We are a seed-stage venture management firm that uses our consulting and coordinating expertise to help entrepreneurs build great companies.


"There are no shortcuts to building revolutionary companies, but our resources, reputation and capital will drive success" - Founder, Robert Karabelnik

Your Partner – Black Sea is a partner to those entrepreneurs who understand what it takes to win. We’ll be with you every step of the way – sharing our insight, experience and relationships garnered from years of starting, operating, investing in and successfully exiting a wide variety of companies nationally.

A Catalyst for Innovation – Southern California has a very unique market place and will continue to be a hotspot to launch and build large and successful companies and the next-generation of infrastructure and software necessary to support them.
We do not believe that innovation is geographically constrained and are confident we can help great minds build great companies in the sectors where we excel nationwide.

Experience that Counts – Black Sea Venture Management specializes in helping early-stage companies overcome their unique challenges by bringing experienced interim management skills, critical bridge capital, and a large network of relevant resources to achieve business traction and secure the next stage of investment.

A Reputation Beyond Expectation - Black Sea Venture Management has delivered services to organizations nationwide, including Fortune 500 companies and the United States government. Our highly flexible, client-focused business model is customized to the needs of our customers personally by our founder and CEO. We deliver what is needed in a highly specialized cost effective way, using only the most qualified resources necessary to complete the assignment honestly, accurately and on time.