Announcing our $15M Fund 2

Behind Genius Ventures

Investing in the best technical storytellers at preseed and seed
Founding Partner


An engineer and writer, Paige Finn Doherty got into investing by writing a children's book about venture while an early employee at WorkOS.
A San Diego native now based in SF, she enjoys reading, traveling, sneakers, music & spending time with her family & friends.

Investment Process

We like to keep things crazy simple.

Partner Call

First, we’ll hop on a Zoom call to get to know you and hear about what you’re building.

Async Questions + Feedback

Our goal is to move as quickly as possible, and we try to always be communicative and transparent throughout our decision process.


If we pass, we’ll always either tell you immediately at the end of our meeting or send an email response saying why, cause ghosting sucks.

2 Weeks



43 Startups



We’ve been investing in
the best technical storytellers
at preseed and seed since 2021
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