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About

A modern family office
and venture studio.

Small group of Pardon team members meeting in a conference room overlooking a spacious art gallery
Small group of Pardon team members meeting in a conference room overlooking a spacious art gallery
Perspective looking into an office at the Wavehouse, with empty chairs and lamps on
Perspective looking into an office at the Wavehouse, with empty chairs and lamps on

The Family Office is emboldened by Pardon’s Venture Studio, a branding, design, and development engine, which prototypes and builds these concepts. This framework allows us to act when inspiration strikes and move swiftly with conviction to bring new ventures to life.

Family Office

The Family Office advances the organization’s social and philanthropic initiatives. Paramount to Pardon’s growth, the Family Office gives us the ability to explore and evaluate wide-ranging opportunities such as real estate investments, retreat experiences, fine art, and artistic collaborations.

Vintage mirrored Smith-Corona typewriter on a table between books
Vintage mirrored Smith-Corona typewriter on a table between books

Ethos

The spirit of American
innovation.
  1. 01

    We champion the vitality of American enterprise. Our desire to continually build new things reflects our belief that the freedom to innovate, create, and celebrate advancements propels our country. All things are possible so long as we never stop building and improving.

  2. 02

    We celebrate the pioneers. That’s why we do more than root for passionate entrepreneurs; we find them, fund them, and build with them. Every Pardon venture was born from this same entrepreneurial vigor and our own artistic sensibility.

  3. 03

    Whether launching a new digital media brand or designing a space for deep collaboration and creation, our team approaches each venture and partnership with the same unwavering excitement over the possible path ahead.

The Atelier

Pardon’s artistic core.
Empty meeting space at The Wavehouse
Empty meeting space at The Wavehouse

Atelier Pardon is a vision studio headquartered in Newport Beach, California, that sits at the center of the Pardon ecosystem.

Pardon team members, resident artists, and external collaborators join in artistic exploration and explore individual passions to create from blank canvases. This process not only adds to the Pardon Collection, a private collection of contemporary art, but it also seeds our ventures. The Atelier explores alpha stage projects, playing with aesthetics and visual possibilities, and brings inspiration to the Venture Studio for development.

Person picking through old postcards to find materials for collage
Person picking through old postcards to find materials for collage

The Atelier exists because we appreciate art and believe in its power to connect, convey emotion, and inspire. But also because it is often through these works that we discover the essence of an opportunity.

Three members of the Atelier team chatting in The Wavehouse
Three members of the Atelier team chatting in The Wavehouse