THE WORLD
NEEDS LESS
OF THE SAME

We help diverse teams turn their ideas
into billion dollar enterprises.

THE WORLD
NEEDS LESS
OF THE SAME

We help diverse teams turn their ideas
into billion dollar enterprises.

WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO

Led by Managing Directors, R. Miller Adams, Bob Balk, Shaun Hawkins, and Dr. Preetha Ram, Pier 70 Ventures’ mission is generating superior financial returns for its investors by finding, funding and empowering bold entrepreneurs and diverse leadership teams.

Headquartered in Seattle, with a presence in San Francisco, New York and Indianapolis, Pier 70 provides vital resources, connections, and support enabling entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into billion-dollar companies.

Private equity and secondary market pioneer, Phillip S. Paul, is among our advisors, supporting Pier 70 in offering world-class expertise in venture investing, corporate venturing and global operations. VENTURE BOLDLY is not just a slogan to us, it’s commitment to pushing ourselves and the companies we invest in. 

Pier 70 offers a unique opportunity to invest in an emerging venture capital franchise with a differentiated investment strategy. 

Our Investment Focus

The Pier 70 Ventures INpact Fund invests in underrepresented entrepreneurs of early and growth stage  companies using technology to transform trillion dollar market sectors like health and mobility. We leverage diversity to drive market driven returns.

We will find and fund exceptional entrepreneurs who are innovating and bringing fresh perspectives and solutions.

We are looking for a Triple Bottom Line, as we “Bring Equity into Private Equity”.

Triple Bottom Line

  • Limited Partners: Market-driven financial returns
  • Founders: Wealth generation for minority entrepreneurs and employees
  • Local Impact: Talent retention, increased tax  basis, improved communities and new innovation ecosystems