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Who we are

Sunstone Management is a diversified private capital firm located in Southern California that invests in diverse early-stage technology entrepreneurs who seek to build great companies. We believe in the aspirational power of the American economy to attract and inspire investors and entrepreneurs from throughout the world. We deliver new and exciting opportunities for economic growth through the creation of innovative public-private partnerships, and our unique experience across government, education, and private sectors.

Read about who we are

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Investment Philosophy

Our investment philosophy is focused on the long-term success of both our investors and investments, centered on three key components.
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Founder Focused

We invest—both capital and technical assistance—in diverse, high-quality people with a demonstrated passion for solving challenging problems. We invest at the earliest stages of development to capture value and strengthen the chances of long-term success.
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Market-Modern

We invest in market modern technologies—products, services, and solutions—that are highly and quickly scalable, and can modernize the way we do business across all sectors.
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Sustainable

We invest in sustainability—financial, social, and environmental—that promises long-term growth for both our investors and our investments. We believe that sustainable business is good business.

Sunstone Entrepreneurship Community Fund

We believe in the aspirational power of Southern California to attract and inspire the world’s most ambitious investors and entrepreneurs. That’s just one of the reasons why we choose to give back to the community. Our initiatives include the Sunstone CSU Startup Launch Competition, University of California Born in California, Sunstone Innovation Challenge, Stella Zhang New Venture Competition, and many more.
Read more about how Sunstone gives back
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Meet our Founders

This month’s Founder Focus interviews with investors, entrepreneurs, and community partners of Sunstone community.
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Seatrec

Sunstone sits down with Dr. Yi Chao, CEO and founder of renewable “blue tech” startup Seatrec.
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Syntiant

Rising star Kurt Busch is the CEO and founder of AI and deep learning company, Syntiant.
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Evolectric

Evolectric co-founders Jakson Alvarez and Bill Beverley turn their dream into reality with the involvement of Sunstone and the Long Beach Accelerator.
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Gritty In Pink

Gritty In Pink’s Shira Yevin on communicating, connecting and providing a market for talented women.