Garage Technology Ventures is a seed and early-stage venture capital fund.
We invest in extraordinary entrepreneurs with unique technologies that will define the next era of innovation. We take a hands-on approach from the very beginning, partnering with talented entrepreneurs to transform their vision into reality.

You have an innovative idea for a new business and would like to start contacting prospective investors. Before you begin, be sure to familiarize yourself with what investors (like Garage) look for when making investments. Check out our Resources Page so you can perfect your pitch, impress investors, and improve your chances of success for your new venture.

  • Getting Started
    Check out these critical factors in obtaining funding in the current investment environment.
  • Building a Company
    Optimize your success with these guidelines for making great speeches and presentations.
  • Getting to Wow
    Here’s how to distill the essence of your value proposition into something clear, credible, and compelling.
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