Airbnb is a website for people to rent out their properties.
Airbnb is a website for people to rent out their properties.
Biobeats builds technologies that responds to physiologic
data and learns how users interact with them.
Boxed is a discount wholesale shopping app.
Breezy is a world leader in secure mobile printing.
Acquired by Vimeo.
Make movies with friends.
Make the changes that matter with the help of world-class experts.
Dekko is building the visual interface for the real-world.
Fitocracy is a social network that empowers anyone to improve
their health and fitness by connecting them to users and communities
just like them.
Acquired by Airbnb.
Fondu is a fun and easy way to share bite-size restaurant
reviews with your friends.
Big Data, Better Health / health insights from passive
behavior data for providers, patients and caregivers.
Glide combines the personality of video chat with
the convenience of texting, allowing you to broadcast
private video messages to friends with just a single tap
Hinge is a social dating app that connects users
with their friends' single friends
Smart face detection.
Acquired by SoundCloud.
Your music, anywhere. Use Instinctiv for desktop and mobile
to sync, manage and discover your music on all your devices.
Jump Ramp Games is a mobile gaming studio.
Karaoke meets "Name That Tune" in this highly addictive
social game that lets friends of all ages sing and guess each
Kanvas is a mobile platform for creative self expression.
Keyhole tracks social conversations in real-time, and
presents it in a simple, visual dashboard.
LocalResponse helps marketers respond
to real-time consumer intent.
Localytics is the most powerful app
analytics platform available.
Memoir transforms photos, places you go, and social
media into memories that can be accessed in the future.
Acquired by Millennial Media.
Metaresolver powers smarter media buying on mobile platforms
through tighter targeting using proprietary data.
Present anywhere, locally or remotely,
from your tablet or smartphone.
MindSnacks, the leading developer of educational apps for iOS,
designs engaging, bite-sized games that support long-term learning
among users of all ages.
Mojaro is a mobile gaming studio with proprietary
animation and AI tech
mParticle built infrastructure to provide mobile app owners with
the controls and reporting functionality necessary to make informed
decisions about their data.
Onswipe is a platform that makes it insanely easy for publishers
of all sizes to make their content and advertising a beautiful
experience on touch enabled devices via the browser.
Owlet is a small bootie that a baby wears while sleeping.
It signals heartrate and respiration and you can check in on
your baby via a mobile device.
Acquired by LocalResponse.
Philo makes television interactive by letting users use their
mobile devices to check-in to shows and interact with programming
and other viewers.
Reactor Labs created Winston, a speech
enabled assistant that reads your social
updates and favorite news feeds as a
Shake is an app where users can create, sign and
send legally binding agreements.
ShowMe aims to unlock the world's knowledge, and
connect great teachers to every student on earth.
Acquired by Automattic.
Simperium builds a platform for syncing
content among people and their devices.
Sonic Notify delivers content to smart devices
through imperceptible sound waves.
SoundCloud is an online audio distribution platform.
TapToLearn makes fun, learning games for tablet devices.
TapCommerce is the leader in mobile retargeting.
The Tempo Smart Calendar intelligently enhances meetings
and events throughout the day by connecting data sources
like email to the mobile calendar.
Trumaker enables its team of local independent
outfitters with technology to collect customer
measurements and preferences.
Vistar Media's place-based media ad serving technology
provides the industry's first programmatic platform.
Mobile video ads platform.
Eniac Ventures is the first independent seed stage venture firm investing exclusively in mobile technologies. Eniac Ventures was founded in 2009 on the belief that the greatest technological catalyst of our time is the proliferation of Internet-enabled devices providing constant connectivity to the majority of the world population. Eniac Ventures is named after the world’s first computer developed at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering, where the four general partners met in 1996.
We are serial entrepreneurs and operators with over 50 years of combined experience in the mobile software space. We have advised and invested in 80+ mobile software startups. Most importantly, we are building our own companies as startup founders enabling a much deeper partnership with our portfolio companies.
STAGE We invest in seed stage startups. We prefer
companies have some market data, even if very limited.
TEAM We prefer teams who are actively building product. From our experience, a technical co-founder is ideal, along with a designer for consumer centric companies, and a business lead especially for enterprise focused companies.
SIZE We can invest $200k to $300k in your seed round.
SECTORS We're 100% focused on mobile. Specific targeted sectors within mobile include, but are not limited, to the following:
• Big Data • Cloud computing • Commerce • Social • Gaming • AdTech • Enterprise
Hadley Harris is a Founding General Partner at Eniac Ventures. He has been actively working at the intersection of business and technology for 14 years.
