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.
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