Richmond Global

Richmond Global is a venture capital firm specializing in seed, early-stage, and late stage investments. It does not invest in hardware, cleantech and pure bioscience. The firm prefers to invest in the new and disruptive technologies and technology-enabled services, digital media, mobile, predictive analytics and data science, SaaS and PaaS (Software as a Service and Platform as a Service), consumer internet, financial technology, and online marketplaces, digital advertising, communications, and mobile applications. It invests in companies based across the world focusing on United States, China, and India region. The firm typically writes $4 million to $6 million initial checks. Richmond Global was founded in 1999 and is based in Miami Lakes, Florida with additional offices in New York, New York; San Francisco, California; Shanghai, China; and Delhi, India.

David Frazee

Managing Partner

Peter Kellner

Managing Partner

23 past transactions

Market Realist, Inc.

Series A in 2014
Market Realist, Inc., an early-stage investment information technology company, operates a financial media Website that publishes institutional-quality investment research and analytics. The company publishes research in the areas of earnings reports, Wall Street ratings, price movement observations, mergers/acquisition and event driven, company news and insights/analysis, industry and company overviews, fund analysis, macroeconomic analysis, geopolitical issues, commodities, and partner insights. It helps Fortune 100 customers make knowledgeable investment decisions. Market Realist, Inc. was founded in 2013 and is based in New York, New York.

LearnVest, Inc.

Series B in 2011
LearnVest, Inc. owns and operates a personal finance and lifestyle Website for women. Its Website provides content, tools, support, and financial planning services that help women to tackle their finances. The company’s Website educates subscribers of money and lifestyle tips for living on a budget. In addition, it covers topics ranging from following a budget and paying down student loans to planning wallet friendly dinner parties for friends and plotting strategies to ask for a raise. LearnVest, Inc. was founded in 2007 and is based in New York, New York.

Avenida Compras SA

Series A in 2013
Avenida Compras operates an e-commerce site to sell products online. The products include home products, clothing and some electronic devices. Alan Kraus, Andres Freire, Federico Malek, Pablo Orlando, Pablo Simon Casarino, and Santiago Bilinkis founded Avenida Compras on July 1, 2013, with its headquarters in Buenos Aires in Argentina. It operates as a subsidiary of Avenida.

Restorando

Series C in 2015
Restorando is an operator of an online restaurant reservation platform used to improve dining out experiences. Its platform helps restaurants to develop new sales channels to promote available tables and increase revenue that enables consumers to efficiently make reservations online. Restorando was established in 2011 and is headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Kueski is the online lender for the Middle Class of Mexico and Latin America. The company uses big data and advanced analytics to approve and deliver loans in a matter of minutes. Simple, paperless and available 24/7, Kueski is the most convenient lending platform for those who need an immediate loan. The company has become the fastest growing platform of its kind in the region and has already granted thousands of loans.

GuiaBolso

Series B in 2015
GuiaBolso is a digital hub that connects Brazilian consumers to financial products via an in-app marketplace with real-time origination. As a company in Brazil with proprietary bank account aggregation technology and offering free credit bureau reports, GuiaBolso gives users a complete view of finances and provides bank partners with unparalleled data analysis and credit modeling. This creates a very positive dynamic for both, for example, GuiaBolso users now have access to a selection of fairly-priced loans based on actual credit risk, quite revolutionary in a country without a national credit score and with the world’s highest interest spreads. The company mission is to improve people’s well-being by providing the complete information needed to make better financial decisions.

Apomaya, Inc.

Series A in 2017
Apomaya provides an innovative, cloud-based technology platform, which brings visibility and control to the digital ad supply chain.

Chia Network

Series D in 2021
Chia Network Inc. develops a blockchain-based transaction and cryptocurrency platform. It provides Chialisp, a smart transaction programming language that unlocks the security, transparency, and ease of use of cryptocurrencies. The company was incorporated in 2017 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Moon Express Inc.

Venture Round in 2013
Moon Express Inc., a commercial space company, manufactures a series of robotic spacecraft that are sent on Moon for ongoing exploration and commercial development. It offers MX-1 commercial lunar lander, a robotic space vehicle capable of various applications, including delivering scientific and commercial payloads to the Moon. The company serves NASA. Moon Express Inc. was founded in 2010 and is based in Cape Canaveral, Florida with propulsion development and test facilities in Huntsville, Alabama.
Kueski is the online lender for the Middle Class of Mexico and Latin America. The company uses big data and advanced analytics to approve and deliver loans in a matter of minutes. Simple, paperless and available 24/7, Kueski is the most convenient lending platform for those who need an immediate loan. The company has become the fastest growing platform of its kind in the region and has already granted thousands of loans.

Vestorly, Inc.

