Beta Boom invests at the pre-seed stage in high-growth, software companies based outside of the Bay Area/Silicon Valley. The firm invests inclusively, with an emphasis on female founders, founders of color and immigrants. Beta Boom has a specific focus on healthtech, fintech, consumer and SaaS. What makes Beta Boom different is that beyond monetary investment, they help their startups succeed with daily coaching and operational support across product, marketing, sales and fundraising.

Location: Chicago, IL & Salt Lake City, UT

Best piece of investment advice: “Every game is won with patience.” – John Rogers / Mellody Hobson, Ariel Investments

Fun fact: Self-taught Jamaican snowboarder.