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98 Best & Most Active Houston Venture Capitalists (VC)

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Venture Capitalists (VC) play an important role in the startup ecosystem. We have curated a list of the top Houston Venture Capitalists (VC). We have tried to select a variety of different types of investors across a variety of niches.

This list is designed to show off the investors with exceptional track records, industry experience and a unique understanding of the ecosystem.

Top Houston Venture Capitalists (VC)

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.


Mercury Fund

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture

Mercury focuses on entrepreneurs and software innovation companies and startups.


Chevron Technology Ventures

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Investor Type: Corporate Venture Capital, Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Late Stage Venture

Chevron Technology Ventures champions innovation, commercialization and integration of emerging technologies within Chevron.


Texas HALO Fund

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Micro VC, Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Convertible Note, Early Stage Venture, Seed

Texas HALO Fund is an investment company that specializes in investing in early-stage businesses.


The Artemis Fund

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Seed

The Artemis Fund invests in high-growth, tech-enabled companies led by women.


Sporos Bioventures

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture

Sporos Bioventures is a biotechnology firm that aims to catalyze the rapid and accurate development of cancer and immune disease treatments.


Fitz Gate Ventures

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Investor Type: Micro VC, Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Fitz Gate Ventures invests a majority of its capital in companies from the Princeton ecosystem and a portion more broadly.


Cathexis Ventures

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Cathexis Ventures specializes in the fields of venture capital and private equity.


GOOSE Capital

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Convertible Note, Early Stage Venture, Seed, Venture

GOOSE is an investment firm with an investor pool of Fortune 500 execs and serial entrepreneurs investing in early stage venture.


SpaceFund

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed, Venture

SpaceFund is a venture capital firm, providing informed investing in a diversified portfolio of space companies.


Limitless Crypto Investments

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Investor Type: Hedge Fund, Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Initial Coin Offering, Seed

LCI offers exposure to ventures, tokens, and projects related to blockchain tech, digital currency, and crypto assets.


Seed Round Capital

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Accelerator, Angel Group, Entrepreneurship Program, Incubator, Syndicate, Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Seed Round Capital is a Houston-based tech startup investment and advisory firm.


Curate Capital

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture

Curate Capital is a venture capital firm.


Energy Transition Ventures

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Energy Transition Ventures is a venture capital investor investing in startups in the energy transition.


New Climate Ventures

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture

New Climate Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm investing in innovative carbon reduction and avoidance technology companies.


Crosstimbers Capital Group

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Investor Type: Private Equity Firm, Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Private Equity, Seed

Crosstimbers Capital Group offers direct investments in entrepreneur-owned companies and private investment opportunities.


Polus Capital

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

Polus Capital provides Entrepreneur-friendly capital to profitable and growing businesses.


TA Capital

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Late Stage Venture

TA Capital invests in the growth stage of start-ups with capable teams and strong visions.


Fayez Sarofim & Co.

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Late Stage Venture, Seed

Fayez Sarofim & Co. are dedicated investment managers focused on long-term investing and portfolio management.


Montrose Lane (fka Cottonwood Venture Partners)

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Investor Type: Private Equity Firm, Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

Montrose Lane is an investment firm partnering with technology companies that make energy affordable, safe, and environmentally friendly.


L37 Venture Partners

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

L37 is an investment firm that invests in visionary founders and companies to transform industries and solve problems.


Fannin Innovation Studio

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

Fannin Innovation Studio focuses on commercializing innovation developed in the Texas Medical Center institutions.


Climate Impact Capital

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Late Stage Venture

Climate Impact Capital invests in technology-driven early-stage firms that have the potential to transform climate change issues.


Golden Section Ventures, LLC

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

SaaS, B2B, Industrial Tech, Hospitality Tech, Health IT


Garrison Investment Group

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Investor Type: Micro VC, Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture

Garrison Investment Group is a leading middle market credit and asset based investor. The firm was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in


Raven One Ventures

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture

Raven One Ventures is an early-stage venture fund, focusing on innovative opportunities with significant disruptive abilities.


Amnis Ventures

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

Amnis Ventures is an investment firm that invests in technologies in supplying sustainable results.


