RVI's invests nearly $1 million in 2018 and adds 9 new members

2018 was a record-breaking year for our angel group, having invested nearly $1 million across 8 startups (prior record was 6):

  1. 3DFORTIFY

    3DFortify designs and manufactures custom, reinforced, and affordable composite materials and products using our patented magnetic 3D printing technology.

  2. CAMBRIDGE BLOCKCHAIN (VVM Alum, founded in Western MA)

    Cambridge Blockchain offers proprietary software stack that has the potential to dramatically strengthen identity verification tools. Earlier this year, the company won the Distributed Ledger (DL) Challenge, which included a $15,000 cash prize.

  3. VALT (based in Western MA)

    Valt Visual Password Manager is a new approach to password management. Based in North Adams, MA.

  4. NEW ENGLAND BREATH TECHNOLOGIES (VVM, based in Western MA)

    New England Breath Technologies provides fast screening of diabetes via breath analysis.

  5. FREEDOM WIND TUNNEL

    Freedom Wind Tunnel is opening an indoor skydiving facility at Patriot Place.

  6. LAUNCH413 (my newest startup, based here in Western MA)

    We Are Serial Entrepreneurs And Veteran Executives Dedicated To Helping Startups Become Profitable Engines Of Prosperity In Our Region.

  7. PATHWARE (VVM Alum)
    Pathware is creating hardware and software to simplify digital pathology workflows.

  8. SPRINGLOADED TECHNOLOGIES
    maker of the world’s first bionic knee brace.

We also added a record number of new members (9). Their expertise and connections will help us better find, vet, and invest in exciting startups.

If you are a successful entrepreneur or business executive and are interested in joining us in finding and investing in exciting startups, contact us.