Series A in 2016
Vestorly, Inc. operates an automated content marketing platform for financial services industry worldwide. It automates intelligent communications with key relationships using innovations in data science, as well as finds and shares content on users behalf across the Web; searches, identifies, and shares personalized news in real-time; sends personal and professional collections of digital content to audience through email and social media; and provides relevant news to website and turn visitors into relationships. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is based in New York, New York.

Market Realist, Inc.

Series B in 2015
Market Realist, Inc., an early-stage investment information technology company, operates a financial media Website that publishes institutional-quality investment research and analytics. The company publishes research in the areas of earnings reports, Wall Street ratings, price movement observations, mergers/acquisition and event driven, company news and insights/analysis, industry and company overviews, fund analysis, macroeconomic analysis, geopolitical issues, commodities, and partner insights. It helps Fortune 100 customers make knowledgeable investment decisions. Market Realist, Inc. was founded in 2013 and is based in New York, New York.

Lokker

Seed Round in 2017
Lokker gives companies instantaneous control over third-party data collection and risk to protect their customers’ privacy and comply with privacy laws. The company's patent-pending technology measures, monitors, and mitigates privacy issues. Lokker was founded in 2020 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

Paradata

Series A in 2017
Paradata is a big data artificial intelligence platform that has won the Gartner Cool Vendor award for 2016. Right now we are classifying and fingerprinting tens of millions of electronic parts & prices for the supply chain using our neural net and Spark pipeline. We make that data trusted, provide verified insights, and executable actions. We solve problems for our customers that they have been unable to do in the past without extensive analysis—we are disruptive and sticky. Since 2013, Paradata's big data analytics solutions have enabled customers with global supply chains in a variety of industries to make informed actions based on trusted data. This translates into decreased costs, risks, lead times, and increased compliance for their business. Because every business has a supply chain, this is a large and lucrative market. Paradata has grown fast in a short period of time.

Qraved

Series B in 2015
Qraved, the No. 1 food discovery platform in Indonesia is solving the US$BN problem of “Where and What to eat.” To do this, Qraved provides a full stack solution bringing content, community and commerce together (Buzzfeed food/Eater+Yelp+Opentable) through web and mobile apps. With personalized delivery of aggregated and curated photo and video content from Instagram, blogs and other other media sources, Qraved is connecting more than millions of monthly users to more than 30,000 merchants.

EcoSense Lighting

Series C in 2014
EcoSense Lighting is a team of LED lighting pioneers with over 100 years of experience and a genuine passion for delivering advanced solid-state lighting solutions. EcoSense delivers a broad line of high-quality, cutting-edge LED lighting solutions for architectural and commercial applications. EcoSense has a compelling technology portfolio including the new industry-leading breakthrough dimming technology. EcoSense has offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Hong Kong with headquarters in Los Angeles.

LearnVest, Inc.

Series A in 2010
LearnVest, Inc. owns and operates a personal finance and lifestyle Website for women. Its Website provides content, tools, support, and financial planning services that help women to tackle their finances. The company’s Website educates subscribers of money and lifestyle tips for living on a budget. In addition, it covers topics ranging from following a budget and paying down student loans to planning wallet friendly dinner parties for friends and plotting strategies to ask for a raise. LearnVest, Inc. was founded in 2007 and is based in New York, New York.

Vestorly, Inc.

Series A in 2020
Vestorly, Inc. operates an automated content marketing platform for financial services industry worldwide. It automates intelligent communications with key relationships using innovations in data science, as well as finds and shares content on users behalf across the Web; searches, identifies, and shares personalized news in real-time; sends personal and professional collections of digital content to audience through email and social media; and provides relevant news to website and turn visitors into relationships. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is based in New York, New York.

Dataminr

Series D in 2015
Dataminr is an AI platform that detects the earliest signs of high-impact events and emerging risks from publicly available information. It discovers, distills, and delivers alerts from the increasingly diverse and complex landscape of publicly available information including social media, blogs, information sensors, and the dark web, ensuring that businesses have the knowledge they need to act with confidence.

Market Realist, Inc.

Venture Round in 2017
Market Realist, Inc., an early-stage investment information technology company, operates a financial media Website that publishes institutional-quality investment research and analytics. The company publishes research in the areas of earnings reports, Wall Street ratings, price movement observations, mergers/acquisition and event driven, company news and insights/analysis, industry and company overviews, fund analysis, macroeconomic analysis, geopolitical issues, commodities, and partner insights. It helps Fortune 100 customers make knowledgeable investment decisions. Market Realist, Inc. was founded in 2013 and is based in New York, New York.

Celmatix Inc.

Series A in 2012
Celmatix is a preclinical-stage women’s health biotech focused uniquely on ovarian biology. With a lead program in ovarian senescence and collaborations in PCOS and non-hormonal contraception with industry leaders, Celmatix is addressing areas of high unmet need by developing the next generation of interventions and pioneering advancements in ovarian health.