Haystack Ventures

Haystack Ventures

A microventure capital firm in California that focuses on making seed and early-stage investments.

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Haystack Ventures is a microventure capital firm in California that focuses on making seed and early-stage investments. Founded 2013 in San Francisco, California, United StatesUnited States by Semil Shah, it invests in early stage ventures, seed, series A, series B, and series C ventures. Its portfolio companies include Esper, Databook, Drink Haus, Parabol, Fiddler Labs, Drink Haus, Silo, BentoBox, ScopeAR, and Determined AI. As of April 2020, Haystack has made 84 investments. Their most recent investment was on February 13, 2020, when Esper raised $7.6M. Haystack has had eight exits, the most notable of which include Managed by Q, AltspaceVR, and Paddle8. The company has raised five funds, their latest being Haystack Ventures V. This fund was announced on July 5, 2019 and raised a total of $50M.

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Haystack Ventures is a microventure capital firm in California that focuses on making seed and early-stage investments. Founded 2013 in San Francisco, California, United States by Semil Shah, it invests in early stage ventures, seed, series A, series B, and series C ventures. Its portfolio companies include Esper, Databook, Drink Haus, Parabol, Fiddler Labs, Drink Haus, Silo, BentoBoxBentoBox, ScopeAR, and Determined AI. As of April 2020, Haystack has made 84 investments. Their most recent investment was on February 13, 2020, when Esper raised $7.6M. Haystack has had eight exits, the most notable of which include Managed by Q, AltspaceVR, and Paddle8. The company has raised five funds, their latest being Haystack Ventures V. This fund was announced on July 5, 2019 and raised a total of $50M.

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Haystack Ventures is a microventure capital firm in California that focuses on making seed and early-stage investments. Founded 2013 in San Francisco, California, United States by Semil Shah, it invests in early stage ventures, seed, series A, series B, and series C ventures. Its portfolio companies include EsperEsper, Databook, Drink Haus, Parabol, Fiddler Labs, Drink Haus, Silo, BentoBox, ScopeAR, and Determined AI. As of April 2020, Haystack has made 84 investments. Their most recent investment was on February 13, 2020, when Esper raised $7.6M. Haystack has had eight exits, the most notable of which include Managed by Q, AltspaceVR, and Paddle8. The company has raised five funds, their latest being Haystack Ventures V. This fund was announced on July 5, 2019 and raised a total of $50M.

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Haystack Ventures is a microventure capital firm in California that focuses on making seed and early-stage investments. Founded 2013 in San Francisco, California, United States by Semil Shah, it invests in early stage ventures, seed, series A, series B, and series C ventures. Its portfolio companies include Esper, DatabookDatabook, Drink Haus, Parabol, Fiddler Labs, Drink Haus, Silo, BentoBox, ScopeAR, and Determined AI. As of April 2020, Haystack has made 84 investments. Their most recent investment was on February 13, 2020, when Esper raised $7.6M. Haystack has had eight exits, the most notable of which include Managed by Q, AltspaceVR, and Paddle8. The company has raised five funds, their latest being Haystack Ventures V. This fund was announced on July 5, 2019 and raised a total of $50M.

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Haystack Ventures is a microventure capital firm in California that focuses on making seed and early-stage investments. Founded 2013 in San Francisco, California, United States by Semil Shah, it invests in early stage ventures, seed, series A, series B, and series C ventures. Its portfolio companies include Esper, Databook, Drink Haus, Parabol, Fiddler Labs, Drink Haus, Silo, BentoBox, ScopeAR, and Determined AI. As of April 2020, Haystack has made 84 investments. Their most recent investment was on February 13, 2020, when Esper raised $7.6M. Haystack has had eight exits, the most notable of which include Managed by Q, AltspaceVR, and Paddle8Paddle8. The company has raised five funds, their latest being Haystack Ventures V. This fund was announced on July 5, 2019 and raised a total of $50M.

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Haystack Ventures

A venturemicroventure capital firm investing in seed-stageCalifornia technologythat companiesfocuses on making seed and early-stage investments.

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Haystack Ventures is a venture capital firm investing in seed-stage technology companies that is headquartered in San Francisco, California and was founded in 2013 by Semil Shah.

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Notable investments made by the firm include: Paddle8, Gyft, Chariot, AltspaceVR, Payable, Refresh.io, Managed by Q, Shape Analytics, Drink Haus, Parabol, Fiddler Labs, Silo, Bento Box, ScopeAR, Doordash, Instacart, OpenDoor, Figma, Carta, HashiCorp, nTopology, People.ai, and Determined AI.

