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Westbound Equity Partners Closes Second Fund, at $100M

Westbound Equity Partners

Westbound Equity Partners, a Menlo Park, CA-based early stage venture capital firm, closed its second fund, at $100m.

Formerly known as Concrete Rose, Westbound focuses on capitalizing underrepresented founders, investing in companies serving underrepresented consumers, and helping early stage companies build diverse teams.

The fund is actively investing in pre-seed and seed stage technology companies across a range of sectors.

Led by Partners Sean Mendy, Ian Beadle, Will Bumpus, and Danae Sterental, Westbound will continue to provide financial capital, as well as growth support extending relationships and connections that lead to new opportunities, introductions, funding, and ideas. Advisors and LPs, collectively known as the Westbound Network, commit their social capital and expertise, serving as coaches, collaborators, and connectors to help portfolio companies grow.

The firm has invested in 75 companies including Esusu, PlanetFWD, Trala, The Browser Company, etc.