We angel invest in founders who will
improve the lives of billions
Ramen Ventures is an angel fund based in Toronto, Canada.

We partner with founders who are using cutting edge science
to solve important problems in Health and Planet (aka Climate and Sustainability).

Who We Are

Adam McNamara

Adam McNamara

Founding Partner

Adam is a founder (3x), angel investor (50+), and first VP Product at Shopify (NYSE: SHOP, $50B)

Joshua Tessier

Joshua Tessier

Founding Partner

Josh is a founder (3x), angel investor, and first Head of Engineering at Shopify (NYSE: SHOP, $50B)

Ali Zahid

Ali Zahid

Scout

Ali is Director of Partnerships at Unsplash (top 350 website Worldwide) and founded Vanhawks, a Y Combinator-backed startup that made the world's first smart carbon fibre bike.

Why Work With Us

Investors expect you to pitch them.
We think we should pitch you, too.

Our Investments

We invest in companies, but we're really backing people.
Here's who we're supporting (so far).

Health and Planet Investments

Avro Life Science

Avro Life Science

Shak and Keean

The first patch that can deliver generic drugs through the skin in a way that's safer, easier, and more effective than pills.

E-Zn

E-Zn

Dr. Gregory and James

Unique batteries that finally enable cheap, renewable, grid-scale energy storage.

Invivo AI

Invivo AI

Daniel, Therence, Prudencio, and Sébastien

AI that requires less data to making finding new drugs faster or possible.

Lilia

Lilia

Alyssa

Improving women's reproductive health and fertility.

Lobo Genetics

Lobo Genetics

John and Ajay

A safer cannabis experience through genetic testing.

MayDay

MayDay

Jeremy and Brian

A wellness and productivity app that helps you make time for what matters.

Phenomic AI

Phenomic AI

Oren and Sam

Using AI to find new drugs against cancer.

Planetary Hydrogen

Planetary Hydrogen

Greg and Mike

Producing hydrogen with negative CO2 emissions.

ProteinQure

ProteinQure

Lucas, Tomas, Chris, and Mark

Using Quantum Computing to design “next generation” drugs that work far better than what we have today.

Spartan Bioscience

Spartan Bioscience

Paul and John

DNA testing in the palm of your hand.

Vital Bioscience

Vital Bioscience

Farnoud, Iman, and Vasu

Radically improving how people monitor their health and manage disease.

Welbi

Welbi

Elizabeth and Nicholas

Keeping elder care residents happy, healthy, and active.

Earlier Investments
(before our focus on Health and Planet)

Ada

Ada

Mike and David

AI-powered chatbots helping users get better answers and customer service people focus on human conversations.

ChefHero

ChefHero

Saif and Diego

A marketplace connecting restaurants and local suppliers.

ClaimCompass

ClaimCompass

Tatyana, Velizar, Alexander, and Fatma

Get automatic compensation when your flight is disrupted.

Cribcut

Cribcut

David, Kiran, and Blair

Haircuts and styling as an employee perk, on-site at your office.

Every

Every

Jeremy, Bryan, and Matt

A business bank account in less than 10 minutes.

Fiix

Fiix

Khalil, Arif, and Zain

On-demand car repair at your home or office.

KoraPay

KoraPay

Dickson, Joseph and Bryan

Building the first digital bank for 1.2 billion Africans.

Paycase

Paycase

Joseph

Infrastructure for traditional finance so they can join the crypto future.

Raven Telemetry

Raven Telemetry

Martin

AI to improve the performance of manufacturing.

Stealth

Stealth

A few good eggs

SaaS for information security.

Version One Ventures

Version One Ventures

Boris and Angela

A Vancouver-based early-stage investment fund.

Voiceflow

Voiceflow

Braden, Andrew, Tyler, and Michael

The best way to design, prototype, and build voice apps.

Select Personal Angel Investments

Brave

Brave

Brendan and Brian

A faster, more private and secure browser.

Fullscript

Fullscript

Kyle, Brad, and Chris

A platform that makes it easy for health practitioners to dispense supplements online.

GaN Systems

GaN Systems

Girvan and John

The World leader in gallium nitride (GaN) power semiconductors.

Getaround

Getaround

Sam, Jessica, and Eliott

A peer-to-peer car-sharing marketplace.

Lob

Lob

Harry and Leore

Programmatically send physical mail at scale.

Superhuman

Superhuman

Rahul, Conrad, and Vivek

The fastest email experience ever made.

Unsplash

Unsplash

Mikael, Luke, Steph, and Kirill

One of the World's leading photography websites.

Our Investment Process

Our investment process is designed for founders, by founders, to be fast, friendly, and clear.

Discover more about our thesis and process in our
Operating Manual.