Grotech Ventures Names Managing General Partner

Grotech Ventures, a early stage investor in high-potential technology companies and one of the longest-established firms in the venture industry, has announced that Lawson DeVries has been promoted to Managing General Partner, the company said.

The firm´s founder, Frank Adams, remains actively involved in his role serving as Executive Chairman.

DeVries joined the firm in 2005. Focusing on investments in software and tech-enabled services companies, Lawson has led the firm´s investments in Apkudo, Ceros, CrowdStreet, DirectScale, Optoro, RedPoint Global, ShipMonk, and TaskEasy, among others.

Founded in 1984 by Frank Adams, Grotech seeks innovative, early stage investments across the IT landscape and continues to invest and add value throughout the life cycle of each portfolio company. The firm has a strong combination of financial backing, industry relationships, and deep domain and operational expertise to accelerate growth. For more information, visit