Born out of two decades of friendship, trust and investing, Nucleus Adventure Capital was created to identify and support ground breaking innovation in the pursuit of a better world. We invest early and quickly, build relationships with founders and get our hands dirty to help our partners achieve their goals.
Elvie seeks to improve women’s lives with technology. With a diverse portfolio of hardware products and connected devices they are taking pole position in the Femtech arena.
The premier online fitness membership platform for studio and online classes.
Icebergs provided elegant and intiuitive storyboarding and ideation tools for design professionals. Acquired by Pinterest.
Kard is a rewards platform that offers banks, card issuers, and other financial services companies’ access to thousands of merchants and retailers tailored to their customer base.
Snapchat is a camera company that believes reinventing the camera represents the greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate.
Reddit is the place where people come together to have the most authentic and interesting conversations on the internet
Quickframe is a video-as-a-service provider backed by a proprietary data analytics platform delivering global brands a competitive advantage in the attention economy.
Ledger is the smartest way to secure, buy, exchange and grow your crypto assets.
SpaceX designs, manufactures, and launches advanced rockets, spacecraft, and satellites.
Findox is a technology company providing document workflow and data analytics services for financial markets participants.
ATAI Life Sciences is an integrated life sciences company that operates as an entrepreneurial engine to develop paradigm-shifting therapies for the millions of patients suffering from addiction, anxiety, and depression.
Alva helps clients to make better decisions and to manage their business via AI-powered stakeholder intelligence.
Tômtex has created a 100% biobased material from shell seafood waste; with the aim to work as a sustainable and economical alternative to faux and animal leather.
Tumelo enables investment platforms and pension providers to engage investors by giving a transparent view of the companies they own and a shareholder voice on issues they care about.
Membership marketplace sourcing the best priced outdoor athletic apparel and equipment
Pinterest is a visual discovery engine for finding ideas like recipes, home and style inspiration, and more.
As both an entrepreneur and investor Morgan brings a wealth of operational experience and analytical skills to the Nucleus investment process. After spending 10 years in investment banking and hedge fund investment management, a decade on his own entrepreneurial path has allowed him to accumulate a deep understanding of the challenges of starting and scaling new ventures. As an operator he has led and advised a number of hyper-growth consumer companies, honing his business and commercial strategy insights and spearheading numerous fund raising rounds. Lessons from these experiences coupled with his passion for relationship building, arm Morgan with a unique ability to identify opportunities and add value to founding teams.
Prior to co-founding Nucleus Adventure Capital, Ryan spent 12 years at JP Morgan as a senior trader in the Equity Derivatives group where he and his team helped companies across a range of sectors raise financing utilizing convertible and other securities. Since leaving the banking arena he has focused on startups, investing in dozens of early stage companies as well taking operating roles in portfolio companies from IoT business development to real estate COO. In his spare time he is an avid traveler, fitness enthusiast, and aspiring super-Dad. He currently resides with his family in the Bay Area.
Justin is an advisor and capital partner to the Nucleus group. He has 20 years of diverse financial markets and early-stage investing experience with a particular focus on fintech and game-changing innovation in areas such as space, climate and crypto. Having spent significant time living and working in London and Paris he now lives in NYC and alongside work he is trying hard to learn how to raise good little humans.