Will Coffield


Will Coffield is co-founder and General Partner at Riot Ventures. Will is a career institutional venture investor with over a decade of experience working with companies from ideation to IPO. At Riot, Will focuses on the firm’s investment practice in defense and aerospace as well as logistics and advanced manufacturing.

Will has led investments in True Anomaly (orbital defense prime), Parallel Systems (autonomy for rail freight), Oxide Computer Company (hyperscale datacenter infrastructure), Alloy Enterprises (Carnegie Steel 2.0), Elementary ML (artificially intelligent QA/QC for manufacturing), Rugged Robotics (construction robots), Open Envoy (freight AP automation), Azimuth (telemetry data infrastructure) and Route (ecommerce logistics and insurance). Will is an avid surfer, chef and dog trainer. He is proficient at two of those things…