Maven Ventures

Maven is a trusted Executive Search and Assessment firm specialising in building out Management Teams & Boards for investor backed, high growth companies & the Funds who invest in them. They engage with Founders, CEOs and Investors in North America and Europe. They are proud to see that every retained search, leadership advisory or board engagement adds value to the business and individuals they place. Their large international network of leaders within Private Equity and Venture Capital backed companies and acquisitive corporations, built up over the last fifteen years, enables us to deliver an accelerated and accurate personal service covering.

Sara Deshpande

General Partner

Robert Ravanshenas

Senior Associate

Jim Scheinman

Managing Partner

91 past transactions

Epic! Creations Inc.

Series D in 2019
Epic! Creations Inc. provides an online children's subscription book service that offers books and chapter books for children ages 12 and under worldwide. It offers Epic, a digital reading platform with a collection of read-to-me books, audiobooks, educational videos, and fun educational quizzes. Its service is available on the Web, iOS devices, and Android devices. Epic! Creations Inc. was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Redwood City, California.

Wild Type, Inc.

Series A in 2019
Wild Type, Inc. produces meat, poultry, and seafood by culturing cells, without raising or slaughtering animals. It offers a viable alternative to food ecosystem by providing sustainable meat using cellular agriculture technology. The company addresses challenges of generation, such as climate change, food security, and health. Wild Type, Inc. was founded in 2016 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Zoom

Series A in 2013
Zoom is the leader in modern enterprise video communications, with a secure, easy cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, messaging, and webinars across mobile, desktop, and room systems. Zoom Rooms is the original software-based conference room solution used around the world in board, conference, huddle, and training rooms, as well as executive offices and classrooms. Founded in 2011, Zoom helps businesses and organizations bring their teams together in a frictionless environment to get more done. Zoom is a private company headquartered in San Jose, CA. Visit zoom.us and follow @zoom_us.

Shots Studios

Series A in 2015
Created by [John Shahidi](https://www.crunchbase.com/person/john-shahidi) and [Sam Shahidi](https://www.crunchbase.com/person/sam-shahidi), Shots Studios is backed by Justin Bieber, Floyd Mayweather, WI Harper, and DCM Ventures. Shots Studios is a premier digital media company for a new world of creators. Shots collaborates with top-tier talents like Lele Pons and Rudy Mancuso to produce premium comedy and music videos for Millennials and Gen Z. Shots’ content gets watched over 1.2 billion minutes per month by a youthful audience between 13-34.

AngelList

Series B in 2015
AngelList is a platform for startups, angel investors, and job-seekers looking to work at startups. AngelList's goal is also to democratize the investment process. In 2014, the company raised $104 million online. It has also funded 243 startups. In 2015, they've made over 548K introductions between job-seekers and companies. Founded by Babak Nivi and Naval Ravikant in 2010, AngelList is headquartered in San Francisco, California, United States.

Daybreak Health

Seed Round in 2021
Daybreak Health Inc. provides evidence based online counseling services for teens that focuses on achievement pressure, stress, social isolation, self-esteem, anxiety, and depression. The company provides individual counseling, group sessions , and wellbeing tools through its mobile app. Daybreak Health Inc. was formerly known as Elemental Health Inc. The company founded in 2020 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Eden

Seed Round in 2015
Eden Technologies, Inc. provides a workplace management platform for offices in the United States. The company’s platform is used for various applications, such as administrative support, catering, cleaning, design, corporate events, installation, repair and maintenance, moving, pest and animal control, it support, security, and supplies. Eden Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2001 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Hello Heart Inc.

Series B in 2019
Hello Heart is a best in class solution that empowers people to understand and improve their heart health - the #1 cost factor for employers. The program is clinically based and targets people with high blood pressure. Each of our users receives a wireless blood pressure monitor and real-time personalized tips on their smartphone. It is easy to use and helps participants improve their heart health in a fun and engaging way.

Banjo

Series B in 2014
Banjo, Inc., a live intelligence platform, which provides social discovery service that allows users to explore social and local conversations across social networks and zero in on relevant updates happening nearby. It also offers its services through a mobile application. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Park City, Utah with additional offices in Redwood City, California; Washington, Districts of Columbia; and Las Vegas, Nevada.

Wild Type, Inc.

Private Placement in 2019
Wild Type, Inc. produces meat, poultry, and seafood by culturing cells, without raising or slaughtering animals. It offers a viable alternative to food ecosystem by providing sustainable meat using cellular agriculture technology. The company addresses challenges of generation, such as climate change, food security, and health. Wild Type, Inc. was founded in 2016 and is based in San Francisco, California.

