New Venture Fund in Utah: SkyLab Ventures

New Venture Fund in Utah: SkyLab Ventures

SkyLab Ventures makes its debut in Utah with its $30 million Fund I. The new Murray-based venture fund focuses on early-stage investments in direct-to-consumer, e-commerce and SaaS-based startups. The firm was founded in October 2020 by Jesse Silva and Bensen Metcalf. Both are general partners and have extensive networks and backgrounds in investment, entrepreneurship, tech, and venture capital. […]

Swell Raises Series A to Help Local Businesses Grow Through Customer Engagement

Salt Lake City, UT – Swell, a subscription platform to help businesses increase social engagement/reviews, boost overall online presence, and streamline communications with their customers, announced it has closed a Series A financing round led by SkyLab Ventures; existing investors also participated in the round. This investment will help Swell refine its go-to-market motion, explore […]

SkyLab Ventures Acquires Innovative Biometric Gun Safe Company

Salt Lake City, UT — The Gunbox, a direct-to-consumer gun safe, and a leader in plain-sight gun storage ideal for any home or office decor, announced it has been acquired by SkyLab Ventures. This acquisition will allow The Gunbox to accelerate growth across North America as safe, accessible gun storage is a paramount for handgun […]

Utah-Based Startup Disrupting the Pest Control Market Secures Series Seed Financing

Salt Lake City, UT – Pestie, a direct-to-consumer platform providing professional-grade pest control in a self-service, subscription-based application kit, announced it has closed a Series Seed financing round from SkyLab Ventures. This investment will allow Pestie to continue to capture market share from traditional store-bought and door-to-door pest control solutions, as well as advance their […]