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No ivy league MBA here. Just boots on the ground (if you’ll excuse the pun) experience as an entrepreneur and investor in startups. I truly believe the soul of the US Economy is in the growth of small businesses and I’m passionate about finding them, investing in them, and nurturing them to growth.

I don’t have institutional funds demanding 10x returns in 7 years, so I can focus on you and your company and work together to get the right outcome for both of us.

Why should you trust a Marine to invest in your business? Because we know how to work hard, to engage others in our plans, and behave with integrity and honor.  We never leave a (wo)man behind and I feel the same way about my portfolio companies.


What I Do

I seek to find, nurture and invest in emerging technology companies which show the potential to disrupt markets.


As an investor, I focus on high-tech investments, hands-on operational support for new product development, and building the strategic ecosystem between executives and investors. I have experience in working with companies ranging from early-stage startups to small businesses in various capacities.

As a entrepreneur, I think strategically, plan collectively and execute through teams of individuals who are empowered and accountable. I have embraced the disciplines needed to effectively manage strategic objectives affecting goal setting, budgeting, sales targets, marketing, staffing and client service operations.

Veteran on the Move‘ Interview

Founded and hosted by 24 year USMC veteran Joseph Crane, Veteran on the Move is a podcast which empowers veterans and their families through entrepreneurship by connecting them to the people, programs and resources that will facilitate their successful transition into entrepreneurship.