Vice Ventures

Vice Ventures is a seed-stage venture capital fund conquering stigmas and striving towards superior returns by investing in good companies operating in "bad" industries.

Investments include early stage startups from non-traditional verticals including, cannabis, alcohol, CBD, e-sports, addiction recovery, sextech, and others.

Catharine Dockery is the founder of Vice Ventures. She has a long-held passion for vice investing, on both a personal and professional basis. While interviewing with traditional consumer venture firms, she continually brushed against vice clauses in her investment pitches, with that frustration culminating in the idea for Vice Ventures.

Headshot of Vice Ventures founde Catharine Dockery

Prior to launching the fund, Catharine was an early member of the digitally native vertical brands M&A team at Walmart eCommerce. She took this position after managing a prominent founder’s personal venture investments and acting as his personal Chief of Staff. Before this, Catharine was an Analyst on a high yield trading desk. Catharine was the president of her class at NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study, where she studied a self-guided hybrid of neuroscience and finance.

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Recess

"Not tired, not wired. Recess is a sparkling water infused with hemp extract and adaptogens for balance and clarity"

We all have too many tabs open in our browsers and in our brains. That’s why we made Recess: each can is a moment to reset and rebalance. It’s how you wish that 2pm coffee would make you feel.

A can of blackberry chai Recess sparkling water surrounded by 3d renders of it's ingredients

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Lucy

"Lucy is the cleaner nicotine alternative."

Made for people, not patients. We used innovations in chemistry and flavor science to create a tobacco alternative that tastes and feels amazing.

A stack of Lucy nicotine gum packets

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Maude

"Redefining the sex essentials industry for modern consumers." - Forbes

A modern sexual wellness company built on quality, simplicity and inclusivity, we’re on a mission to change this outdated industry and make intimacy better for all people.

A close up of three sealed Maude condoms

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Indose

"Precise vapor dosing is now at your fingertips. Create the experience you want with every inhale."

Engineered for the individual, INDOSE understands there’s no one universal dose that’s best for everyone. Whether you want to get centered, focused, relieved or relaxed, INDOSE optimizes your life with vapor dosing you can adjust to your own unique needs.

A close up of an Indose vaporizer

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Players' Lounge

"Play for something "

Win money playing video games against anyone in the world on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

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