Republic Capital is a growth-stage investment advisory focused on profitability and resiliency.
Republic Capital was established in January 2019.
We select investments based on business fundamentals with a focus on unit economics and resilient revenue.
Our portfolio companies are poised not just to withstand a downturn, but to emerge even stronger.
In other words, companies that don’t need endless venture capital to survive.
EquipmentShare empowers the modern contractor through equipment rentals and tech-enabled jobsite solutions, designed to maximize productivity.
Relativity Space is reimagining the way orbital rockets are built and flown. They are building the first autonomous rocket factory and launch services for satellite constellations, with 3D printing, autonomous robotics, and AI.
Carta is an ownership management platform used by thousands of founders, investors, and employees to manage their cap tables, valuations, investments, and equity plans.
Robinhood is democratizing the investing landscape by making trading more accessible to everyone. Their stock brokerage platform allows customers to buy and sell US stocks, options, ETFs, and crypto with zero commission.
SpaceX is an aviation and aerospace company that designs, manufactures, and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft.
Rescale is a cloud simulation platform that helps engineers and scientists build, compute, analyze, and scale simulations with high performance computing (HPC) in the cloud.
Botkeeper is automating accounting and bookkeeping through a powerful combination of machine learning, AI, and human accountants.
Shiprocket is India's most used eCommerce logistics and shipping software solution, offering Cash on Delivery, prepaid delivery, automated shipping, multiple couriers, and rate calculators.
Passport is an end-to-end international shipping carrier, offering modern Digital Travel Credential brands a range of logistics and software services.
The Long-Term Stock Exchange is fixing the IPO process by reshaping corporate priorities for the next generation of public companies. The SEC- regulated exchange is incentivizing companies to focus on long-term investors, company diversity, and environment initiatives, and corporate governance.
Caraway makes well-designed, non-toxic ceramic cookware, designed with a heavy-gauge aluminum core that is free of lead, cadmium, and other toxic metals.
Philo is an American media platform offering the viewer live streaming access to major broadcast and cable channels with the ability to pause and record, enabling users to watch prime-time TV, live news, sports, and entertainment on smartphones or computers.
Orthogonal Thinker is a socially conscious biotech holding company whose focus is on empowering health, mental wellness, and emotional intelligence through clean label foods, plant sciences, technology, and DEA registered psilocybin and psychoactive compounds.
Developed by neuroscientists, Apollo is the first wearable wellness device for stress management that uses gentle vibrations to help the body destress naturally.
Golden Hearts Gaming creates digital promotional games that support charities. Players keep all their winnings, and playing supports charitable causes.
Agnetix creates fully connected grow lights. It’s Water-Cooled LED Horticulture System is the most powerful, efficient, and sustainable light of its kind.
Bokksu is a curated Japanese snack subscription box of authentic Japanese treats, candies, and teas delivered monthly to your door from Japan.
Superpedestrain is the first micro-mobility platform built on intelligent electric vehicles and cloud tools to enable safe and profitable shared fleets.
Acala is developing a decentralized financial infrastructure for the Polkadot system, an interoperability project that allows blockchain networks to work together across protocols.
The Noble mobile application allows guests to order food or drinks in-venue without having to wait in line, and either pick up their order or have it delivered.
Authereum is an Ethereum-based wallet and decentralized application (dapp) login solution. It allows users to easily interact with blockchain applications via any browser, using just a username and password.
Dapper Labs is a consumer-focused Flow blockchain product made for fun and games and supports digital collectibles.
DODO is a Chinese Ethereum-based decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol and on-chain liquidity provider whose unique proactive market maker (PMM) algorithm aims to offer better liquidity and price stability than automated market makers (AMM).
Blockdaemon is a blockchain deployment facilitator that manages nodes and payment rails for blockchain networks. It helps exchanges, custodians, financial institutions, and developers deploy and manage nodes on their own infrastructure or with major cloud providers.
Cere Network is a next-generation CRM ecosystem where customer data is captured on the blockchain and securely shared across modular services and partners.
Dapix is building a delegated proof-of-stake (DPOS) blockchain to revolutionize inter-wallet and cross-chain operability across any wallet or exchange.
Staked helps institutional investors reliably and securely stake or lend their crypto assets by operating the most secure, performant, and cost-effective block production nodes for decentralized Proof of Stake (PoS) protocols.
Coinmine is an easy to use at-home mining console, designed for the average person to be able to participate in cryptocurrency mining with minimal technical knowledge.
Bev is a mission-driven canned wine company that embodies a culture of equality and inclusive fun, and empowers communities for the better.
