Funding founders globally

run by founders
305 Ventures is a venture capital FIRM focused on investing in 0 → 1 stage companies globally (i.e. pre-seed and seed stage companies).
our investements

Portfolio

2021
Swype
Apple of money
Web3/DeFi
2021
Keep
Mercury + Brex for Canada
FinTech
2021
Underdog Fantasy
Fantasy sports platform
Sports/Media/Entertainment
2021
Lula
Stripe for insurance
FinTech
2021
Simplebet
Micro-betting tech software
Sports/Media/Entertainment
2021
Rain
Instant pay for the global workforce
FinTech
2021
Instabet
DTC micro betting app
Sports/Media/Entertainment
2021
Maza
Chime for US Latinos
FinTech
2021
Voldex
Roblox & Minecraft game developer
Metaverse/NFT
2021
Vinovest
Democratizing wine as an asset class
FinTech
who we are

Team of Active  Founders

305 Ventures is run by active founders investing in other foudners.

Joey Levy

Founder of Simplebet ($80m raised). Co-Founder & CEO of Draftpot, a daily fantasy sports platform; acquired in 2017. Thiel Fellow, prev studied at Columbia University.
Founder & General partner

Zaid Rahman

Founder & CEO of Flexbase. Exited companies in EdTech. Thiel Fellow. Angel investor in over 25 companies including 3 unicorns.
Founder & General partner

Michael Melikian

Former President & CEO of Mel-Pharm Inc, acquired in 2019. Co-Founder of Global Child TV. Family Office Operator & Investor in over 50 companies. Studied at USC (Economics & Entrepreneurship).
Founder & General Partner
We leverage our proprietary community and AI
to identify and build the next cohort of $10B companies
We leverage our proprietary community and AI
to identify and build the next cohort of $10B companies
We leverage our proprietary community and AI
to identify and build the next cohort of $10B companies
our updates

News & Insights

New Fund 305 Ventures Doubles down on Miami as a hub for promising startups
Florida Funders partners with Miami organization to identify promising startups
Looking to join Miami’s new tech wave? These founders want to hear from you
305 Ventures hosts a Shark Tank style event for tech startups in Miami
Miami Tech Week Opening Party & Demo Day Hosted by 305 Ventures
305 Ventures Miami Tech Week Closing Party