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Investing in
Disruptive Technology

Pierpoint Ventures

Pierpoint Ventures is a seed and early stage technology fund that partners with founders in Govtech, Fintech, Artificial Intelligence, and many other areas.

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Investment Strategy

We target the sectors and proccesses we know the best, and invest in founders at the very beginning of their journey. Our portfolio is focused on public and private digital infrastructure and automating online transactions and accelerating them with powerful AI.

  • Seed or early-stage investments

  • Focus on infrastructure and transactional businesses

  • Can serve as board member and entrepreneurial coach/mentor

  • Dozens of successful exits so far 

  • Deep domain knowledge and network of contacts in the public sector

  • Expertise in Fintech and Crypto

  • Experience with Artificial Intelligence start-ups 

  • Open to new areas of investment and collaboration

Meet Maury Blackman

Maury Blackman has led high-growth tech companies for more than 25 years. In 2017, Maury took the helm at Premise Data. Premise owns the broadest and most sophisticated cyber-physical market intelligence platform that blends machine learning with human intelligence, making it possible to gather and analyze real-time data from a trusted global network. Premise was recognized as one of Deloitte’s Fast 500 for 2020.  
Before Premise, Maury was CEO of Accela, a civic-tech startup. In 2016, EY awarded him the prestigious Northern California’s Entrepreneur of the Year award for his work as Accela’s Chairman & CEO. Accela was sold to Berkshire Partners in 2017.  
Following graduation from the University of Houston, Maury attended the field artillery basic course and served as an officer in the United States Army Reserves. 
He is an active investor, board member and advisor to many notable technology companies. 

Maury Blackman
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