CommerceNet invests in many types of endeavors, often taking an equity stake in companies in return for the resources we supply.
Our favorite kind of equity investment is an “ignition start,” where we supply a small amount of money and a lot of other assistance from networking to strategic advisement. The goal is to help the entrepreneur move beyond the “just an idea” stage to having a business plan, prototype, and team.
Our portfolio companies range from stealth mode to early stage to launched (to acquired!). Some of our successes include: