SBVP in the News
May 5th, 2023
Founder and Managing Partner, Dan Engel, offers a unique perspective on what it’s like to be an emerging VC manager in today’s market.
March 29, 2023
December 13, 2022
Spin Technology, Inc., developer of the ultimate all-in-one SaaS data protection platform ‘SpinOne’ for mission-critical SaaS apps, today announced that former Salesforce CTO Steven Tamm has joined the company as its first-ever strategic technology advisor.
June 30, 2022
June 17, 2022
“He’s sitting on a potential goldmine and he’s sitting there alone, and we like that,” says Dan Engel. “He’s a racehorse you want to bet on, not the kind you want to compete against.”
June 3, 2022
When Santa Barbara Venture Partners joined the local venture capital industry, its founder, Dan Engel, and fellow investor Dan Hedden knew they wanted to fill a different need in the market.
June 2, 2022
May 25, 2022
Venture capital used to be a cottage industry, with very few investing in tomorrow’s products and services. Oh, how times have changed! While there are more startups than ever, there’s also more money chasing them.
February 7, 2022
Assure CEO Jeremy Neilson talked with Dan about his use of sidecar SPVs alongside his venture fund and how his SPVs will more than double his AUM. Dan further explained how using SPVs is a game-changer for emerging fund managers.
January 13, 2022
GoFundMe announced today that it will acquire Classy, a nonprofit fundraising software company. This is an all equity deal, though the company did not disclose the financials.
November 19, 2021
The venture firm’s latest investment is Jackpocket, a New-York based lottery courier software company that will be opening a second headquarters in Santa Barbara before the end of the year.