SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ystrategies Corp. (“Ystrategies” or the “Company”) (OTC: YSTR), a publicly traded venture capital firm focused on technology startups with disruptive intellectual property in the software and cleantech sectors, today announced that it is launching an external fund for investment in seed-stage science-based technology businesses. The Company’s investment in Vayu Corp., a leader in optimizing wind farms with cloud computing software (www.vayuai.com), and three other pending transactions will be included in the new fund.
“We are excited to accelerate investment in seed-stage opportunities with our proven bootstrap approach and focus on working with scientists and engineers to advance technologies that are solving the world’s biggest problems,” said Ystrategies’ CEO, Jim Kiles.
About Ystrategies Corp.
Ystrategies is a publicly-traded venture capital firm concentrated on building disruptive businesses focused on critical issues such as renewable energy and clean technology. Ystrategies invests in science and technology emerging from the US National Laboratory System, incubators, businesses and academic institutions. The Company looks for market-ready technology with large addressable markets and intellectual property ready to engage identified customer segment partners in important commercial agreements. Investments are premised on closing strategic partner agreements as pathways to valuable exits. Ystrategies was founded by former Intel Capital Managing Director, Jim Kiles, who is supported by industry veterans Ashish Badjatia, Doug Gilbert-Smith, Andrea Kates, Paul Overby, Jon Sigerman, Neil Cohen and Shirley Gee. Ystrategies has offices in Pittsburgh and San Francisco. For more information, visit Ystrategies’ website at: http://www.ystrategies.com.
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