Lowercase Capital is a private equity and venture capital firm based in San Francisco. Founded in 2007 by Chris Sacca, it has commitments of $8.5 million from partners, including Richard Branson and Eric Schmidt. The company specialises in investments in seed/startups, mature, and later stage companies. The firm typically invests in wireless, media, commerce, infrastructure, energy, and transportation sectors. It also advises businesses and funds.
In April 2017, Lowercase Capital announced they would no longer be raising new venture funds.
Lowercase Capital has raised a total of $33.5 million across 2 funds. Their second fund was announced on June 11, 2014 and raised a total of $25 million. Lowercase Angel Fund raised $8.5 million in 2010. Investments include Tala, Boundless Mind, Happy Returns and Grove, with exits including Instagram, Twitter and Gimlet Media.
In 2017, Lowercase demanded the resignation of former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick after accusations of misconduct within Uber.
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Crystal English Sacca
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