We invest in cutting edge web entrepreneurs, each of whom has drive, passion, commitment, and strong business experience honed through a past success (or failure). They have superior business plans with a clear strategic vision of the direction their companies are headed, but are flexible enough to be agile in a constantly shifting environment.


Westwood Ventures takes small minority positions that allow us to make a meaningful contribution while leaving the entrepreneur as the principal owner and decision maker.


Joe Speiser and Alex Zhardanovsky first met in the late 1990s while running competitive online coupon companies, each of which had been wildly successful as leading online discount shopping portals. Soon after the two met, they combined forces and began discussing the future of online advertising.