Investing in Private and
Public Companies

  • Colt Ventures was established as a family office to invest the personal capital of Darren Blanton. The firm reviews over 250 deals per year and invests in the following areas:
    • private and public companies in biotechnology, oil and gas, technology, financial services, real estate, consumer/retail, and special situations
    • hedge funds
    • private equity/venture capital funds
    • equine assets
  • The firm has the following investment principles:
    • Invests up to $15M per deal
    • Target inefficient markets
    • Back proven management teams with a track record of success
    • Significant value inflection points in the near term
    • Near term liquidity