Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz's Maveron Doubles Down On Seed Investments In Consumer Startups

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http://techcrunch.com – Maveron, the VC firm founded by Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz and Dan Levitan, is doubling down on seed investments. The firm, which has offices in both Seattle and San Francisco, has been making a few seed investments sporadically over the past few years, but with today’s announcement, Maveron is committing to making at least 12 seed investments per year. And these investments are exclusively going to be in the consumer sector, which a rare commitment these days as more VC firms flock to fund enterprise startups. The firm says that it has already completed three seed investments in 2013. (IT news)