[Webinar] Meet the VC: Allen Bryant Of Knightsgate Ventures

April 14, 2021


Allen Bryant

Knightsgate Ventures

Meet the VC is a monthly panel event hosted by Escalon and its partners. This month, we had an engaging discussion with Allen Bryant of Knightsgate Ventures to discuss fundraising, investment thesis, the current investment climate, and more. with our partners Recreate, Insperity, Lighter Capital, and Perkins Coie.

Knightsgate Ventures is a Houston and NYC based venture capital firm investing in seed-stage technology businesses, primarily within the Fintech, Edtech and Marketplaces spaces, that will drive socially impactful change. The firm has differentiated itself through hands-on value-add to its portfolio and its geographic focus with a large portion of deals sourced coming from the Houston, Dallas and Austin startup ecosystems.

Watch the replay of the event above or here.

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