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Colt Ventures

2101 Cedar Springs Road Rosewood Court Suite 1230

Dallas, Texas,75201

United States

Company Description

Colt Ventures is a privately-held opportunistic investment firm primarily focused on the following investment activities: Private Equity, Venture Capital, Proprietary Trading, Oil and Gas, Hedge Funds and Real Estate. Colt engages in a broad range of investmen...more

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DARREN BLANTON
Darren Blanton is the founder and managing director of Colt Ventures. Blanton has nearly 25 years of investment experience and has invested in over 100 private companies across every stage of corporate finance. Prior to forming Colt Ventures, Blanton worked with the family office of Perry E. (Bill) Esping, the founder of First Data Corporation. Prior to working with the Esping family office, Blanton ran Able Investments, a distressed real estate fund, which acquired commercial real estate from the RTC. Prior to his work with Able, Darren started his career as a commercial real estate broker in Dallas, Texas. Blanton currently serves on the Board of Colt Oil and Gas, Amorcyte Therapeutics, The Kings College based in New York City, The SMU Cox School of Business Venture Fund, Esping Family Foundation and the SM Wright Foundation. Blanton and his wife, Julie, have three children: Eva, Luke and Mia. Darren Blanton has been involved in the cutting horse industry for many years and his horses have earned more than $1.4 million in the show pen. Not only does he participate as an owner but he is also an active competitor, having ridden horses to more than $400,000 in earnings since 2000. The 2012 season was Blanton's best, a year during which he won $73,355, with his two best non-pro successes taking place aboard 4-year-old Short N Smooth - the Championship at the Brazos Bash and a tie for sixth at the National Cutting Horse Association Super Stakes. He won the Cotton Stakes Futurity Non Pro aboard DB Smooth Cokette in 2014.


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Darren Blanton, Founder
Mr. Blanton is the founder and managing director of Colt Ventures. Mr. Blanton has over twenty two years of Investment experience and has invested in over 100 private companies across every stage of corporate finance. Prior to forming Colt Ventures, Mr. Blanton worked with the family office of Perry E. (Bill) Esping, the founder of First Data Corporation. Prior to working with the Esping family office, Mr. Blanton ran Able Investments, a distressed real estate fund which acquired commercial real estate from the RTC. Prior to his work with Able, Darren started his career as a commercial real estate broker in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Blanton currently serves on the Board of Colt Oil and Gas, The SMU Cox School of Business Venture Fund, Esping Family Foundation, and the SM Wright Foundation.


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Mr. Blanton is the founder and managing director of Colt Ventures.
With over twenty-two years as a private equity investor and venture capitalist, he has amassed over 200 private company investments across every stage of corporate finance. Prior to forming Colt Ventures, Mr. Blanton worked with the family office of Perry E. (Bill) Esping, the founder of First Data Corporation and ran Able Investments, a distressed real estate fund which acquired commercial real estate from the RTC. Mr. Blanton currently serves on the Board of Colt Oil and Gas, The SMU Cox School of Business Venture Fund, Esping Family Foundation, and the SM Wright Foundation. Dr. Pillsbury and Mr. Blanton co-founded the Moblze Foundation on November 10, 2016 in Jacksonville Florida out of their joint passion to change the narrative of America's cities. If you are interested about efforts to revitalize the inner city in Dallas, please contact Mr. Darren Blanton at 214-397-0176.


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"They verify people are looking for a job, not going from one organization to another, getting free food or money without contributing to make themselves better," says Darren Blanton, managing director of Colt Ventures, a Dallas family investment concern.
Blanton, who has been involved with the foundation since 2000 in capacities such as donating money and serving on its board, says the Wrights are some of the best at helping the most people for the least money. "It's one of the most efficient and effective charities in Dallas," he says.


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Darren Blanton, Founder
Mr. Blanton is the founder and managing director of Colt Ventures. Mr. Blanton has over twenty two years of Investment experience and has invested in over 100 private companies across every stage of corporate finance. Prior to forming Colt Ventures, Mr. Blanton worked with the family office of Perry E. (Bill) Esping, the founder of First Data Corporation. Prior to working with the Esping family office, Mr. Blanton ran Able Investments, a distressed real estate fund which acquired commercial real estate from the RTC. Prior to his work with Able, Darren started his career as a commercial real estate broker in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Blanton currently serves on the Board of Colt Oil and Gas, The SMU Cox School of Business Venture Fund, Esping Family Foundation, and the SM Wright Foundation.


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