We’ve identified a unique category of fund managers we call Emerg’d Managers. These are long-term investors and pressure-tested decision-makers who prioritize diverse investing and whose portfolios outperform competition as a result.
Farooq Abbasi
Founder & GP, Preface Ventures
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From this network, we pick winning founders for direct investment. 
Jim Gibbs
Co-Founder & CEO, MeterFeeder
Cities have been losing billions of dollars trying to price the curb. Meter Feeder enables drivers to pay for parking by turning their cars off, so cities can make money, and fleets remain compliant.
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Tina Williams
Founder, CyDeploy
An intelligent, automated testing system that demonstrates how an update will affect your system, giving you the control to maintain cybersecurity and cybersecurity compliance while avoiding costly workforce delays.
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"When my father passed away we were still growing and raising money on a $15M valuation. Luke was critical to navigating that struggle because he'd been there before. His father had passed away early in his journey. We got through it, closed an oversubscribed Seed round and now fielding $50M pre-money terms sheets a year later."
Jim Gibbs, Co-Founder & CEO at MeterFeeder
"Luke was a God send. I am a crazy entrepreneur that decided to launch my company only a few months from giving birth to my first son. Luke told me about his first company and how the husband and wife co-founding team were also expecting a baby at a critical time. He not only helped me sunset lower priority projects so I could focus on what counts but gave me the tools to maintain it. This has helped put us on the path to being a big Baltimore tech startup story."
Tina Williams, Founder at CyDeploy
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