Loverboy is a gluten-free and keto-friendly canned alcoholic beverage, with no added sugars or artificial flavors and made from organic brewed tea.
The next level of true coaching experience for the mind and body.
Clearly (formerly Novi Finance) believes in a world where everyone is both financially literate and independent.
Republic Real Estate (formerly Compound, acquired by Republic) allows users to invest in real estate around the world.
Hemster is an on-demand tailoring service that empowers customers to create their own size no matter where they shop.
Tailwind Acquisition is a Purpose-Built Investment Company Seeking to Partner with a World Class Founding and Executive Team
10X Capital Venture Acquisition is a blank check company formed by 10X Capital targeting a tech-enabled business.
Good Eggs is pioneering online grocer and meal kit delivery services with a mission to reinvent your food system, for good.
Chingari is a social media platform that allows users in India to record and share short videos.
1inch is a liquidity aggregator and a decentralized exchange with smart routing. It connects a large number of decentralized and centralized platforms in order to minimize slippage and find the best price for the users.
Pipe is the new way for SaaS companies to finance growth without equity dilution or venture debt.
Accredible is a credential management platform that allows companies and organizations to issue and track various certifications.
Jetty is a modern security deposit alternative that makes renting easier and more affordable for everyone.
Klarna partners with retailers all over the world to offer a variety of payment options. Their app also allows shoppers to enjoy flexible payment options anywhere online.
dClimate is a transparent, decentralized marketplace where climate data, forecasts, and models are standardized, monetized, and distributed.
School16 is an online educational program with expert-led classes and mentorship programs in areas including marketing, product, sales, operations, and more.
Kafene helps all consumers buy the things they want over time, affordably with no credit necessary.
Ordermark helps you take charge of your restaurant's online ordering, with powerful tools designed to help your business survive & thrive, now.
Zoe Financial helps connect people with quality financial advisors in a faster, simpler way.
BitCountry is a project aimed at allowing anyone to start their own metaverse for their fans with NFTs.
ClayStack is a next-gen crypto staking platform allowing its users to stake their tokens and participate in the DeFi ecosystem at the same time.
Subspace is a next-generation blockchain that allows anyone to participate in consensus without having to buy special hardware, burn electricity, or purchase a coin.
Pyth connects high-fidelity market data from the world’s largest professional traders and exchanges to any smart contract, anywhere.
MotoRefi is on a mission to use technology to make refinancing your auto loan simple and transparent
Rarible allows users to create and sell digital collectibles secured with blockchain.
Kraken is a global, centralized exchange for over 40 digital assets.
Analytical Space is a satellite communications company building an in-orbit data relay network.
Genies is an avatar technology company that allows consumers to fully customize digital avatars to be used in iMessage, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Giphy, and Instagram.
Lora DiCarlo creates intuitive, microrobotic pleasure devices to promote the sexual wellness of all genders and sexualities.
Skyryse is a technology-focused air mobility company that creates flight automation systems to allow anyone to fly anywhere with unparalleled safety.
Hedgehog is a lightning fast prediction market built on Solana that generates passive yield for users.
Blockswap Network provides fixed income products to Proof-of-Stake chains by offering an automated stake liquidity protocol.
Nanotronics is an imaging and microscopy software company delivering analystis solution to the medical world.
Saber is a cross-chain stablecoin and wrapped assets exchange built on Solana.
BlockFi provides retail and corporate investors access to crypto products and services including USD loans backed by crypto, interest earning accounts, and trading.
Plaid seamlessly connects bank accounts with financial technology applications.
Customer.io is a SaaS marketing program that provides real time data on the best way to engage with clients.
Avalanche is a scalable, robust, and decentralized consensus protocal for decentralized applications.
Boris has led Republic Capital investments into Robinhood, Carta, EquipmentShare, Relativity Space, Botkeeper, Long Term Stock Exchange, and many others. Prior to Republic Capital, Boris was a Partner at Game Theory Group, an investment firm focusing on early-stage financial technology companies. Boris is the co-founder of Breaktime Media (FKA Dailybreak), a promotional media platform serving some of the biggest brands in the world, which was acquired in 2015 by advertising leader Connelly Partners. Boris was also an early co-founder of VentureApp, now known as HqO, in Boston.
Christian was the seed investor in Republic in 2016, and co-founded Republic Capital in 2019. Christian works full time on deal sourcing, capital formation and supporting the entire Republic ecosystem.
Christian has invested in over 200 companies including the seed rounds of Cruise, Relativity Space, Yandex, Yubico, Ozon, and was an early check into investment funds Initialized Capital and Polychain. Christian started his career in sales and trading in Moscow, Russia in the early 90s where he was a partner at United Financial Group which was later sold to Deutsche Bank in 2007.
