Proven product and investment expertise, on your side on Day 0 — helping you build now and raise later.
We don’t just say we invest pre-seed.
We’re a $124M fund focused on pre-seed. #LaserFocus
We don’t focus on what can go wrong.
We look for what can go right. Just like you, we’re risk-takers — not risk-mitigators.
We don’t tell you something’s awesome just to be nice.
We have your back and ask the tough questions. Think of us as your SWAT team.
We don’t mind if your idea is raw.
We’re product people who see your vision. Bring on the sushi-grade.
We don’t wait 'til Monday morning.
We work fast to make our decisions. We’re founders too — and waiting is the worst.
Partnering with Afore may greatly increase your chance of kicking ass.
Only the in-it-to-win-it need hit us up.
Founding Product Manager at Android Nexus. Investor at Founder Collective: Cruise Automation, Firebase, Dia & Co. Software Eng/Harvard MBA.
Founding product manager at Twitter. Product at Yahoo! and Overture. Partner at Foundation Capital: Kik, Mesosphere, Hutch, Paribus, Custora. Cornell MBA.
We've been fortunate to partner with exceptional product-centric founders just when they were getting going. Below is the list of companies they started.
1build uses machine intelligence to convert building blueprints into material shopping lists and cost estimates.
High speed wireless Internet at a fraction of the cost.
Empowers your finance team to provide nextgen insights to the rest of the organization.
Project Portfolios for Developers and Data Scientists.
Machine learning platform that empowers biomedical scientists to plan and execute more successful experiments.
Executive coaching for everyone.
Building the future of autonomous neighborhood delivery.
Marketplace for Maintenance, Repair & Operations Products in emerging markets.
Building brick and mortar stores for digital brands.
Managed marketplace for automotive services.
World's first live Social Club.
Enterprise SaaS solution that combines a global fulfillment network with flexible FMS software to give enterprise D2C businesses the visibility and control they need.
The first luxury lab-grown diamond ring brand, offers its customers 30% more diamond for the same price as mined equivalents.
Saving consumers money via AI.
Company networks are underutilized for hiring.
Global Supply Unchained.
Serverless cloud database that offers fast global access to data via modern APIs like GraphQL without sacrificing data consistency.
Making customer spreadsheets accessible to software products with a turnkey data importer.
Managed marketplace for fleet services.
Federated Data Access Management Platform.
Online events platform for performance driven event marketing.
World's first PTO loan.
Observability for a distributed world.
The home construction marketplace that automates design.
Cultivating stronger teams at work.
Lifecycle management for datasets and machine learning models.
Kover.ai enables any business to create and distribute relevant coverage plans to their customers.
Connecting patients with top-rated doctors around the world.
Your notes and team wiki in one place.
Instant, on-demand and scalable verification of professionals to power your business.
Emotional well-being benefits platform for employers.
Next-generation banking with spending, savings, and rewards built for Canadians.
Building the "Amazon Prime Now" experience for D2C brands.
Lifelike fitness instructors and classes for everyone.
This generation's sports network.
Talking with superpowers.
Credit that's honest, simple, and accessible.
Build credit through your rent.
Understanding time and cost of customer interactions across roles and tools.
Building A-Teams for highly ambitious companies.
Enterprise software that helps to define a price on carbon emissions, manage carbon taxes and reduce emissions while having financial returns.
Powering haptic feedback in mid air.
Where creators become entrepreneurs.
Helping office cleaning companies attract, manage and retain cleaning professionals.
Hassle free container trucking.
Helping parents raise kids that are smarter about money.
Live online training from industry experts.
Platform for Gaming Communities.
Anonymous voice conversation app.
Inspiration & insight for modern parents.
A place for virtual restaurants to call home.