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Our Lead Team

Brian Holmes


Brian got his start in the tech industry managing engineering teams in India and Dubai.  He would use this experience to launch Fanatic Fans an interactive fan loyalty application for the sports and music industry.  Fanatic Fans clients included Arizona State University, Grand Canyon University and the University of Denver Colorado.  As an active angel investor Brian has invested in CannaSys Inc, Giving Assistant, Paintzen, Pogoseat, and TapFwd.  Brian’s goal is to support and advise other founders to help them succeed.  In his personal time Brian enjoys skiing, climbing, and is always looking for his next adventure. 

Jeff Holmes 


Jeff is a successful entrepreneur and investor. For the past 20 years Jeff has been the founder , advisor or seed investor of many public and private companies. Jeff’s passion is to support founders of start up companies. His contacts and experience in the start up eco system have helped many early stage companies reach targets and accelerate their growth. Current early stage companies backed by Jeff are VivaReal, Giving Assistant, PogoSeat, Active Junky, Grow Condos, Tapfrwd, Paintzen  and Cannasys. When Jeff is not in San Francisco working with great start ups and their teams he can be found at his home on the lake at Tahoe where he pursues his other passions of skiing and golf. 

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