Julian has helped lead Republic Capital investments into EquipmentShare, Relativity Space, Blockfi, Genies, Bokksu, Analytical Space, and many others. Julian was also an early investor in Drizly (acq by UBER).Prior to Republic Capital, Julian was a Partner at Game Theory Group, an investment firm focusing on early-stage financial technology companies and Co-founder at Tablelist, a global venue management platform. Julian studied at Northeastern University where he focused on real estate investing and syndicated capital globally to purchase multi family properties across Boston and adjacent neighbourhoods.
Brian manages all of the operational processes and systems for Republic Capital’s investors and portfolio. He also leads the crypto investments for the group. This includes investments in Dapper, DODO, 1inch, Acala, and many others. Prior to Republic Capital, Brian was the Senior Manager of RenGen Labs, a global private equity and security token platform, which was sold to Republic.co in 2019. Before RenGen Labs, Brian worked for Unicredit Bank AG for the Global Capital Markets Operations division.
Max is the Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Republic and acts as lead counsel to Republic Capital, OpenDeal Broker Republic’s broker dealer and as the Chief Compliance Officer for OpenDeal Portal, Republic’s regulated funding portal. Max is an advisor to CoinList and is frequently cited by regulators, such as the SEC’s recent press release on the new definition of “accredited investor”. Max spent time at Liberty Mutual in their private investment legal group and as a fellow at the Clearing House Association. He holds a Juris Doctorate from Boston University School of Law, a Bachelor’s in Political Science and Economics from Drew University and is licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of New York.
As the head of Republic Capital investor relations program, Leo is responsible for sourcing and curating all investment opportunities for our LPs. Working closely with investors, Leo keeps them up to date on investment and deal transparency, whether it be breaking news or upcoming funding rounds; including the publication of the Republic Capital’s bi-annual reports on the entire portfolio. Prior to Republic Capital, Leo spent 8 years working across the entertainment and hospitality industries, from coordinating logistics to managing some of the world's biggest musicians. During his time at University of Michigan, Leo founded an entertainment curation platform, for which he created custom data flowcharts to predict user interests.
Michael Graver is Senior Director with Republic Capital, covering family office and UHNW investors. Prior to joining Capital, he was Director of Business Development at ShareNett, a family office dedicated direct investment platform. Previous to that he was a Principal at CircleUp, an early stage venture capital fund and platform focused on emerging Consumer brands. Michael started his career at JPMorgan in 2007 in the Institutional Equities group, covering Hedge Fund investors.
Bharat manages the strategic initiatives and financial leadership for Republic Capital. Bharat joined Republic Capital as part of the acquisition of NextSeed. At NextSeed, Bharat was involved with portfolio management, equity & credit underwriting, and fund formation. Prior to Nextseed, Bharat was on the investment banking and Merger & Acquisition teams at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and BNP Paribas. Bharat started his career in Financial Planning & Analysis at General Motors and Bear Stearns.
Jon leads Republic Capital internal Project Management team, and is responsible for the implementation of strategic initiatives for the Republic Capital team. He also works to strengthen the integration between Republic Labs and the rest of the Republic ecosystem. Prior to Republic Capital, Jon worked in several high growth start ups including Maxwell Health (acquired by SunLife), Datadog (NYSE: DDOG), Drift, and towerIQ.
Anwaar is the Managing Director of the MENA region for Republic.co She is responsible for Republic’s MENA expansion strategy and MENA integrations with Republic’s overall ecosystem, with a strong emphasis on Labs. Anwaar co-founded the East Chain Co., a VC focused on blockchain technology and was the lead organizer of The East Chain Open Hub (ECOH) conference in Kuwait. Previously, Anwaar was product development manager at Boursa Kuwait during its initial privatization phase. She started her career with the Kuwait Investment Authority in 2011, in which she interned at State Street’s Financial Securities department in London, then later joined the Hedge Fund Department. During her 5 years at the KIA, Anwaar became a board member of the National Technology Enterprises Company in Kuwait, and a CFA Charterholder since 2015.
Jawwad sits on the investment committee at Republic Capital, and is focused on Digital Currency Infrastructure, extended reality and the Metaverse. He is a member of Republic Realm, a virtual real estate NFT investment vehicle, and supports the broader Republic ecosystem. Jawwad was previously on the founding team at Compound, a real estate investment app that was acquired by Republic in 2020. Formerly he was the CEO of ShareTrade, a fractional share trading platform. Jawwad began his career in distressed debt, at Avenue Capital Group, and between 2009 and 2016 was investing in subprime credit at Waterfall Asset Management, KLS Diversified and Barclays Capital. Jawwad holds a BS in Finance with a minor in History from Pace University.
