Your Partner In Technology Investments

Capella connects qualified investors with value-driven technology companies from world-class institutions


We invest in the top 5% of technology ventures:

 
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Proven and Protected

 
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Solve Real Problems

 
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Customers Willing to Pay

 

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Technology

World Class Institutions

Deal flow and technology access is supported by vast industry contact, co-investing relationships with some of the world's top Venture Capital firms, deep connections with high-impact laboratories and programs at top-tier academic institutions, and close friendships with leading inventors and technologists in a wide range of industries around the globe.

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Strategic Investors

Backed by significant levels of deployable capital and further cash assets among our investment clients, we are able to support groundbreaking technologies at any stage of growth. Our network of investors is ever-expanding and every single one is aligned with our mission, focused on technologies and problems they care about.

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OUR TEAM

Romi Kadri | Managing Partner  (MIT, Engineering and Entrepreneurship) holds 25+ granted patents, $100M+ venture investing experience, led innovation at a $1B+ public company, published tech-ed author. Serves on boards of several tech companies & MIT’s Martin Trust Center for Entrepreneurship.

Romi Kadri | Managing Partner

(MIT, Engineering and Entrepreneurship) holds 25+ granted patents, $100M+ venture investing experience, led innovation at a $1B+ public company, published tech-ed author. Serves on boards of several tech companies & MIT’s Martin Trust Center for Entrepreneurship.

Ian Cinnamon | Partner  (MIT, Brain & Cognitive Science) runs Synapse Technology Corporation. An alum of Y Combinator and a Forbes 30 Under 30 Honoree. Sold his previous company to Zynga (NASDAQ:ZNGA).

Ian Cinnamon | Partner

(MIT, Brain & Cognitive Science) runs Synapse Technology Corporation. An alum of Y Combinator and a Forbes 30 Under 30 Honoree. Sold his previous company to Zynga (NASDAQ:ZNGA).

Jourdan Urbach | Partner  (Yale University, Complex Systems) runs Brandt & Co. Helped build McKinsey New Ventures, where he made 45 investments over $500k each. Former CTO & R&D lead, and neuroscience researcher at Harvard Med and MIT.

Jourdan Urbach | Partner

(Yale University, Complex Systems) runs Brandt & Co. Helped build McKinsey New Ventures, where he made 45 investments over $500k each. Former CTO & R&D lead, and neuroscience researcher at Harvard Med and MIT.

Jonathan Lang | Partner  (Ph.D. University of California Santa Barbara, Electrical Engineering) career expert in technical R&D, product development, quality, new product introduction, intellectual property strategy & development, and manufacturing.

Jonathan Lang | Partner

(Ph.D. University of California Santa Barbara, Electrical Engineering) career expert in technical R&D, product development, quality, new product introduction, intellectual property strategy & development, and manufacturing.

 
Matt Valcourt | Securities Principal  (Berklee College of Music, Music Tech & Business Entrepreneurship) is a FINRA Registered Securities Principal at Capella Securities LLC. Matt has experience in VC investing, advising, and relevant securities regulations.

Matt Valcourt | Securities Principal

(Berklee College of Music, Music Tech & Business Entrepreneurship) is a FINRA Registered Securities Principal at Capella Securities LLC. Matt has experience in VC investing, advising, and relevant securities regulations.

Yusdi Santoso | Agent  (Ph.D. University of Oxford, Biological Physics) is a tech leader & entrepreneur. He has held leadership positions in several high-growth tech startups and focuses on go-to-market & business scale-up.

Yusdi Santoso | Agent

(Ph.D. University of Oxford, Biological Physics) is a tech leader & entrepreneur. He has held leadership positions in several high-growth tech startups and focuses on go-to-market & business scale-up.

Robert Walker Cohen | Associate  (Columbia, Philosophy) Writer, researcher, investor. Research & analysis for top early-stage VC firms Social Starts and Joyance, Manhattan Venture Partners and Keiretsu Forum. Published in AlleyWatch, LA TechWatch, Europe TechWatch & The Columbia Gadfly Philosophy Magazine.

Robert Walker Cohen | Associate

(Columbia, Philosophy) Writer, researcher, investor. Research & analysis for top early-stage VC firms Social Starts and Joyance, Manhattan Venture Partners and Keiretsu Forum. Published in AlleyWatch, LA TechWatch, Europe TechWatch & The Columbia Gadfly Philosophy Magazine.

Kate Koch | Advisor  (MIT, Biology & MSc University of Oxford, Radiation Biology) MD/PhD candidate in the Health Sciences & Technology Program at Harvard Medical School and MIT. Dedicated medical researcher and consultant for venture capital evaluation of medical technologies.

Kate Koch | Advisor

(MIT, Biology & MSc University of Oxford, Radiation Biology) MD/PhD candidate in the Health Sciences & Technology Program at Harvard Medical School and MIT. Dedicated medical researcher and consultant for venture capital evaluation of medical technologies.

 
Sunil Kadri | Advisor  (Ph.D. Glasgow University, Biology) leader in the aquaculture technology sector since the early 90s. Sought-after industry expert & speaker, and serves as an advisor to venture capital & private equity groups. Supports market due diligence for various firms’ M&A activities.

Sunil Kadri | Advisor

(Ph.D. Glasgow University, Biology) leader in the aquaculture technology sector since the early 90s. Sought-after industry expert & speaker, and serves as an advisor to venture capital & private equity groups. Supports market due diligence for various firms’ M&A activities.

Mike Attanasio | Advisor  (MIT, Management Science) Partner at Q Venture Partners. Director of Business Strategy for the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club.

Mike Attanasio | Advisor

(MIT, Management Science) Partner at Q Venture Partners. Director of Business Strategy for the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club.

Neil Jacobson | Advisor  (Berklee College of Music, Music Business) President of Geffen Records. Shapes mainstream culture through music, as one of the entertainment industry’s most prominent executives.

Neil Jacobson | Advisor

(Berklee College of Music, Music Business) President of Geffen Records. Shapes mainstream culture through music, as one of the entertainment industry’s most prominent executives.

Sanjay Sarma | Advisor  (Ph.D. University of California Berkley, Mechanical Engineering) Professor and Vice President of Open Learning at MIT. World-leading expert in radio frequency ID, sensing, manufacturing, supply chain, automotive technology and digital learning.

Sanjay Sarma | Advisor

(Ph.D. University of California Berkley, Mechanical Engineering) Professor and Vice President of Open Learning at MIT. World-leading expert in radio frequency ID, sensing, manufacturing, supply chain, automotive technology and digital learning.