We help early stage companies find their way

Quest Values

Quest Venture Partners believes in entrepreneurialism and the magnificent achievements the right team of individuals can accomplish. We invest in early stage companies with great ideas, and even greater people behind them. We typically are the first institutional money in, investing between $100k-$1.5mm, with our sweet spot being around $500k.


We help early stage companies find their way

Quest VP Team

Andrew Ogawa

Managing Partner and Founder

Andrew Ogawa is a Managing Partner and founder of Quest Venture Partners since its inception in late 2007. Andrew is responsible for evaluating investment opportunities and closing seed and A rounds. Andrew’s expertise are in automotive transportation, procurement, corporate strategy and implementation of turnaround activities.
Andrew has 11 years experience at Daimler AG, working in Stuttgart, Detroit and Tokyo within the divisions of Mercedes-Benz, Chrysler and Global Procurement & Supply responsible in various capacities for…

Maarten ‘t Hooft

Managing Partner and Founder

Maarten spent over 6 years at Google with 4 of those years on the Android team. On the Android team he was responsible for the European launch of the G1 (first Android phone), and was the technical program manager for the Nexus S, Galaxy Nexus, and Nexus 7 devices. Maarten has a Bachelors of Engineering in Electronics and brings to QVP over 12 years experience within Silicon Valley. Maarten has been working in, and advising, both start-ups and large companies. Prior to joining Google, Maarten was working at Mercury software focusing…

Marcus Ogawa

Managing Partner and Founder

Marcus Ogawa is a Managing Partner and founder of Quest Venture Partners since its inception in late 2007. Marcus is responsible for finding new investment opportunities, evaluating and closing seed / A rounds and working closely with the management teams of Quest Venture Partners portfolio companies. Marcus’ expertise are in new digital media, Mobile, and Video. He currently serves on the board of directors for Retailigence Inc and serves as board adviser and observer for Highlightcam Inc, and Genwi Inc.

Jenny Park


Jenny joined Quest Venture Partners as a Principal in 2019. She focuses on market research, deal sourcing, diligence, as well as LP and portfolio support. Previously, she was a real estate investor at Mirae Asset Global Investments working on cross-border acquisitions. She also spent time at Blackstone, CBRE, and McKinsey & Company in various capacities. Jenny holds an MBA and MS in environmental engineering from Stanford University, and a BA from Cornell University. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking Korean food and visiting wineries across California.

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