Hydrazine Capital

Hydrazine Capital

An early-stage venture capital firm that invested in the life sciences, specialty foods, marketplace, big data, healthcare, consumer networks, enterprise software, internet connected hardware, and education industries.

Hydrazine Capital was an early-stage venture capital firm that invested in life sciences, specialty foods, marketplaces, big data, healthcare, consumer networks, enterprise software, internet connected hardware, and education industries. It was headquartered in San Francisco, California, and founded in 2012 by Jack Altman and Sam Altman. The firm also had on office in New York City, New York. The co-founder of Hydrazine Capital Jack Altman went on to found Lattice, a company making performance management software, after wrapping up his time with Hydrazine Capital.

Investments

The firm primarily invested in Seed, Series A, and Series B investment rounds. Notable investments made by Hydrazine Capital include: Starsky Robotics (Seed), Verbling (seed), Patreon (Series A), Zenefits (Series B), Flexport (Series A), BuildZoom (Seed), Cambrian Genomics (Seed), Studio SBV, and Oyster (Seed). Two startups in its portfolio, Oyster and Verbling, have exited.

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Funded Companies

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Zenefits

Zenefits is a human resources company. It provides a digital HR platform for small and medium businesses.

Flexport is a licensed freight forwarder and shipping company based in San Francisco, CA, USA. They manage global logistics for businesses.

Driverless truck company based in San Francisco, California.

A platform that enables users to search for building contractors.

Verbling is a company providing an e-learning platform for language over video chat. It participated in the S11 cohort of Y Combinator.

A company that creates food replacement products

Oyster is a publishing company.

Patreon is a crowdfunding platform founded by Jack Conte.

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Jack Altman

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Sam Altman

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