Invest in passion
Burke backs passionate and thoughtful founders as they turn exciting ideas into market leading businesses. We admire those who aren’t afraid to break with convention and are driven to push the limits of what is possible with technology and product.
From seed stage to growth, and across industries, Burke invests in cyber security, consumer technology, medical equipment, alternative energy around the world.
With our investments typically ranging from USD $1M to $5M, we can be a steady source of capital to partners as they grow.
WE ARE A SPECIALIZED FIRM WITH
a focus ON:
In addition to Burke’s history of successful enterprise software investing, we have been particularly focused on the emergence of cloud computing. We believe cloud computing is the most important trend in the software industry of the decade.
At Burke, we believe that our history and successful track record in cyber security provide us a key advantage in identifying and assisting the most important security startups – our investors have been involved in starting or funding four cyber security companies over the last two years, including 1 IPO and one large acquisition.
With USD $300M in investments to date, our portfolio includes cyber security, consumer technology, medical equipment and alternative energy.
We are industry agnostic.
We invest in companies we believe are industry disrupters or have the particular intellectual property to change or create an entire new market.
Typically, our interests fit the following criteria:
- Rapidly growing US or Canadian based businesses in early stages of development
- Management teams with proven track records
- Sustainable competitive advantage with the potential to become nationally or globally competitive
- Seeking between USD $1M and $5M in funding
- Investment horizon of < 5 years
Burke seeks to leverage its relationships, particularly in technology, to generate unique opportunities for best-in-class startups with the potential to upset the marketplace.
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