Who We Are

Beehive Holdings is an angel fund focused primarily in seed to Series A investing with a sweet spot to support diversified teams. The companies we invest in address challenges and opportunities associated with products and services that are mostly used by women. Beehive Holdings is passionately committed to the success of their entrepreneurs and brings a sought after network of accomplished industry leaders.

Nanon de Gaspé Beaubien-Mattrick

Nanon de Gaspé Beaubien-Mattrick

The "Bee Hive"

The "Bee Hive"

2016 Beehive Gathering

2016 Beehive Gathering

The "Bee Hive"

The "Bee Hive"

Beehive's Advisor

Beehive's Advisor

2016 Beehive Gathering

2016 Beehive Gathering

Beehive's Special Advisor

Beehive's Special Advisor

The "Bee Hive"

The "Bee Hive"

2016 Beehive Gathering

2016 Beehive Gathering

2016 Beehive Gathering

2016 Beehive Gathering

Beehive's Director of Administration

Beehive's Director of Administration

Nan-B & Nanon de Gaspé Beaubien

Nan-B & Nanon de Gaspé Beaubien

The "Bee Hive"

The "Bee Hive"

2016 Beehive Gathering

2016 Beehive Gathering

2016 Beehive Gathering

2016 Beehive Gathering

2016 Beehive Gathering

2016 Beehive Gathering

Beehive's Office Manager

Beehive's Office Manager

Nanon & Juliana

Nanon & Juliana

About us.

Who we are

​Beehive Holdings is an angel fund focused primarily in seed to Series A investing. 

Our investments are not just about profits. They are about partnerships.

 

To our entrepreneurs we bring seed money, support and social capital.  

 

Beehive Holdings is passionately committed to the success of their entrepreneurs and brings a sought after network of accomplished industry leaders.

what we offer

We believe that after the first raise, done with the right partners, entrepreneurs should focus on growing their business and not continually look for money.

 

We have an extensive network of VCs and private equity in North America.  Having invested in several leading funds, we help provide the bridge to the later stage financing.

 

We roll up our sleeves, support, coach, and develop our entrepreneurs.

 

We are available for strategic whiteboard sessions, formal and informal, coaching and networking on an ongoing basis.

who do we look for

We partner with Companies that have collaborative, energetic management who are seeking a constructive partnership to help grow their business.

 

We like people who sign up, and show up.

 

What stage? Develop the first iteration of your product, get paying customers to provide you feedback then let us help you scale. 

 

We focus our investments primarily on the West coast.

Beehive seeks hard workers who believe that “the only way around a problem is through it”

(Robert Frost)

 
 

meet the team.

Nanon de Gaspe Beaubien Mattrick

Nanon de Gaspé Beaubien-Mattrick is the President & Founder of Beehive Holdings.  Prior to founding Beehive, Nanon worked in sales and marketing for Playtex International before moving on to become Sr. Vice President of Telemedia Corporation for 10 years. While at Telemedia, Nanon helped grow the company into Canada’s largest consumer magazine publisher with titles ranging from Elle and TV Guide to Canadian Living. She also helped oversee the building of Telemedia into one of the country’s largest radio operators.  Born in Montreal, QC, Nanon graduated with honors from Harvard College and earned an MBA from Harvard Business School. Nanon is fluent in English, French and Spanish. She is currently a member of the Board of Directors for Allocadia Software, Petnet and the de Gaspé Beaubien Family Foundation.  She is also an Executive Chair for Monthly Gift and an Advisor to the Board of Directors for Accompany and Ruby Ribbon. Nanon is married with two children and resides in Victoria, B. C. Canada.

Don Mattrick is the Special Advisor to Beehive Holdings.  As an industry-leading executive in entertainment, games, and consumer products, Don has firmly established himself during a 30-year career as a world-class leader of game, platform, and team development.  Don’s recent role includes Chief Executive Officer of Zynga, a social game services company headquartered in San Francisco, California. Before joining Zynga in 2013, he spent six years at Microsoft – the last three as President of the Interactive Entertainment Business. 

Juliana Pantet

Juliana Pantet is the Director of Partnership & Growth at Beehive Holdings where she leads the firm’s capital partnering strategy, deal flow generation, due diligence, and portfolio management supporting growth, user acquisition and operations.  She brings to Beehive expertise in international business development, developing strategic partnerships, monetization, sales and marketing. Prior to Beehive Holdings, Juliana was a Trade Commissioner for the Consulate General of Canada where she supported Canadian technology companies looking to access Silicon Valley’s resources and grow their business globally. Juliana received a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations & Spanish from Seattle University, and a Juris Doctorate from John F. Kennedy School of Law.

