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Dom Villela




VC & Managing Partner @ShotVentures 💰Raised >$350MM USD and $100MM in other currencies, resulting in 7 successful exits. We invest directly and also partner with individual investors, global top-tier venture capital, private equity, and institutional finance to fund emerging tech across 20 markets. ⚡️Supporter of women in biz/tech/leadership! I was raised by a single mom who ran her own hair salon 💇🏻‍♀️ 🤲🏼 I’ve been called the “Friendly VC”! I invest in tech and help founders (and investors) raise capital. My Superpowers 🥊 ✔️ Hunting for companies ✔️ Deal-Making ✔️ Raising Capital ✔️ Pre-Capital Strategy ✔️ Due Diligence / M&A ✔️ Investor Relations ✔️ Tech & Emerging Markets ✔️ Intuition (INTP) ✔️ Being Direct & Transparent On a Personal Note 🙏🏽 ▪️ Former CEO & CMO ▪️ Adjunct Engineering Faculty ▪️ I’m an achiever, but I value self-awareness ▪️ Pursuing becoming a better person ▪️ Always a student ▪️ I love helping (nice) people ▪️ I believe in the law of attraction ▪️ I’m a single parent dad ⚽️ ▪️ My dog Tux could prob do your taxes, he’s that smart 🐾🧠 ➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖ Wanna Connect? 🟢 👇🏽READ CAREFULLY👇🏽 🤳🏼 1) Follow me @domvillela on IG 📲 2) Connect w/me on Linkedin 👨🏻‍💻 3) Submit your deck at (do not email it) 🌵Tucson🛬🌉San Francisco ➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖ 👋 Need a Clubhouse moderator? 🏦 Weekly Mod in Pitch Club, “How To Pitch VCs and Angels and “Pitch Room” ➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖ How can I help you? 💰 Need capital for your business? // I can help you raise startup or growth capital, including for acquisition. ☎️ Are you an investor? // I can help you access new capital sources, expand your investor network, access richer deal flow, and speed up due diligence. 💔😭 REJECTED by investors? // Ask me if you’d like to learn the (most likely) reason why. 🎤 Want to pitch? // READ CAREFULLY: Do all steps above to connect AND THEN submit your deck to our website at 🚀 Are you a startup? // I personally advise a limited quantity of startups/founders per year, but our firm offers additional paid programs too (far more focused than any accelerator out there!). Want me as your partner? Send me a DM! 🔥 Need a job? // Currently seeking a Venture Team Associate for a new fund! Send me a note on LinkedIn