A disciplined approach to investing and advisory.



StepLadder was founded to help underserved seed/early stage start-ups reach their potential. Most start-ups fail not for lack of a good idea, but because of poor execution and/or planning. StepLadder provides a seasoned set of resources to help you avoid the pitfalls that doom most start-ups. We also provide an array of services - from advisory to operational to capital - to help you step up to the next level.

We know what it's like to start companies and all the ups, downs, twists, turns and even pivots. We look forward to hearing about your business and helping you on the path to a huge success! 

What We've Achieved

  • Raised over $100 million in venture finance
  • Launched businesses in US, Europe, Asia, India and S. America
  • Started and led Inc 500 companies
  • Employed hundreds of staff around the world
  • Participated in IPO road shows
  • Formed Joint Ventures in US, Europe and Asia
  • Assembled world class roster of partners
  • Applied for and been granted several US and EU patents
  • Spoken at conferences around the world

Focus Industries

  • Technology - Mobile economy, SaaS Platforms, B2B, B2C, Local/SMB, On-Demand Economy
  • Health/Fitness/Beauty, Wellness, Apparel, Wearables
  • Beverage - Sports/fitness, Wine/Spirits with technology/app integration