UNDERDOG LABS IS AN EARLY STAGE INVESTMENT FUND & BOUTIQUE STARTUP STUDIO LOCATED IN THE SF BAY AREA AND NEW ENGLAND. WE ARE DEDICATED TO HELPING BUDDING ENTREPRENEURS CREATE SUCCESSFUL COMPANIES.
IDENTIFY RIGHT ENTREPRENEURS
WE ACCEPT A LIMITED NUMBER OF MISSION DRIVEN ENTREPRENEURS INTO THE LABS
WE WORK SIDE BY SIDE WITH OUR MEMBER FOUNDERS TO MOVE AN IDEA TO A FUNDABLE COMPANY
PROVIDE GUIDANCE AS COMPANY GROWS
AFTER OUR MEMBER COMPANIES ARE FUNDED
WE SHIFT INTO AN ACTIVE ADVISORY ROLE
WHAT WE LOOK FOR IN ENTREPRENEURS
We hunt for passionate entrepreneurs with the X-factor.
Must have unique insight into a huge problem that needs solving.
And strong vision for applying emerging technology to solve it.
Do you have a burning need to solve a problem? Does your background give you a unique insight into how to fix something using technology?
Apply to the next Underdog Labs studio class by providing a brief description of your idea and letting us know how to reach you.
Note that we have a strong preference for entrepreneurs who have been referred from our network - let us know if you know someone we know.
All other inquiries email us at email@example.com
We are experienced start up founders with multiple exits under our belt. Highly successful angel investors who understand what it takes to create something from nothing.
Our team provides engineering, product & design resources to help our member entrepreneurs build prototypes and get to market.
Most importantly, we bring an incredibly powerful network to our founders to help them solve all the critical path challenges from sales & marketing, to technical architecture and beyond.
EXAMPLES OF SUCCESS
IPO & Exits:
ZipRealty, OpenTable, Trulia, LiveRamp, 10Footwave, Trails.com, Titan, Frontleaf (Zuora), Pillow (Expedia)
Co-founding & Incubating:
HealthDesk, GetawayZone/VacationSpot (EXPE), Pagewise (Demand Media), DealBase (HotelTonight), FlexJobs, Sharefaith, Roost (VerticalResponse), Perfect Coffee (Blue Bottle/Nestle)
Experienced operator with entrepreneurial DNA. Loves the challenge of generating high-growth. Founded / co-founded & sold several venture-backed companies. Held operating / leadership roles at large public companies.