Before focusing on Eniac fulltime, Hadley was a two-time entrepreneur in the mobile technology space. From 2007-2011 he was an executive at Vlingo, acquired by Nuance Communications for $225,000,000, where he held the roles of Head of Business & Market Strategy and Vice President of Marketing. At Vlingo, Hadley was responsible for the firm’s user acquisition and monetization. In the early years Hadley also lead Vlingo’s efforts in business development and finance. After Vlingo he became CMO of Thumb, a mobile social platform that boasted the 2nd highest user engagement next to Facebook. At Thumb he was responsible for all of the company’s marketing and business development activities until they were acquired in spring of 2012 by Ypulse. Before heading to Vlingo, Hadley worked at Charles River Ventures where he spent time helping with mobile investments while looking for a young startup to join. Prior to that, Hadley held a variety of roles including Corporate Strategy for Samsung and Product Management at Microsoft. He began his career as a software developer and engineering team manager for Pegasystems.
Hadley is a noted expert in the mobile space having been quoted or profiled in Forbes, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, GigaOm, Business Insider, MIT Technology Review and interviewed on Fox Business News. He was also named New York’s Best Early Stage Investors by Business Insider in 2012.
Hadley holds an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelors of Science in Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.
Nihal Mehta is a Founding General Partner at Eniac Ventures. With 14+ years of experience in innovating marketing technologies through founding five startups to date and investing in over 70, Nihal is a noted expert in the emerging adoption of mobile technoligies for media properties and consumer brands.
Nihal is the founder & executive chairman of LocalResponse, Inc. which makes ads more relevant from social signals. LocalResponse was named to Forbes 2013 list as #67 of America's Most Promising Companies and #568 on the 2013 Inc. 5000's Fastest Growing Companies. Prior to LocalResponse, (which pivoted from buzzd, the first mobile real-time city guide), Nihal founded ipsh!, one of the first full-service mobile marketing agencies in 2001, which he sold to Omnicom (NYSE: OMC) in 2005. Nihal's personal investments include Admob (sold to Google), Swiftkey, Tapad & Uber.
Among other accolades, Nihal was a 2013 Ernst & Young "Entrepreneur of the Year" Semi-Finalist and featured in 2012 Business Insider's "25 People Every New Founder Should Meet in New York Tech", 2006 BusinessWeek's 'M-Commerce Barons' & 2005 AdAge's 'Top 20 Marketers in Their 20s.'
Nihal graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Philosophy and a BSE in Computer Science.
Vic Singh is a Founding General Partner at Eniac Ventures. He brings over 14 years of experience as an operator, investor and entrepreneur in the mobile space. Vic is also Founder and CEO of Kanvas, a mobile platform for creative self-expression.
Vic previously founded and led Tracks, a venture backed mobile platform for shared experiences and interests. Before Tracks, Vic co-founded NearVerse, the leading mobile platform for location based peer to peer media sharing. Vic served as a venture capitalist with RRE Ventures before going out on his own. He has advised and invested in 50+ early stage startups with a focus on mobile consumer Internet.
Vic holds an MBA from Columbia Business School, where he was an InSITE Fellow and a Robert Toigo Foundation Fellow. He earned a BS in Engineering with Minors in Economic and Mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was awarded the National Science Foundation Fellowship.
Tim Young is a Founding General Partner at Eniac Ventures with two startup exits as an entrepreneur and over 13 years of experience working with early stage ventures as a venture capitalist, operator, and venture/IP attorney.
While at Metropolitan Venture Partners (MVP), Tim joined MVP portfolio company Quoteship.com and helped engineer an exit to Logistics.com (an Internet Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICGE) venture). Tim founded Bridge Consulting, based in Beijing, China, which offered language software to Fortune 500 corporations, which Tim led to a successful exit. While at Morrison & Foerster, Tim counseled a variety of early stage companies and venture funds in deal structuring, intellectual property, and licensing/commercial transactions. As the Director of Business Development for Korean Business Consultants, he led a deal to bring the first internet connection to hospitals and universities in Pyongyang, North Korea. Tim began his career as a software engineer at both Exxon Research & Engineering and Mobil Technology Company.
Tim received his BSE in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, where he received an award for cancer research from Bristol-Myers Squibb. He received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2006. Tim is a member of the State Bar of California, District of Columbia, and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.