Morgan ️PolotanNew York, New York, United States
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.
B Capital Group
Mar 2021 - Current
Comcast venture fund. Stage/sector agnostic, checks of up to $20M.
Comcast seed fund. $1M checks to lead/co-lead seed rounds.
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Decentralized mobile mesh networks.
Zapata Computing, Inc.
Enterprise quantum computing solutions.
Dandelion (Home Geothermal)
Geothermal heating/cooling for the home.
Performance monitoring for blockchain nodes.
On-demand trucking service for short-haul freight.
Smart GDPR compliance solution.
- 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.
Virgil Security, Inc.
Encrypt your app with a single line of code.
Charles Koch Institute
Read Austrian economics, became a cypherpunk, found Bitcoin.
Northeastern UniversityBachelor of Science - BS, Business Administration and Management, General
Grenoble Ecole de ManagementSummer Semester, Globalization