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Saturn Five is a venture studio that actively
starts, funds, and grows great businesses.

Launching businesses that change the world.

Saturn Five is a company that builds great companies. We do more than invest: we are entrepreneurs who start, fund, operate, and grow strong businesses. We partner with force-of-nature leaders to bring important ideas to life. And we work with successful founders to transition their businesses to new ownership.

We don't chase quick exits. We play the long game and build companies that bring real value to individuals, families and communities.

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Portfolio.

Icon - 3d printed homes via advanced robotics.

Icon is disrupting the home building market with advanced robotics that can 3D print a home from concrete in 24 hours. Prototype stage.

Native is a new line of eco-friendly home products, starting with a unique rain water collection system. Prototype stage.

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Materials is an on-demand small-batch manufacturing company enabling high-levels of product personalization. In development.

CCP provides concrete sidewalks, curbs and aprons for both residential and commercial settings in the Denver metro area. Acquisition.

The team.

Max Anderson

Max Anderson

Max was trained at McKinsey followed by work with leading organizations across the for-profit and non-profit world including Google, The Charlie Rose Show, and Redeemer Presbyterian Church. He most recently served as the director of the investment leadership program at Bridgewater, the world’s largest hedge fund. His passion: turning big ideas into reality.

Founder

  • The Weekend Reader: new media content publisher
  • The Lift Seminar: productivity training brand
  • Stagecoach Ventures: strategy + innovation advisory

Other

  • MBA with honors from Harvard Business School
  • George Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School
  • Author: The MBA Oath (Penguin Portfolio, 2010)
Evan Loomis

Evan Loomis

Evan was trained on Wall Street, but discovered he loves people and ideas more than models. He’s built a venture-backed retailer worth $50mm+. He’s built a family investing office with a number of successful exits. And he’s an active mentor at Techstars, Praxis and SKU.

Founder / Co-founder

  • Tradecraft: family seed stage investment firm
  • Treehouse: home improvement retail chain
  • Wedgwood Circle: media investment network

Other

  • Corinthian Health Services
  • Texas A&M University / Kauffman Fellow
  • Author: Get Backed (Harvard Business Press, 2015)
Jason Ford

Jason Ford

Jason was trained as a designer and coder and came to view building companies as creative design and engineering applied at the organizational level. He left a career in creative services to launch a marketing tech startup, which he later sold to Bazaarvoice. He is now a mentor and investor in multiple startups.

Founder / Co-founder

  • Deluge Studios: web design and development studio
  • FeedMagnet: social marketing SaaS (acquired by Bazaarvoice)
  • May Designs: on-demand personalized consumer products

Other

  • Clients: Nokia, Caterpillar, World Vision, Starwood, Red Bull
  • University of North Texas, Jazz degree
  • Speaking: Wharton, SXSW, PBS News Hour

Contact.

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