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Kaleigh Gallagher, Venture Partner Expert DOJO

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis

Kaleigh Gallagher, Venture Partner Expert DOJO

Work with great people

Jess Anuna
KLASHA
"The team's enthusiasm for Africa is unmatched and the efforts put forth have allowed us to raise additional capital and position ourselves to grow quickly cross-border in Africa and globally."
Yaw Ofosu Ansong
KOVA DX
"I loved the accelerator content, and the team provides access to key stakeholders that the typical pattern-matching investor wouldn’t even consider. Joining the DOJO was a total turning point for us."
Tebogo Mokwena
AKIBA DIGITAL
"Just when you think they've already gone above-and-beyond in accelerator services, they bombarded us with hundreds of investors to help support our journey to being a $B company."
Anna Gudmundson
CEO, BioSelf Technology, Inc.
"I can’t tell you how good this program was, how much we got out of it, we also raised more money on the back of it and they got us ready for that and helped with introductions."
Dr. Lieza Danan
CEO, Founder of LiVeritas Biosciences
"We are currently engaged with VCs and angels we met in the program. I highly recommend the program to other programs, especially those with a technical background."

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About the company

WE BELIEVE IN INVESTING IN GROUNDBREAKING SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, LED BY FOUNDERS WITH EXTRAORDINARY SKILLS, RESILIENCE AND GRIT.

Expert Dojo is the largest and most active accelerator program and seed funder in Southern California and the 3rd largest in the U.S. (According to Crunchbase). We have investments in over 30 countries and 41% of our portfolio is female founders. Expert Dojo seeks to invest in founders who represent the diverse society we live in and are inventing and developing the most innovative new science and healthcare technology that will transform our world.

Building on the capital we're already actively deployed in healthcare startups, we're committed to investing even more this year in healthcare startups in life sciences, diagnostics, breakthrough therapies, medical devices, AI/ML, med tech and digital health.

Current companies in our healthcare portfolio include KovaDx, LiVeritas Biosciences, Joint Tech Labs, Sensate, MeetCareGivers and more.


TOMTOM

TOM$20 million USD venture fund

TOM105 startups accelerated to date, from over 30 countries

TOMFull-time, dedicated Africa team

TOMThird most active early-stage investor in the United States

TOMOver 65% of startups receive follow-on funding during or after participation in the accelerator

TOMFocus on women and minority founders, with over 75% of investments in both

TOMSilicon Beach headquarters in Santa Monica, California (10,000 sq ft tech hub) serves as an international bridge for startups scaling globally

TOMA dedicated healthcare team comprised of world renowned experts and top industry talent