A New York VC Spotlight: Michael Patterson



Michael Patterson joined Alpha Prime Ventures in June 2013. The firm is fairly new, so their portfolio is light, but their focus lies within mobile technology. Patterson’s investments with Alpha Prime include Canary, a mobile security app; Dash, an app for vehicles; CoPromote, formerly known as Headliner, an app that promotes your social network posts; and Offerpop, an app that helps to simplify marketing campaigns through social media.

Patterson has also been a General Partner at Vedanta Capital since 2006. He also sits on the board of directors at Channelinsight.

Patterson received his MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School and has a BA in Latin American Studies from Wesleyan University.

VC Firm:
Alpha Prime Ventures
Vedanta Capital

Sector Focus:

Mobile Technology, Security, Social Media, Digital Enterprise

Selected Investments:
CoPromote (Formerly known as Headliner)
Lean Startup Machine


Expertise Areas:
Corporate Development, SaaS, Growth Capital, Merger and Acquisitions

Websites and Social Media:

About the author: Christopher Quiles

Christopher Quiles is a recent graduate from Lehman College. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing with a minor in Multimedia Journalism.

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