A venture fund and startup studio building solutions for a regenerative world.

vision

An innovative approach

Our vision is a thriving, interconnected world where life is improved through invention.

Good Machine is a new venture studio at the intersection of community driven technology, inspired humans, and symbiotic capital. We build solutions for a better world by developing technologies creatively and connecting people through elevated communication.

These solutions are prototyped, incubated, and launched into new companies.

mission

Empowering diverse communities with tools that increase their agency in a sustainable future.

Our Values are integral to and indivisible from our vision and mission:

Agency

Nurture balance across our global community by honoring the sacred and supporting regenerative growth for all life.

Adaptability

Combine a gritty, action-biased attitude with the consistency of purpose and curiosity to create elegant solutions.

Approachability

Foster lasting, meaningful relationships by treating everyone with respect, transparency, and apolitical generosity.

team

A uniquely capable leadership team

Dave Solomon

Chief Executive Officer

Has a 20-year history developing new tech in Silicon Valley.  Most recently, he built a profitable business that improves at-sea transparency, of even the smallest vessels, in over 35 countries worldwide. Leveraging a low-cost, technology solution, Dave and his team are providing agency and opportunity for a constantly growing community of the 50 million small scale fishers worldwide. 

He is an expert at building collaborative ventures and creating new markets for impact businesses.

Sabrina Roshan

Chief Strategy Officer

She was a Special Assistant and Policy Advisor to the U.S. Government's representative at the World Bank Group Board of Directors where she oversaw investment lending, risk guarantees, and venture capital investments in emerging markets.

Her expertise is in measuring Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) metrics across public and private sector interventions in developing countries.

Louise Hilsen

Head of Strategic Partnerships and Diversity

Has over 25 years of experience in government service and public policy advocacy with particular emphasis in food safety, nutrition, supply chain and environment.  Throughout her career  Louise has focused on helping large corporates improve the lives of low-income and vulnerable populations and create commercial strategies that fully integrate sustainability.  

She is the former head of Nestle’s Washington, DC  office and a fierce advocate for human rights, diversity & inclusion and the strengthening of public health systems.


Tom Chi

Partner and Head of Product

Has pioneered rapid prototyping concepts that have led to 75 patents, and innovative processes utilized by more than a dozen industry-leading companies (e.g., Microsoft, Yahoo). 

As co-founder and Head of Product Experience at Google X, he led development on Google Glass and autonomous vehicles.