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Black Dog Venture Partners

Black Dog Venture Partners is a business accelerator that provides access to funding through our network of 13,000 investors, business development through our network of 40,000 business partners, sales/marketing and executive coaching services for disruptive companies.

We also host our VC Fast Pitch Events which connects startups with the nation's top investors.

We invite you to review our site and learn more about our team, our services and our portfolio companies.

Our Portfolio



Founder & CEO

Scott Kelly is a 30-year fundraising, marketing, sales, training and publicity veteran. Scott has raised hundreds of millions of dollars in capital for disruptive companies, garnered national media coverage for hundreds of regional and national brands and generated hundreds of millions of dollars in revenues for the companies he has represented.

He has also trained over 1,000 sales people and has taught marketing at the university level in the United States and Europe. Scott is currently an Adjunct Professor in the College of Business at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, AZ.

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Aleia Boyanovsky, Digital Marketing Manager @ Black Dog Venture Partners
Ian Amhaus, NFT Development Director
Tavia Kerns, Influencer Marketing Director

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Guest post by Vish Kumar of Clerisy Blockchain games are now revolutionizing the gaming industry. With the introduction of the play-to-earn model, the gaming industry

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Current Portfolio Companies

Below are our active portfolio companies: Fortress Blockchain Technologies – Fortress Blockchain Technologies is a software development firm and holding company that is purpose-built to

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