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Fund V

On July 9, 2019 Haystack Ventures announced raising $50 million in capital for its fifth venture capital fund. The firms fifth fund has an initial target of raising $0 million, which made the fund oversubscribed by $10 million.

Haystack Ventures is a microventure capital firm in California that focuses on making seed and early-stage investments. Founded 2013 in San Francisco, California, United States by Semil Shah, it invests in early stage ventures, seed, series A, series B, and series C ventures. Its portfolio companies include Esper, Databook, Drink Haus, Parabol, Fiddler Labs, Drink Haus, Silo, BentoBox, ScopeAR, and Determined AI. As of April 2020, Haystack has made 84 investments. Their most recent investment was on February 13, 2020, when Esper raised $7.6M. Haystack has had eight exits, the most notable of which include Managed by Q, AltspaceVR, and Paddle8. The company has raised five funds, their latest being Haystack Ventures V. This fund was announced on July 5, 2019 and raised a total of $50M.

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Haystack Ventures is a venture capital firmventure capital firm investing in seed-stage technology companies that is headquartered in San Francisco, California and was founded in 2013 by Semil Shah.

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Notable investments made by the firm include: Paddle8, Gyft, Chariot, AltspaceVR, Payable, Refresh.io, Managed by Q, Shape Analytics, Drink Haus, Parabol, Fiddler Labs, Silo, Bento Box, ScopeAR, Doordash, Instacart, OpenDoor, Figma, Carta, HashiCorp, nTopologynTopology, People.ai, and Determined AI.

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On July 9, 2019 Haystack Ventures announced raising $50 million in capital for its fifth venture capital fundventure capital fund. The firms fifth fund has an initial target of raising $0 million, which made the fund oversubscribed by $10 million.

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Notable investments made by the firm include: Paddle8, Gyft, Chariot, AltspaceVR, Payable, Refresh.io, Managed by Q, Shape Analytics, Drink Haus, Parabol, Fiddler Labs, Silo, Bento Box, ScopeAR, Doordash, Instacart, OpenDoorOpenDoor, Figma, Carta, HashiCorp, nTopology, People.ai, and Determined AI.

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Notable investments made by the firm include: Paddle8, Gyft, Chariot, AltspaceVRAltspaceVR, Payable, Refresh.io, Managed by Q, Shape Analytics, Drink Haus, Parabol, Fiddler Labs, Silo, Bento Box, ScopeAR, Doordash, Instacart, OpenDoor, Figma, Carta, HashiCorp, nTopology, People.ai, and Determined AI.

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Notable investments made by the firm include: Paddle8, Gyft, Chariot, AltspaceVR, Payable, Refresh.io, Managed by Q, Shape Analytics, Drink Haus, Parabol, Fiddler Labs, Silo, Bento Box, ScopeAR, Doordash, Instacart, OpenDoor, Figma, Carta, HashiCorpHashiCorp, nTopology, People.ai, and Determined AI.

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Notable investments made by the firm include: Paddle8, Gyft, Chariot, AltspaceVR, Payable, Refresh.io, Managed by Q, Shape Analytics, Drink Haus, Parabol, Fiddler Labs, Silo, Bento Box, ScopeAR, DoordashDoordash, Instacart, OpenDoor, Figma, Carta, HashiCorp, nTopology, People.ai, and Determined AI.

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Notable investments made by the firm include: Paddle8, Gyft, Chariot, AltspaceVR, Payable, Refresh.io, Managed by Q, Shape Analytics, Drink Haus, ParabolParabol, Fiddler Labs, Silo, Bento Box, ScopeAR, Doordash, Instacart, OpenDoor, Figma, Carta, HashiCorp, nTopology, People.ai, and Determined AI.

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Notable investments made by the firm include: Paddle8, Gyft, Chariot, AltspaceVR, Payable, Refresh.io, Managed by Q, Shape Analytics, Drink Haus, Parabol, Fiddler Labs, Silo, Bento Box, ScopeAR, Doordash, Instacart, OpenDoor, FigmaFigma, Carta, HashiCorp, nTopology, People.ai, and Determined AI.

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Notable investments made by the firm include: Paddle8, Gyft, Chariot, AltspaceVR, Payable, Refresh.io, Managed by Q, Shape Analytics, Drink Haus, Parabol, Fiddler LabsFiddler Labs, Silo, Bento Box, ScopeAR, Doordash, Instacart, OpenDoor, Figma, Carta, HashiCorp, nTopology, People.ai, and Determined AI.

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Haystack Ventures is a venture capital firm investing in seed-stage technology companies that is headquartered in San Francisco, CaliforniaCalifornia and was founded in 2013 by Semil Shah.

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