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INVENT Ventures

We are the only public company in the US focused exclusively on building startup technology companies

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Santa Monica, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
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Company Summary

INVENT is a new kind of company creating transformative technology businesses. We are institutional cofounders, incubating new concepts and turning our ideas into businesses. We construct initial prototypes, craft teams around each idea, and provide access to capital. Our process is unique, and maximizes efficiencies in how companies are conceived, built and brought to market.


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    Bryce Knight
    Chief Executive Officer

    Bryce is a technology entrepreneur and investor. Bryce serves on the Board of Directors for several technology companies that were incubated at LAST including Sanguine BioSciences, Virurl, Stockr, LottoPals, Clowd and Stocktown Productions.

    Previously, Bryce founded Knight Inc., a boutique venture capital and corporate strategy firm that provides early-stage capital and business development services to private and small-cap public companies.

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    James Jago
    Chief Financial Officer

    James controls LAST's financial reporting and oversees portfolio valuation.

    Before joining LAST, James worked at Pangaea Asset Management, an investment firm with approximately $1 billion of assets under management. He was responsible for managing a $150 million portfolio of 50 companies, and for underwriting new transactions. During his time at Pangaea, James underwrote investment commitments aggregating over $400 million.

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    Tim Symington
    Chief Investment Officer

    Tim is responsible for managing and monitoring the development of the company’s investment portfolio.

    Tim is a successful web entrepreneur that has founded several technology companies starting in 2004 when he successfully built and sold a web-advertising platform, after having grown it to over 90,000 publishers in under six months of operation.

    Tim has held strategic roles in many web technology firms; including Titan Gaming /

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    Aaron Moore
    Chief Operating Officer

    Aaron oversees the operations of the LAST portfolio companies and reviews and evaluates compliance issues and legal concerns within the organization

    Prior to LAST, Aaron worked in the IP Licensing and Technology group at Gray Cary, a law firm with a culture and focus of working with Silicon Valley entrepreneurs.

    Aaron left Gray Cary in 2003 to build businesses selling electronic discovery software to large law firms and Fortune 500 compan