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Cowboy Ventures

Cowboy Ventures

Cowboy Ventures is a seed-stage focused fund investing in digital startups.

Company Overview

Cowboy Ventures is a venture capital firm specializing in seed, startups and early-stage investments. It seeks to invest in Fintech, digital and technology companies and in Life 2.0 products. The firm prefers to invest across the United States of America. Cowboy Ventures was founded in 2012 and is based in Menlo Park, California.

History

Cowboy Ventures was founded by Aileen Lee in 2012. Cowboy Ventures is a seed-stage focused fund that seeks to back exceptional founders who are building products that "re-imagine" work and personal life in large and growing markets.

Investments

Cowboy Ventures has made 96 investments. One of their investments was on Mar 20, 2019, when they invested $30M in Abstract. Cowboy Ventures has had 14 exits including Dollar Shave Club, August Home, and Product Hunt. Cowboy Ventures has raised a total of $190M across 3 funds, their latest being Cowboy Ventures Fund III. This fund was announced on Aug 6, 2018, and raised a total of $95M.

Timeline

March 20, 2019

Abstract



 $30M.

August 6, 2018

Cowboy Ventures Fund III



 $95M.

Associated investment funds

3 Results
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Funded Companies

16 Results
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Mixhalo is a technology company that has created a closed wifi network capable of transmitting audio in near real-time from a sound source to an app on a smartphone. It was founded in 2016 and is located in San Francisco, California.

A consumer company providing customers with the latest in Asian beauty products, culture and trends.

A company designing and developing constituent system-of-record and service request management software for local government

Librato is a company founded by Fred van den Bosch.

NuORDER is a company founded by Heath Wells.

Guild developed a tool for companies to offer tuition reimbursement and education as a benefit.

Hone is a company founded by Tom Griffiths.

Aura Health is a machine learning company.

LightStep is an enterprise software company.

Soma is a San Francisco-based company.

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Aileen Lee

Founder



Andy Johns

Advisor



Brandee Barker

Advisor



Chris Pouliot

Advisor



David Popowitz

Investor



Deborah Conrad

Advisor



Diego Berdakin

Investor



Ed Zimmerman

Investor



Eric Feng

Advisor



Hosain Rahman

Investor



Jennifer Nuckles

Advisor



Joanne Yuan

Employee



Lee Linden

Investor



Meg He

Employee



Mina Radhakrishnan

Advisor



Noah Lichtenstein

Employee



Paul Sethi

Investor



Suleman Ali

Investor



Tina Sharkey

Investor



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