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42Phi Ventures
 

Every startup desires to raise capital, but few are prepared. Most often, capital is not the point of inflection to success. Rather it’s the missing knowledge, guidance and education on how to strategically position the company for success.

We invest money, time, expertise, sweat, and more to prepare companies to address all of the areas that investors will 

expect for fundraising consideration. 

 

With greater than 25 years of Venture Investment and Startup Advising experience, having worked with Top Silicon Valley Venture Capital Firms to first time entrepreneurs in beginning ideation phase; 42Phi Ventures is poised to help your company at any stage achieve the next degree of breakthrough innovation.  

 
Our Team
TD Lowe, Managing Partner
Dan Myers, Managing Partner

Founder and CEO of EnovationNation Inc. draws on her passion for innovation and her experience in technology, finance and strategy as driving forces to enhance, influence and educate the world on the power of innovation. TD assumed key roles as a leader in corporate innovation, finance, product marketing, contract negotiations, and technical development. She also served as a guest in Stanford University’s School of Engineering and serves as faculty at SMU. TD has worked with hundreds of early stage companies providing them a platform for growth.

Has a global reach around the world to find and work with entrepreneurs & startups. Dan builds US partnerships for China's $50B Didi Chuxing. He serves as an expert advisor for Portugal Ventures, a $500 Million VC firm. Previously, Dan worked to grow the Extreme Tech Challenge into the most extravagant startup competition, with finalists pitching to Sir Richard Branson at his Necker Island home. As the first Director at Runway, an innovation hub in San Francisco, Dan led the curation of 150+ globally sourced startups and corporate innovation partners. 

Jayesh Patel, Partner
Patrick Maloney, Partner

An accomplished products, business, and operations executive with over 25 years’ experience in IT, Telecommunications and Data Networking industry. He a has proven ability to scale and grow business to deliver value to both start-ups and public companies. Founder and CEO of WaterCove Networks acquired by Alcatel. He has also held senior Business Development and Strategy roles at several venture backed start-ups driving strategic partnership, raising over $100M in venture funding and generating over $700M in M&A transactions. 

Founded his Sonoma State University's campus student entrepreneurial program & went on to manage marketing for the largest community of entrepreneurs in the world. He brought several founders he  advised to the firm and continues to manage their growth. Runs digital for the firm as well as providing digital marketing support and guidance for the firms portfolio. His expertise in growth and customer acquisition have taken startups viral in less than 3 months. 

Pramod Dabir, Partner

After graduating University of Illinois, Pramod joined the Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Group in San Francisco. Pramod later transitioned to venture capital at TA Associates where he focused on internet and software investments. He brings experience in angel investing, product, technology and business strategy, and fundraising expertise that has helped companies raise over $200M in funding. In addition, He runs a digital product agency called West Agile Labs, is an active angel investor and advisor to a number of startups.

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