Cavin is a Senior Associate on the investing team at REMUS and focuses on deep tech and enterprise software. He has led several deals, designed the firm’s diligence processes, and has worked extensively with founders as a board observer to portfolio companies.
Before joining REMUS, Cavin built software at startups in both the San Francisco and Boston ecosystems and was a computer science graduate student at MIT. He joined a Venrock-backed healthcare startup at the Series B Stage, where he worked directly with the CTO on special engineering projects to help scale the company as it raised $100M+ in growth capital from investors like Goldman Sachs and General Atlantic prior to being acquired. Before his time in SF, Cavin built user interfaces at a Seed Stage email startup that was acqui-hired by Google. He has also worked at a global aerospace and defense company creating models and designing embedded systems.
At MIT, Cavin served as a graduate TA in the computer science department and was a computer vision researcher at CSAIL. He was also involved in on-campus entrepreneur competitions, such as the MIT 100K. Cavin conducted his undergraduate research at the Media Lab on interdisciplinary topics involving data mining and data visualization. Cavin graduated from MIT with a BS in Computer Science and pursued a Master’s of Engineering in AI at MIT before dropping out to focus on investing full-time.
What inspires you?
The inevitable and accelerating progression of technology.
What would you tell an aspiring entrepreneur?
Listening and being honest with yourself are two of the hardest skills to do well.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?
Your habits should reflect your goals.