We help technology driven startups grow.

With proven product commercialization experience, decades of entrepreneurial insight, and the power of our network, we build businesses and partnerships that prosper.

We help technology driven startups grow.

With proven digital product development experience and decades of entrepreneurial insight, we leverage the power of our network to build partnerships that last.

Let’s create the future of your industry together.

The Ventures team is led by seasoned investment professionals with successful startup experience and strong personal networks. In addition to financial capital, investment expertise, and strategic support, Mindgrub Ventures portfolio companies can exchange equity for product development services.

Many of our existing partners have worked with our award-winning team of engineers, designers, product owners, and go-to-market strategists to help them turn great ideas into remarkable digital experiences.


The Mindgrub Ventures team is considered family to Tetragram. Their level of expertise and support is unparalleled, which is paramount for any startup as they scale.


Mindgrub Ventures truly values business innovation and creativity, and is determined to work alongside the customer to help them succeed. Their positivity and professionalism made every aspect of the product development process seamless for Magikmo.


Since SpotWash joined the Mindgrub Ventures portfolio, the momentum to achieve our short and long-term goals as a company has been tremendous. The team, guidance, and support have been and continue to be invaluable.


Treble is built on the philosophy that great business relationships propel you forward. That’s why we’re so excited to work with Mindgrub Ventures: they make us better than we were.

Are you an investor looking for your next breakthrough opportunity?


Investment Guidelines

Is your company a fit for Mindgrub Ventures? Read more about our investment guidelines below.

Contact Us

Our Team


Vijay Lakshman

Managing Director

Vijay Lakshman is a 30-year veteran of the software development industry, having successfully delivered global projects in deadline-oriented environments with budgets ranging up to $100MM.

His expertise spans multiple development methodologies with an in-depth knowledge of the video game, mobile, and EdTech industries. Vijay’s multi-faceted background draws from both his creative talent, his proven business education, and his ability to deliver high-value returns to investors.


Todd Marks

Managing Partner

Todd Marks, two-time EY Entrepreneur of the Year nominee, member of Baltimore magazine’s 40 under 40, and one of The Daily Record’s Most Admired CEOs of 2019, is the founder and CEO of Mindgrub Technologies. Mindgrub, a member of the Inc. 5000 for eight years running, is a technical agency and creative consultancy that specializes in award-winning mobile, web, and marketing solutions. Marks founded Mindgrub in 2002 and has since overseen projects for clients such as Exelon, Wendy’s, DELL, Under Armour, Yamaha, Crayola, Geico, The Economist, University of Maryland, and NASA.