GoldenGolden
General Catalyst

General Catalyst

A venture capital firm that invests in early state start ups in education, research, health care, and social work.

General Catalyst is a venture capital firm founded in 2000. It was established by Bill Fitzgerald, David Fialkow, David Orfao, and Joel Cutler. General Catalyst is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts with additional offices in New York City, San Francisco, and Palo Alto. As of October 2019, the firm has sold off its shares in 193 companies and is currently managing a portfolio of 226 companies.

Timeline

March 31, 2020
General Catalyst announces that it has secured $2.3 billion in capital commitments across three funds: a $600 million early-stage fund, a $1 billion growth fund for companies with $10 million-plus in annual revenue, and a $700 million "endurance fund" to back large companies doing more than $100 million in sales.

Associated investment funds

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Andrew Knez

Employee

Andrew Vassallo

Employee

Barron Caster

Employee

Bilal Zuberi

Employee

Bill Fitzgerald

Founder

Brian Shin

Investor

Chris Farmer

Employee

Clay Cole

Employee

Clayton Gran

Employee

Dan Giovacchini

Investor

Danny Crichton

Employee

David Fialkow

Founder

David Orfao

Employee

Deepak Jeevankumar

Employee

Donald Fischer

Employee

George Bell

Employee

Hemant Taneja

Employee

Hugh Crean

Employee

Joel Cutler

Founder

John Monagle

Employee

John Simon

Employee

Jonathan Teo

Employee

Juan Luis Leung Li

Employee

Kevin Colleran

Employee

Matthew Tara

Employee

Page 1 of 2

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

Abine

Admirals Bank

Airbnb

Airmap

All Turtles

Altiscale

Anaconda

Angle

Anomali

Atrium

Axium

B12

BBN Technologies

Big Commerce

Big Fish

Bionx

BlackDuck

Blade

Bowery

Boxee

Brainly

Brightcove

Brighter

Bullhorn

Bustle

Page 1 of 2

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Heather Landi
June 10, 2021
FierceHealthcare
Livongo founder Glen Tullman's latest venture has raised $58 million backed by major investors General Catalyst, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, Kleiner Perkins and Bayer's corporate venture arm.
FinSMEs
May 21, 2021
FinSMEs
About | Advertise | Contact | Disclaimer | News | The Daily Deal Newsletter FinSMEs.com by FinSMEs is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Mike Butcher
May 19, 2021
TechCrunch
Payroll automation is not exactly the sexiest of startup areas but it's a pretty decent business. The larger startup in the space is Payfit which has raised upwards of $208.4M to do something that lots of companies find quite painful. But Payfit does a lot of other things as well, potentially leaving it exposed. Now [...]
Callum Burroughs
May 19, 2021
Business Insider
Danish startup Pento wants to stop businesses outsourcing payroll and instead automate it in-house using its software.
Mike Butcher
May 19, 2021
TechCrunch
Payroll automation is not exactly the sexiest of startup areas but it's a pretty decent business. The larger startup in the space is Payfit which has raised upwards of $208.4M to do something that lots of companies find quite painful. But Payfit does a lot of other things as well, potentially leaving it exposed. Now [...]
Mike Butcher
May 12, 2021
TechCrunch
With so much focus on the 'creator economy', and countries hit by the effects of the pandemic, the self-employed market is 'booming', for good or for ill. So it's not too much of a surprise that Collective,a subscription-based back-office for the self-employed has raised a $20 million Series A funding after launching only late last [...]
Vishal Persaud
May 5, 2021
Business Insider
The Honest Co.'s investors like L Catterton, IVP, and General Catalyst are among The Honest Co.'s biggest shareholders and could make millions.
Matt Burns
April 26, 2021
TechCrunch
Signal Advisors is building a specialized financial platform for financial advisors, and the company is announcing it raised a $10 million Series A led by Brian Ru and Hemant Taneja at General Catalyst. This funding is on top of the $6 million seed round it raised in 2020 from Detroit Venture Partners, Ludlow Ventures, General [...]
FinSMEs
April 12, 2021
FinSMEs
About | Advertise | Contact | Disclaimer | News | The Daily Deal Newsletter FinSMEs.com by FinSMEs is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Ingrid Lunden
April 8, 2021
TechCrunch
Swag has a long and patchy history in the world of business. For every hip pair of plaid socks, there are five t-shirts you may never wear, an itchy scarf, a notepad your kids might use, and an ugly mug; and most of all, likely thousands of dollars and lots of time invested to make [...]
Conor Hale
March 12, 2021
FierceBiotech
The health-tech company ixlayer has raised $75 million to support its telehealth platform for connecting laboratory diagnostics with the people who need them on a large scale.
AlleyWatch
February 27, 2021
AlleyWatch
The Pulse of New York Tech
Candy Cheng
February 24, 2021
Business Insider
Meet 14 former Stripe employees who are raising millions of dollars for their own startups.
Mary Ann Azevedo
February 19, 2021
TechCrunch
As of 2019, the majority of venture firms -- 65% -- still did not have a single female partner or GP at their firm, according to All Raise. So naturally, anytime we hear of a new female-led fund, our ears perk up. Today, New York-based Avid Ventures announced the launch of its $68 million debut [...]
Romain Dillet
February 10, 2021
TechCrunch
Meet Powder, a French startup that helps you share video clips of your favorite games, follow people with the same interests and interact with them. The company has raised a $14 million Series A round led by Serena. Powder wants to build the video infrastructure for social gaming. While many communities of gamers already share [...]
SHOW MORE

References

Golden logo
Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0; additional terms apply. By using this site, you agree to our Terms & Conditions.