Colopy Ventures founds and funds startups around Durham, North Carolina. If you are interested in funding, please review our investment process.

A round-up of our current portfolio is detailed below.

Colopy Ventures internally started these projects:

  • Wrangle Labs democratizes data science by letting you easily analyze and clean data sets in the cloud. Durham, NC (operates out of CV office.)
    Brewing. January 2019.
  • GrepBeat tells the news and views of tech entrepreneurs and their startups for Raleigh-Durham and surrounding areas. Durham, NC (operates out of CV office.)
    Launched. August 2018.

We led the angel round for:

  • Seguno is embedded email marketing for the Shopify e-commerce platform.  Durham, NC (operates out of CV office.)
    Lead Seed Investor. May 2018.

We also invested in these local venture funds:

  • IDEA Fund Partners is an early stage venture investor in North Carolina and throughout the Southeast. Durham, NC
  • Triangle Angel Partners is an angel fund in the Triangle (obviously!) Chapel Hill, NC.
  • Carolina Angel Network is a network of alumni, faculty, etc., associated with UNC-Chapel Hill, that invests in early stage startups. Chapel Hill, NC

Although not our model going forward, we were a minor investor in a “party round” for these startups:

  • Spiffy is an on-demand car wash and maintenance company, led by seasoned entrepreneur Scot Wingo. Durham, NC.
  • EmployUs offers a software-as-a-service platform for medium and large enterprises to optimize their employee referral programs. Cary, NC.
  • Lumedica is disrupting the expensive ophthalmologist equipment market with new imaging technologies. Durham, NC.