Two 30-somethings good people focused on growing startups and small businesses everywhere else. We find, explore and uncover the best startups everywhere outside of Silicon Valley. 

We aim to invest in our own capital in 200 companies across North America each year: roughly half are the typical “tech possibility” and the other half are what we call “main street realities.”

We do this because it’s important… and we do this because we’re constructing the ideal investment portfolio.

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“They’re fellow entrepreneurs and well versed in the hustle it takes to succeed. You want them to invest in your company.”

–founder of a RJ portfolio company

“Everybody likes them. They’re one of the scrappiest, most entrepreneurial VC’s I know.”

–co-investor in a RJ portfolio company

“They look beyond the obvious tech communities. They will challenge you to do more. And do it faster. And connect you with the right people in other communities to help.”

–city host for the North American Tech Tour