Investing in the future of pet care

We are a team of investors, entrepreneurs, scientists, pet care professionals and passionate pet owners.

At Companion Fund, we invest in a better world for pets.

Digital Health





Our Portfolio

Companion Fund is managed by Digitalis Ventures. We are supported by a world-class team of partners and advisors.

Our Team

Geoffrey W. Smith

Geoff is the Founder and Managing Partner of Digitalis Ventures, which launched Companion Fund as a first-of-its-kind venture fund dedicated to pet care and wellbeing

Cindy Cole

Cindy is a Technical Partner at Companion Fund

Drew Taylor

Drew is a Partner at Companion Fund

Victoria Perweiler

Victoria is a Venture Partner at Companion Fund

Ben Jacobs

Ben is an Advisor to Companion Fund and the co-founder of multiple pet ventures including Whistle and Modern Animal.

Rachel Sheppard

Rachel Sheppard is the Director of Ventures at Mars Petcare. She is a former veterinary assistant and current startup mentor, advisor, and investor.

Guillaume Cretenot

Guillaume is the Global Strategy Director for Mars Petcare

We are proud to partner with the global leader in pet care. Our portfolio companies have access to unparalleled resources and expertise while maintaining their independence, speed, and flexibility.