General Partners

Cameron Porter

Cameron Porter, General Partner at Steel Atlas, leads research and technical underwriting. Prior to founding Steel Atlas, Cameron drove R&D for incubations and early stage technology investments at AlleyCorp, one of the world's leading venture studios (DoubleClick, MongoDB ($30b+), Business Insider…). Under Kevin Ryan's leadership, he helped scale the firm as the 4th team member to a $500M+ venture fund and incubator.

Cameron was also professional soccer player in Major League Soccer (MLS) where he was simultaneously hired by the League's front office as an engineer. He was also elected by his team as their representative to the player's union. 

Cameron studied Computer Science at Princeton University (2015), where he was recognized as an Academic All-American and led the NCAA in scoring for men's soccer.

Past Investments:

* Companies presented under "Past Investments" are certain past or present portfolio companies of funds sponsored by AlleyCorp, LLC (AlleyCorp) where Cameron Porter played a significant role in the purchase, sale and/or the management of such portfolio companies prior to forming Steel Atlas. Past Investments as pictured above is not an all-inclusive list. Final approval of investment decisions at AlleyCorp were made by Kevin Ryan.

Talal Attieh

Talal Attieh, General Partner at Steel Atlas, has spent his career investing in and partnering with early-stage industrial technology companies in the US & Europe alongside the top venture capitalists in the world (a16z, Founders Fund, Union Square Ventures etc.). Talal ran the venture arm of a multi-billion dollar investment advisory firm in Los Angeles prior to founding Steel Atlas.

Post-investment, Talal specializes in establishing joint ventures and partnerships between portfolio companies and the largest conglomerates and family businesses in Saudi Arabia through his Attieh Steel network, a legacy steel player in the Kingdom. Talal studied Economics at the University of Southern California (2019).

Past Investments:


Mazen Altamimi

René Morkos, PhD

  • Founder & CEO of Alice Technologies, a construction optioneering platform that empowers the world's leading contractors to plan, bid, win, and build more profitable projects.
  • Adjunct Professor of Al & Construction Engineering at Stanford University.

Greg van der Vink, PhD

  • CEO of Novametrics, an big-data analytics firm working with US Department of Defense.
  • Former professor of Geophysics at Princeton University.

Aleh Kandrashou, PhD

  • Co-Founder & CEO of Cuby, a construction factory company for large-scale rapid housing development and modular architecture,
  • Founder Chairmain of EnCata, a product development and hardware engineering consultancy.