Carnrite Ventures

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“We are seeing an abundance of amazing founders that are eager to figure out ways to solve big issues and make the world more efficient. It is a really exciting time to be in venture capital.”

Jeff Carnrite, Partner

Founded in 2015, Carnrite Ventures is a venture capital firm headquartered in Houston, Texas that places early-stage investments in a variety of industries across the United States. We currently have nearly $15 million in assets under management and have invested in over 30 opportunities. Carnrite Ventures continues to selectively source new venture opportunities. If you are seeking investment and meet our deal criteria below, we would love to get in touch.

What we look for: 

  • We invest in smart people that are eager to solve the most difficult problems.
  • We currently prefer to invest in healthcare and technology businesses.
  • We like to invest from Pre-Seed to Series B.
  • We currently only invest in the United States.
  • We can invest as the lead or alongside a lead VC check.
  • We are open to taking board seats if it makes sense for all stakeholders.

Our goal in partnering with founders is to leverage our team’s experience and network to help you grow your business and add value for all stakeholders.


Selected Carnrite Ventures Investments

  • AIM Oilfield Services
  • The Cannon
  • Cerby
  • Colossal Biosciences
  • Data Gumbo
  • dClimate
  • FutureProof
  • Ghost Financial
  • HeatGen
  • Heyday
  • Kiira
  • LetsLaunch
  • Luminare
  • LVL
  • Molecula
  • Nest Collaborative
  • Persefoni
  • Petrolog
  • Scope
  • Seraph
  • Swan
  • Syntiant
  • Tarantino Properties
  • 31 on 30A
  • WaterFleet
  • Zauben