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Applied AI Pioneer: SpeechLab

Generative Speech to Speech Translation

SpeechLab is facilitating communication in languages we don’t understand. A collaboration between a world renowned AI Scientist and a world class Entrepreneur, showcases the power of Applied AI.

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AI Pricing Disruptor: Simplebet

Betting on the future of fan engagement

Simplebet is changing the US Sports Betting Landscape with AI-based pricing for Innovative In-Play, Micro-Market Sports Betting markets.

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JACKPOCKET

The mobile lottery leader

Draftkings closes its acquisition of Jackpocket for $750 million.

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Media Measurement Innovator: Incremental

Neutral Measurement for Retail Media’s Explosion

Incremental’s pioneering neutral measurement platform is guiding the world’s largest media buyers’ fast growing investments in Retail Media.

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Digital Art Pioneer: Loupe

Reinventing the visual art ecosystem

Loupe’s streaming art platform is pioneering Art DNA™ streaming experiences in homes, commercial properties and hospitality.

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Game changer: I Fund Women

Unleashing the power of women entrepreneurs

IFundWomen is the leading funding marketplace for women-owned businesses with access to capital, coaching, and connections.

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Education Visionary: NIche

The Leading
Education Marketplace

Niche is transforming the way schools find students, by helping students find their best fit.

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Expert Early-Stage Capital for Applied AI

Grit Capital Partners invests in high potential entrepreneurs who seek to use Applied AI to disrupt digital experiences and transactions, and are on a path to change the world. We are decidedly biased toward solutions that can catalyze entire ecosystems. As Founder CEOs who built defining companies in our industries, we apply our deep domain knowledge to our investing. Our specific focus is on Applied AI bringing creative disruption to Media, MarTech, Commerce, and FinTech
Enormous Markets
to Reinvent
Large and Bounded Markets – 10T of GDP Financial Services, Commerce Marketing and Media, have each had major innovation, but have yet to unlock the power of Applied AI
Applied Artificial
Intelligence
Software-driven solutions, incorporating a range of technologies, with AI as a core feature of the primary product are ready to connect and automate the delivery and valuation of services to consumers and businesses

Our Portfolio

The Grit Capital portfolio maps to the intersection of our Applied AI thesis, and our target industries.

The Grit Capital Seed 1 portfolio maps to the intersection of our ecosystem platform thesis, and our target industries.

Meet the Investing Partners

We are a seasoned team of venture investors building a top-tier, high-performing early stage fund franchise. Our investing partners are Founder CEOs of companies in our targeted sectors, with 2Bn in operating exits. Our team of professionals has pilot fund performance and a depth of early stage experience that is uncommon among emerging fund managers.

Meet the Investing Partners

We are a seasoned team of venture investors building a top-tier, high-performing early stage fund franchise. Our investing partners are Founder CEOs of companies in our targeted sectors, with 2Bn in operating exits. Our team of professionals has pilot fund performance and a depth of early stage experience that is uncommon among emerging fund managers.

Rave reviews from entrepreneurs, who love our level of engagement and operating knowledge

The entire team at Grit is passionate, curious and hardworking. They motivate me in a unique and authentic way. They look at problems from a perspective I don't get from other investors. They have had a hugely positive impact on our business.

Luke Skurman, CEO, Niche

The Grit team has been there for us at key critical points in our growth. If it is a question about scaling the business, we know it is a Grit question. Many investors say they can add value but the combination of Grit Capital's operating experience and tirelessness, is an unmatched combination.

Peter Sullivan, CEO, JackPocket

Few investors have achieved the success in fintech that the Grit Capital Partners Team has. From Matthew and Jenn, to Jonathan Ebinger, this is a team of thought leaders that adds value to our business every day.

John Ardy, Cofounder & CEO, Mesh Mortgage

They’ve been ideal partners, actively adding value with a deep understanding of AI at a level of technical depth we’ve found uncommon among other funds.

Seamus McAteer, Co-Founder and CEO, Speechlab

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