AltspaceVR, Inc.

Series A in 2015
AltspaceVR is a virtual reality software company. AltspaceVR is bringing two-dimensional web content into shared virtual spaces, and extending the web to create fully holographic experiences. Through the software users will be able to watch streaming video, play games, and get work done, together and entirely inside of virtual reality. The software is powered by, and fully embraces, the modern open web.

spinach.io

Venture Round in 2022
Spinach is one of the first Zoom Apps partners aimed at helping distributed teams be more effective.

Hello Heart Inc.

Series D in 2022
Hello Heart is a best in class solution that empowers people to understand and improve their heart health - the #1 cost factor for employers. The program is clinically based and targets people with high blood pressure. Each of our users receives a wireless blood pressure monitor and real-time personalized tips on their smartphone. It is easy to use and helps participants improve their heart health in a fun and engaging way.

Storehouse

Series A in 2014
Storehouse lets you tell stories with your photos and videos. Winner of TechCrunch 2015 Crunchie for Best Mobile App. Winner of the 2014 Apple Design Award. www.storehouse.co

Delta Trainer

Series A in 2022
Delta Trainer is a one-on-one remote personal training company that develops a smartwatch for fitness training and tracking. The company's watches have a built-in trainer assignment for guidance and also provide live feedback on a real-time basis that enable users to analyze the problems they are facing during their workouts.

Embark Trucks

Seed Round in 2016
Embark Trucks Inc. develops self-driving truck technology and highway autopilot system for commercial trucking. It designs artificial intelligence software that helps on long haul stretches in the trucking industry. Embark Trucks Inc. was formerly known as Varden Labs Inc. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Skip Scooters

Series A in 2018
Skip Scooters operates shared electric scooters for reliable last-mile transportation. The company works with cities to ensure our fleets are operated with the support of the surrounding communities, and they stand behind their riders by providing vehicles, safety education, and training, and world-class support. The scooter rental company is based in San Francisco, California. It is formerly known by its Y Combinator codename, Waybots.

Docket, Inc.

Seed Round in 2020
Docket, Inc. develops an online platform for creating meeting agenda. The platform provides meeting-focused workspace for collaborative agenda creation, decision documentation, and action item tracking. The company was founded in 2018 and is based in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Epic! Creations Inc.

Series C in 2017
Epic! Creations Inc. provides an online children's subscription book service that offers books and chapter books for children ages 12 and under worldwide. It offers Epic, a digital reading platform with a collection of read-to-me books, audiobooks, educational videos, and fun educational quizzes. Its service is available on the Web, iOS devices, and Android devices. Epic! Creations Inc. was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Redwood City, California.

Tapstack

Seed Round in 2013
Tapstack was founded in 2014 as Taptalk, and since then, we’ve built a product that’s all about helping people connect more deeply to the those they care about. Their app represents a new form of communication - something in between messaging and social media - that quickly becomes indispensible for their users. It’s the easiest way to maintain a regular, day-to-day presence in the lives of those they tap with, and more importantly, it gives them a way to share all the little moments that they might not have ever otherwise shared via phone or text.

May Mobility

Private Placement in 2019
May Mobility, Inc., an autonomous vehicle company, builds and operates a fleet of driverless vehicles for providing shuttle services to enterprise and municipal customers. It offers micro-transit service using six-passenger electric vehicles that steer themselves through traffic on mapped and closed loop. May Mobility, Inc. was founded in 2017 and is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Carrot Fertility, Inc.

Seed Round in 2017
Carrot offers a fertility benefit for modern companies, focused on making fertility care easier, accessible, and more affordable. The company partners with modern companies to provide fertility coverage for the millions of employees. Through its software, Carrot helps employees to personalize a fertility plan, chat with fertility experts, order medications, and access unique content. It helps them access the care they need, such as egg freezing, in-vitro fertilization, fertility diagnoses, and more.

Zippin

Seed Round in 2018
Zippin owns and operates AI-driven software platform of checkout-free technology which enables retailers to quickly deploy frictionless shopping in their stores. The company is based in the United States.

AltspaceVR, Inc.

Seed Round in 2014
AltspaceVR is a virtual reality software company. AltspaceVR is bringing two-dimensional web content into shared virtual spaces, and extending the web to create fully holographic experiences. Through the software users will be able to watch streaming video, play games, and get work done, together and entirely inside of virtual reality. The software is powered by, and fully embraces, the modern open web.

