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We Fund, We Network, We Support


Traverse Ventures is a privately managed formative-stage fund and community catalyst. 

We help entrepreneurs gain access to seed and early-stage capital, and resources.



TRAVERSE works alongside private organizations dedicated to supporting the startup community in Cape Girardeau, MO.

TRAVERSE invests in startups successfully executing a plan and positioned for a value-building milestone in the form of debt and equity financing.

We invest in entrepreneurs solving compelling problems in innovative ways that accelerate scalable ventures by connecting startups to more than funding; our members include highly successful entrepreneurs, investors, and leaders.

Board of Managers

Tim Goodman

Tim Goodman

President of Benton Hill Investment Company in Cape Girardeau, and former Chief Financial Officer for Health Services Corporation of America (now Med Assets) for 16 years.

Jeff Maurer

Jeff Maurer

Co-founded Mayson Capital Partners, LLC, investing in privately-owned small and mid-market operating businesses and a related real estate portfolio.

We Want to Hear From You.

We are a partner in an entrepreneurial community that serves as an incubator. We aim to find, foster and grow companies that share that vision and want to build in it. Please submit this form and we will connect.