Gregory Borchardt



Gregory Borchardt

Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Caerus Ventures

Gregory Borchardt

Gregory Borchardt is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Caerus Ventures, and early stage venture capital firm. Mr. Borchardt has nearly 20 years of experience running and investing in early stage technology companies.

Mr. Borchardt is a member of the Caerus deal team. He is responsible for sourcing new investments and operational due diligence. Mr. Borchardt leverages his extensive experience in consumer & enterprise hardware technology to source, diligence and manage investments for the firm. Mr. Borchardt is a member of the Investment Committee, and he is actively involved on several portfolio companies' boards of directors.

Prior to Caerus Ventures, Mr. Borchardt was the Founder and Managing Partner of Oxygen Audio North America, a consumer electronics manufacturing company of high-end audio products including the “O Car”, the first car stereo that fully integrated the iPhone into a car’s entertainment system. Launched at the 2011 International CES Show, the O Car was both an i-Stage Technology Competition finalist and a 2011 CES Innovations in Design and Engineering Award winner.  Prior to founding Oxygen Audio North America, Mr. Borchardt was the Founder and President of Adrenaline Technologies, which developed Turbo Charge™, the world’s first line of portable, battery-operated chargers for cell phones and other portable electronics devices, also a CES Innovations in Design and Engineering Award winner.  Mr. Borchardt began his career at Recoton Corporation, a leading consumer electronics manufacturer with more than four thousand products, under twenty-two brands. In 2008, Mr. Borchardt was named to the “40 under 40” list of top young executives in the consumer technology industry by Dealerscope Magazine.

Mr. Borchardt is an Endeavor Mentor, for Endeavor Miami, and he serves as an Advisor to the Brown University Graduate Program in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (PRIME). Greg has served as a Judge of the AlphaLab Gear International Hardware Cup, 43North Startup Competition, and Tech.co's Startup of the Year competition.

Mr. Borchardt received a B.A. in economics, organizational behavior and management from Brown University, and a MBA in private equity from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

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