It prefers to invest in companies based in the United States, Europe, India and China operating in the agribusiness, financial services, energy, data, communication, infrastructure, software, internet of things, clean energy, retail, business e-commerce and healthcare sectors. The firm was founded in 1969 and is based in Menlo Park, California.
In April 2016 Mayfield raised $525 million across two new funds, including a $400 million early-stage firm and a $125 million fund that will be used to support portfolio companies that need later-stage funding.
Mayfield has raised 14 early-stage funds. It closed its last fund with $365 million in 2012 and used that capital to fund roughly 30 companies.
Grove Collaborative is an online, subscription-based retailer selling natural home and health products.
Lyft is an American transportation network company. It designs, markets and operates a mobile application for matching drivers with passengers.
Mammoth Biosciences is an American company based in San Francisco founded on June 1, 2017. Mammoth Biosciences uses CRISPR technology to develop bio-sensing technologies for diagnostics in industries such as healthcare, agriculture, manufacturing, and forensics.
Nebula Genomics is a genetics company developing a platform for individuals to get their personal genome sequenced, and then enable them to store and control that information through cryptographic encryption on the blockchain.
Nuvia is an electronics company that develops silicon processors for computer-based work
Mission Bio is a South San Francisco based company that develops single-cell DNA analysis and precision genomics.
Centrify is a company that offers Identity and Access Management and Privileged Identity Management to secure access across computer network and cloud computing environments. The company was formed in 2004. It is located in Santa Clara, California.
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zipongo is a San Francisco-based company founded by Jason Langheier.
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