πŸ˜‡ Angel Investing

Occasionally, I invest in early stage startups.

TL;DR: Art Lapinsch

  • Currently: Teaching the next generation of remote founders 🏝
  • Previously: Co-founding and building Perengo from idea to exit
  • A lifetime ago: Building FinTech/AdTech ventures for HitFox Group (now Ioniq Group)

How I Help

I'm a founder and business owner myself.

  • 🏝 Remote: We built Perengo fully-remote from idea-to-exit and through corporate integration.
  • πŸ—Ί Adaptation: We pivoted during our journey. We evaluated our options based on facts and EV calculation.
  • πŸ“’ Documentation: Knowledge bottlenecks are cryptonite for any organization. I can help you to scale your institutional knowledge.
  • πŸ€– Operations: Perengo was a boot-strapped business and we learned how to simplify, optimize, and automate workflows.
  • πŸ’œ Marketing: I consult startups and corporates on brand strategy and consistent marketing execution.
  • ☺️ Mental Hygiene: Building a business is a 🎒. I'm happy to listen and provide an objective opinion.

How I Invest

I invest my own money.


Current Investments

I'm industry-agnostic.

πŸ„ Β Magic Fund (Magic #1): Pre-seed investment in technical founding teams.

🏝️ Remote First Capital (RFC #1): A group of remote founders, operators, and early investors investing in the next generation of remote work.

πŸ“± Kesho VC (Silent GP): African seed-stage VC focusing on digital infrastructure.

🌿 Fernway: An adult-use cannabis product manufacturer based in MA.

🌊 Swell: Headless e-Commerce platform.

πŸ“² Onboard: Software onboarding for teams.

πŸ’ͺ Supersapiens: Real-time glucose visibility for athletes and coaches.

πŸ”— Beacons: Flight control for social commerce traffic.

🏝️ Remote First Capital (RFC #2): A group of remote founders, operators, and early investors investing in the next generation of remote work.

✍️ Foster: Collaborative writing community.

πŸ—“ Cal.com: The open-source Calendly alternative.

🀝 MicroAquire: Business acquisition marketplace.

πŸ’Έ [NOT PUBLIC]: Global tax automation platform.

🎒 [NOT PUBLIC]: Growth fund focused on breakout tech companies.


If you want to talk, DM me on twitter.