It's never too early to invest in the future of finance

We're builders and investors.

We focus on Fintech.

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About Us

The world of financial services is transforming and more ready than ever for thoughtful disruption.

Permanent structural changes and modern infrastructure are empowering innovation across the FIRE economy - from finance, to insurance and real estate.

This innovation will deliver fair and transparent products and services, giving consumers and businesses full control of their hard-earned money and the data tied to it.

We focus on Fintech.

Pre-seed, seed and beyond.

We’re equal partners with entrepreneurs who share our singular focus on the FIRE economy and technology.

Our experience, networks, knowledge and reliable capital drive development of thesis based convictions pre-data.

Together, we ideate, research, build and launch next generation financial products and services.

We strive for alignment with founders and our network of VC and strategic investor partners as we jointly focus on execution success.

Team

Ryan Gilbert

Founder

Andrew Drake

Venture Partner

Dominykas Stankevičius

Venture Associate

WInnie Lai

EIR

Where We Invest

Building & Investing

We’re early-stage investors with a long-term view.

Pre-seed, seed and incubation
The majority of our time and capital is dedicated to the earliest stage of new venture development where we partner with entrepreneurs who share our singular focus on the FIRE economy.

Plus-rounds and secondaries
We understand that the path to Fintech success isn’t always up and to the right, and have the scars that remind us how difficult start-ups are. Pivots and re-starts are often part of the journey. We invest to support later-stage teams when more runway is needed for launch or additional investment will accelerate progress.

Special Purpose Acquisition Companies
Our partners and LPs are active investors in fintech-focused Special Purpose Acquisition Companies that have successfully combined with fintech leaders ready for their next stage of growth as public companies.

Our Companies

Contact

hello@launchpad.vc

Oakland, CA

2201 Broadway, Suite 705
Oakland CA 94612

Vilnius, Lithuania

ROCKIT Vilnius
Gynėjų g. 14, Vilnius 01109, Lithuania