Strategic Capital for the Early Stage
Knoll Ventures is an Atlanta, GA based venture capital fund that invests in early stage B2B software companies.
We lead or co-lead $500,000 – $3,000,000 investment rounds at the pre-seed, seed, and post-seed stages.
What We Look For
Conviction
Founders who can see around corners and articulate a future vision that feels all but inevitable
Domain Expertise
Founding teams with an intimate understanding of their customer pain points
Value Proposition
Products with the potential to deliver tangible ROI and solve mission critical problems within a large and growing market
How We Help
Pre-Series A & B2B Focus
Share lessons learned from dozens of investments to help founders overcome the obstacles commonly encountered during this critical stage in the growth process
Alignment
We view each investment as a commitment to support founders over the long-run; through good times and bad
Network
Identify ways to add immediate value through introductions to potential customers, team members, strategic investors, advisors, and directors
Knoll Ventures Team

ANDREW DORMAN

General Partner

Andrew is a General Partner of Knoll Ventures Fund I LP. Prior to establishing the fund, Andrew was Partner and CEO of Knoll Ventures LLC, an Atlanta, GA based family-office that invests across a wide-range of asset classes including venture, growth equity, and real estate. Andrew previously served as Vice President of Investments at Brand Properties and Acquisition Analyst at Centennial Holding Company.


Andrew is actively involved in the technology ecosystem including serving as a member of the Venture Atlanta Board of Directors (2015-2017), mentor at TechStars Atlanta, and mentor at ENGAGE. Andrew has also served as a panelist or judge at events hosted by the National Science Foundation, MIT Enterprise Forum, Technology Association of Georgia, Institute for Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, and Harvard Business School. Andrew received a BS in economics from Southern Methodist University, and an MBA from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

RICHARD FRAIM

General Partner

Rich is a General Partner of Knoll Ventures Fund I LP. Prior to establishing Knoll Ventures Fund I LP, Rich was President of Ellis Capital, a family-office that invests across a wide-range of technology-enabled businesses across the seed, post-seed, and Series A stages. At Ellis Capital, Rich oversaw all aspects of the investment process. Previously, Rich served as a Hedge Fund analyst at Private Advisors, a multi-billion dollar alternative asset management firm specialized in alternative investment strategies.


Rich is actively involved in the local technology ecosystem, acting in leadership or mentorship positions at Venture Atlanta, TechStars Atlanta, and ENGAGE. Rich holds a MS Commerce degree with a concentration in finance from the McIntire School of Commerce, and a BA in Economics from the University of Virginia.

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