UC-RNT Fund

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Late Stage Venture

UC-RNT Fund is an alternative investment fund that partners RNT Associates (Ratan Tata) and the University of California.


Golden Section Venture Capital

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

Golden Section is a seed-stage VC firm collaborating with entrepreneurs who are growing B2B SaaS businesses.


Griffin Partners

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Investor Type: Private Equity Firm, Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

Griffin Partners operates as a commercial real estate development, management, and leasing company.


Chowning Group

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Convertible Note, Early Stage Venture, Private Equity, Seed

Houston-based private investment firm


HYPE Capital

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture

HYPE Capital is an investment firm.


Vesalius Ventures

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Vesalius Ventures is a venture capital firm created for diversified investments, targeting large but unmet market needs, compelling


Murphree Venture Partners

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Late Stage Venture

Murphree Venture Partners invests in energy, tech-enhanced business services, waste management, and critical infrastructure companies.


Sanders Morris Harris

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

Sanders Morris Harris is a financial services firm that offers investment and advisory services.


Allison Wood Ventures

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Late Stage Venture, Seed, Venture

A global investment company built on a culture of vision and value creation.


Digitech Venture Capital Fund

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

Digitech is a strategic VC fund that invests in tech companies at their early stages and plays an active role in their growth.


ConocoPhillips Technology Ventures

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

ConocoPhillips Technology Ventures provides direct investment and business development expertise to small, external tech startups.


Ford Venture Capital Group

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

Venture Capital Firm


AMP Ventures

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

Amp Ventures focuses on the Clean Energy sector that encompasses renewable energy, energy efficiency, and reduces the environmental impact.


Broadpeak Ventures

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Investor Type: Accelerator, Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Broadpeak Ventures is an investment group specializing in early stage growth companies.


Scotia Capital

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

Scotia Capital is a Mining Group.


Sternhill Partners

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Late Stage Venture

Founded in 1999, Sternhill Partners is a U.S.-based venture capital firm that provides seed- and early-stage technology investments.


Laura and John Arnold Foundation

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Grant

Laura and John Arnold Foundation’s core objective is to address our nation’s most pressing and persistent challenges using evidence-based,


Houston Ventures

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Private Equity

Houston Ventures invests in early, mid, late venture, and growth stage companies.


Sparksuite

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Private Equity Firm, Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

Launches, acquires, and grows a family of innovative software companies and meaningful open source projects.


Houston Health Ventures

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Micro VC, Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

HHV is a seed-stage healthcare investment fund focused on health IT.


McNair Interests

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture

McNair Interests is a private investment and management company.


Elevation Capital

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

Elevation Capital focuses on capitalizing the rapid momentum of itscurrent startups.


Sweat Equity Partners

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Private Equity Firm, Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Private Equity

Sweat Equity Partners is an entrepreneur-led family of companies.


Senterra

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture

Senterra operates as an investment group that focuses on thoughtful investing.


Woodrock & Co

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

WoodRock & Co. was founded on the principal that investment banking is first and foremost a service business


KP Capital Partners

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

KP Capital Partners is a venture capital firm based in Houston, Texas.


R&D Bauer Ventures

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Late Stage Venture

R&D Bauer Ventures is an investment firm that provides investment and financing services.


Indus River Ventures

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Incubator, Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Seed

Indus River Ventures invest early as a lead investor and are healthcare leaders, powered by programs, platforms, and devices.


Morton Cohn Investments

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture

Morton Cohn Investments is an oil & energy company.


Flagship Capital

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

Flagship is a direct bridge lender


L.E. Simmons & Associates

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

L.E. Sommons & Associates is an energy services and investment company.


Charter Venture Group

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

Charter Venture Group is a private equity and venture capital firm that invests in the healthcare industry.


Cogene Ventures

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Late Stage Venture

Cogene Ventures, a Texas-based venture capital firm, specializes in early-, mid-, expansion-, and late-stage investments.


Catalyst Partners

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

Catalyst Partners is a capital advisory and principal investment firm focused on energy and emerging technology.


