The people behind the ideas.
The ideas behind the companies.

Common Room
Common Room’s
Linda Lian
on integrating community into your company
Pendulum
Pendulum’s
Mark Listes
on finding hidden narratives in social media
OctoML
OctoML’s
Luis Ceze
on bringing ML to all platforms
Flexe
Flexe’s
Karl Siebrecht
on transforming the logistics industry
Spotnana
Spotnana’s
Sarosh Waghmar
on challenging a decades-old industry
Highspot
Highspot’s
Robert Wahbe
on customers, AI, and building relationships that last
Nautilus Bio
Nautilus Bio’s
Sujal Patel and Parag Mallick
on the proteome
SeekOut
SeekOut’s
Anoop Gupta
on hiring and untapped talent pools
Rover
Rover’s
Aaron Easterly
on the love of pets and finding the right partners
RelationalAI
RelationalAI’s
Molham Aref
on finding investors who believe in your passion
Statsig
Statsig’s
Vijaye Raji
on using data to build better products
Crowd Cow
Crowd Cow’s
Elizabeth Liu
on the power of e-commerce to transform an industry

Company List

  • Amazon
    Amazon is a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle that seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices.
    Initial Investment
    1995
    Amazon is a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle that seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices.
    CEO
    Andy Jassy
    Investment Journey
    Public May 1997
    NASDAQ: AMZN
    Initial Investment
    1995
  • Classmates.com
    Classmates.com was a provider of online social networking.
    Initial Investment
    1999
    Classmates.com was a provider of online social networking.
    Founder
    Randy Conrads
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by United Online, Inc.
    Initial Investment
    1999
  • Decide
    Decide was an online shopping research service that predicted whether prices were going up or down on consumer electronics, housewares and other products.
    Initial Investment
    2010
    Decide was an online shopping research service that predicted whether prices were going up or down on consumer electronics, housewares and other products.
    Founders
    Brian Ma
    Ian Ma
    Han Hsu
    Ken Hsu
    Oren Etzioni
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by Ebay 2013
    Initial Investment
    2010
  • Farecast.com
    Farecast was the pioneer in using big data to predict price increases and decreases for airfare and other travel expenses.
    Initial Investment
    2004
    Farecast was the pioneer in using big data to predict price increases and decreases for airfare and other travel expenses.
    Founders
    Oren Etzioni
    Jay Bartot
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by Microsoft 2008
    Initial Investment
    2004
  • Give InKind
    Give InKind is a platform for organizing support for anyone, from anywhere. Each InKind page allows friends, families, and communities to provide help in a way that works for them. From sending a meal to new parents to supporting a sick coworker, more than 3M people have come to Give InKind to answer the question “how can I help?”
    Initial Investment
    2019
    Give InKind is a platform for organizing support for anyone, from anywhere. Each InKind page allows friends, families, and communities to provide help in a way that works for them. From sending a meal to new parents to supporting a sick coworker, more than 3M people have come to Give InKind to answer the question “how can I help?”
    Founder
    Laura Malcolm
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by Wolfe 2022
    Initial Investment
    2019
  • PlayFab
    PlayFab offers the most complete backend and operations platform built exclusively for live games.
    Initial Investment
    2015
    PlayFab offers the most complete backend and operations platform built exclusively for live games.
    Founders
    James Gwertzman
    Matt Augustine
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by Microsoft 2018
    Initial Investment
    2015
  • Pro.com
    Pro.com was a national technology-driven, licensed General Contractor that offered mobile-friendly quotes, easy to understand digital invoices, and reliable project management – across small home improvement projects up to major renovations and new home construction.
    Initial Investment
    2013
    Pro.com was a national technology-driven, licensed General Contractor that offered mobile-friendly quotes, easy to understand digital invoices, and reliable project management – across small home improvement projects up to major renovations and new home construction.
    Founder
    Matt Williams
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by Opendoor 2021
    Initial Investment
    2013
  • Redfin
    Redfin is a technology-powered real estate company. We help people find a place to live with brokerage, instant home-buying (iBuying), rentals, lending, title insurance, and renovations services. We sell homes for more money and charge half the fee. We also run the country’s #1 real-estate brokerage site. Our home-buying customers see homes first with on-demand tours, and our lending and title services help them close quickly. Customers selling a home can take an instant cash offer from Redfin or have our renovations crew fix up their home to sell for top dollar. Our rentals business empowers millions nationwide to find apartments and houses for rent. Since launching in 2006, we’ve saved customers more than $1 billion in commissions. We serve more than 100 markets across the U.S. and Canada and employ over 6,000 people.
    Initial Investment
    2005
    Redfin is a technology-powered real estate company. We help people find a place to live with brokerage, instant home-buying (iBuying), rentals, lending, title insurance, and renovations services. We sell homes for more money and charge half the fee. We also run the country’s #1 real-estate brokerage site. Our home-buying customers see homes first with on-demand tours, and our lending and title services help them close quickly. Customers selling a home can take an instant cash offer from Redfin or have our renovations crew fix up their home to sell for top dollar. Our rentals business empowers millions nationwide to find apartments and houses for rent. Since launching in 2006, we’ve saved customers more than $1 billion in commissions. We serve more than 100 markets across the U.S. and Canada and employ over 6,000 people.
    CEO
    Glenn Kelman
    Investment Journey
    Public 2017
    NASDAQ: RDFN
    Initial Investment
    2005
  • ShareBuilder
    Sharebuilder was a provider of low-cost, online investment products and tools that help people build wealth over the long term.
    Initial Investment
    2000
    Sharebuilder was a provider of low-cost, online investment products and tools that help people build wealth over the long term.
    Founder
    Jeff Seeley
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by ING Direct 2007
    Initial Investment
    2000
  • Style Genome
    Style Genome was a fully scalable 100% personalization SaaS solution for creating a unique shopping experience for individual customers in real time.
    Initial Investment
    2018
    Style Genome was a fully scalable 100% personalization SaaS solution for creating a unique shopping experience for individual customers in real time.
    Founders
    Mia Lewin
    Mike Dierken
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by Wayfair 2021
    Initial Investment
    2018
  • Tally
    Tally was a mobile tech platform deepening engagement around live events—built around a unique, free-to-play predictions experience.
    Initial Investment
    2017
    Tally was a mobile tech platform deepening engagement around live events—built around a unique, free-to-play predictions experience.
    Founders
    Russell Wilson
    Jason LeeKeenan
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by Nike 2019
    Initial Investment
    2017
  • Z2
    Z2 creates original next-generation, free-to-play, social and multiplayer games for mobile devices.
    Initial Investment
    2008
    Z2 creates original next-generation, free-to-play, social and multiplayer games for mobile devices.
    Founder
    Damon Danieli
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by King Digital Entertainment 2015
    Initial Investment
    2008