Wonder Workshop

Series B in 2016
Wonder Workshop is teaching children to code by integrating cutting-edge hardware and software experiences. Their first products are beautifully-designed robots, Dash & Dot, that children can program using mobile devices. They are a multidisciplinary team of software and hardware designers, engineers, educators, and business leaders focused on developing mobile applications for Dash & Dot Our founders come from Google, Apple, Amazon, and Frog Design and blend their backgrounds to create cohesive multi-platform experiences. Educating children takes a village, so they have opened their API to the world so anyone can create an app to use with their robots.

Hello Heart Inc.

Series C in 2021
Hello Heart is a best in class solution that empowers people to understand and improve their heart health - the #1 cost factor for employers. The program is clinically based and targets people with high blood pressure. Each of our users receives a wireless blood pressure monitor and real-time personalized tips on their smartphone. It is easy to use and helps participants improve their heart health in a fun and engaging way.

May Mobility

Series A in 2019
May Mobility, Inc., an autonomous vehicle company, builds and operates a fleet of driverless vehicles for providing shuttle services to enterprise and municipal customers. It offers micro-transit service using six-passenger electric vehicles that steer themselves through traffic on mapped and closed loop. May Mobility, Inc. was founded in 2017 and is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Embark Trucks

Series C in 2019
Embark Trucks Inc. develops self-driving truck technology and highway autopilot system for commercial trucking. It designs artificial intelligence software that helps on long haul stretches in the trucking industry. Embark Trucks Inc. was formerly known as Varden Labs Inc. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Embark Trucks

Series A in 2017
Embark Trucks Inc. develops self-driving truck technology and highway autopilot system for commercial trucking. It designs artificial intelligence software that helps on long haul stretches in the trucking industry. Embark Trucks Inc. was formerly known as Varden Labs Inc. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Skip Transport, Inc.

Private Placement in 2018
Skip Transport, Inc. doing business as Skip, provides electric scooter rental and share services, through an app where you can find a scooter, scan a code to unlock it, and take the scooter for use. Skip Transport, Inc. was formerly known as Waybots Inc. The company was incorporated in 2017 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Zmurl

Seed Round in 2020
Luma provides a platform for people to host virtual classes, record live shows, educate, and find their communities via Zoom. They host delightful Zoom events and promote the event, manage attendees, and sell tickets. It was incorporated in 2020 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Wealthfront

Series D in 2014
Wealthfront Inc. is a privately owned investment manager. It primarily provides its services to individuals. It also caters to high net worth individuals, charitable organizations, and corporations. The firm invests in the public equity and fixed income funds. It also invests in mutual funds and exchange traded funds. It conducts in-house research to make its investments. The firm was formerly known as Wealthfront Inc. is based in Redwood City, California.

Shots Studios

Seed Round in 2013
Created by [John Shahidi](https://www.crunchbase.com/person/john-shahidi) and [Sam Shahidi](https://www.crunchbase.com/person/sam-shahidi), Shots Studios is backed by Justin Bieber, Floyd Mayweather, WI Harper, and DCM Ventures. Shots Studios is a premier digital media company for a new world of creators. Shots collaborates with top-tier talents like Lele Pons and Rudy Mancuso to produce premium comedy and music videos for Millennials and Gen Z. Shots’ content gets watched over 1.2 billion minutes per month by a youthful audience between 13-34.

Hello Heart Inc.

Venture Round in 2016
Hello Heart is a best in class solution that empowers people to understand and improve their heart health - the #1 cost factor for employers. The program is clinically based and targets people with high blood pressure. Each of our users receives a wireless blood pressure monitor and real-time personalized tips on their smartphone. It is easy to use and helps participants improve their heart health in a fun and engaging way.

Wonder Workshop

Series A in 2015
Wonder Workshop is teaching children to code by integrating cutting-edge hardware and software experiences. Their first products are beautifully-designed robots, Dash & Dot, that children can program using mobile devices. They are a multidisciplinary team of software and hardware designers, engineers, educators, and business leaders focused on developing mobile applications for Dash & Dot Our founders come from Google, Apple, Amazon, and Frog Design and blend their backgrounds to create cohesive multi-platform experiences. Educating children takes a village, so they have opened their API to the world so anyone can create an app to use with their robots.

Hello Heart Inc.

