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Maveron

Maveron is a venture capital firm investing in social, financial technology, health technology, e-commerce, education, and other consumer focused companies.

Maveron is a venture capital investment firm that prefers to invest in the seed and early-stage consumer companies that directly engage, evangelize and enchant customers. The firm was founded in 1998 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

Maveron funds seed and Series A companies that empower consumers to live on their terms. Based in San Francisco and Seattle and invest coast-to-coast.

Founded in 1998 by Dan Levitan and Howard Schultz, the firm has offices in San Francisco and Seattle. Maveron investments include Zulily, Allbirds, Common, August Home, eBay, Capella Education, General Assembly, and Trupanion. Maveron's name was coined from the words "maverick" and "vision."

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Funded Companies

Company
Description
Website
Industry
Location

Allbirds is a startup company manufacturing wool footwear.

An e-commerce company that sells high-quality hijabs with a focus on clientele in the United States. It was founded in 2010 and is located in New York City.

U.S-based company developing interactive mobile application for children book readings.

A retail company that combines shopping with socializing. It was founded in 2017 and is located in Dallas, Texas.

Zume Pizza is a food delivery company operating an automated pizza delivery platform. It offers pizza without artificial flavors or high fructose corn syrup.

CircleUp is a San Francisco, California based venture capital firm founded in 2012 by Rory Eakin and Ryan Caldbeck.

General Assembly is a private, for-profit education organization founded by CEO Jake Schwartz, Adam Pritzker, Matthew Brimer, and Brad Hargreaves in early 2011.

Tred is a Seattle-based company in the automotive industry founded by John Wehr.

A company based in New York City providing a platform for guiding cyclist through safe and enjoyable bike routes.

Julep beauty, inc. is a privately held seattle, wa based cosmetics company.

Red Tricycle is a company founded by Jacqui Boland, Craig Zingerline and Dan Zaner.

Trupanion is a Seattle-based company.

A full-service healthcare company in New York that focuses on providing medications.

Lemon is a mobile payment company founded by Bel Pesce, Levi Pereira and Keira Seddon.

American entertainment and media news website

Zulily is a Seattle-based company founded by Darrell Cavens.

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Associated investment funds

Investment Fund
Description
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Date signed

7,295,000
7,295,000
November 30, 2015

100,000,000
December 20, 2013
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Carly Osmonson

Director of Administration

Clayton Lewis

Employee

Dan Levitan

Co-Founder and Partner

David Glickman

Employee

David Wu

Employee

Howard Schultz

Founder

Jason Stoffer

Employee

Jodi Olson

EA and Event Coordinator

Raeann Yurman

Executive Assistant

Rebecca Kaden

Employee

Further reading

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Maveron Keeps Its Money on Consumer Investing

Katie Roof

Web

May 29, 2019

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