What does ATO Ventures mean?

Against The Odds. You can read about how we got our name here.


What industries does ATO Ventures cover?

Our primary areas of focus are Health, Fitness & Wellness and Digital Media & Entertainment, although, in rare cases, we will invest in other sectors as well.


In what stage does ATO Ventures invest?

Our preferred stage is a startup that has completed "Lean Startup" stepps, but is Pre-Launch and Pre-Funding.


Why market validation?

The number one reason startups fail is lack of product-market fit. We want to help entrepreneurs validate the market before they invest large amounts of time and money potentially creating the wrong product for the wrong market.


What is ATO Ventures definition of validated?

There are actual paying customers in scalable, reachable markets.


Why Puerto Rico?

You can read about some of the benefits of locating in PR here, and hear a bit about our founder, Jennifer Hopp’s, journey to PR, here.