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.
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.
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