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16

Portfolio Exits

5

About Ash Patel

Ash Patel is a Los Altos Hills-based angel investor who typically invests $25K - $100K in young companies. Patel aims to assist portfolio companies through efforts and expertise focused on scaling technology and infrastructure., product development and user experience and through leveraging of his network. He is currently Managing Director at morado Venture Partners and formerly held senior positions at Yahoo!. He holds a BS in computer science from King's College London.

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Los Altos Hills, California,

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BioWorks Names Biological Program Manager

Jul 3, 2019

BioWorks Names Biological Program Manager Julie Graesch will apply her 13 years of experience as a biological scientist and entomologist to her new position. Graesch has 13 years of experience as a biological scientist and entomologist, practiced in laboratory, greenhouse and field research as well as biological technical service support for the integrated pest management industry. She previously held positions at BASF, Becker Underwood and Iowa State University. Her responsibilities ranged from field development to agriculture and horticulture research projects in support of new and existing product development. For more information on BioWorks, click here . Photo courtesy of Vestaron Vestaron Hires COO With more than 23 years of experience in global manufacturing and supply chain management, Ash Patel will serve as the new chief operations officer. Ash Patel has been hired as the new chief operations officer at Vestaron. As an accomplished operations director, Patel has more than 23 years of experience leading manufacturing, engineering, capital projects, supply chain and IT/automation systems. “With a background including global manufacturing and supply chain management experience in multi-national biotech companies and a strong focus on value creation, we believe the transition for Ash will be seamless,” shared Anna Rath, CEO of Vestaron. Rath continues to explain, “Ash’s previous roles, encompassing fermentation-based manufacturing oversight, plant expansions, supply chain management and international experience in LATAM, APAC, and Europe, as well as experience with regulated manufacturing processes comprise the resume Vestaron’s leadership team and board were searching for.” Patel joined the team on June 12, shortly after the organization announced its Series B funding and completes the corporations’ senior executive team. “The recent success of the new IRAC group 32 coupled with the last round of fundraising clearly showed the potential Vestaron has, and I am pleased to have become a part of the team,” expressed Patel. Patel will oversee all of Vestaron’s manufacturing and supply chain operations, including associated regulatory processes, throughout the globe. For more information, visit vestaron.com . The powdery mildew-resistant plants are now available for 2019/2020 order in five new colors. GardenGenetics (G2) has relaunched its Dahlightful Dahlia brand through the GardenChoice group. These compact growers, with gorgeous blooms set off by deep chocolate foliage and exceptional tolerance to most powdery mildew strains, are now widely available as unrooted cuttings and rooted liners. “Consumers love Dahlightful Dahlias because they can enjoy the gorgeous flowers all summer long. Plants continue to bloom from late spring through fall against a backdrop of colorfast dark leaves, while maintaining their compact, dense growing habit,” said Rick Grazzini, owner of G2. “Retailers, and by extension, growers can take advantage of the rich, jewel-toned flower hues to stock late summer color for repeat shoppers.The relaunch offers more opportunities than ever for all sections of the market to capitalize on the groundbreaking genetics.” Dahlias for landscape and container use The Dahlightful series produces from early through late in the season. All five everblooming Dahlightful colors are adapted to growing almost everywhere in the U.S. and Canada. They’re upright with tidy compact habits, growing 20-28″ tall. Dahlightful Dahlias are available for 2019/2020 orders in five colors: Georgia Peach Madison, WI - Problem-solving products don’t just find their way to shelves on their own, it’s trained people that put them there. At least that’s the motto of the new leadership at Gempler’s. Carl Atwell, the company’s new president, purchased Gempler’s in January 2019. The company then relaunched the website in March to improve functionality and better showcase its curated selection of products. “If you’re one of the small business owners we’ve served over the years, I want you to know we’re still the great company we always have been,” Atwell said. “We’re even more committed to excellence, more demanding of ourselves, more disciplined, and unwilling to compromise from the high standards we’ve set for our products.” Gempler’s celebrates its 80th birthday this year. A Midwestern company rooted in Midwestern values, Atwell and his team see themselves as an extended arm of your in-house buying team. Gempler’s aims to put customers first with its new Shipping Saver program. Quick turn-around service and on-time deliveries are of top importance to consumers, so all orders placed by 3 p.m. ship out the same business day. Customer service representatives are knowledgeable about Gempler’s products and ready to provide solutions to extend the lifetime of products. “I have multiple accounts that email me directly to place orders or if they have any questions,”  Brenda, a customer service representative, said. “It helps to have one point of contact who knows your account and how to make your job easier.” Gempler’s promotes maintenance and sustainability instead of using products as disposable commodities. “Our customer service team is knowledgeable about the product selection and committed to finding a solution that works best for the customer,” Atwell said. “Every company says customers are their number one priority. At Gempler’s, we walk the walk and treat our customers like a neighbor, not a number.” To learn more about Gempler's, click  here .

Ash Patel Investments

16 Investments

Ash Patel has made 16 investments. Their latest investment was in Headroom as part of their Angel on October 10, 2020.

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Ash Patel Investments Activity

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Company

Amount

New?

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Sources

10/8/2020

Angel

Headroom

$5M

Yes

Anna Patterson, Anthony Goldbloom, Evan Nisselson, Jerry Yang, and Serge Belongie

2

3/21/2016

Seed VC

MegaBots

$2.4M

Yes

AME Cloud Ventures, Autodesk Forge Fund, Azure Capital Partners, Enspire Capital, Kevin Lin, Maveron, Ray Rothrock, Ruvento, and Yoshinari Yoshikawa

7

2/7/2015

Seed VC

Sunshine

$2M

Yes

BBG Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital, Maven Ventures, Morado Venture Partners, Streamlined Ventures, Ullas Naik, and Winklevoss Capital

2/17/2014

Series B

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$99M

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10

2/13/2014

Seed VC - II

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$99M

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10

Date

10/8/2020

3/21/2016

2/7/2015

2/17/2014

2/13/2014

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Seed VC

Series B

Seed VC - II

Company

Headroom

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Sunshine

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$2.4M

$2M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

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Anna Patterson, Anthony Goldbloom, Evan Nisselson, Jerry Yang, and Serge Belongie

AME Cloud Ventures, Autodesk Forge Fund, Azure Capital Partners, Enspire Capital, Kevin Lin, Maveron, Ray Rothrock, Ruvento, and Yoshinari Yoshikawa

BBG Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital, Maven Ventures, Morado Venture Partners, Streamlined Ventures, Ullas Naik, and Winklevoss Capital

Sources

2

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10

10

Ash Patel Portfolio Exits

5 Portfolio Exits

Ash Patel has 5 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Local Motion on August 25, 2015.

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