Keybridge Venture Partners is a private investment fund located in Washington, D.C.

At its core, Keybridge is a collective of venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and businessmen focused on stimulating entrepreneurial innovation and achieving venture-class financial returns by partnering closely with high potential start-ups.

Keybridge is focused on seed-stage investments but participates selectively in later-stage growth equity investments.

Investments range from $10,000 to $150,000 and are typically structured as participating preferred equity investments.

about the principal

Grant Allen is a seasoned venture capital executive with a number of years of technology investing, operational and strategy consulting experience. Currently a Vice President of ABB Technology Ventures, where he focuses on expansion stage clean technology and energy infrastructure investments, Grant has invested in a wide array of sectors, including mobile applications, network security, and telecommunications infrastructure. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of GreenVolts and Validus DC Systems, and is an Observer to the board of Industrial Defender.

Grant began his investment career with Core Capital Partners, a $350 million venture fund in Washington, D.C. and has worked at Microsoft, Dean & Company, and at several technology start-ups, including a IT/web design firm he co-founded as an engineering undergraduate at Duke University. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Citi Foundation Leadership Fellow and was elected to the Board of the Wharton Alumni Association.