Kyle Welborn


Kyle Welborn
Co-Founder & Partner

Kyle is a co-founder and Partner at Cultivation Capital. He leads the the operations team for the firm. He also serves as one of the Managing Directors for the Yield Lab Opportunity Fund, a venture fund focused on investing in agriculture technology startups.

Prior to Cultivation, Kyle founded a St. Louis-based angel investment group that focused on financial services technology start-ups called FinServe Tech Angels. He recruited accredited investors to join as members, and reviewed companies seeking to present before the group for funding. FinServe made a $250,000 investment in a St. Louis-based company, and ultimately merged into the St. Louis Arch Angels in September 2012. Prior to FinServe, Kyle spent four years working at the Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center helping companies with fundraising.

From 2007 – 2008, Kyle served as an analyst at the I2A Fund, a $10 million venture capital fund focused on making seed stage investments in the Midwest. Kyle graduated from Loyola University Chicago where he studied political science.