intersection of technology and human ingenuity.

Investment Themes

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We invest in companies building AI technology that augments and enhances human abilities. The most valuable companies will combine the best of human ingenuity with AI to drive business and society forward.

Augmented Intelligence

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Many overlooked industries are ripe for disruption. Our team’s experience in these industries gives us a unique edge in identifying and adding value to the best companies in these markets.

Overlooked Industries

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We look for companies that eliminate barriers to entry for applied AI, making it easier, faster, and more efficient for these companies to operate and thrive in their respective markets.

Infrastructure

Portfolio

Völur is creating a more sustainable and optimized meat processing industry by combining data and AI to ensure optimal use of every animal

Treehouse simplifies electrification through software-enabled Installation-as-a-Service

Truewind is using generative AI to help companies efficiently manage their finance back-office

Fishtail uses AI to digitize, automate, and de-risk trade finance

Stack AI enables any developer to build and deploy production-ready enterprise-level large language model (LLM) applications in minutes

Central Casting AI is using generative AI to enhance character behaviors and conversations in gaming

Founding Partners

Colin Rogister

General Partner

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Dave Anderson

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"Dave’s background in mobility and Colin’s background in public policy—this business requires both of those, and their expertise has been indispensable."

Eric Owski

CEO of Treehouse

“We have 200 companies and over 30,000 active users, and we are growing as fast as we can, thanks mostly to the help of Dave and Colin, who have been really useful in that process.”

Antoni Rosinol

Co-founder of Stack AI

“Colin and Dave have been such great partners and coaches. We regularly get advice from Colin and Dave on our pitch and positioning and have gotten many valuable intros.”

Jeff Orkin

CEO of Central Casting AI

May 21, 2024: Stack AI wants to make it easier to build AI-fueled workflows

Aug 9, 2023: Treehouse raises $10M to become the go-to EV charging installer

Aug 10, 2023: Middleware raises $6.5M in seed funding to transform cloud observability with AI

Apr 26, 2023: Operant is changing the way you secure cloud native applications

Nov 9th, 2023: This Norwegian AI Powered Startup Has Big Plans For The Meat Industry

Sep 18, 2023: Accounting startup for startups books $3 million

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