Building companies from scratch

We’re operators who have helped build $1B+ companies.
We know what it takes to build the next

industry-defining startup.

Why Cold Start?

We go beyond capital. By combining the right resources, tools, and talent at every stage of an incubation, we make it more likely than ever to create a successful new venture.

Values we stand for

Speed

We work quickly to build the future faster.

Integrity

We do what is right, and our principles come first.

Learn from Failure

We are resilient and believe in taking risks.

Collaborate

We believe the biggest ideas are only built together.

Innovation

We tackle the most complex problems of today to transform tomorrow.

Growth from Ambiguity

We embrace the unknown to create something from nothing.

Innovation starts with people

Behind every innovation are the people who transform ideas into reality. We’ve assembled a talented team of experts with a track record of quickly turning bright ideas into hyper-growth companies.

Meet the team

We’re innovators with a never-ending drive to build generation-defining companies.

Michael Ragheb

Partner

Olex Kal’stev

Partner

Taylor Wamsley

Chief Operating Officer

Milan Thakor

Director, Product

Olex Kal'tsev

Partner

Carla Ruiz

Director, Design

Amit Khanna

General Counsel

Our focus

Digital Health

Leveraging technology, we build and scale market-leading healthcare companies and improve clinical outcomes.

Enterprise SaaS

We build the next generation of enterprise SaaS companies through a first-principles approach and a focus on user problems.

Marketplaces

We build marketplace platforms in antiquated and regulated industries, including travel and healthcare sectors.

Building the future, faster

By combining decades of experience, we have the playbook, expertise, and resources necessary to jump-start ambitious ventures from concept to growth.

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Companies incubated

1700 +

Employees

$1.4B

Valuation of incubated companies

$275M

Assets under management