|Venture Fund Member Profile
Penny Black is a New York based private investment firm, focused on seed- and early-stage venture capital. What the Penny Black did for communication in the 19th century, we strive to replicate by investing in game-changing companies that improve the way people share ideas and utilize knowledge.
With a young team at the helm, we’re not your traditional VC firm. We sit in the trenches with our CEOs, and work all hours to provide them with an unfair advantage as they grow and build markets. We invest early, and stay actively involved in the development and growth of each company.
We’ve invested in a broad array of industries, from medical tech, to big data, to crowd-funding, paying particular attention to companies that solve real-world problems, and that produce products & services that we would use. Our most recent seed fund, BOLDstart Ventures, is aimed at web-based startups in the social/mobile/media realms.
||Eliot T. Durbin|
Eliot Durbin is Managing Director of Penny Black, a New York based private investment company financing innovative companies across a spectrum of industries and stages of development including healthcare, consumer goods, internet technology, media, and life sciences.
He is an active partner & member of the investment committee of BOLDstart Ventures, an early stage technology fund. Eliot is involved with the boards of several companies, including Medpricer.com, Equipois Inc, Sundia Corporation, & Anchor Intelligence.
Prior to Penny Black, Eliot founded Templates.com, an online software retailer that was acquired 2002. He subsequently worked at the Permal Group, a multi-billion dollar global fund of hedge funds that was acquired by Legg Mason in 2006. Eliot is a graduate of Georgetown University with post-graduate study at Columbia University.
The Master in the art of living makes little distinction between his work and his play, his labor and his leisure, his mind and his body, his education and his recreation, his love and his religion. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence in everything he does, leaving others to determine whether he is at work or at play. To him, he is always doing both.
||Camp6 provides financial, analytical & media services to businesses across a spectrum of stages and industries.|
||U.S. Digital Gaming provides a fully integrated platform supporting the full spectrum internet-gaming including financial, regulatory, and commercial solutions.|
||KLOUT allows users to track the impact of their opinions, links and recommendations across the social graph.|
||Sundia produces and markets fruit cups via True Fruit product family.|
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