We have been on both sides of the startup desk
We bring a solid level of experience and perspective to investing. We invest in entrepreneurs with a strong vision, commitment and the energy needed to handle a startup. We can spot a fake from a mile away. You must be ready for some hard work, late nights and lots of caffeine. Do we hope to create jobs? Of course, but our focus is in helping you achieve your dream by giving you the tools in the form of capital and knowledge to succeed.
Meet our talented team
In my life I have been an investment banker and commercial banker. I’ve been a small business owner and have co-founded two ecommerce businesses. I’ve stubbed my toe on lots of rocks, fallen and then got back up. The mistakes were building blocks for me. > Read more about Mark
Nick Engelbart is an Analyst with Dundee Venture Capital. Before joining the company, Nick spent a year with McCarthy Capital in their analyst training program. While at McCarthy, his primary roles included company analysis, market research, and financial modeling and reporting. Before his experience in private equity, Nick got a > Read more about Nick
Michael has taken an unconventional path to joining the investment community in the Midwest. Prior to joining Dundee Venture Capital he worked for Orbitz in Chicago in a variety of roles executing customer acquisition and retention strategies along with managing product verticals. Michael joined the team to pivot his career from > Read more about Michael
Andrea began her career working in various departments of a large bank. She was continually discouraged when she or others on her team would make suggestions for changing something for the betterment of the company and/or customers, but the implementation of such ideas would likely take several months (or years) due to > Read more about Andrea
Beth began her post-college career as a middle-school science teacher before a pivot to Omaha’s start-up world. At three software companies in their early days including joining Hayneedle as its twelfth employee, she learned how to grow and build a company, the importance of culture in a start-up, and the necessity of rolling up your sleeves and doing every job in a young business. > Read more about Beth