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Industry Ventures

Industry Ventures

A venture capital firm that specializes in secondary investments. It was founded in 2000 and is located in San Francisco, California.

Industry Ventures is a San Francisco-based company that is a liquidity provider for private shares, limited partnerships, and early-stage venture capital funds. It makes investments in its portfolio companies and venture funds and has over $3.4 billion of assets in management. It has the stated mission of supporting technology companies and their venture capital partners with "reliable, honest, efficient, and long-term capital solutions".

Product

The company has four investment strategies: secondary fund, hybrid fund of funds, direct fund, and a tech buyout fund. The secondary fund acquires venture capital assets of late-stage venture-backed companies. The hybrid fund of funds provides monetary support to early-stage venture-backed companies. The direct fund focuses on early to mid-stage start-ups through avenues such as direct company investments and the tech buyout fund targets lower and mid-market technology buyouts managers. The company has also created special purchase vehicles so that it can purchase investments with general partners. 





Timeline

Funded Companies

30 Results
Company
Company
Description
Description
Website
Website
Industry
Industry
Location
Location

A technology company offering a platform for renting properties.

Bugcrowd is an enterprise cloud computing and computer security crowdsourcing company that offers a platform for security testing, web, mobile, source code, and client-side applications.

Liftopia is a company founded by Ron Schneidermann.

Pantheon is the website management platform for Drupal & WordPress sites.

Survata is a marketing research company selling brand intelligence.

The Nylas communications platform allows developers to quickly build features that connect to every email, calendar, and contacts provider in the world.

Havenly is a Denver-based company founded by Lee Mayer.

IoT and analytics company for pharma & biotech manufacturing processes company

MX is a data company that serves financial institutions and fintech companies.

Boundless is a Boston-based company founded by Doug Rand.

Zubale is a company founded by Sebastian Monroy.

Booksy is a San Francisco-based company.

Lyte is a San Francisco-based predictive analytics company founded by Ant Taylor, Karina Brioukhova and Alexander Ryzhko.

ProsperWorks is a San Francisco-based company.

Associated investment funds

17 Results
Investment Fund
Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Location
Date signed
Date signed
8,670,000
8,670,000
February 1, 2012
200,000,000
190,030,000
June 30, 2016

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Aaron Hinz

CFO



Hans Swildens

CEO and Founder



Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Industry Ventures receives minority investment from Goldman Sachs Asset Management's Petershill Program - PE Hub

Mark Boslet

Web

April 17, 2019

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Hans Swildens, Fin Tech Entrepreneur

June 21, 2018

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services









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