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".

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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.

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Funded Companies

Company
Description
Industry
Website
Location
TrustArc

TrustArc is a San Francisco-based developer of privacy compliance and risk management software for GDPR, CCPA, and related regulations.

Spire Global Inc. is a space to cloud data analytics company utilizing satellites to provide maritime, aviation, and weather tracking.

Directly is a San Francisco-based developer of artificial intelligence systems of customer experience and chatbots founded by Antony Brydon, Jean Tessier and Jeff Patterson.

A company offering a communications platform allows developers to quickly build features that connect to every email, calendar, and contacts provider in the world.

Astranis is a satellite communications company building small telecommunication satellites founded in 2015 by John Gedmark.

Planet Labs is a satellite imaging company, headquartered in San Francisco, CA, which offers monitoring with daily updates. It was founded in 2010.

An insurance technology company offering a platform for employee benefits and insurance.

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.

An education technology company that has created a platform where students can create review games for the content which they are studying It was founded in 2007 and is located in San Francisco, California.

A technology company offering a platform for renting properties.

A company with a platform where users can buy, sell, and exchange tickets for live events. It was founded in 2013 and has headquarters in San Francisco, California.

Liftopia is a San Francisco-based company founded by Ron Schneidermann.

June is a consumer electronics company making home automation products, most notably a smart oven called the June Oven.

Particle (formerly Spark.io ) is a technology company that produces low cost Internet of things hardware, software, and connectivity.

Copper is a San Francisco-based company founded by Jun (Andrew) Hu, Chris Cheng and Jon Lee.

Reputation.com is a Redwood City, California-based company founded by Ross Chanin.

Figure Eight is a machine learning and artificial intelligence company.

Survata is a marketing research company selling brand intelligence.

Circleci is a San Francisco-based integration and delivery software platform.

6sense is a company that developed the Account Based Orchestration Platform, a product that uses AI to help revenue teams with Account Based Buying.

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

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Associated investment funds

Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Date signed
Industry Ventures Special Opportunities Fund III-A, L.P.
100,000,000
47,500,000
April 11, 2016
8,670,000
8,670,000
February 1, 2012
200,000,000
190,030,000
June 30, 2016
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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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