FLOODGATE (previously known as Maples Investments) is a venture capital firm founded by Mike Maples Jr. and Ann Miura-Ko. The firm was founded in 2006. The firm primarily operates from Palo Alto, California. As of February 2019, it is currently managing a portfolio of 133 companies, and has sold off its stakes in 105 companies. Its most recent investment was in January 2019 for Sandbox VR, a company providing virtual reality entertainment services.
FLOODGATE has provided funding for companies in the United States. The firm provides funding for companies in technology-related industries, with a focus on new media, software, e-commerce, security and big data. It primarily gives funding for companies in the seed and early stage of development. The firm has managed to amass a fund total of $401.3 million since its first funding round in January 2006. Its latest funding round was held in March 2017, collecting $131 million.
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