dunnhumby Ventures is a seed-stage investment fund focusing on innovations in retail
We fund and accelerate startup businesses that are embracing data for innovations along the consumer’s path to purchase.
Backed by the global leader in customer science and a database of shopping behaviour on nearly one billion households worldwide, dunnhumby Ventures is looking to break all the rules and lead innovations that change the future of retail.
500 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
t: +1 617 451 2280
f: +1 617 451 9922
Portfolio Manager - Raphi is a seasoned investor in the retail and consumer products sectors. Over the course of his career his investments have ranged from distressed supermarkets to high-growth CPGs, but his true passion is transformative retail technologies. Raphi sits on the board of 2 startups, is an advisor to Boston Seed Capital and launched dunnhumby Ventures with Dave Balter in 2013.
Principal - Kyle is an entrepreneur and investor. Prior to his work at dunnhumby, Kyle operated a development project in sub- Saharan Africa before starting his first of two companies in the technology space. Shortly after Kyle made the transition to venture capital having worked at Tollman Capital Partners and now as Principal at dhV.
Investment Advisor - Dave is the founder of five companies, including word-of-mouth marketing company BzzAgent, acquired by dunnhumby in 2011. He is currently a venture partner at Boston Seed Capital, a mentor with TechStars and is an investor and advisor to dozens of startups. Dave is most recently CEO of learning analytics startup, Smarterer.
Investment Advisor - Nishat has spent nearly two decades at the forefront of data analytics and software innovation, first at MicroStrategy as Vice President of Social Intelligence and currently as Executive Vice President of Global Partnerships at dunnhumby, focusing on leveraging media partners to commercialise dunnhumby’s digital measurement and targeting solutions.