South Swell Ventures

South Swell Ventures invests in great entrepreneurs, building sustainable technology, marine sciences, and farm-tech companies in Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Benito counties.

Bud Colligan is a community activist, social entrepreneur, investor and company builder. He is co-founder of Pacific Community Ventures, a non-profit community-development organization, on the Leadership Council of Opportunity Fund, a leading non-profit micro-lending organization, former Chairman and CEO of Macromedia, a multimedia software company, and the founder and CEO of South Swell Ventures, a private investment firm.

We Employ:

  • TECHNOLOGY

    Software, Mobile, Cloud

  • GENOMICS AND MARINE SCIENCE

    Computational Genomics, Bioengineering, Marine Science

  • FARM-TECH, ORGANICS AND FOOD

    Sensors, GPS, Smart Devices, Food Products