Welcome to Investor Network



“Investor Network by JD” is now the personal blog for JD Morris.

Welcome to “Investor Network by JD” (IN) and our goal is networking for results!  Our motto is “Say Provocative statements that intelligent people argue about fast without dotting your I’s and crossing your T’s. As life is all about fun and results!” – JD Morris

We have launched “Investor Network Destinations” to pay it forward with charity and networking for active investors. You can learn more at Investor Network Destinations via this URL:


Each work day Investor Network Destinations will provide the Pipeline Report with information about deals closing.

Red Hook Capital is a private confidential company by referral only, but we now also provide weekly updates on private equity dealscalled RHC Pipeline Report.

Learn more at Red Hook Capital via this URL:



DISCLAIMER: This is a beta blog and all deal information is provided by AP, Bloomberg, Forbes, Fortune, Reuters, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, Wall Street Journal (WSJ), and other 3rd party sources. Please check with the company website for a press release. We do not update our posting or check the source of the news.

Happy Investing & Networking,

JD Morris

Join me on LinkedIn via this URL: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jdmorris

JD Morris


This Blog Post updated 04-14-2019


REPORT: RHC Pipeline Report v19.19

Link to original article: http://redhookcapital.co/2019/05/rhc-pipeline-report-v19-19/

Report v19.19


  • MIT Solve, a Cambridge, Mass.-based initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology that advances lasting solutions from tech entrepreneurs to address the world’s most pressing problems, has launched a philanthropic venture fund
  • Fuel Capital, a Burlingame, CA-based early-stage venture capital firm, closed its third fund, at $75M
  • Universal Display Corporation (Nasdaq: OLED), a provider of technology and materials that enable energy-efficient displays and lighting, launched its corporate venture arm
  • Philippines-based Kickstart Ventures, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Globe Telecom, was selected by Ayala Corporation (AC) to manage its new US$150m venture capital fund
  • Gainline Capital Partners LP, a Stamford, CT-based private equity firm that invests in U.S.-based lower middle-market companies, closed its $155m debut fund

Link to original article: http://redhookcapital.co/2019/05/rhc-pipeline-report-v19-19/

QUOTES BY JD 2019.05.05

Each day I try to creaMost quotes are what I call spinning Confucius quotes (or Palms, or other great sources).  For example, the idea that the harder you work the luckier you get is quoted by many.


“Moving the ball down the field helps on stats, but the bottom line is scoring is the only stat that counts.” – JD Morris on May 5th, 2019 09:30:00 Pacific


“Know when to spin, Know when to pivot, Know when to fold”

“Know when to SPIN, Know when to PIVOT, Know when to FAIL”

Happy Networking and Travels,

JD Morris


Investor Network by JD






Beta Blog JOURNAL by JD Morris launched


I have launched a beta blog about my journey back to the top!  CHIME Journal by JD Morris.

CIME is defined as:

the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)

My goal is something great by July (3q2019) or September (4q2019).

This is in conflict with my main belief: “Say Provocative statements that intelligent people argue about fast without dotting your I’s and crossing your T’s. As life is all about fun and results!” or do provocative activities that lead to change and great results!

Here is the URL to the beta blog:


Many changes to come!

Happy Networking and Investing,

JD Morris

JD Morris

Your Host for Investor Network family of companies



REBLOG: RHC Pipeline Report

We are happy to see one of our friends A round investment grow to an IPO and now M&A growth! JD Morris always says, “Roll or Get Rolled!”

Contact Victoria via LinkedIn or at Victoria@RedHookCapital.co to share our rock and roll strategy!

URL For Full Weekly RHC Pipeline Report:



Coupa Software (NASDAQ: COUP), a San Mateo, CA-based business spend management (BSM) company, is to acquire Exari, a provider of contract lifecycle management

Press Release: https://www.coupa.com/newsworthy/press-releases/coupa-announces-intent-to-acquire-contract-lifecycle-management-leader-exari/

(Coupa Software – SEA Link)


  • Apollo Global Management will acquire Smart & Final Stores Inc (NYSE:SFS) for approximately $1.1 billion, including debt.
  • Gen.Ga Playa Vista, Calif.-based esports organization, raised $46 million in funding. Investors include Will Smith, Los Angeles Clippers minority owner Dennis Wong, New Enterprise Associates, Conductive Ventures, Battery Ventures, Canaan Partners, SVB Capital, and Stanford University.

Read More via Red Hook Capital’s “RHC Pipeline Report” via this URL:


Happy Travels and Networking,

JD Morris

JD Morris

Vice Chairman & Host of Investor Network Destinations

Join him via LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/jdmorris/

REPOST: Our Senior Executive Advisor (SEA) program is looking for mentors

SOURCE URL:  http://redhookcapital.co/2019/04/sea-mentor-hiring/

Our Senior Executive Advisor (SEA) program is looking for mentors

Red Hook Capital is not a company, but a vision. We invest via referrals only and our investors come from our friends, families, and Senior Executive Advisors  (S.E.A.).  Red Hook Capital’s friends and family have been investing through special purpose entities (SPEs) for more than 50 years.

Red Hook Capital is a vision or portal for great people to co-investing in great deals worldwide.  When good people meet in a restaurant in Red Hook in New York City or a yacht anchored in Red Hook in St. Thomas USVI, great things happen!

We are looking for accredited investors to join our Senior Advisor Executive Program to be on board of directors of companies that we mentor. Contact Victoria at Victoria@RedHookCaptial.co anytime to request more information about SEA program or join our investment group called “Investor Network Destinations.”

Red Hook Capital a family of Special Purpose Entities (SPEs) with friends and families.

RISE S.E.A. is a trademark for SEA Program.


REBLOG: Investor Network to launch IND

Source URL: http://redhookcapital.co/2019/04/spe-formed-to-invest-in-investor-network-destinations/

Investor Network Destinations closes seed round

April 15, 2019

Investor Network Destinations (IND), a Beverly Hills-based entertainment and education company providing service to high-net-worth individuals (HNWI) and single family offices (SFO), opened a Special Purpose Entity (SPE) to raise seed capital and closed a seed round via convertible debt with founders of companies for an undisclosed amount.

Red Hook Capital’s friends and family invest in Special Purpose Entity to fund the creation of “Investor Network Destinations” through a Special Purpose Entity (SPE).

Three CEOs/Founder of technology companies lead the round into the SPE.

Ross Cooper, founder and former CEO of Verimatrix Inc., says “He looks forward to the development of IND’s yacht and luxury car program. IND’s Parade of Light party on a Mega Yacht in San Diego was one of the best parties of the year.”

Omar Bakr, founder, and CEO of Tarana Wireless says “JD Morris connects the right people together at the right time. Investor Network has a wide range of contacts from IPO CFOs to successful founders of companies.”

Investor Network Destinations is a spin-off of “Investor Network by JD” that has been providing networking and educational events for more than 20 years. With thousands of subscribers that invested in hundreds of deals provided by Investor Network by JD (IN) and its partners. ” Investor Network Destination will focus on people with more than $500,000 dollar to invest in alternative assets by providing amazing educational events at great destinations,” says JD Morris, founder of Investor Network and ACG.


Contact Details: Victoria at VB@RedHookCapital.co