5 to 9 Ventures

Alex Pattis


Alex has 8 years of experience in healthcare, holding sales & business development roles for a medical device manufacturer, a global reimbursement data/technology provider to the pharmaceutical industry, and a global payer research technology company.

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Notable Investments

Pair Eyewear, Haus, Loverboy, Firefly, Perksy, Otis, Mercado

Questions & Answers

Origin Story: In a couple sentences, how would you describe your path to becoming an investor?

5 to 9 Ventures is an investment vehicle focused on investing in early-stage startups where we can leverage our value-add LP network to accelerate growth. Our LP network is comprised of operators, founders, and entrepreneurial individuals with experience across all of the different company-building functions required at a high-growth startup.

Investment Approach: What are the key factors you consider when evaluating a founding team?

Experience, passion, ability to execute on all key items

What's your style and approach when it comes to working with founders post-investment? What are the characteristics of founders you've worked well with?

We like to support brand partnerships, intros to strategic capital, and general BD opportunities.

If I'm coming to pitch to you or your firm, what's the one piece of advice you'd give me?

We want founders to shine light on why they will get the job done and are positioned to do so.

How would you describe your own personal mission and values, and how do they impact the way you invest?

At my core I like to help founders on their journey. I get excited about helping founders in large or small initaitives.

What do you like best about investing in NYC, and what’s your outlook on the future of NYC tech?

I like the learning and networking that comes from investing. It is a really great tool to meet amazing people and help one another. NYC is exciting to me because of 1) diversity and 2) leaders of every industry are here