Jeff Jordan is a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz. Prior to joining a16z, Jeff was president and CEO of OpenTable, which he took public in 2009. Before OpenTable, he was president of PayPal and the SVP and GM of eBay North America. Follow him on his blog (http://jeff.a16z.com/) and on Twitter @jeff_jordan.
Austin (TX) - Seattle (WA) - Los Angeles (CA) - New York (NY) - ; Austin Texas ; New York New York ; New York, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Other • AgroTech • IoT (& Wearables) • A.I. (& Big Data) • Advertising • AR/VR • Robotics • Mobile
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I'm a Founding Partner with Quake Capital, an industry agnostic early stage accelerator and venture fund. We prefer companies focused on markets and problems with lasting value and substantial global reach. Current investments include companies in AdTech, AgTech, AI, Energy, Enterprise Software, eSports, Hardware, IoT, Industrial, Manufacturing, and VR.
We typically get involved early, investing anywhere from $150k to $250k per opportunity and we look for quantifiable signs of traction.
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We don’t typically fund biotechnology companies, restaurants, consultancies, or other local service oriented companies.
Gradient Ventures is the venture capital arm of Google. The firm is focused on making early-stage investments in the artificial intelligence, augmented reality, virtual reality and machine learning sectors. The firm is based in Mountain View, California and was founded in 2017.
We are primarily a NY focused firm with over 90% of capital deployed locally.
Brian Hirsch is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Partner at Tribeca Venture Partners. He is a Board Member at Thinkful. He is also a Board Member at Lendio. Prior to starting Tribeca Venture Partners, Brian was a founder and Managing Director of GSA Venture Partners, formerly the venture arm of Greenhill & Co (NYSE: GHL). Prior to GSAVP, Brian was a Principal at Sterling Venture Partners and a Vice President at ABN AMRO Private Equity. Brian has invested across a broad number of sectors during his career including fintech, edtech, mobile, healthcare, online marketing and media/publishing. Brian has a BA in economics and American studies from Brandeis University. "When I was ten years old while most kids were reading comic books I was reading all of my father's business magazines. I mostly enjoyed reading the long profile stories of entrepreneurs that were building great companies against all odds. It was the 1980's and entrepreneurs like Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Scott McNealy and Scott Cook were changing the world through technology. What fascinated me was the process of taking an idea and transforming it into a reality.
Golden Seeds is an angel investor group and acts as an early-stage investment firm which specializes in seed, early stage and later stage investments. The firm focuses on women-led companies and invests in the B2B and B2C technology, healthcare and consumer products sectors. The firm was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
Florida Funders is a venture capital firm that was founded in 2013 and is based in Tampa, Florida. The firm is a hybrid of a venture capital fund and crowd-funding platform that invests in early-stage technology companies based in Florida.
I focus on consumer marketplaces and transactional businesses, particularly those that provide a 10x experience to consumers and save them money.
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Businesses that would basically be the same w/o software.
Sarah Tavel serves as General Partner at Benchmark Capital. She serves as a Board Member at Chainalysis. Tavel also served as Investment Partner at Greylock Partners prior to Benchmark Capital. She also served as an Advisor at SignalFire. Previously, she served as a Manager, Products at Pinterest. Prior to Pinterest, she was Vice President of Bessemer Venture Partners. Sarah Tavel, a senior associate in the Menlo Park office, joined Bessemer in 2006. Working with Jeremy Levine, she focused on the software and Internet sectors and has been closely involved in investments with consumer internet company Pinterest; Microsoft SharePoint migration solutions provider Metalogix; leads-generator Yodle; learning-and-talent-management company Cornerstone OnDemand (IPO); e-commerce site Onestop; energy-management company CPower (acquired by Constellation Energy); SaaS online-marketing company Convertro; business-software company MindBody Solutions; and leading Russian e-commerce company KupiVIP. She also works with Bessemer company eEye Digital Security and worked with Quidsi (operator of Diapers.com and Soap.com), acquired by Amazon.com, and classifieds-provider OLX, acquired by Naspers.
Matrix Partners is a venture capital firm based in San Francisco, California and was founded in 1977. The firm invests in the software, enterprise software, mobile, financial tech, SaaS and e-commerce sectors located in the United States.