North First Ventures

Business Overview

North First Ventures is a Private Venture Fund, partnering with seed to round A stage companies that harness innovative technologies, solve real-world problems within large existing markets or create new markets.

We value people who have taken the risk and started a journey in the pursuit of opportunities; blending innovation, domain expertise and execution abilities.

We are a diverse team with extensive experience as entrepreneurs, mentors, global business and marketing strategists, coupled with deep technological expertise. We have experienced the challenges involved in achieving success. We understand the complexities and non-linear journey across stages and industries. Our investment is much more than just financial. Our commitment and focus is to work with our portfolio companies, building business engines that will lead them to scale.

Founded
2017
Investor type
Venture Capital
Business model preference
B2B, B2G
Series preference
Seed, Series A
Offering preference
Hardware, Software
AI type preference
AI-Optimized Hardware, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Decision Management, Deep Learning, Machine Learning

Team

North First Ventures
Ronen Smooha
Managing Partner

Investment Portfolio

Startup

Operating Status

Offering Type

Business Model

Total Funding

AI Employees

NoTraffic
Active
Hardware, Software
B2B, B2G
$7 M
Veego
Active
Software
B2B
$4 M
5
ShapeShift Gaming
Active
Software
B2B
$2.5 M

Investment Rounds History

Startup

Date Announced

Funding Round

Amount Raised

Investors

September 2019
Seed
$2.5 M
View All Investors (7 Total)
September 2019
Seed
$2.5 M
View All Investors (6 Total)
May 2019
Seed
$5 M
View All Investors (3 Total)

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