WHO WE ARE

About Argonautic

ARGONAUTIC FUNDS SPAN ACROSS 6 INDUSTRIES AND 20+ SUB-SECTORS

Argonautic was built upon a legacy of strategic foundations in new ecosystems and funds to support evolving leaders.

Our experience and knowledge of market dynamics provides our entrepreneurs with strategic support as they scale their businesses.

Our Values

We Partner with Founders & Investors with Values that Align with Ours

Integrity

We operate with integrity and respect for our entrepreneurs and investors. Integrity is a combination of traits built over time and at Argonautic this is the basis of our business code of conduct. We build culture upon strong values in our own organization and the organizations of our partners.

transparency

In a world of fast-moving business and connectivity, transparency is fundamental to our relationships with entrepreneurs and investors. Argonautic works closely with its entrepreneurs to outline how we can best support our investments, whether it’s tapping into our network, discussing business decisions or preparing for a future round of financing.

grit

Regardless of market size or customer traction, founders face seemingly insurmountable challenges as they scale. We work with founders and partners to overcome challenges with strategic thinking, composure and execution. At Argonautic, we work as hard as our founders to best support our family of investments.

Teams
ARGONAUTIC TEAM
Howard Liu
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Rita Chiu
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Viken Douzdjian
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Chase Cho
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Min Kim
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Ming Duan
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Brent Xu
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Marcus J. Kwon
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VENTURE PARTNERS
Lex Sokolin
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Lucas Nivon
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James Slazas
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Steve Dell’Orto
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Ryan Goldstein
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Keith Smith
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Testimonials

WHAT IT’S LIKE TO WORK WITH ARGONAUTIC

"Argonautic was an early and loyal supporter of our mission to rethink the global food supply chain. Argonautic was an early and loyal supporter of our mission to redefine the global food supply chain. Their partnership facilitated strategic opportunities at every stage of the business. We consider them world-class."

Matt Crisp

CEO & Founder

"Argonautic Ventures understood the value of Molecular Assemblies and the need for improved DNA synthesis methods. The Argonautic team was an early backer and we value their strategic input and continued partnership as we scale and broaden the synthetic biology market into new areas such as life sciences, agriculture and DNA data storage."

Michael Kamdar

President & CEO

"Before Argonautic partnered with us, they were a friend and advisor in the venture world. As a team of former founders, they understand the hurdles start-ups encounter and are a key part of maneuvering through them. Argonautic was among our earliest investors and they have always been proactive in making connections and providing valuable feedback."

Ben Larson

CEO & Founder of Vertosa

relationships
Who We Partner With
Co-Investor Network

We partner with founders alongside seasoned and successful investors. With a co-investor network of top-tier institutions at each stage of funding, we leverage our complementary expertise and networks to scale businesses.

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Institutional Advisors

Our team and investor base is supported by world-class fund administration and support teams across legal, banking, audit & tax, governance and compliance.

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