When Bullpen Capital launched 10 years ago, our goal was to back overlooked entrepreneurs left behind by the latest Silicon Valley fads. Since then, without compromising on that vision, we have invested in 100+ startups.
Our portfolio spans all categories (even those underappreciated ones), from fantasy sports to data center equipment to restaurant SaaS. Our companies are started by diverse founders who discovered product-market fit early on and exhibit the perseverance to become market leaders through accelerating operating performance.
Care coordination software designed for specialty care
Edge Markets is the first platform to legally offer 1:1 leverage for sports bettors via a model with no late fees or interest rate.
Piñata is a system of record for scaled frontline efforts.
Wonder is a software company selling research services to large enterprises.
CruxOCM delivers operations control management software to energy companies to help reduce the complexity and inefficiency of standard operations control rooms. The company’s robotic industrial process automation (RIPA)-enabled software helps maximize and optimize flow rates and streamlines startup and shut-down procedures, allowing energy companies to reduce environmental impact and boost their revenue through increased asset utilization and throughput.
Flip is an AI-powered voice automation platform that allows brands to thrive over the phone — offering great support at a fraction of the cost through a personalized Alexa-like experience.
Data-driven team management for modern sales organizations. Atrium makes sales leaders amazing at their jobs with powerful performance analytics that does the analysis for you!
Barn2Door is a vertical SaaS solution for farmers to manage direct sales, customers, inventory, and fulfillment seamlessly across multiple channels.
Customer software for the next chapter of the Internet economy. We're designing tools that empower online businesses to be built around their communities. From journalists and their readers to yogis and their fans, we see a new wave of Internet entrepreneurship centered on trust and community.
Nanome is transforming how we interact with and understand science, creating a virtual world where users can experiment, design and learn at the nanoscale. We’re building an open platform to solve age old problems of collaboration, incentivization and siloed information – creating a world with open access to science & technology.
Fuel faster growth and personalization with Octane AI’s all-in-one platform for Quizzes, Facebook Messenger & SMS automation, and opt-in tools. Trusted by 1000+ brands, merchants use Octane AI to connect, convert, and retain customers by personalizing the customer journey and giving customers the confidence to purchase.
OneRail is a technology company, innovating solutions for final mile, multi-modal delivery. We have developed an all in one, shipping orchestration platform that connects leading brands in Retail, Health Care, Product Manufacturers, Grocery, and Logistics Companies to our national courier ecosystem of over 4.5 million fleet drivers.
Building the most trusted roofing platform in the world. From roof measurement reports to project-winning proposals, Roofr is the complete sales toolbox for roofers.
Entera’s mission is to revolutionize the way people find & buy homes. We are the only real estate platform designed specifically for buyers. The largest institutional investors rely on Entera and its team to transact on billions of dollars in residential real estate. Now, we’re expanding to all buyers of single family homes who can control their journey with Entera’s innovative technology and proprietary data.
Influencer marketing for ecommerce. Grow an authentic DTC brand with the #1 influencer marketing software platform for creating genuine, direct relationships with influencers.
OnSiteIQ is a visual documentation service for construction projects. Our clients explore stunning 360-degree imagery — from any device — to monitor building progress, pinpoint issues, and collaborate with teammates. It's dead simple, but wildly powerful.
OpenLattice is helping tackle mass incarceration and the opioid epidemic by enabling state and local governments to implement interventions based on data driven workflows deployed against structured data from across government systems.
Educational equity like never before: Paper is the first comprehensive Educational Support System (ESS) featuring live help and writing feedback for students paired with real-time feedback and intervention tools for teachers.
SkyWatch provides a digital infrastructure for the distribution of Earth observation data and derived intelligence. We remove the complexity out of Earth observation data sourcing and processing so you can focus on what matters.
Ureeka is a single platform where Next Wave entrepreneurs have access to the people, programs and connections they need to grow. Leveraging their experience, access and desire to help, our founders built Ureeka to be available for all, specifically with underserved entrepreneurs in mind.
Windfall is on a mission to help data-driven organizations more effectively identify, understand, and engage affluent consumers with the industry’s most reliable and accurate dataset available.
flexEngage is the leading provider of personalized transactional communications for retailers, enabling brands like Under Armour, GNC, Aldo, and Oakley to transform standard transactional touchpoints (receipts, order and ship notifications, packing slips, etc.) into dynamic engagement channels that drive loyalty and revenue.
BeBop uses smart fabrics to create elegant sensor solutions for OEMs. Where things or people interact, BeBop sensors comprehend force, location, size, weight, shape, motion and presence across any size, resolution, and geometry.
Blueboard is the experiential rewards and recognition platform for the modern workplace. Its rewards platform allows companies to reward their employees to curated experiences and activities with the click of a button.
Fama helps you surface a range of harmful online behaviors at the point of hire to protect your business, reduce workplace toxicity, and reinvent your organization around a human focus—all with the use of software that automates your talent screening workflow in a compliant fashion.
