investment

Arthur VenturesWe have a long-term, partnership approach to investing.  It’s our fundamental belief that enduring companies are built from the creation of authentic partnerships between founders, team members and investors all aligned around a common purpose. We are committed to supporting entrepreneurs by providing a platform of capital and collaboration to help create market-leading businesses. We target business-to-business (B2B) software companies. The majority of our investments are traditional SaaS and cloud-enabled tools and solutions.  We’ve also made investments in healthcare IT and ag. tech. 

Brightstone Venture CapitalWe identify and support highly talented people. Solving a meaningful and quantifiable problem. Addressing large and growing markets. Using technology to gain a defensible advantage. Where our investment/operating experience, and industry connections provide leverage to help grow meaningful businesses.

First Green PartnersFirst Green was founded by Managing Directors Doug Cameron and Tom Erickson, who collectively have over 50 years of industry and investment experience. Together they have worked with over 55 startups as employees, investors, or advisors. They bring complementary skill sets in technical, financial, and advisory roles. First Green Partners is an early-stage venture capital limited partnership focused on investing in companies at the intersection of agriculture and technology. 

Gopher AngelsGopher Angels is a network of accredited investors seeking to invest capital and expertise in early stage Minnesota businesses. Their members make individual investments; this is not a fund. 

Sofia FundThe Fund seeks early stage, growth oriented, gender diverse entrepreneurial companies that have women leaders on the management team and who own equity in the business. Companies in the information technology, business products and services, health and wellness, clean technology or other technology areas that have demonstrated a value proposition with their business model and are looking for capital are of interest.