Venture builder, Investor, Innovation partner
AI, data, mixed reality, blockchain
Serval Ventures is committed to evolving venture investment. We're passionate about applied emerging tech to build and grow transformative products and startups, globally, with a focus on enterprise, across industries. We believe early stage startup success is the key to our success. Hence, Serval has designed a 2-pronged approach to working with startups centered around our Innovation Roadmap (idea to series A in 2yrs) and our coaching framework developed through years of experience with entrepreneurs.
Servals are medium-sized African cats that are some of the fastest and most nimble animals on the planet, just like we want our companies to be.
Who We Are
Serval's expanding core team represents a diverse mix of expertise and experience.
June W Choi, CEO
Oliver Christie, AI partner
David Kalow, IP strategy
Wylie Luo, operations strategy
Omari Edwards, tech strategy
David S. Lee-Golden Castle Partners, corp biz dev
Matthew Price-Reality Science, neuroscience
Maurice Berkower-Berkower LLC, accounting
Serval has a carefully curated and expanding network of mentors with expertise in areas such as artificial intelligence, tech, sales, data, operations, growth hacking, blockchain, global expansion, digital marketing, supply chain, storytelling, social impact, and can connect founders with the appropriate mentors, to address identified needs, at the right time.
Serval is always curating a warm network of investors and service partners to bring the right capital and value to our portfolio ventures throughout our engagement.
The heart of Serval is a growing community of diverse, talented people from various backgrounds and experiences around whom we are building an ecosystem to nurture their work and advancement as talented builders. We see our role as investor partners working to provide a range of robust resources necessary to support our ecosystem.
Serval's venture building focuses on
enterprise, B2B and B2B2C
early stage, as early as problem/idea
market entry in 1-3 years
training a talent base
quickly failing, iterating, and growing
20x (AI applied to early stage tech investing)
AI-R (AI & blockchain applied to networks)
We are often first investors leveraging our ecosystem to help founders quickly get from idea to launch, or early stage micro-investors working with startups to get to later stages faster.
Womp 3D (software for 3D printing & xR)
Alpha'a (connecting collectors with artists)
As an innovation partner, Serval can help investors, corporations, and startups with:
Early stage emerging tech strategies
Talent recruitment and training for the new tech and innovation economy
Development of emerging tech products to solve specific problems
Investment strategies and co-investment opportunities of de-risked and vetted dealflow
Revenue and investment strategies for corporate portfolio investments
Check back regularly for info about events, opportunities, and offers.
Coming soon, launch info about our innovation initiatives.
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Medium Post: Launching Tech Startups Is More Alchemy Than Many Would Like to Believe
Drop the Mic #23: Daron Jenkins interviews Serval's CEO June W Choi (starts at 7:20)
ForbesBooks Radio: Interview with June W Choi, CEO of Serval Ventures
What We Bring
With our proprietary process frameworks, we can help founders, investors, and partners be more consistently successful with innovation than current accelerator, studio, or venture investment models.
Focused, accelerated building with our Innovation Roadmap (idea to series A in 2 years) and
Human growth and development with 3PointPath, a flexible, iterative coaching program to develop innovation mindsets
Expertise in emerging tech and business
Access to networks and resources
Community for support and organic synergies
An environment of supportive exploration to learn and get to market success faster
While straightforward in theory, building an ecosystem is a complex undertaking that many do not know how to do and have not had much experience with. Serval's community is welcoming of and includes complex thinkers who have the expertise and experience to build and manage such ecosystems.
Years of experience in innovation and business growth is something that can't be taught or passively acquired. Having access to nuanced wisdom, delivered by caring people, can dramatically help teams grow and succeed faster in the market. Serval is comprised of folks who are passionate about innovation applied to build transformation in our world, while having fun and enjoying the company of those we are on the journey with.