Y Combinator (also known as YC) is a US-based seed accelerator, which was started in March 2005.
Sequoia Capital is a venture capital firm that has invested in companies like Google, Apple, Cisco, YouTube, AirBnB, and WhatsApp. The firm was founded in 1972 by Donald Valentine, and companies backed by Sequoia have created over $3.3 trillion dollars in market capitalization.
November 1, 1972
Andreessen Horowitz (also named a16z) is a US venture capital firm, founded by Marc Andresseen and Ben Horowitz in 2009.
July 6, 2009
500 Global, formerly known as 500 Startups, is a venture capital firm discovering and backing entrepreneurs.
April 1, 2010
Intel Capital is a venture capital division of Intel that manages corporate venture capital, investments, mergers, and acquisitions.
Techstars is a worldwide network of seed accelerators, startups events, and newsletters.
August 1, 2006
SV Angel is an angel investment group founded in San Francisco in 2009 that primarily invests in early-stage technology companies. Notable companies SV Angel has invested in include Stripe, Reddit, Notion, Headspace, Color, Patreon, Credit Karma, Poshmark, and GitHub.
DFJ is a Menlo Park, California-based company founded in 1985 by Tim Draper.
Salesforce Ventures is the venture capital arm of Salesforce focused on making investments in enterprise cloud companies.
Accel Partners is a venture capital firm based in Palo Alto founded in 1983.
January 1, 1983
BlackRock is a US-headquartered multinational investment management corporation.
A corporate venture capital firm in California that focuses on life sciences, consumer, and frontier technology sectors.
Khosla Ventures is a venture capital firm investing in companies operating in a diverse range of technology sectors such as energy, transportation, space, financial, software, hardware, big data, agriculture, food, education, and materials. Khosla Ventures is headquartered in Menlo Park, California, and was founded by Vinod Khosla in 2004.
January 1, 2004
Tiger Global is an investment firm that was founded in 2001.
April 13, 2001
The Founders Fund is a venture capital firm headquartered in San Francisco, California, investing in technology companies that was founded in 2005 by Peter Thiel, Ken Howry, and Luke Nosek.
Silicon Valley Bank was a commercial bank specializing in investing capital into technology companies. It was shut down in March 2023.
October 17, 1983
Bessemer Venture Partners is a venture capital firm that invests in consumer, enterprise and healthcare companies. It was founded in 1911 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
January 1, 1911
A microventure capital firm and syndicate in California that focuses on seed and early stage investments.
Softbank is a multinational conglomerate holding company that owns stakes in technology, energy, and financial companies. As well, SoftBank invests in technology-focused companies through the Vision Fund.
September 3, 1981
Union Square Ventures is a venture capital firm in New York City which has backed companies such as Twitter, Foursquare and Zynga.USV is a small collegial partnership that manages over $1B across seven funds. Our portfolio companies create services that have the potential to fundamentally transform important markets.
SoftBank Vision Fund is a subsidiary of SoftBank focused on investing in technology companies. It is located in London, England and was founded in 2017.
Spark Capital is a venture capital firm founded in 2005 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts making early and growth investments in startup companies.
January 1, 2005
Battery Ventures is a venture capital firm founded in 1983 by Howard Anderson, Rick Frisbie and Bob Barrett.
ICONIQ Capital is a family investment, private equity, and venture capital firm in California, which focuses on technology.
Temasek Holdings is an investment company owned by the Government of Singapore that was founded in 1974.
January 1, 1974