Morgan ️PolotanNew York, New York, United States
Bio
Morgan Polotan is a NYC-based Principal with the B Capital Ascent Fund, where he focuses on seed-series A startups in fintech, digital health, and SaaS. Prior to B Capital, Morgan was a Principal at Comcast Ventures and Genacast Ventures, where he helped lead investments in Dandelion Energy, Zapata Computing, Neural Magic, goTenna, Blockdaemon, Confetti, and SafeBase. Morgan began his VC career at Bloomberg Beta, where he helped invest in Donut, Stedi, and Campuswire. Morgan began his career as a software engineer at Tapad, a NYC-based adtech company that was acquired by Swedish telco Telenor for $360M. Morgan received his BS in Business Administration from Northeastern University, where he received a full academic scholarship.
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Experience
Principal
B Capital Group
Mar 2021 - Current
Principal
Comcast Ventures
Comcast venture fund. Stage/sector agnostic, checks of up to $20M.
Principal
Genacast Ventures
Comcast seed fund. $1M checks to lead/co-lead seed rounds.
Board Observer
Neural Magic
Board Observer
Confetti
Plan, book, and execute your in-office events with just a few clicks.
Investor
goTenna
Decentralized mobile mesh networks.
Board Observer
Zapata Computing, Inc.
Enterprise quantum computing solutions.
Board Observer
Dandelion (Home Geothermal)
Geothermal heating/cooling for the home.
Board Observer
Blockdaemon
Performance monitoring for blockchain nodes.
Board Observer
DrayNow, Inc.
On-demand trucking service for short-haul freight.
Board Observer
BigID
Smart GDPR compliance solution.
Associate
Bloomberg BETA
- 75M seed fund from Bloomberg. Deals: Stedi (EDI automation): sourced. Invested in seed. Raised Series A from undisclosed investor. Stealth (HR startup): sourced. Led seed round. Raised Series A from undisclosed investor. Virgil Security (API for encryption): invested in seed. Board observer.
Investor
Virgil Security, Inc.
Encrypt your app with a single line of code.
Software Engineer
Tapad
Wrote JavaScript, Node, Scala, Hadoop/HDFS.
Analyst
Charles Koch Institute
Read Austrian economics, became a cypherpunk, found Bitcoin.
Education
Northeastern University
Bachelor of Science - BS, Business Administration and Management, General
Grenoble Ecole de Management
Summer Semester, Globalization
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