BCM Technologies (BCMT)

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Micro VC, Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

BCM Technologies’ investment strategy revolves around the concept that maximum returns from early stage life science investing will result


Stanford Financial Group

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Late Stage Venture

Stanford Financial Group is a network of financial services companies specialized in early and late stage venture capital investments.


Black Beret Life Sciences

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture

Black Beret Life Sciences is a biotechnology investment firm that manages investments in game-changing biotechnology centers.


Quantum Partners

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

Quantum Partners is a management consulting.


Nazmark

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

Nazmark is to identify, fund, and guide early stage companies with high-growth potential.


Sorfina Capital

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Sorfina Capital is a venture capital firm and is based in the United States.


CitareTx Investment Partners I

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture

CitareTx Investment Partners I was founded in 2008


Creeris Ventures

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Micro VC, Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Seed

Creeris is a VENTURE company that creates, funds, and operates companies under its control.


Haddington Ventures

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Venture

Haddington Ventures is a private equity and venture capital firm.


Stark Capital Management,LLC

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

Stark Capital Management is a company that offers investment and institutional support services.


BlueRock Energy Capital

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

BlueRock Energy Capital is an independent oil and gas producer finance company.


Richland Investments

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture

Richland Investments is a company that specializes in capital investment services.


Global H2O Investments

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Micro VC, Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Private Equity

Global H2O Investments provides capital for developing new or acquiring existing water, wastewater and “waste-to-value” infrastructure


Farid Ventures

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture

Farid Ventures provides capital and advisory services for early and growth-stage enterprises providing software.


Cockrell Investment Partners

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Late Stage Venture

Cockrell Investment Partners


Triple Tap Ventures

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

Triple Tap Ventures is focused on running great businesses with great people.


Medingenii Capital

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture

We invest in breakthrough technologies in the Medical, Healthcare and Life Science industries.


Crossmark Global Investments

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

Crossmark Global Investments, Inc was formed in 2017.


AutoFinance Group, Inc

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

Auto Financial Group is one of the nation’s leading sources of residual based finance products for credit unions.


Capital Direct Funding

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Micro VC, Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

Capital Direct Funding is a commercial loan company which located in Houston who specialize in investment return and residential transaction


Bamboo Capital

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Bamboo Capital is a technology investment firm providing funding to early-stage startups.


Reliant Energy Ventures

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

Reliant Energy Ventures


Eyes of Texas Partners

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Micro VC, Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture

Eyes of Texas Partners is a provider of computing technology, software, hardware, distribution and marketing solutions.


Tchoupitoulas Partners

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

Tchoupitoulas Partners is an investment firm based in Houston, Texas.


Cypress Point Partners

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Venture

Cypress Point Partners was added in 2013.


Appian Way Capital Partners

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Private Equity Firm, Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

Appian Way Capital Partners is a private capital firm that specializes in $1-$5 million investments in companies nationwide.


New Capital Management

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

New Capital Management is a company that specializes in financial services.


Starboard Star Venture Capital

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

Starboard Star Venture Capital is a venture capital fund that focuses on investments in early-stage technology companies.


Circa Ventures

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Circa Ventures is a VC firm that offers seed money for information technology and science-based start-ups.


Sixth Floor Investors

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture

Sixth Floor Investors was added in 2010.


AIM Funds

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Venture

AIM Funds


Enron Investment Partners

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Enron Investment Partners is a venture capital.


GTD Capital Holdings

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Late Stage Venture

capital management company


MediGen Group

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

MediGen Group LLC is a venture capital firm specializing in investments in seed,start-up, and early stage companies.


Brochstein Ventures

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Venture

Brochstein Ventures is an investing firm.


Bond Sheets

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage: Venture

Bond Sheets helps raise capital for companies by taking equity in the company and resell the value of the equity to bond holders.


AmeriFinancial

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

Established in 1995, AmeriFinancial is a private investment, venture capital and advisory firm that has specialized exclusively in early


Warwick Resources

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Investor Type: Venture Capital

Investment Stage:

Warwick is an operational advisory organization focused on identifying companies with exploration and development opportunities in Africa.

Written by Mark Kendall

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