BlueRun Ventures

BlueRun Ventures

Venture capital firm based in Menlo Park, California

BlueRun Ventures is a venture capital firm founded in 1998. The firm was established by John Malloy and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California, United States. It was previously the venture capital arm of Nokia, before becoming an independent entity in 2005.

Investments

BlueRun Ventures has made 212 investments, 71 lead investments, and 31 exits. Notable investments made by the firm include: Verve, Waze, PayPal, Radius Intelligence, Foodspotting, PPTV, Ganji, Meilishuo, Varolii, PayStand, Milian Technology, Kitman Labs, Baikemy.com, Drum, Nuclei System Technology, and Lixiang.

Timeline

Funded Companies

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Description
Industry
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Location
Human API

A real-time health data network in California that focuses on improving people's health and quality of life through data liquidity.

Varolii is a Seattle-based software company.

Banjo is a Redwood City, California-based company founded by Damien Patton.

Jackpocket is an a mobile application that allows users to play state lottery games on their phone.

Kabbage is a financial technology and data company offering loans for small businesses.

A software company offering a blockchain and cloud technology platform for business to business payments.

Thumb is a New York City-based company founded by Dan Kurani.

Gps navigation mobile app

Zivity is a company founded by Cyan Banister, Scott and Cyan Banister and Jeffrey Wescott.

Zmanda is a Sunnyvale, California-based software company.

RealNetworks is a Seattle-based company.

Verve Wireless is a company founded by Jaron Schaechter, Felix Heberle and Jürgen Fey.

U.s. social search and analytics company

FreeAgent CRM is a customer relationship management company founded in 2016 by Dave Stephens.

Airobotics is an Israel-based company founded by Ran Krauss.

Frontier Silicon is a semiconductor company.

Kilopass is a semiconductor company.

NexPlanar is a semiconductor company.

SiliconBlue Technologies is a semiconductor company.

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Associated investment funds

Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Date signed
BRV V, L.P.
150,000,000
May 30, 2014
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People

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Role
LinkedIn

Jay Jamison

Employee

Jeff Tannenbaum

Investor

John Malloy

Founder

Jonathan Ebinger

Employee

Pete Buhl

Employee

Rob Trice

Employee

Tianyu (Terry) Zhu

Employee

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