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DFJ Growth

DFJ Growth

A venture capital and private equity firm making seed, early stage, and growth stage investments.

DFJ Growth, the venture capital arm of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, is a venture capital and private equity firm making seed, early stage, and growth stage investments that is headquartered in Menlo Park, California and was founded in 2006 by John Fisher, Mark Bailey,Barry Schuler, and Randy Glein. Notable investments made by DFJ Growth include Box, Foursquare, Silver Spring Networks, SolarCity, SpaceX, Tumblr, Twitter, and Yammer.

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Venture fund I

On May 5, 2014 DFJ Growth completed raising $470 million in funding for make later stage investments in technology companies. 

Venture fund II

On February 9, 2016 DFJ Growth announced raising $350 million for their new early stage fund. The firm plans on using the fund to make early stage investments in startup companies between $10 and $15 million. 

Venture fund III

On April 20, 2017 DFJ Growth announced closing their third venture capital fund with $535 million in capital. Randy Glein, a co-founder of DFJ Capital, commented on how the company is planning on using their third venture fund:

We’re playing the long game, and we try to always keep that in mind when evaluating the risk-reward trade-offs of any opportunity.



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DataRobot sells a machine learning platform that helps users build and deploy accurate predictive models. The Boston-based company was founded in 2012 by Jeremy Achin.

Avant is a company operating an online platform providing users access to personal loans. It utilizes big data and machine learning algorithms.

Outreach is a Seattle-based software as a service company founded by Andrew Kinzer, Wes Hather, Gordon Hempton and Manuel Medina.

Splice is a New York-based company.

American geospatial technology company that produces tools for map designers and application developers

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