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A team entirely unique to venture...

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...with varied passions, perspectives, and professional backgrounds — founders, builders, engineers, designers, journalists, and more.

Meet Initialized

Committed to our Founders for the Long Haul

Our team is built to guide you from 0 to 1, but we're your advisors for life. We provide seed stage founders — from enterprise SaaS to sustainability, health to hard tech, artificial intelligence to infrastructure, consumer to crypto — with the tools to build companies and navigate the venture landscape.

We are grateful for the opportunity to do so.

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