ATP: Energy and Capital for highly differentiated early-stage companies with clear competitive advantages, diverse teams and deep technology.
4 exits and counting from our first cohort. Remaining firms all tracking upward.
Our mission –
The advancement of science and engineering from the brightest research minds and entrepreneurs into a marketplace approach to innovation, with the goals of both benefitting society and generating sustainable economics for all of our stakeholders.
Our Team’s Proven Results
Years of Venture Experience
$Million of Cumulative Funding
$Billion in Exits
ATP is an early-stage venture capital organization changing the way research-borne innovations impact the world. We are more old-school and contrarian than today’s typical VC – we look far and wide for scientific entrepreneurs working on difficult problems and we partner with them early (sometimes at formation). We are rapidly expanding our platform of interconnected resources with the mission of creating tangible value from the brightest, yet most underserved minds in society, solving “Grand Challenge” problems. Software may be “eating the world”, but it is engineering and science that is going to save it.
Example area of focus: US Heartland & Canadian universities receive over $58B of research funding annually yet are severely under utilized by the traditional venture capital industry. ATP works directly with innovators from the early research-translation to later phases, with particular emphasis on Pre-seed (Launch), Seed (Nurture) and Series A (Scale) funding stages. ATP powers the earliest stages of firm development, creating returns for our investors and sustainable impact in such focus areas as: gender-disparity access and economic development in underserved regions.
The ATP team brings together the critical components of the Research-to-Development (R-to-D) ecosystem, specifically:
- INNOVATORS with national lab, university, and corporate R&D groups;
- ENTREPRENEURS: both first-time and seasoned executives;
- INVESTMENT PARTNERS: top-tier VC firms and our own syndication networks;
- CORPORATIONS: the key stakeholder to ensure Demand meets Supply. This diversity brings value-add from zero to one and beyond.