About Us

High Impact VC

We partner with entrepreneurs to develop products, services and technologies that impact billions of lives across the planet. By investing in a wide range of sectors we help great teams create category-defining companies in a vast array of industries. We prefer to lead a startup’s early fundraising round, or participate as a major investor. We don’t just pick winners; we help make them.


Managing Partner

Vahid Saadat

Venture Partner

Tim Ding

Venture Partner

Mark Zhu

Venture Partner

From Boulder to the Bay: Alumni investors connect with university startups at Silicon Valley summit

By Mallory Richardson, August 20, 2019

On August 17, eight University of Colorado startups founded on faculty research traveled to Silicon Valley for a day-long retreat with CU Boulder alumni investors and friends.The investors are members of the Bay Area Buffs Investors Club, a grassroots alumni organization founded by Pingrong “PR” Yu (PhDChem’04), a Silicon Valley-based venture capitalist, startup founder and CU Boulder alumnus.

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