InterWest Partners

InterWest Partners

A venture capital firm in California that focuses on investing in companies through the full range of venture investment stages.

InterWest Partners is a venture capital firm in California that focuses on investing in companies through the full range of venture investment stages. Founded 1979 in Menlo Park, California, United States, it invests in early stage ventures, late stage ventures, series B, series D, series C, and debt financing. Its portfolio companies include PMV Pharmaceuticals, NewsCred, GoCheck (Gobiquity, Inc.), Splice Machine, Aria Systems, The RealReal, Bolt, Avedro, Totango, and Gynesonics. As of April 2020, InterWest Partners has made 406 investments. Their most recent investment was on November 13, 2019, when PMV Pharmaceuticals raised $62M. InterWest Partners has had 100 exits, the most notable of which include The RealReal, Spredfast, and Polymorph. The company has raised a single venture fund, InterWest Tenth Fund. This fund was announced on August 11, 2008 and raised a total of $650M.

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Funded Companies

Company
Description
Website
Industry
Location

Canva is a company operating as an online graphic design platform. It provides users with a drag-and-drop design tool and a library of stock photographs, graphic elements and fonts.

Varolii is a Seattle-based software company.

Optimizely is an American multinational internet and technology corporation. It builds customer experience optimization software for enterprises.

Get Satisfaction is a San Francisco-based company.

A company focused on the immune response monitoring of patients with cancer, infection or autoimmune disease

GAIN Fitness is a fitness company founded by Nicholas Gammell.

HireArt is a company providing an online recruitment platform.

Badgeville is a Redwood City, California-based enterprise software company.

A medical device company developing computer-assisted robotic system to harvest follicular units

A biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, infectious diseases and autoimmune disorders

Invuity is a San Francisco-based healthcare company.

Hangtime, Inc. is a San Francisco-based company founded by Karl Jacob, Allan Carroll and Mark Halstead.

A biopharmaceutical company focused on identifying cancer therapies

Swell Radio is a Mountain View, Contra Costa County, California-based company.

Piggybackr is a San Francisco-based company founded by Andrea Lo.

An online retailer for authenticated luxury consignment

Kajeet for Education is a McLean, Virginia-based hardware company.

A medical device company designing and developing products for patients with psychiatric disorders

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People

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Role
LinkedIn

Drew Harman

Employee

Keval Desai

Employee

Linda Seale

Investor

Steve Cohen

Employee

Further reading

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Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

Aria Systems

GoCheck (Gobiquity, Inc.)

NewsCred

PMV Pharmaceuticals

Splice Machine

The RealReal

References

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