Fun SaaS, particularly with a defensible barrier to entry that is technical. Some infrastructure software & hardware. IoT for consumers and enterprises.
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We don't make consumer (B2C) or crypto investments, sorry.
Jonathan Heiliger serves as Partner at Vertex Ventures US. He is a Board Member at LaunchDarkly. Most recently, he was a General Partner with North Bridge Venture Partners, from April 2012 to November 2014. During his tenure, he started the seed practice and led investments in Lytro, Periscope.io, Quora, and Ravel Law. Prior to NBVP, Jonathan worked at Facebook, where he led global infrastructure, site architecture and internal systems as VP Infrastructure & Technical Operations, from 2007 until 2011. During that time Facebook grew from 35 million to over 800 million users. Before that, Jonathan held executive engineering roles at Wal-Mart and Danger (acquired by Microsoft). He also spent several years as Chief Operating Officer for Loudcloud (which became Opsware and was later acquired by HP). Earlier in his career, Jonathan co-founded and was CTO of GlobalCenter, and later founded Global Crossing's venture capital group. Jonathan currently serves on the board of directors of DuPont Fabros (DFT), Jive Software (JIVE), and Webmonsters. He also co-founded Coolan and served as an Advisor.
For Flybridge, I am primarily focused on core B2B tech, including developer-focused companies and AI applications & platforms.
I also founded and help manage, in conjunction with a team of 22 female founders, XFactor Ventures, a pre-seed fund focused on new companies with female founders
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We are typically the "first institutional check" for companies, so not focused on large >$8M Series As for Series B and beyond. Industry wise, not doing anything in the healthcare market, unless it's HCIT.
Raleigh (NC) - Boston (MA) - New York (NY) - Atlanta (GA) - Portland (OR) - Seattle (WA) - San Francisco (CA) - San Francisco Bay Area (CA) - Palo Alto (CA), U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • IoT (& Wearables) • A.I. (& Big Data) • Web Security (& Privacy) • AR/VR • Developer tools • Future Of Work • Robotics • Aerospace (& Defense) • Nanotechnology
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Ubiquity Ventures invests in software as it leaves the screen and enters the real world. This ubiquitous software (1) runs on smart hardware and/or (2) understands the world using machine intelligence, so we make seed-stage investments in and partner with smart hardware and machine intelligence startups.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... San Francisco, Califo..., U.S.A.
$150000000 (Series C)
$50000000 (Series B)
$20000000 (Series A)
$6300000 (Seed Round)
$6000000 (Seed Round)
$4000000 (Seed Round)
• Run The World:
$10800000 (Series A)
San Francisco, California - Hardware - Media/content - Social mobile - Saratoga, California, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Media • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • Web Security (& Privacy) • Messaging • Mobile Apps • Online Social
General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz
Connie Chan is a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, a Silicon Valley based technology venture capital firm with over $7B under management. Since joining Andreessen Horowitz in 2011, Connie has worked on the investment team sourcing deals and working closely with startups across the portfolio. She also spearheaded the firm’s Asia network to bridge the gap between Silicon Valley companies looking to navigate Asia opportunities and companies in Asia seeking to better understand Silicon Valley.
Before joining Andreessen Horowitz, Connie worked at HP leading its webOS efforts in China. She started her career as a private equity investor at Elevation Partners, investing in media and entertainment. She has been named a LinkedIn NextWave Top Professional 35 and Under, Wired's Next 20 Tech Visionary, Fast Company's Most Creative People 2017, and won a Sydney award for her writing on WeChat, and is a Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum. Connie received her B.A. in Economics and M.S. in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University.
Connie Chan（陈梅陵）是美国硅谷创投公司Andreessen Horowitz的合伙人，其专注于消费类技术领域的早期阶段风投项目，并负责建立和维护该公司的亚太区关系。此前，Connie带领惠普Palm公司的在华业务发展以及市场营销工作，并负责管理webOS操作系统的应用程序搜索目录（App Catalog）、开发人员门户以及Facebook移动应用程序的创建。在Palm之前，Connie担任美国硅谷私募集金Elevation Partners的创始资深投资经理，为该拥有18亿美元管理资产的基金研究并分析高科技、媒体及娱乐领域的投资项目。Connie毕业于斯坦福大学，于四年之内获得经济学学士学位以及管理科学及工程的硕士学位。
Phil Boyer serves as Principal at Crosslink Capital. Phil joined Crosslink in 2014 and focuses on investments in enterprise software and frontier technology, including data applications, cloud infrastructure, security, and IoT/connected hardware. Phil has been researching and investing in both early stage and at-scale technology companies for nearly a decade. At Crosslink, Phil has been closely involved with investments such as Descartes Labs, Molekule, NodeSource, ProtectWise, Verodin, BetterUp, and Weave, among others. Prior to joining Crosslink, Phil was an early stage investor with Tenfore Holdings, a venture capital firm in New York City. Before venture, Phil was an equity research analyst at Credit Suisse and RBC, where he wrote and published research on public technology companies such as Google, Amazon, LinkedIn, eBay, and others. He has earned B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in economics.
Elena Volotovskaya graduated from the Faculty of Global Economics of the State University of Management in Moscow. In 2006, she became a Ph.D. in Economics and continued her education in the California State University, getting an MBA degree in 2008.
Today Elena is an investment guru with many years of experience in the field of M&A. She began her career in Softline as a Director for Institutional Investor Relations, and then founded the Softline Venture Partners Fund. The Fund amount is over 20 million USD, and its portfolio has over 15 projects. The Fund invests in Cloud&SaaS, digital marketing, enterprise software, information security and e-commerce. Elena also runs the joint fund of Softline and the RVC seed fund that makes seed investments into technology projects.
Elena not only runs these funds, but also devotes much time to social projects. She sits in the OPORA Russia IT Committee and is a member of the Opora for IT board — an IT project competition for small and medium businesses in Russia. In 2013, Elena has received the prestigious Venture Award 2013 in the category Venture Lady of the Year.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... Palo Alto (CA) , San ..., U.S.A.
$1500000 (Seed Round)
(Pre Seed Round)
Palo Alto (CA) - San Jose (CA) - Berkeley (CA) - Oakland (CA) - San Mateo (CA) - Redwood City (CA) - New York (NY) - Los Angeles (CA), U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • PropTech • Other • Media • Businesses Solutions • Retail (& E-Commerce) • A.I. (& Big Data) • Web Security (& Privacy) • Analytics • Developer tools • Real Estate (& Construction)
Partner at OVO Fund
Seed stage tech investor who co-founded an e-commerce company, worked at an enterprise IT startup, incubated and launched a double bottom line investment fund in DC and pulled all-nighters on Wall Street as an investment banker.
I'm interested in meeting scrappy, persistent, visionary and high integrity entrepreneurs with a chip on their shoulder.
Specialties: Seed Stage Investing, US / China Startups, Capital Raising including Seed Stage Syndication, Supporting Entrepreneurs
Advising and investing in early stage companies that spark my passion. Type of business is much less important than the team, market, and opportunity. I love businesses that see a significant need and have a viable solution.
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Me too companies.
"The Uber of ...".
"The Airnb of ..."
"Facebook for ..."
Any early-stage technology/idea that can have an impact....
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Are you an early stage team with a disruptive idea?
We help founders bring ideas to life.
We can lead Pre-Seed, Seed, and help through a successful A round.
We tend to get more involved in B2B or B2B2C business models and look for
companies in early to early-early stages.... An areas we can add the most value.