Meet Us

Arthur Edstrom
Arthur EdstromFounding Partner
Technology Entrepreneur, Investor, Rally Adventure Racer, Traveler, Songwriter, Sushi lover.
Kathleen Blackwell
Kathleen BlackwellPartner
Music industry veteran and tech enthusiast, Kathleen Blackwell is a Texan-born Recording Artist, Songwriter, Fashion Designer, Tech-Entertainment Blog Writer, and Investor with XYZ2Y Ventures based in Austin, TX. After spending nearly two decades in Los Angeles working in various facets of the music and entertainment industry (Sony BMG Music | Indie Artist), and on entrepreneurial endeavors to include taking her Saucy-Wear brand of designer aprons from concept to national retail — Williams-Sonoma, Sur La Table, and Neiman Marcus, to name a few — Blackwell recently relocated back to the hippest city in America — Austin, TX — “Live Music Capital of the World” and notorious for their “Keep Austin Weird” slogan.