We're high-conviction, first-check investors who prefer backing founders relentlessly from seed to scale.

$1B Raised | $7B in Value Created


Partners since Series B

Ramp is the only corporate card and spend management platform designed to help you spend less.

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“The Contrary network is our secret hiring weapon. They’ve built a remarkably unique firm, and are easily one of our most helpful partners.”

- Karim Atiyeh, Co-founder and CTO, Ramp *


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Brightland extra virgin olive oils are consciously made in California, and contain nothing more than olives, love and sunshine.

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Hallow is a Catholic prayer and meditation app that has brought millions of users closer to God.

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“Working with Contrary was the most valuable thing we did when getting started. Eric and the team did such a phenomenal job coaching us and helping us raise from world-class investors when the time was right. We couldn't be more grateful for them.”

- Alex Jones, Co-founder and CEO, Hallow *


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India's fastest grocery delivery.

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Brightland logo
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Doordash logo
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Leland logo
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Moment logo
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Parfait logo
Patch logo
Pave logo
Ramp logo
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Replit logo
Roll logo
Rubrik logo
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Sora Schools logo
Stytch logo
Synthesis School logo
Tava Health logo
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Uprise logo
Vesto logo
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Contrary investments and portfolio companies listed or referred to above are not representative of all Contrary investments and there can be no assurance that the investments will be profitable or that other investments made in the future will have similar characteristics or results. Portfolio companies were selected based on total enterprise value and represent the 47 largest portfolio companies in terms of total enterprise value as of 12/31/2022 in which Contrary has invested at least $50,000. A list of investments made by funds managed by Contrary is available here: https://contrary.com/investments/. Excluded from this list are investments for which the issuer has not provided permission for Contrary to disclose publicly. Past results of Contrary’s investments, pooled investment vehicles, or investment strategies are not necessarily indicative of future results.

Testimonials and endorsements included above were provided by Contrary portfolio company executives. No compensation was paid for any of the above testimonials or endorsements. Nonetheless, Contrary provides services to portfolio companies and has invested in such companies through managed funds. These ongoing services and prior investments provide an incentive to share the endorsement or testimonial and could constitute a conflict of interest.

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