We back the outliers
back the outliers
All of our portfolio company founders are creative thinkers, change-makers, and innovators — outliers who challenge the status quo.
Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, cove.tool is a web-based platform for analyzing, drawing, engineering, and connecting data for building design and construction. Its streamlined, automated analysis enables design teams, contractors, and building product manufacturers to use data in decision-making through automation. cove.tool powers systematic climate action by driving rapid decarbonization of buildings with simulation. Since its inception, the company's machine learning optimization algorithm has helped clients offset more than 33 million tonnes of carbon and save more than $1.2 billion across 20,000+ projects.
“Knoll Ventures has been a great partner to cove.tool, helping with everything from our first pro forma, leading our first round of financing, and valuable introductions to other investors, advisors, and customers.”
Headquartered in Austin, TX, Lendflow provides embedded credit infrastructure that helps its partners build, embed, and launch credit products. Lendflow helps its partners optimize their underwriting with its credit decisioning engine. The Company’s embedded credit marketplace enables SaaS companies to embed credit products within their core experience and provide faster access to capital to SMBs.
“Knoll Ventures has been incredibly helpful and supportive since making the investment in our Seed round. Knoll struck a nice balance between being helpful and hands-off, adds value when it's needed and asked for, and otherwise allows us to fully focus on execution. Knoll introduced us to some key customers that have been big for our growth and have consistently sent great prospects our way since making the investment. Working with Knoll Ventures has been a great experience and I highly recommend the firm to other founders."
The company’s core product represents a modern alternative to the traditional video creation process allowing Tourial clients to create immersive and interactive experiences for prospective customers in a matter of minutes.
“Knoll Ventures has been a phenomenal partner and are always available to help in any way they can. They are passionate about the companies and founders they back and were especially helpful in formulating our fundraising strategy for our next round. We are thankful for and excited to have their continued support!"
Headquartered in Chapel Hill, NC, RepVue is the world’s largest sales organization rating platform and the most trusted resource for sales professionals seeking up-to-date detailed insights on prospective employers. RepVue empowers sales professionals to make informed career decisions. Employers also leverage RepVue to attract and retain sales talent, grow their talent brand, and track talent competitors.
“Knoll Ventures has been a fantastic partner to RepVue since their investment. We've leveraged their extensive network for introductions to potential customers, future investors, and partners. Their guidance on our growth strategy is also always on point. We're excited to continue working towards our mission with their support.”
Headquartered in Austin, TX, ConverseNow provides Voice AI-powered virtual ordering assistants that automate drive-thru and phone orders for leading restaurant brands. The market leader in voice AI for restaurants, ConverseNow's award-winning technology takes limitless orders with remarkable accuracy, and has emerged as a miracle pill for restaurants to enhance guest experience, staff performance and financial sustainability in today's challenging foodservice landscape.
“Knoll Ventures is the type of investor that any startup founder will hope to work with. Knoll challenged us to think bigger and facilitated our growth by making connections with the right partners, prospects and vendors. Knoll knows exactly how and when to nudge founders, and they ask the right questions, which helped us immensely in staying the course.”
Outliers change the world
We back the outliers because they aren’t afraid to stand apart, to fight for what they believe in, to be first. Their companies and the cultures they build challenge norms and push business to new heights. It’s our mission to do the same.