5 Seed Investors in NC

Sometimes you should prioritize investors in your own state before searching outside state lines. Investors like backing local talent, and your odds of securing funding are higher from local investors than they are from investors outside of your state. Here are 5 investors based in North Carolina that invest at Seed.

1) Anna Rumer

  • Fund: SJF Ventures
  • Title: Analyst, Portfolio Acceleration
  • Location: Durham, NC
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: AI, Agriculture Tech, Internet of Things, Clean Tech, Digital Health and Wellness, EdTech, Food and Beverage, Government Tech, Recruiting, DEI, Logistics, Social Impact, Transportation

2) Joe Mancini

  • Fund: Front Porch Venture Partners
  • Title: General Partner
  • Location: Durham, NC
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: Agriculture Tech, AI, Clean Tech, Cloud, Communications, Cybersecurity, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, Fintech, Food and Beverage, Internet of Things, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Consumer, Enterprise, Other Tech, Parenting, Robotics, Sales Tech, Social Impact, Space, Transportation

3) John Alar

  • Fund: New Republic Partners
  • Title: Senior Associate
  • Location: Charlotte, NC
  • Stages: Series B, Series A, Seed, Pre-Seed
  • Sectors: Other, Travel, Transportation, Space, Sales Tech, Food Services, Quantum Computing, Proptech, Professional or Technical Services, Parenting, Other Tech, Enterprise, Consumer, Chemicals, Marketplaces, Logistics, Internet of Things, Insurtech, DEI, Hospitality, Recruiting, eSports, Food and Beverage, Fintech, Electronics, EdTech, E-Commerce, Future of Work, Digital Health and Wellness, Developer Tools, Cybersecurity, Web3, Communications, Cloud, Clean Tech, Internet of Things, Cosmetics, Art, AI, Agriculture Tech, Marketing

4) Michael Lee

  • Fund: Bull City Venture Partners
  • Title: Senior Associate
  • Location: Durham, NC
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: AI, Communications, E-Commerce, Consumer, Other Tech

5) Nathaniel Clarkson

  • Fund: Carolinas Fintech Ventures
  • Title: Managing Partner
  • Location: Charlotte, NC
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: Marketing, AI, Cloud, Web3, Cybersecurity, E-Commerce, Fintech, Insurtech, Enterprise, Proptech, Sales Tech

Hopefully this list helps you find more local investors that invest in companies at your stage. If you’re looking to pitch these investors + the rest of the Confluence.VC investor network, make sure to check out Commonapp.VC