Background Capital

Background Capital

Background Capital is a San Francisco, California based venture capital fund founded in 2018 by Rafael Corrales.

Background Capital is a San Francisco, California based venture capital fund founded in 2018 by Rafael Corrales.

The firm invests in startups as an angel investor in their early-stage including Friends & Family, Seed and Series A. The firm raised $8.75m in the Background Capital Fund 1 and $9.2m in Background Capital Fund 2.

The notable investment portfolio of Background Capital includes Free Agency, HeightHQ, and Red Planet Labs.As of January 2020, Background Capital has made 4 investments and raised 2 funds.

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Funded Companies

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Quartz Systems, Inc.

Quartz is a San Francisco-based software company which helps construction site managers identify, track, and understand the equipment which moves around the build site.

ShoppingGives is an e-commerce company.

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People

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Rafael Corrales

Founder & General Partner

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Companies

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Free Agency

HeightHQ

Red Planet Labs

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