Providing advisory and investment Services to entrepreneurs and business leaders for over 12 years - from startups to mid-sized companies.

We work with only the best. Starting Point Ventures is dedicated to advising and investing in exciting companies with dynamic leaders with proven teams, incredible passion, innovative ideas, powerful visions and scalable business models across a broad range of industries.

We are entrepreneurs helping entrepreneurs. The Starting Point Ventures leadership team has each successfully started, scaled, managed, and sold several award-winning companies that have received accolades such as One of the Top 25 Best Places to Work in America and One of the Fastest Growing Technology Companies and Finest Companies in New Jersey.

We have a vast network of experts - meet the Starting Point Ventures Founder's Club. Over the years, we've met an amazing group of entrepreneurs who have all founded and built incredible companies. Together, they have experience across virtually every industry. We've pulled this collective experience together into our invitation-only Founder's Club. So, if you need help in a specific area, we connect you with the best member to meet your needs.


Our Leadership Team

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Dan Lynn
Co-Founder and partner

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Steven Goldthwaite

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Our Services

Starting Point Ventures provides a broad set of advisory and investment services for startups and mid-sized companies.

Consulting and Advisory Services
Our specific practice areas include:

  • Business Consulting - driving greater overall business success
    • Developing sustainable business strategies
    • Maximizing shareholder value
    • Recruiting top talent
    • Developing "Best Places To Work" cultures
    • Building scalable marketing and sales models
    • Ensuring operational excellence
    • Launching successful fundraising campaigns
    • Achieving successful exits
  • Marketing and Sales - adapting to the digital transformation
    • Word of Mouth Marketing (aka Buzz Marketing, Referral Marketing, Advocate Marketing)
    • Inbound Marketing (aka Content Marketing)
    • Account-Based Marketing (aka Targeted Account Sales and Marketing Strategy, ABM)
  • Advisory Services
    • Board Members and Advisory Board Members
    • Speaking and Guest Lecturing

Investment Services

  • Early stage direct investment
  • Introductions to angel investor networks
  • Fundraising management

Investment PORTFOLIO

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Contact Us

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