Angel-Lead Fund Investing Into Software

We are a venture fund lead by angel investors and experienced entrepreneurs investing in and supporting the growth of high potential software companies. 


VICTORIA’S ANGELS

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Victoria is home to many highly successful angel investors who have founded, grown, and exited their software companies.
Haro Ventures helps organize the power of Victoria’s angels to fill the gap between high potential software companies who lack funding and their need for experienced mentors to help rapidly grow their businesses.

FOUNDERS FIRST

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As experienced investors and seasoned entrepreneurs, we know it’s really all about the founders. Founders push boundaries and go beyond what’s mapped out in the field of technology. We want to be the ones that support them on the front line.

STAGE FOCUS

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We invest in post-revenue companies with strong teams and good early indicators (Seed) and strong traction (Series A).

GEOGRAPHY FOCUS

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We are geography agnostic but pragmatically will invest in a higher proportion of Victoria / BC companies due to proximity.

SECTOR FOCUS

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We invest in software, including SaaS, market places, social, local, and mobile apps, and promising new tech like AR / VR, machine learning / AI, and fintech.

PHILOSOPHY

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We focus on economic outcomes as the best way to support our communities, investors, and portfolio companies we invest into.

VALUE TO INVESTORS

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  • Increased deal flow and co-investment opportunities
  • Formalized and shared due dilligence, reporting, and information rights
  • Portfolio diversification – balance risk with high rewards
  • Supporting local entrepreneurs and the growth of Tectoria, targeting superior returns

VALUE TO ENTREPRENEURS

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  • Provides early stage funding for entrepreneurs with compelling ideas, products, and traction

  • Advice, support, and mentorship from Victoria’s top angel investors in tech

  • Access to a network of other funding sources and tech companies across the Pacific Northwest and the San Francisco Bay Area

An Interview with Owen Matthews

Haro Ventures founding member Owen Matthews is no stranger to building and growing an architecture that supports startups. In 2009 Owen founded the Alacrity Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that encourages entrepreneurship in young engineering and business... read more