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Overview

Number of Exits 135
CB Rank (Investor) 2,782
GV
GV provides seed, venture, and growth stage funding to technology companies.
Categories  Finance, Venture CapitalHeadquarters Regions  San Francisco Bay Area, Silicon Valley, West CoastSub-Organization of 
Alphabet
Founded Date Mar 31, 2008Founders  Bill Maris, Wesley ChanOperating Status ActiveNumber of Employees 101-250Also Known As Google VenturesChild Hubs  GV Alumni Founded Companies, GV Portfolio Companies
Investor Type  Corporate Venture Capital, Venture Capital Investment Stage  Early Stage Venture, Late Stage Venture Number of Exits 135

Launched as Google Ventures in 2009, GV is the venture capital arm of Alphabet, Inc. They’ve invested in more than 300 companies that push the edge of what’s possible. In the fields of life science, healthcare, artificial intelligence, robotics, transportation, cyber security, and agriculture, their companies aim to improve lives and change industries.

They’ve built a team of world-class engineers, designers, physicians, scientists, marketers, and investors who work together to provide these startups exceptional support on the road to success. They help their companies interface with Google, providing unique access to the world’s best technology and talent.

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Lists Featuring This Company

Early Stage Venture Investors with Investments in Texas
1,410 Number of Organizations ● $12.6B Total Funding Amount ● 275 Number of Investors
Investors Active in Zurich
468 Number of Organizations ● $14.7B Total Funding Amount ● 156 Number of Investors
Venture Capital Investors with Investments in Somerville, Massachusetts
114 Number of Organizations ● $82M Total Funding Amount ● 12 Number of Investors
Late Stage Venture Investors with Investments in Brooklyn, New York
178 Number of Organizations ● $37.5M Total Funding Amount ● 30 Number of Investors

Investments

Number of Investments 667
Number of Lead Investments 179
GV has made 667 investments. Their most recent investment was on Nov 12, 2019, when Orbital Insight raised $50M.
Announced Date  
Organization Name  
Lead Investor  
Funding Round  
Money Raised  
Nov 12, 2019
Orbital Insight
Series D - Orbital Insight
$50M
Oct 23, 2019
Viz
Series B - Viz
$50M
Oct 22, 2019
IonQ
Series B - IonQ
$55M
Oct 15, 2019
Lovevery
Series B - Lovevery
$20M
Oct 3, 2019
Tenaya Therapeutics
Series B - Tenaya Therapeutics
$92M
Sep 30, 2019
Digit
Series C - Digit
$27.5M
Sep 19, 2019
Kitchen United
Yes
Series B - Kitchen United
$40M
Sep 10, 2019
Trucode Gene Repair
Yes
Venture Round - Trucode Gene Repair
$34M
Sep 9, 2019
Snyk
Yes
Series C - Snyk
$70M
Aug 27, 2019
Ethos Life
Yes
Series C - Ethos Life
$60M

Exits

Number of Exits 135
GV has had 135 exits. GV's most notable exits include UberNest Labs, and HubSpot.
Uber
Uber develops, markets, and operates a ride-sharing mobile application that allows consumers to submit a trip request.
Nest Labs
Nest Labs is a home automation company manufacturing sensor-driven, Wi-Fi-enabled, self-learning thermostats and smoke detectors.
HubSpot
HubSpot develops cloud-based, inbound marketing software that allows businesses to transform the way that they market online.
Cloudera
Cloudera delivers an Enterprise Data Cloud for any data, anywhere, from the Edge to AI.
Jet
Jet operates an e-commerce platform that allows its member to shop online from various retailers.
Slack
Slack is an enterprise software platform that allows teams and businesses of all sizes to communicate effectively.
OnDeck
Ondeck is a technology-enabled financial platform that provides loan financing to small- and medium-sized businesses.
Editas Medicine
Editas Medicine is engaged in discovering and developing a novel class of genome editing therapeutics.
Luxe
Luxe is an on-demand valet parking and car services app that makes owning a car more simple.
CTRL-labs
CTRL-labs is a startup pioneering the development of non-invasive neural interfaces that reimagine how humans and machines collaborate.

Funds Raised

Number of Funds 1
Total Fund Raised $100M
GV has raised a total of $100M in a single venture fund, GV European Fund. This fund was announced on Jul 9, 2014 and raised a total of $100M.
Announced Date  
Fund Name  
Money Raised  
Jul 9, 2014
GV European Fund
$100M

Current Team

Number of Current Team Members 72
GV has 72 current team members, including CEO & Managing Partner David Krane.
David Krane
CEO & Managing Partner
Krishna Yeshwant
General Partner
Karim Faris
General Partner
M.G. Siegler
General Partner
Mandy Kakavas
Communications Partner
Erik Nordlander
General Partner

Board Members and Advisors

Number of Board Members / Advisors 19
GV has 19 board members and advisors, including Sanyin Siang.
Sanyin Siang
Advisor
Mar 2017
Craig Kornblau
Advisor
Mar 2017
Guillaume Le Cunff
Advisor
Mar 2017
Stephen Gillett
Advisor
Oct 12, 2015
Kevin Rose
Advisor
Jan 1, 2015

Company Tech Stack by Siftery

GV uses 11 technology products and services including Google AnalyticsG Suite (formerly Google Apps for Work), and Modernizr.

Mobile App Metrics by Apptopia

Downloads Last 30 Days 184
Monthly Download Growth -1.08%
GV has 184 monthly app downloads. The most popular apps downloaded are PDC Calculator and Flappy Goomba.
App Name  
App Store  
Monthly Downloads  
PDC Calculator
Itunes Connect 184
Flappy Goomba
Google Play

Website Tech Stack by BuiltWith

GV is actively using 44 technologies for its website. These include Viewport MetaIPhone / Mobile Compatible, and SPF.

Web Traffic by SimilarWeb

GV is ranked 203,410 among websites globally based on its 281,347 monthly web visitors.

Patents and Trademarks by IPqwery

GV has registered 3 trademarks with the most popular class being 'Advertising; business'.

Interest Signals by Bombora

GV employees are showing high interest in Venture Capital (VC)Cybercrime, and Hardware Resources.

Competitors & Revenue by Owler

GV has $16.6M in estimated revenue annually. GV competes with AccelAndreessen Horowitz, and Trinity Ventures.

Events

Number of Events 2
GV has participated in 2 events. Recently, they attended Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing 2019 on Oct 1, 2019.

Recent News & Activity

Number of Articles 3,208

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