The industry's first talent operations platform for interview scheduling and interviewer training. GoodTime enables companies to schedule candidate interviews up to 10x faster by fully automating the scheduling process. With GoodTime, recruiting teams spend time recruiting rather than scheduling.
With Improvado, marketers are no longer at the mercy of non-scalable manual processes. Costly and valuable developer resources are now freed from having to create interfaces, host and maintain databases, normalize data, and visualize reports. Improvado provides a flexible and scalable solution that allows marketers to aggregate all their data and make sense of it all it in minutes!
Plink is the first-ever personalized commerce platform for small businesses. We are proud to bring transaction intelligence to independent local businesses nationwide.
Swish Analytics is a sports analytics, betting and fantasy startup building the next generation of predictive sports analytics data products. We believe that oddsmaking is a challenge rooted in engineering, mathematics, and sports betting expertise; not intuition.
Tank Utility is a leading provider of remote monitoring services for truck-delivered energy. The company’s solution includes internet-connected tank level monitors, cloud-based software and analytics and white labeled mobile app that streamlines delivery logistics and improves customer retention and engagement.
BentoBox offers restaurants beautiful, mobile friendly websites that drive revenue and customers — complete with a simple, hospitality-focused management system, hosting and exceptional customer support.
Confident Cannabis empowers all verticals in the supply chain—and ultimately consumers—to know what is made, who makes it, and what it’s made of in real-time. It’s the only place where cannabis producers, processors, wholesalers and retailers showcase and discover products from verified businesses with test results directly from licensed labs.
Hologram enables connectivity for machines, made simple. Connect your IoT devices, capture device data, and manage your fleet with our IoT stack.
At Modal, we build the future of auto commerce for the world’s largest auto brands and retailers. We take the moving parts of an auto purchase transaction and assemble them into a simple, digital transaction flow that seamlessly fits any webpage and transforms any showroom.
Timing is everything. NaviStone provides direct and digital marketers with a revolutionary way to target the right web browsers and include them in direct marketing campaigns. Adding a simple line of code to each page of your website enables a wealth of new marketing data that will measurably enhance your results.
Modernize your document-driven workflows. Ocrolus helps financial services companies make high quality decisions, in an automated and efficient way, with trusted data. We build human-in-the-loop infrastructure to automate back-office tasks with precision.
SpaceIQ provides the most powerful and easy to use computer aided facilities management (CAFM) software and IWMS facility management software for companies of all sizes.
Beyond Pricing is the world's first revenue management and dynamic pricing software for vacation rentals. Over $2B in property listings in more than 7,000 cities globally use Beyond Pricing
Developed by experts in GIS, aviation, and policy, AirMap’s cutting-edge technology transforms airspace below 500 feet to provide accurate, reliable, and trustworthy low-altitude navigational data and communication tools to the drone industry.
Manufactured builds digital manufacturing supply chains to support the sourcing needs of brands, agencies, and enterprises in the new age of connected commerce.
rENIAC is a data acceleration platform that coordinates incoming queries, responding to those it can serve immediately and optimizing backend operations. By moving compute and IO functions to an FPGA, rENIAC offloads CPU usage by up to 5x while supercharging performance and data capacity.
Classy is a social enterprise that creates world-class online fundraising tools for nonprofits, modernizing the giving experience to accelerate social impact around the world.
Citus is worry-free Postgres. Built to scale out, Citus is an extension to Postgres that transforms Postgres into a distributed database. Citus is available as open source, as on-prem software, as a fully-managed database as a service—and now Citus is also available on Microsoft Azure, as Hyperscale (Citus) on Azure Database for PostgreSQL.
The LiveIntent platform transforms email from something you send and receive into the simplest, most powerful way to resolve identity and market to people in a mobile-first world. It becomes your superpower, generating a private customer graph that can augment everything from acquisition to attribution while driving incremental product sales and revenue.
Grassroots Unwired is built on the philosophy that mobile-first technology can be customized and utilized for the greater good. We work with non-profit organizations working to save our environment, balance inequality and improve our communities.
Namely is the HR, Payroll, and Benefits platform your employees will love. Finally, there’s HR software that employees actually use—built to fit your company culture. Manage all of your HR data in one place, with personalized service to help your company get better, faster. Namely is used by some of the world’s most innovative and exciting companies in media, technology, commerce, and more.
Braze is a comprehensive customer engagement platform that powers relevant and memorable experiences between consumers and the brands they love. Context underpins every Braze interaction, helping brands foster human connection with consumers.
Chartio is on a mission to democratize data so that everyone has the freedom to explore, transform, and visualize their data. Chartio has built a simple, yet intuitive cloud-based data exploration solution that makes it easy to connect all of your data to create powerful dashboards, without any SQL knowledge.
Circulate helps publishers (Web and App), networks and SDK providers maximize their first-party data monetization strategies with one simple integration, on a privacy friendly basis. Circulate advances the science of targeting and media attribution by enabling industry partners to utilize match Data as a Service
FlashSoft provides software that enables any standard SSD as a high-performance, read-write cache in the server, to economically increase application performance and scalability.