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Homebrew Ventures is a seed venture capital and operational company based in San Francisco.

Homebrew is a seed-stage fund that offers operational expertise for entrepreneurs. The company is based in San Francisco, California, United States. Their interest varies from hardware, software, and spanning consumer and enterprise to transforming legacy industries and building new ones.

History

Homebrew was founded in 2013 by Hunter Walk and Satya Patel to resurrect the original model of small-batch venture capital investing in early-stage companies.

Investment

Homebrew invests in early stage venture and seed. It has made 66 investments. The company invested $10M in Shield AI on Dec 22, 2018. Homebrew has had six exits. Its most notable exits are Buildingconnected, Chain, and Cruise Automation. Homebrew has raised a total of $175M across three funds. Homebrew III was announced on Feb 12, 2018. The fund raised a total of $90M.





Timeline

Funded Companies

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A bank offering online banking services with no user no bank fees, and an option to receive direct deposit up to two days early. Chris Britt and Ryan King founded Chime in 2013, and the company is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Plaid is a company providing businesses with tools and access to develop a digital financial system.

BuildingConnected is a San Francisco-based company founded by Dustin DeVan.

Winnie enables parents to search local child care providers, including daycare and preschools for their children. Winnie provides parent-trusted child care resources and community.

Children's clothes company based in New York City.

theSkimm is a company founded by Danielle Weisberg.

An online platform for podcast hosting, distribution, analytics, and monetization.

Intellimize is a company founded by Guy Yalif, Brian Webb and Jin Lim.

Ride Report provides cities a software platform for running bike and scooter share programs.

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Associated investment funds

Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Date signed
50,000,000
February 20, 2015
90,000,000
February 12, 2018
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People

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Role
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Becky Shreffler

Employee



Beth Scheer

Head of Talent



beth sheffner scheer

Employee



Charo Gioia

Director of Operations



Cherie Yu

Founder Advisor



Cory Ondrejka

Founder advisor



Hunter Walk

Partner



jen Grant

Founder Advisor



Mark Smith

Founder Advisor



paul o'neill

Employee



Prakash Janakiraman

Founder Advisor



Roy Sehgal

Founder Advisor



Ryan Graves

Founder Advisor



Sasha Lubomirsky

Founder Advisor



Satya Patel

Partner



Scott Belsky

Venture advisor



Stacy Brown-Philpot

Founder Advisor



Zak El Fassi

Board member



Further reading

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How we work at Homebrew



Web

July 19, 2017

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