Golden
Owl Ventures

Owl Ventures

Owl Ventures is a San Francisco Bay Area based venture capital fund investing in education technology companies.

Founded in 2014, Owl Ventures is a venture capital investment firm that is based in San Francisco, California. The firm invests in education technology companies.



Owl Ventures, as of January 2020, has invested in 24 companies across the education spectrum encompassing early childhood, K-12, higher education and career mobility and professional learning. Owl leverages its deep domain expertise and takes an active hands-on approach to help entrepreneurs scale their businesses into transformative category leading companies. The firm has over $600 million in assets under management.

Timeline

Funded Companies

Company
Description
Website
Industry
Location

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. 

BYJU's is an educational technology company providing online learning and tutoring services for students.

U.S-based company developing digital competency-based assessments.

A company that uses virtual reality and virtual laboratories for life science education

BenchPrep is a Chicago-based company founded by Ashish Rangnekar.

Kiddom's K-12 operating system enables schools and districts to collaborate and individualize instruction.

Swing Education is an educational technology company founded by Mike Teng.

Tinkergarten provides early childhood education with outdoor classes and activities. They match families with local community leaders who offer play-based classes.

Software for master scheduling for schools.

Kuali is a Salt Lake City-based company.

14 Results
Page 1 of 1
Results per page:
Powered by Golden Research Engine

Associated investment funds

Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Date signed
60,000,000
June 23, 2014
175,000,000
September 28, 2016
225,000,000
July 10, 2018
4 Results
Page 1 of 1
Results per page:
Powered by Golden Research Engine

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Amit A. Patel

Managing Director



Brittany Helm

Operations



Carmell Lazar

Operations



Ian Chiu

Managing Director



Jed Smith

Co-Founder and Special Advisor



Jenny Wang

Principal



John Azubuike

Senior Associate



Kate Chhabra

Chief Financial Officer and Partner



Malvika Bhagwat

Director, Outcomes and Efficacy



Regina Lombardo

Operations



Ross Darwin

Principal



Teresa Lew

Director of Finance



Tom Costin

Managing Director



Tory Patterson

Co-Founder and Managing Director



Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date









Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link





Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services









News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
July 1, 2019
WebWire
SV Academy, the first tuition-free, online vocational school that guarantees non-coders access to high-growth sales careers, today announced a $9.5 million Series A led by Owl Ventures with participation from Bloomberg Beta, Kapor Capital, Rethink Education, Strada Education Network, and Uprising. This funding will be used to expand the number of student seats with the goal of helping more people across the country land high-paying tech jobs without having to learn how to code. Thi...

References