Thrive Capital is a venture capital firm in New York that focuses on internet and software investments. Founded 2009 in New York, United States by Joshua Kushner, it invests in early stage ventures, late stage ventures, seed, series B, series C, and series A rounds. Its portfolio companies include Addepar, YOLO, Justworks, Flatiron SchoolFlatiron School, and dot.LA. As of April 2020, Thrive Capital has made 204 investments. Their most recent investment was on February 28, 2020, when YOLO raised $8M. Thrive Capital has had 38 exits, the most notable of which include GitHub, Twitch, and Instagram. The company has raised six funds, their latest being Thrive Capital Partners VI. This fund was announced on October 23, 2018 and raised a total of $1B.
The technology was offered as a public open-source project in 2015. It is meant to provide an alternative to specific architectures with the purpose of increasing productivity and limiting the amounts of data that can be transferred. The technology is an API that works specifically for Facebook, Credit Karma, GitHub, IntuitIntuit, PayPal, the New York Times, and other organizations.
Justin Mateen is the co-founder and former chief marketing officer of Tinder, as well as an investor and advisor for technology companies and is developing a portfolio in real estate. He was born in MarchMarch, 1986 in Beverly Hills, California. Forbes listed Justin Mateen on their 30 under 30 list and Fast Company has listed him as one of their most creative people in business.