• Tuhaye Venture Partners

    Seed Capital for Tomorrow's Leading Businesses

  • About Us

    tuhaye: noun \ ˈtü-hāy\

    : good land, allowing seeds to root and grow

     

    Tuhaye Venture Partners provides the foundation from which founders can build industry-shifting software technologies. We selectively invest $250,000 - $1M in seed-stage businesses, providing operational support and strategic introductions needed to help businesses take root and grow.

    ASSET-LIGHT MODELS

    Exceptional teams introduce scalable models capable of reaching exponential growth while operating in a resource-constrained environment.

    TALENT INSPIRING TALENT

    Great founders inspire those around them to produce beyond their existing potential. We back leaders with a demonstrated ability to recruit best-in-class talent and extract high returns from their team members.

    ORTHOGONAL APPROACHES TO MASSIVE MARKETS

    Conventional wisdom leads to the same dead ends. Disruption derived from non-linear thought solving quantifiable market problems leads to exponential wealth creation

  • Teampay Announces $12M Series A

    Tribe leads $12M Series A into Teampay to make managing employee expenses painless

    Privy at #171 on Inc. 5000

    Privy is named as one of America's fastest-growing private companies in the U.S, touting 2,263% growth over the last 3 years

    National Recognition for Amper Music

    Amper was featured on the Today Show on how AI is helping revolutionize music as we know it

    Narrative I/O Adds to Board of Directors

    Ryan Christensen, former COO of AppNexus (Acq. by AT&T for $1.6 Billion in 2018) and David Yaffe, CEO Arbor (Acq. by LiveRamp for $200M in 2016) join the board of directors at Narrative I/O.

  • Our Team

    Tuhaye's investment team brings over 40 years of operating experience across venture capital, financial services and startup management expertise to each of our investments

    Bill Cohen

    Managing Partner, Co-Founder

     

    Bill is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Tuhaye Venture Partners

     

    Previously, Bill worked at Lehman Brothers and Barclays for 23 years, most recently as Vice Chairman of the Investment Bank and Head of the Global Media & Communications Group. During his tenure at Lehman Brothers and Barclays, Bill advised a wide range of clients on strategic and capital markets transactions totaling well over $100 billion

     

    Bill holds a BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the University of Chicago

     

    Todd Breeden

    Partner, Co-Founder

     

    Todd is a Co-Founder and Partner of Tuhaye Venture Partners.

     

    Since 2012, Todd has led or executed more than 35 investments in startups such as Ceros, Persado, AppDirect and Maven Clinic that have gone on to raise over $500 million in follow-on financings with an aggregate enterprise value today in excess of $3 billion. Todd also serves on the entrepreneurship sounding board for the Lang Center at Columbia Business School and is an active mentor and advisor to startups in the New York tech community.


    Prior to his career in venture capital, Todd was a professional opera singer with headline performances at the Kennedy Center, Windsor Castle, and Lincoln Center and a two-time collegiate national champion sailor.

     

    He received a B.A in Mathematics and Economics from Georgetown University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

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