He was responsible for leading the team that grew Microsoft’s Xbox 360 global installed base by 700 percent, to nearly 75 million consoles, and Xbox Live membership from 6 million to nearly 50 million subscribers in 41 countries. Don is widely recognized for transforming the Microsoft Interactive Entertainment Business from one that was operating at a loss into a sustained and profitable business.  Prior to Microsoft, he served in several leadership positions at Electronic Arts, most recently as President of Worldwide Studios.  He founded his first company, Distinctive Software, at age 17; it was acquired by Electronic Arts in 1991 and subsequently became EA Canada. Raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Don is married with two children.

Kelly Kooner

Kelly Kooner is the Director of Administration at Beehive Holdings. She is originally from the UK and brings over 30 years of administrative experience to the table, most notably at Electronic Arts where she worked for the President of Worldwide Studios for over 10 years.  Her last position was at Microsoft where she worked for the President of Interactive Entertainment Business.  She works in tandem with Nanon and Juliana to ensure that all facets of administration are covered in our offices in Canada and the US.

Stella is the office manager in charge of the company’s culture, and health & wellness of the team.  She’s originally from British Columbia, Canada, currently splitting her time between Vancouver, Victoria and San Francisco.

Meet Our Founders

Payal Kadakia - Class Pass
Urska Srsen - Bellabeat
Sukhinder Singh Cassidy - Joyus
Kristine Steuart - Allocadia
Umaimah Mendhro - VIDA
Maggie Myslinska - Rave
Pierre Arys - Diamond
Anna Zornosa - Ruby Ribbon
Fritz Lanman - Livestar
Linda Balti - Amour Vert
Carlos Herrera
Elise Polezel - REPLENISH
Kimmy Scotti - Monthly Gift
Noah Kraft - Doppler Labs
Alexandra Keating -DWNLD MEDIA
Kelly Brezoczky - Butterfly Health
 
class Pass
Ruby ribbon
Joyus
Allocadia
Livestar
Diamond
Bellabeat
Amour Vert
Rave
VIDA
Petnet
Replenish
MOnthly Gift
Doppler Labs
Butterfly 
Health

“Beehive has a network of key partners and influencers who bring unique value when it comes to strategic partnerships to grow your business.”

 

–Payal Kadakia, CEO of Class Pass

Testimonials

"Beehive is a truly valued partner in helping us grow. From helping with building strong teams and culture, to mentoring and coaching the CEO and leadership team, to strategizing on operational and growth programs – Nanon and the Beehive team lends their expertise, network and insights to help us continually move forward in building a great company."

- Kristine SteuartCEO of Allocadia

"Nanon and Beehive have been a phenomenal resource for us at Accompany.  The passion they have for products and people is second to none."

- Amy Chang, CEO of Accompany

Meet Our Partners

Accompany

Accompany

Accompany gives you insights and context you can use in everything from building your long term relationships to prepping for your next meeting. Accompany has also made it possible to create importance and relevance rankings for each user, for all of their contacts. That technology allows the app to encourage users to keep on top of what’s happening with their most important contacts and reach out.Users will never have to walk in unprepared to a meeting with the people who are important to them.

Cowboy Ventures

Cowboy Ventures

Cowboy Ventures is a seed-stage focused fund. We seek to back exceptional founders who are building products that “re-imagine” work and personal life in large and growing markets – we call it “Life 2.0″.

Ruby Ribbon

Ruby Ribbon

Ruby Ribbon is a new social commerce fashion company, supported by a nationwide network of independent personal Stylists . With cutting-edge fabrics and forward thinking designs, the company has produced a unique line of fashionable wardrobe basics, sold exclusively through in-home Trunk Shows.

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SV Angel is a San Francisco-based seed fund founded by Ron Conway. SV Angel provides seed investment and advice to early stage companies focused on Internet software. We differ from a traditional venture capital firm by not taking board seats and investing a larger number of companies. Ron pioneered this approach over 20 years ago and SV Angel still employs it today. Over the last 20 years the firm and partners have invested and advised companies such as Facebook, Google, PayPal, Dropbox, Airbn

YCore

YCore

YCore is a new model of millennial volunteering that catalyzes meaningful relationships between passionate young professionals and local nonprofits. Together, they work on tangible, cross-sector initiatives. YCore’s mission is to create a network of engaged young philanthropists.

CONTACT.

The “Bee Hive” is located at #1602 – 1560 Homer Mews, 

Vancouver, B.C. V6Z 0A5, Canada.

Telephone: 1-778-379-9497

For press and recruiting inquiries: Hello@beehiveholdings.com

For investment consideration: juliana@beehiveholdings.com

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