Founded in 1995, Foundation Capital is a venture capital firm based in Palo Alto, California. The firm prefers to invest in commercial services, media, hardware, software and financial technology sectors.
Foundation Capital is made up of former entrepreneurs who set out to create the firm they wanted as founders. This forward-thinking team of venture capitalists has helped companies like Lending Club, Sunrun, and Netflix.
Foundation Capital is currently invested in more than 60 ventures in the areas of consumer, information technology, software, digital energy, financial technology and marketing technology. These investments include AdRoll, Beepi, Bolt Threads, DogVacay, Kik, ForgeRock, Lending Home, Localytics and Visier. The firm's twenty-six IPOs include Lending Club, OnDeck, Chegg, Sunrun, MobileIron, Control4, TubeMogul, Envestnet, Financial Engines, Netflix, NetZero, Responsys and Silver Spring Networks. Read more at www.foundationcapital.com.
Bolt Threads is a biotechnology company that makes high performance fabrics and materials using biology.
Branch offers microloans through a free-to-download Android app in emerging markets.
An insurance company using analytics and technology to offer insurance premiums to small businesses.
NovoEd is a program delivery platform, founded by Stanford University professor Amin Saberi and PhD student Farnaz Ronaghi, that partners with training firms, corporations, educational institutes and foundations to provide blended learning solutions.
Chegg is a California-based company founded in 2005 by Osman Rashid, Aayush Phumbhra and Josh Carlson.
Mya Systems is a company that has developed Mya, a conversational AI platform.
MarkMonitor is a San Francisco-based enterprise software company.
Mortgage lender based in San Francisco, CA.
OpenSpace is a U.S-based company developing photo documentation solutions for the construction industry.
A technology company providing a commercial real estate asset management platform.
Enterprise software company for brand advertising
SilkRoad Technology is an Illinois-based company.
ForUsAll is a San Francisco-based retirement planning and wealth management company offering retirement plans for small and medium sized businesses.
Wevorce is a company offering a web-based technology and a community of attorneys, counselors and other experts to help couples going through divorce have amicable settlement. It participated in the W13 cohort of Y Combinator.
DogVacay is a Santa Monica, California-based digital media company.
LendingClub is an online credit marketplace connecting borrowers and investors
Provider of residential solar electricity
Associated investment funds