GoingUp Ventures is a private investment firm located in Central Florida focused on fueling the growth of early to second-staged companies. We partner with our portfolio companies and provide equity or debt financing, strategic direction and marketing support to help their business achieve greater success. Whether you are looking for a seed investment, or a private loan to expand your existing business we are actively seeking quality investment opportunities.
GoingUp Ventures offers various deal structures for early stage companies depending on the specific company and situation. Our most common structures include any combination of the following:
We have a strong commitment to our portfolio companies and invest our collective experience, capital, resources and network into their success. If you have a venture that you would like our team to consider evaluating, contact us today.
Our team and investor network has a deep experience and interest in investment real estate opportunities as equity partners or through private lending.
If you have a real estate opportunity that you would like us to consider, please contact us today.
We provide provide business loans to various companies.
The terms of each loan are customized based on the situation, collateral, business history, etc. If banks have turned you down, turn to us as an alternative for private lending.Contact us today if interested.
GoingUp Ventures was founded by David Brim in 2016. A graduate of the University of Central Florida, where he majored in marketing, David is the only two-time winner of the school’s Joust Business Plan Competition. Brim has founded numerous businesses in Central Florida across industries such as marketing, technology, real estate, and e- commerce. Brand Advance, his marketing agency founded in 2009, has been bootstrapped to over $2.5M in sales with no outside investment. GroupTable, a software venture he co-founded in 2007, reached 10,000 users before exit. Brim is an entrepreneur mentor at the Blackstone LaunchPad at UCF, and a member of the National Economic Gardening strategic research team and GrowFL team, where he has helped over 1,000 second stage company entrepreneurs grow their business. In 2017 he founded Orlando Entrepreneurs, a Network & Resource Center with the mission to connect, cultivate, and celebrate Central Florida entrepreneurs. In addition to his interest in small business, David is an active real estate investor and investment real estate specialist with Results Real Estate Partners.