Forerunner Ventures is a venture capital firm founded in 2009. The firm was established by Kirsten Green. Its headquarters is located in San Francisco, California. As of February 2019, Forerunner Ventures has 49 companies in its portfolio and has sold its ownership in 29 companies. The firm’s most recent investment was for Ritual in February 2019; a company providing vegan-friendly and gluten-free food supplement products.
Forerunner Ventures focuses on funding companies that are based in the Bay and San Francisco area. The firm specializes in financing companies in the commerce industry, both those in the business to business (B2B) and business to consumer (B2C) areas. It provides funding for companies in the seed and early-stage level of development. With its most recent funding round held in October 2018, the firm has managed to collect $658.6 million in funds. During this round, Forerunner Ventures raised a total of $360 million.
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