Crosslink Capital is a venture capital firm holding roughly $3 billion in assets as of 2022. The firm participates in seed and series A rounds with initial investments ranging between $1 and $9 million. Crosslink Capital was founded in 1989 as Omega Ventures and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Crosslink Capital was founded in 1989 by Michael Stark and Seymour Franklin Kaufman as a spin-out from Robertson Stephens. It was founded as Omega Ventures and rebranded to Crosslink Capital in October 1999 to reflect its new focus on crossover investing.
Founded in 2005, Alpha is Crosslink Capital's invitation-only technology networking community, made up of over 2,000 high-ranking tech industry leaders, including founders, CEOs, and investors. Every year, Alpha hosts dozens of North American events in which industry leaders connect.
Companies in Crosslink Capital's portfolio include Pandora, Ancestry.com, Gridwise, Leapfin, Iron Ox, Armory, MarketDial, Chime, Huckleberry, Clyde, Flo Technologies, Postmates, Hungryroot, Zoosk, Step, and TiVo. As of 2022, Crosslink Capital has invested more than $3 billion and completed over fifty exits.
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- Venture capitalVenture capital is a form of private equity financing that is provided by venture capital firms or funds to startups, early-stage, and emerging companies, that have been deemed to have high growth potential or which have demonstrated high growth. Capital invested usually carries a substantial element of risk.