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Goodwater Capital

A venture capital firm in Burlingame, California, United States that focuses on consumer tech startups

Goodwater Capital is a venture capital firm in Burlingame, California, United States that focuses on consumer tech startups. Founded in 2014 by Chi-Hua Chien and Eric J. Kim, it is a microventure capital firm that invests in early stage ventures. It typically invests in Series B, Series A, Series C, Series E and other ventures. Its portfolio companies include TIER Mobility, Tide, ZeroDown, Toss and Kyash. 

The Goodwater Index helps entrepreneurs know the overall health of the venture capital funding environment for consumer tech. Goodwater Capital calculates the index by combining key industry data sources including dollars invested, venture capital funds raised, deal volume, M&A, and IPOs. 





Timeline

2014

Founded

Funded Companies

18 Results
Company
Company
Description
Description
Website
Website
Industry
Industry
Location
Location

A consumer company providing customers with the latest in Asian beauty products, culture and trends.

EverlyWell is an at-home health testing company. and digital health platform. The company was founded in June 2015 by Julia Cheek in Dallas and offers 30 at-home lab tests.

Also known as Viva Republica, Toss provides a peer-to-peer mobile payments platform in Korea.

Frank & Oak is a company founded by Hicham Ratnani.

Badi is a Barcelona-based real estate company.

TIER Mobility is a Berlin-based company founded by Julian Blessin.

Simple Contacts is a New York City-based company founded by Joel Wish.

A company headquartered in New York City providing personalized ingredients to improve overall health and fitness.

Photomath is a company founded by Damir Sabol.

Mobile app to encourage friends to spend more time together In real life.

Associated investment funds

6 Results
Investment Fund
Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Location
Date signed
Date signed
8,000,000
8,000,000
February 9, 2015
13,500,000
13,500,000
October 24, 2016

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Chi-Hua Chien

Co-Founder & Managing Partner



Eric J. Kim

Co-Founder and Managing Partner



Edward Suh

Principal



Nathan Tien

Investment Associate



Twum Djin

CTO



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Companies

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Stash







Dote Shopping







EverlyWell







IRL - Social Calendar







Kyash







Monzo







TIER Mobility







Toss







Youper







ZeroDown







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