Erin Tice is Lead Counsel of Republic Capital. She joined Republic Capital from Wellington Management where she was an Associate in the Private Equity and Capital Markets groups. Prior to Wellington Management, Erin worked at The Blackstone Group supporting the Private Wealth Division and earlier, Morgan Stanley, where she advised the Capital Markets and Investment Banking Divisions on regulatory issues. She started her legal career at a boutique law firm focused on transactional work and advising family office clients on legal and regulatory matters. Erin has a B.A. from Boston College, a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School and is licensed to practice law in the State of New York.
Adina Fischer is Republic Capital’s Manager of Operations and is responsible for developing and implementing innovative streamlined processes from an operational perspective. Prior to joining Republic Capital, Adina worked in operations for 11 years at Wells Fargo, BTG Pactual, and Barclays Capital. She founded FinTech Females Fridays within New York City FinTech Women where she currently serves on the Board of Directors and spearheads Sponsorships.
Mo leads the research effort at Republic Capital and is responsible for identifying and investing in emerging technologies and disruptive trends. Prior to Republic Capital, Mo was a senior member of Deutsche Bank and J.P. Morgan's institutional wealth platform where he raised over $250 million in strategic capital for growth-stage technology companies across sectors including aerospace, AR/VR, e-commerce, mobility and renewable energy. He was also responsible for leading and developing deep tech research on themes such as additive manufacturing, quantum communication, cellular agriculture and satellite broadband. Mo is also the co-founder of Payload, a media firm covering the business and policy of the space industry. Payload is read by some of the world's leading new space companies, investors, and policymakers.
Justin acts as deal counsel for Republic Capital. He previously spent time in the General Counsel’s Office at Wellington Management Company, working in their capital markets group. Prior, he served as a corporate compliance officer at State Street Corporation. Justin holds a Juris Doctorate from Boston University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in English and Sociology from Columbia University. He is licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Shawn manages the operational aspects of Republic Capital's Crypto Fund and other cryptocurrency-related investments. Prior to Republic Capital, Shawn worked with MG Stover, a leading Fund Administration firm in the alternative investment space for Digital Assets. During that time, he became professionally licensed as a Certified Public Accountant. Over the past 5 years, he has taken a head-first dive into the crypto space, being a daily DeFi user, having experience as an arbitrage trader and generally enjoying using and participating in cutting edge technologies and concepts. Shawn has founded two companies, the most recent being a firm focused on blockchain education for retail investors who simply don't know where to start. Shawn graduated from Colorado State University with concentrations in Accounting, Corporate Finance and Investment Analysis. During his final year there, he was a senior advisor to the recently launched Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Club.
Sasha is currently a junior at Northeastern University in the D'Amore McKim School of Business. He is pursuing a B.S. in Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and Entrepreneurship and Innovation and a minor in Economics. Prior to joining Republic Capital, Sasha completed six-month Co-ops at Valens Research as an equity and credit analyst and at Harvard Management Company as a financial planning and analysis intern. He also completed a summer internship at Discovery Land Company where he worked on the Sales and Marketing Team.
Amber Breimeir acts as Counsel and a Compliance Officer for Republic Capital. She joined Republic Capital from Wellington Management Company LLP where she was a Legal Associate that provided legal support to Wellington’s client-facing team and was responsible for managing litigation matters. Prior to her role at Wellington Management, Amber worked at J.P. Morgan supporting Fund Operations where she worked closely with the business to redesign and implement controls as well as bring the compliance program up to industry standards. Amber received her B.A. from Indiana University and received her J.D. from New England School of Law. She is licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of Illinois.
Kelsey Shakin is a Project Manager and is responsible for implementing strategic initiatives within Republic Capital. Prior to Republic Kelsey spent 3 years working in the innovation ecosystem in Sales Operations and Project Management at MassChallenge and at an Early Stage startup. Kelsey has a B.S. in Marine Biology from Roger Williams University. During her time there she was also a member and captain of Roger Williams nationally ranked Sailing Team.
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Disclaimer: Deals and firms highlighted are not necessarily representative of all deals. A deal may be cancelled for any reason, and there is no guarantee that a specific allocation will be made available. Successful deals are either (i) syndicated through a special purpose fund or (ii) invested in through a close-ended fund; and Republic Capital or an affiliate will charge a carry as investment advisor to the relevant fund. Early stage investing is highly risky and subject to total loss of capital, and is suitable for experienced investors only. Investors co-investing in Republic Capital syndicates are responsible for making their own investment decisions. Republic Capital provides investment advisory services to its investment funds only.