Google Ventures

Google Ventures

A corporate venture capital firm in California that focuses on life sciences, consumer, and frontier technology sectors.

Google Ventures is a corporate venture capital firm in California that focuses on life sciences, consumer, and frontier technology sectors. Founded 2008 in Mountain View, California, United States by Bill Maris and Wesley Chan, it invests in early stage ventures, late stage ventures, series B, series A, series C, and seed rounds. Its portfolio companies include Cohesity, Podium, Universe, Impossible Foods, and Element Science. As of April 2020, GV has made 684 investments. Their most recent investment was on April 7, 2020, when Podium raised $125M. GV has had 143 exits. GV's most notable exits include Uber, Plaid, and HubSpot. GV has raised a single venture fund, GV European Fund. This fund was announced on July 9, 2014 and raised a total of $100M.

Timeline

2008

Founded

Funded Companies

Company
Description
Website
Industry
Location

Airware is an enterprise drone analytics company that enables businesses to harness aerial data and integrate it with existing information and workflows to improve efficiency, productivity and safety. The company provides aerial insights drone solutions for insurance, mining, construction and other industry.

Flatiron Health is a startup that organizes real-time oncology data to help cancer patients and doctors.

Backplane empowers organizers to create authentic communities around interest, affinities, and movements by helping people contribute and share in meaningful ways.

Freshplum is a company developing data science-based revenue analytics solutions for e-commerce companies.

CircleUp is a San Francisco, California based venture capital firm founded in 2012 by Rory Eakin and Ryan Caldbeck.

A company focused on devloping human monoclonal and bispecific antibodies for oncology, immunomodulation, inflammation, neuroscience and pain

Tracelytics is a Boston-based company founded by Spiros Eliopoulos, Dan Kuebrich and Chris Erway.

Triptrotting is a hospitality company founded by Aigerim Shorman.

Divide is an enterprise software company.

theSkimm is a company founded by Danielle Weisberg.

Swell Radio is a Mountain View, Contra Costa County, California-based company.

52 Results
Page 1 of 3
Results per page:
Powered by Golden Research Engine

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

David Krane

CEO & Managing Partner

Joe Kraus

Partner

Karim Faris

General Partner

Krishna Yeshwant

General Partner

Mandy Kakavas

Communications Partner

Rick Klau

Partner

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

Alkira

Cerevance

Element Science

Podium

Ripcord

SambaNova Systems

Stripe

Universe

Verana Health

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.