Golden Seeds Ventures was founded after years of working in the business and investment industry. Our goal is to help entrepreneurs turn their own ideas and visions into successful companies with fundraising and networking guidance. As a results-driven organization, we are constantly looking for ambitious and visionary partners with the drive and flexibility to take their company to the next level. For details about our investment process as well as our level of involvement, get in touch with us.
We Leverage our Experience to Help Founders Accelerate Enterprise Growth
Jo Ann Corkran
Jo Ann Corkran is a managing partner of Golden Seeds Venture Fund, Golden Seeds 2011 Fund and Golden Seeds Innovate New York Fund; these venture capital funds invest in high potential, early stage companies with gender diverse management and founding teams. She is also a managing member of Golden Seeds LLC, a nationwide investor network with a similar investment thesis. Jo Ann serves on the board of directors of two SaaS companies: Brandwatch and Work Truck Solutions.
Deb is a managing partner of Golden Seeds Venture Fund. She formerly led the Boston Forum of Golden Seeds, a national angel investor group. Prior to Golden Seeds Venture Fund, she built a portfolio of over two dozen early stage investments via Libra Global Partners, LLC. She is a Board Member at Day One Response, a Board Observer at DayZero Diagnostics and 99DegreesCustom. She was an advisor to Grokstyle until their recent acquisition.
Chief Financial Office
John Minner has over a decade of experience as a Controller and CFO. He serves or has served as the CFO and/or Controller for funds including University Ventures, Pouschine Cook Capital, EGS Healthcare, Tullis Healthcare and Earthrise Capital. He is also finance consultant to Factory LLC and Braemar Energy Ventures.
for female founders
Cognition Therapeutics has discovered and is developing a pipeline of novel, disease modifying, oral drug candidates to treat a broad array of neurodegenerative and neuro-ophthalmic disorders.
RenovoRx is a medical device company developing innovative solutions for targeted delivery of fluids, including diagnostic and therapeutic agents, to selected sites in the peripheral vascular system.