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Bow Capital

Bow Capital is a Menlo Park, California-based venture capital firm, founded by Vivek Ranadivé.

Bow Capital is a venture capital investment firm assisting entrepreneurs in the technology sector. The firm is anchored by the University of California. Bow Capital's target stages for investments are Series A and B companies that have established product-market fit and can share data-based proof demonstrating the scalability of their business model. For some University of California entrepreneurs, Bow Capital's investment stage may be a bit later than the present stage of the company. The company's offerings include research and discoveries (academia); funding, mentorship, and corporate partners (business); and product promotion (entertainment).

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The company set up a student-led, pre-seed investment fund for University of California founders called Arrow Capital. Arrow Capital was established August 2018. On January 25, 2019, Arrow Capital invested in HUM. This Angel Round investment was valued at $350K.Bow Capital raised a total of $275M in a single venture fund, Bow Ventures Fund I. This fund was announced on Aug 1, 2016.

BowX is a blank check company formed by the management of Bow Capital. Vivek Ranadiv and Murray Rode are the co-CEOs of the Special Acquisition Company SPAC. According to BowX's SEC filings, the company initially set out to acquire a business in the technology, media, and telecommunications industries. BowX Acquisition Corp traded above $10.37 a share after an announcement that it will combine with WeWork in a deal that values the co-working company at $9 billion. The merge was reported in 2021.

Timeline

August 2018
Arrow Capital is established
August 1, 2016
Bow Capital raises a total of $275M in a single venture fund, Bow Ventures Fund I.

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Jerry
May 17, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Jerry Services Inc. (Jerry) today announced it raised more than $57 million in total funding as it closed out its $28 million Series B round. A...

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