A New York VC Spotlight: Brad Svrluga



Brad Svrluga is a totally hands-on investor, working very hard with companies on all manners of startup challenges, be it general strategic support, business model thinking, marketing strategy or capital strategy. This is where he spends the bulk of his time with his companies.

He is a co-founder and General Partner at High Peaks Venture Partners, a New York-based early stage venture capital firm that focuses on seed and Series A, B2B and ecommerce companies based in the Northeast, founded in 2004.

High Peaks spends their investments mostly on Information Technology, and as such made investments in Bench, a company that provides audit-proof financial statements from online accountants; MakeSpace, a storage company; Divide, a company whose platform combines could-based management with device-level technology that ensures enterprise security an control, and more.

Svrluga graduated from Williams College with a major in Economics. He currently sits on the boards of Routhappy, FieldLens, and Reonomy.

Sector Focus

Information Technology



Selected Investments

Flat World Knowledge



Memorable Quote

On being a VC: “I’m dead certain that being a dad is way harder than being a VC, but I’ve been doing the latter for more than 10 years, and the former only 5.”


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