Red Sea Ventures is a venture capital and private equity firm making early stage venture capital investments in technology companies that is headquartered in New York City, New York and was founded in 2011 by Scott Birnbaum. The firm focuses in investments in early stage technology companies operating in the following industries: next generation commerce, future of work, future of living, consumer, and health.
Notable exits made by Red Sea Ventures include: Always Prepped, Buster, Electronic Objects, Elite Daily, Fly, Nest, the Outline, and Paintzen. Notable investments made by Red Sea Ventures include: Allbirds, Back to the Roots, Casetext, Fabric, Fancy, Inside Hook, Joor, Nucleus, Outdoor Voices, Sweet Green, Universal Standard, The Wonder, and Zipdrug. As of October 2019 the company has made 53 investments, has 36 companies in its portfolio, 11 exits. and has co-invested with Lerer Hippeau, Collaborative Fund, Great Oaks Venture Capital, Maveron, and RRE Ventures.
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