Fuel Venture Capital Summary: August 21, 2020

By August 22, 2020 Insight

Another blockbuster week at Fuel Venture Capital! Here are a few select achievements I wanted to share:

  1. My fellow Founding GP and Managing Partner Jeff Ransdell spoke with South Florida Business Journal about our plan to deploy $72M over the next 18 months. As Jeff said, “Founders no longer need to be in Silicon Valley to build companies.” At Fuel Venture Capital, we’re proud to invest in the world.
  2. Fuel Venture Capital company Soundtrack Your Brand and the world’s leading music company Universal Music Group have signed a global licensing agreement. Soundtrack Your Brand has the world’s largest catalog of popular music, licensed for business. Congratulations to CEO Ola Sars for this journey-defining step. Read more about this at Bloomberg.
  3. Fuel Venture Capital company PredaSAR has partnered with SpaceX to launch its entire first constellation. From SpaceX VP Tom Ochinero: “…proud PredaSAR selected SpaceX as its launch provider for this very important mission.” Marc Bell and the PredaSAR team are building and will operate the world’s largest and most advanced commercially operated synthetic aperture radar satellite constellation and ground network.
  4. Fuel Venture Capital company Taxfyle CEO Richard Lavina was named to SFBJ’s 40 under 40 list. Congratulations to Richard who continues to exemplify everyday what it means to be a leader.

The entire Fuel Venture Capital portfolio of companies and partners are literally leading the world of innovation. Here’s to another week of effort and successes!

Nabyl Charania
General and Founding Partner, Fuel Venture Capital
Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Rokk3r