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.

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Funded Companies

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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.

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

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

Swing Education is a 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.

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Associated investment funds

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Total offering (USD)
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Location
Date signed
60,000,000
June 23, 2014
175,000,000
September 28, 2016
225,000,000
July 10, 2018
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People

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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

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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...

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