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The Blu Difference

Our Money | Our Time | Our Legacy

​We were founded in 2010 by a group of like-minded entrepreneurs looking to use our time and money to up the game of angel and early-stage venture investing in the DC area.

Operator DNA | Founder Alignment | Experienced Mentors

​Our operator-DNA and experience guides us as we commit our own money and time to the success of early stage companies.

Strong Track Record | Mid-Atlantic Roots | Cyber-Focused

After 10 years and over $75 million invested, we have created a vibrant entity and ecosystem and achieved success in the greater DC and Mid-Atlantic region and beyond.

One Philosophy: Three Investment Platforms

CORE BLU
  • “Seed” to “east coast Series A” 

  • Technology companies; B2B, SaaS or enterprise software model; 

  • Broad industry verticals: IoT, Telecom, Healthcare tech, Digital media, non-invasive biological sciences, 

  • Special situations including acquisitions and spin-off restructurings

SEED
  • “Pre Seed,” our earliest stage investments 

  • Focus on Cybersecurity, FinTech, HealthTech, IoT, and Smart Cities

  • $50-$250K checks

  • Expedited process

  • 5-10 companies per cohort

  • Specialized help, sharing of resources, connections to our broader community

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CYBER FUND
  • “Series A +” Cyber security VC Fund

  • $1MM-$3MM checks

  • Provides the rocket fuel for our top performing cyber investments

  • Access to BVI’s cyber ecosystem

Core Investor Partner Program

The Core Investor Partner Program offers a select group of investors the opportunity to invest alongside BVI principals on promising deals. The Core Investor program operates through an opt-in process for each investment, allowing program members to maintain full decision-making control. BVI principals and staff lead the due diligence for prospective deals and present a summary of their findings to the Core Investors, enabling Core Investors to engage and invest in vetted companies without committing an abundance of time.