About our Fund

At Vertical404 our mission is to provide capital and hands-on guidance to early-stage founders who are rethinking the way we live, work, and play.

We lead pre-seed rounds and co-invest at the seed and Series A stages. We look to be the first institutional check and leverage our network of advisors and investors to help our portfolio companies advance through the stages of growth.

Everything you need to know about our investment criteria is outlined below. Please submit the investment form if looking for an investment or would like to become an LP in our fund.

Check Sizes

We strive to be the first institutional investor in our portfolio companies, offering check sizes between >> 


Areas of Focus

We are focused on digitizing the habitual touchpoints of everyday people and have an interest in cloud-based technologies advancing the following areas >>

Future of Work




Investment Criteria

Companies are best positioned to receive backing from Vertical404 by meeting the following criteria >>

SaaS/Cloud-based product servicing future of work, health, finance and media.

Have a Black, Latinx, or Woman founder and/or CEO

Agree to our Diversity Hiring Commitment 

Geographically located in U.S. or Canada

Must have C-Corp Status

Product must be launched and in-market with early traction

3 months of MRR of $5K or active pilot

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