ABOUT BEACHWOOD VENTURES
Beachwood Ventures is founded by Patrick George, former Recon Company Commander and Major in the Marine Corps. Bringing together the experience of creating high-performing teams and the resilience requirements incorporated into Recon training, Patrick drives results for shareholders and stakeholders alike through his unique approach to entrepreneurship.
Validation – We put an idea through its paces, testing customer demand, technical feasibility, business model, unit economics, market dynamics, investor interest, and more. We benchmark every idea against the performance of our past ideas to determine if it’s worth our time—and yours. With our expertise in financial modeling, we get into the minds of founders and their business models to ensure the perfect fit between company and market.
Scale – Focus is the lifeblood of an early-stage company. Our recruiting, legal, and finance teams, along with our relationships with top service providers, allow founders to keep their eyes squarely on building the business.
Ride for the Brand
“Son, a man’s brand is his own special mark that says this is mine, leave it alone. You hire out to a man, ride for his brand and protect it like it was your own.” – Red Steagall
“Look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if you don’t have the first, the other two will kill you.” – Warren Buffett
Courage of your Convictions
“The most contrarian thing of all is not to oppose the crowd but to think for yourself.” — Peter Thiel
We engage with growth-stage companies that are post-MVP and post-revenue, and pay particular emphasis on strong management teams. We predominantly invest in late seed stage, Pre-Series-A through Series-B companies. While we are industry agnostic, we have expertise and experience in the following industry verticals, and are well-connected to influencers and partners in these ecosystems.
We invest in FinTechs built by entrepreneurs with specific domain expertise, strong industry networks, and solving difficult problems using the technologies of today and tomorrow.
We invest in breakthrough technologies that solve a major pain point, creates a new business model, or caters to an underserved market in the retail industry.
We’re invested in making the world more sustainable. We have our sights on CleanTech and renewables like wind energy. Innovative technologies, products, and services that enable the more efficient use and management of energy and natural resources while reducing waste.