Earnest Sweat

Venture Partner

Earnest focuses investing in companies reinventing their industries, particularly within three areas: Commerce Infrastructure (logistics, mar-tech, mobility & transportation, e-commerce enablement, retail services), the Built Environment (prop-tech, IoT, manufacturing, construction, robotics & automation), and IT & Data Infrastructures (RPA, no-code/low-code, enterprise AI, middleware, data security).

Prior to GreatPoint, Earnest was a founding member at Prologis Ventures, the venture arm of the world’s largest industrial real estate owner. Earnest is also a founding Board Member of BLCK VC, a community built for and by black investors. Earnest is an alum of Columbia University and earned his MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management. He was also selected to Venture Capital Journal's Rising Stars 2021 list.