Baillie Gifford

Baillie Gifford

Baillie Gifford is a venture capital and investment and asset management firm

Baillie Gifford is a venture capital and investment and asset management firm. The firm was founded in 1908 in Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

The firm looks for large-scale investment businesses that are in independent private partnerships. The firm focuses entirely on clients and their investments. Baillie Gifford is interested in investments in companies such as Joby Aviation, Convoy, Scopely, RigUp Thumbtack, FlixBus, Carbon, Aurora, Tempus, TransferWise. The firm has invested in companies during Series B though F rounds.

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Bolt Threads

Bolt Threads is a biotechnology company that makes high performance fabrics and materials using biology.

Zymergen, founded in 2013 and located in Emeryville, California, is a technology company providing organisms engineering services. Their biotechnology labs rely on advanced manufacturing technologies, machine learning techniques, and genomics to accelerate the design, build, test cycle of microorganisms.

Lyft is an American transportation network company. It designs, markets and operates a mobile application for matching drivers with passengers.

A biopharmaceutical company developing prophylactic and therapeutic application of messenger RNA, which can be used to develop vaccines. It was founded in 2000 and is located in Tübingen, Germany.

A biotechnology company developing drugs and treatments to diminish negative health effects associated with aging.

A technology company offering a platform for supporting the energy workforce.

An e-learning company that has a digital education platform. It was founded in 2011 and is located in Mountain View, California.

Flatiron Health is a startup that organizes real-time oncology data to help cancer patients and doctors.

Thumbtack is a company operating an online platform for finding and hiring workers for particular tasks.

Zocdoc is a company an online medical care appointment booking service.

Also known as Carbon, Carbon 3D is a company developing 3D manufacturing technology.

Convoy is a trucking and logistics company that utilizes technology to connect shippers with carriers and book services.

HeartFlow is a company developing non-invasive cardiovascular disease detection technology.

Indigo is an agricultural technology company utilizing natural microbiology and digital technologies to improve farmers' profitability, environmental sustainability and consumer health.

An elderly care company founded by Sandy Jen, Cameron Ring and Monica Lo.

Auto1 Group provides an online platform connecting buyers and sellers of cars.

Uptake Technologies is a company designing and developing enterprise software.

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JD Alois
July 2, 2020
Crowdfund Insider
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Ingrid Lunden
June 8, 2020
TechCrunch
While most air travel continues to be ground to a halt, a German startup working on what it hopes will be a major breakthrough in flying has raised more funds to continue building its service. Lilium, which is designing an all-electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft that it plans to build into a taxi-style fleet [...]
Akin Oyedele
December 4, 2019
Business Insider
One of Silicon Valley's best investors reveals its top stock picks across technology, healthcare, and finance.
Gregg Schoenberg
April 11, 2019
TechCrunch
"It is our contention that the investment industry may be experiencing a peak of its own, in this case the point of the maximum rate at which it extracts value from its clients' assets. Let's call it Peak Gravy." That's a recent quote from Tom Coutts, who is one of a few dozen partners at [...]
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Tesla Inc's largest shareholder expressed its support for Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk, but acknowledged that it was open to a different role for the electric carmaker's founder and CEO, Barron's reported on Tuesday.
Reuters Editorial
October 29, 2018
Reuters
Baillie Gifford & Co, one of the top shareholders of Tesla Inc, has said it would be willing to inject more cash into the electric carmaker, the Times reported http://bit.ly/2PwSpuu on Monday.

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