Cortado Ventures is pleased to announce the firm has successfully passed the original $10MM target for the early stage venture capital fund, several months ahead of schedule.  Since announcing the fund 10 weeks ago, the response from investors has reflected the belief there is a generational opportunity to invest in technology companies in and for Oklahoma. With this success, Cortado is announcing extending the fund to $15MM, before closing fundraising at the end of August.

Cortado Ventures is an early stage venture capital firm investing in ambitious, growth-driven companies to define a new generation of economic prosperity for Oklahoma.  The firm is led by three veteran business founders and leaders: general partners Nathaniel Harding, David Woods, and Mike Moradi.  The partners have experience in venture capital, energy, entrepreneurship, economic and workforce development, manufacturing, executive leadership, biotech, nanotech, and alternative investing.  Cortado is also announcing a new advisor every month, each a C-level technical and operational expert in their field. These announcements and others can be found at



“By investing in and supporting the growth of transformative technology companies,” Managing Partner Nathaniel Harding said, “we are building the future.”  Cortado is a returns-focused fund, backing visionary entrepreneurs who are solving pressing challenges and improving lives.  Extending to a $15MM fund will enable Cortado to lead certain funding rounds and be a catalyst, better serving Cortado’s vision.

For investors seeking more information about investing in Cortado Ventures, please contact