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 biotechnology and data science company based in Salt Lake City, Utah, founded in 2013, that combines biology with artificial intelligence for drug discovery. Using human cell models of diseases, Recursion captures microscopic images to build biological datasets and computational techniques identify disease-associated biological changes.

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.

Lyra helps companies improve access to effective, high-quality mental health care for their employees.

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.

Zipline is an automated logistics company that designs, manufactures, and delivers medical products.

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

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

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.

Uptake is a SaaS company that works with industrial companies to analyze and predict equipment performance.

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Kari McMahon
February 19, 2021
Business Insider
Two top managers at one of Tesla's biggest shareholders dish on the electric automaker and talk about why they sold out of Google and Facebook.
Heather Landi
January 4, 2021
FierceHealthcare
Alphabet subsidiary Verily scored $700 million to rapidly scale up its commercial work while a Verily co-founder started a new healthcare venture focused on bridging gaps in specialty care. Here's more on that and other funding news in December.
Graphcore
December 29, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Graphcore - maker of the Intelligence Processing Unit which is a new type of microprocessor specifically designed to support artificial...
Graphcore
December 29, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Graphcore, fabricant de l'Intelligence Processing Unit (IPU), un nouveau type de microprocesseur spécialement conçu pour soutenir les charges...
Graphcore
December 29, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Graphcore - Hersteller der Intelligence Processing Unit, einer neuen Art von Mikroprozessor, der speziell für die Unterstützung von...
Tina Reed
December 17, 2020
FierceHealthcare
Oscar Health closed a $140 million funding round to support ongoing growth at the company, the tech-enabled insurer announced Thursday.
Butterfly Network
November 20, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
- Butterfly Network's mission is to enable universal access to superior medical imaging, making high quality ultrasound affordable, easy-to-use, globally...
AlleyWatch
November 1, 2020
AlleyWatch
The Pulse of New York Tech
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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