350 Miles of Potential.

The California Central Coast is a region brimming with entreprenurial talent and opportunity. This is our community. This is our region.

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Mission Statement

Early Stage Investing

Central Coast Ventures (CCV) mission is to provide capital and advisory support to high-growth, early-stage startups between Santa Barbara and Santa Cruz.  In the form of angel/seed funding, we invest in founders targeting new fast-growing markets and advancing existing industries.

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Good Company makes for Good Companies

We maintain close relationships with UC Santa Cruz, Cal Poly SLO, and UC Santa Barbara. Additionally, we’ve partnered with a growing list of local and national VCs and other funds including Cal Poly Ventures, Entrada Ventures, Kern Venture Group, NextGen Ventures, SB Angel Alliance, Tech Coast Angels and more.

Why Central Coast?

We believe now more than ever this is an advantageous time to invest in entrepreneurs, specifically on the Central California.  Through our network of investors and partnerships, we have early access to startups in this region.  Innovative products and strong teams are starting and moving to the Central Coast, accelerated by the growth and domain expertise in software, cleantech, space industry & agtech.

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