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Tim Tebow Joins Govo Venture Partners

Tim Tebow
Tim Tebow

Tim Tebow has joined Winter Park, Florida-based venture capital firm Govo Venture Partners as a Partner.

Tebow is a two-time collegiate national football champion quarterback, Heisman Trophy winner, first-round NFL draft pick, and a former professional baseball player. He is also a five-time New York Times best-selling author, speaker and football analyst. He established and grown the Tim Tebow Foundation, a charitable organization that has provided help to some of the most vulnerable people in nearly ninety countries in the areas of Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Exploitation, Orphan Care and Prevention, Profound Medical Needs, and Special Needs Ministry.

Founded by fund general partners Rob Panepinto, Jonathan Kilman, Brian D’Ambrosio, and 1858 Capital Partners, Govo Venture Partners launched its first venture fund, GOVO Fund I, in January 2023. The fund focuses on investing in the seed round through series A in early-stage companies that are engaging in business with governmental entities or navigating government regulation as an important aspect of growth. It invests, in early-stage companies for which doing business with government or navigating government regulations is an important success factor. By leveraging their expertise and network, Govo aims to support and optimize the success of promising ventures that have the potential to make a meaningful impact for people across Florida, America, and beyond.

To date, the firm has invested in seven portfolio companies in areas including cloud clinic healthcare, data-supported traffic management, 3-D printed seawalls that enhance sustainability and resilience, AI-powered voice identification for fraud and theft prevention, precision medicine management for patients facing cancer and complex/rare diseases, connected vehicle commerce, and cybersecurity.