We’re excited to announce that Baiyin (Zhou) Murphy has joined us as Indicator’s newest General Partner.

Indicator Ventures was founded more than 6 years ago as a way to partner with extraordinary founders at the earliest stages building software to make work, health, and wealth-building easier and more accessible. With 40+ portfolio companies and $40M+ invested to date, it’s time to expand the partnership as we scale along with our companies.

Adding a new partner is a profound organizational change. These are long-term decisions built on longer-term relationships, and it was imperative we found someone who possessed the network, skills…


Indicator Ventures is seeking an MBA Summer Associate to join our team for Summer 2021. This person can work out of one of our offices in Boston or New York, or work remotely during U.S east coast time zone. Our Summer Associate will support Indicator’s investment team with research, diligence, general firm operations and a summer-long project.

This is a unique opportunity to get an inside look on what it means to be a venture capitalist and you’ll have first-hand exposure and responsibility in working with founders, other investors, the broader tech ecosystem, and our limited partners.

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We are excited to announce that Indicator recently co-led Stark’s Pre-Seed round of funding alongside Darling Ventures. Other participants include notable angles such as Christina Morgan (Vice Chairman technology at JP Morgan and Fortune’s 50 most powerful women) and an impressive list of tech executives including CTO of GitHub, Accessibility lead at Atlassian, and BD lead at Stripe among others. This was the company’s first round of funding excluding a prior grant from software giant Adobe.

Founded by Cat Noone, Stark helps teams build compliant software products more efficiently. By integrating with the tools that design, engineering and product management…


Raising capital using SAFEs and convertible notes can be confusing for both entrepreneurs and investors. For entrepreneurs, calculating the full extent of dilution can be difficult when raising with convertible securities, and for investors, it isn’t always as simple as “if I invest $X then I will own Y%.” Indicator’s Geoff Bernstein breaks down the nuances of different convertible securities frequently used at the Pre-Seed and Seed stages here on Almanac, one of Indicator’s portfolio companies.


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As individuals and as an organization we are equally saddened and outraged by the recent horrific murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and the countless other hate-filled atrocities the black community has suffered for too long. Structural racism continues to infect society, and we’re currently at a boiling point. Complacency is complicity; we must clearly stand against any semblance of prejudice or racism in no uncertain terms.

These protests are forcing the entire country to confront and acknowledge generations of inequality. We need zero tolerance for the systemic racism that led us here, and that has been living…


While this global pandemic has had an impact on our business and portfolio companies to varying degrees, it’s been inspiring to watch our founders step up to the challenge and reposition or even spin up new products to help society however they can, which is a testament to their ingenuity and character. This is a defining period for us as a country, and for the world, which our children and grandchildren will study in history books. While the fallout has been and unfortunately will continue to be devastating in many areas, we are hopeful that new products born of necessity…


We are excited to introduce our newest summer associate — Kam Phillips-Sadler — who will be working with the Indicator team this summer.

The daughter of a bullrider and biotech start-up bookkeeper, Kam grew up on a fully functioning ranch outside of Fort Worth, Texas. After graduating magna cum laude with a bachelor degree in Social Work from the University of Missouri, Kam spun up her own consulting service, where she advised start-up and growth stage companies and organizations on strategic planning, fundraising and marketing. In correlation with this venture, Kam was also working full time on her company, Dream Outside the Box, which she founded while she was still in school. Dream Outside the Box is an app-driven social franchise model connecting…


Almanac is a social network for knowledge, purposely built for collaboration. Almanac curates best practices along with key resources from some of the most accomplished tech executives on the planet. By aggregating valuable information in one place Almanac not only helps to save time, but it also makes it easier to share that knowledge across an organization. Almanac serves as a hub for a fast-growing community of knowledge workers to find the information they need, document and share it across their org quickly while also saving it down for future use. …


Indicator Ventures is seeking a Venture Capital Intern to join our team for Summer 2020. This person will be based in our Boston or NYC office, and support Indicator’s investment team with research, diligence, general firm operations and a summer-long project.

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Indicator Ventures is a seed-stage venture capital firm that backs and supports companies leveraging ‘digital efficiencies’ to generate material time and cost savings. We focus on capital-efficient businesses solving high-impact problems that can scale quickly. …


Neil Gupta has been part of our team at Indicator for almost three years now, and his expertise with frontier technology has helped us with everything from sourcing new investments to diligencing new opportunities in emerging industries. Neil’s experience is wide-ranging, yet he has always had a passion for design thinking and data-driven decision making which has made him a valuable asset for our fund over the years.

Neil was formerly at Draper Labs and Bridgewater Associates, after having received his M.S in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. Neil also spent some time as a Senior Product Manager at eBay…

Indicator Ventures

Indicator Ventures is an early-stage venture fund focused on opportunities across the digital landscape.

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