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Founders' Co-op

Founders' Co-op

U.S-based venture capital firm investing on early-stage startups in the Pacific Northwest of U.S.

Founders’ Co-op is a venture capital firm based in Seattle, Washington. Andy Sack and Chris DeVore founded the firm in 2008. As of February 2019, the firm has 42 companies in its portfolio and has sold off its ownership in 40 companies. It has most recently provided capital for Ganaz in November 2018, a workforce management platform connecting farmers with seasonal workers.

Funding

Founders’ Co-op prefers to fund companies that operate from Seattle or the Pacific Northwest area of the United States. The firm finances companies that provide services in these industries: mobile, financial technology, software, Internet, technology hardware, and web-based services. It provides capital for companies that are at the seed and early stage of development. As of February 2019, the firm has managed to raise a total amount of $41.2 million with its most recent funding round, Founders’ Co-op IV, held in February 2018. This funding series succeeded in bringing $10.7 million in funds.

Timeline

Associated investment funds

3 Results
Investment Fund
Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total offering (USD)
Location
Location
Date signed
Date signed
25,000,000
February 15, 2018
10,000,000
January 6, 2012
25,000,000
April 10, 2014

Funded Companies

6 Results
Company
Company
Description
Description
Website
Website
Industry
Industry
Location
Location

Stackery is an information infrastructure company founded by Chase Douglas.

Boundless is a Boston-based company founded by Doug Rand.

People

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Role
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Alexey Maykov

Investor



Andy Sacks

Founder/Managing Partner



Aviel Ginzburg

General Partner



Ben Huh

Investor



Bill Heston

Investor



Brad Gillespie

Investor



Chris DeVore

Founder/Managing Partner



Dan Shapiro

Investor



David Malcolm

Investor



Edward Yim

Investor



Eli Zelkha

Investor



Geoffrey R. Entress

General Partner



Jay Westerdal

Investor



Jennifer Kapela

Investor



Joel Espelien

Investor



John Clark

Investor



Jon Kelly

Investor



Matt Shobe

Investor



Mike Mcsherry

Investor



Neil Roseman

Investor



Raj Kulkarni

Investor



Ramesh Haridas

Investor



Steve Hirsch

Investor



Tihan Seale

Investor



Todd Sawicki

Investor



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