Venture Round in 2018
Hello Heart is a best in class solution that empowers people to understand and improve their heart health - the #1 cost factor for employers. The program is clinically based and targets people with high blood pressure. Each of our users receives a wireless blood pressure monitor and real-time personalized tips on their smartphone. It is easy to use and helps participants improve their heart health in a fun and engaging way.

genneve

Seed Round in 2019
Geneve is a digital health company for women such as midlife and menopause. Geneve increases accessibility to information, health providers and community for women seeking relief for hormone-driven symptoms like hot flashes, insomnia, anxiety, and loss of libido.   The company was founded in 2015 and headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

Zoom

Series C in 2015
Zoom is the leader in modern enterprise video communications, with a secure, easy cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, messaging, and webinars across mobile, desktop, and room systems. Zoom Rooms is the original software-based conference room solution used around the world in board, conference, huddle, and training rooms, as well as executive offices and classrooms. Founded in 2011, Zoom helps businesses and organizations bring their teams together in a frictionless environment to get more done. Zoom is a private company headquartered in San Jose, CA. Visit zoom.us and follow @zoom_us.

Worklife

Seed Round in 2015
WorkLife is a web app that helps teams have more productive meetings. It is a collaboration platform that automates best practices for managing meetings, projects and people and helps team to improve their performance by using it. It helps to create agendas, stay on track during the meeting, and ensure next steps will be done afterwards. WorkLife is founded in 2014 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

May Mobility

Private Placement in 2018
May Mobility, Inc., an autonomous vehicle company, builds and operates a fleet of driverless vehicles for providing shuttle services to enterprise and municipal customers. It offers micro-transit service using six-passenger electric vehicles that steer themselves through traffic on mapped and closed loop. May Mobility, Inc. was founded in 2017 and is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

SIMULATE, INC.

Private Placement in 2019
SIMULATE, INC. produces and distributes chicken nuggets. The company’s products are made using texturized pea protein technology. The company offers home delivery of its chicken nuggets. SIMULATE, INC. was formerly known as Nuggs Labs, INC. and changed its name to SIMULATE, INC. in June 2020. The company was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Skip Scooters

Seed Round in 2018
Skip Scooters operates shared electric scooters for reliable last-mile transportation. The company works with cities to ensure our fleets are operated with the support of the surrounding communities, and they stand behind their riders by providing vehicles, safety education, and training, and world-class support. The scooter rental company is based in San Francisco, California. It is formerly known by its Y Combinator codename, Waybots.

Epic! Creations Inc.

Series D in 2020
Epic! Creations Inc. provides an online children's subscription book service that offers books and chapter books for children ages 12 and under worldwide. It offers Epic, a digital reading platform with a collection of read-to-me books, audiobooks, educational videos, and fun educational quizzes. Its service is available on the Web, iOS devices, and Android devices. Epic! Creations Inc. was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Redwood City, California.

Gametime

Venture Round in 2022
Gametime United, Inc. develops a mobile application to book tickets. The company’s application enables users to buy and sell tickets for NBA, NHL, MLB, MLS, NCAA, and NFL teams. It offers its application for iOS and Android platforms through App Store and the Google Play Store. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Sunshine

Seed Round in 2015
Sunshine develops a mobile application that enables smartphone users to share and update weather information and forecasts to neighborhood peers and communities. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Delta Trainer

Seed Round in 2021
Delta Trainer is a one-on-one remote personal training company that develops a smartwatch for fitness training and tracking. The company's watches have a built-in trainer assignment for guidance and also provide live feedback on a real-time basis that enable users to analyze the problems they are facing during their workouts.

Cruise Automation

Series A in 2015
Cruise is building the world’s most advanced self-driving vehicles to safely connect people with the places, things, and experiences they care about. Cruise autonomous vehicles are on the road in San Francisco navigating some of the most challenging and unpredictable driving environments, because the best way to bring self-driving technology to the world is to expose it to the same unique and complex traffic scenarios human drivers face every day.

May Mobility

Seed Round in 2018
May Mobility, Inc., an autonomous vehicle company, builds and operates a fleet of driverless vehicles for providing shuttle services to enterprise and municipal customers. It offers micro-transit service using six-passenger electric vehicles that steer themselves through traffic on mapped and closed loop. May Mobility, Inc. was founded in 2017 and is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Warmly,

Seed Round in 2021
Warmly, Inc. develops a software that helps users in getting new warm leads by finding users and prospects when they move to a new company. The company’s platform also helps users to find qualified leads, save accounts before they churn, cross-sell into new departments, and leverage customers for warm intros. Warmly, Inc. was incorporated in 2019 and is based in Redwood City, California.

Epic! Creations Inc.

Series A in 2014
Epic! Creations Inc. provides an online children's subscription book service that offers books and chapter books for children ages 12 and under worldwide. It offers Epic, a digital reading platform with a collection of read-to-me books, audiobooks, educational videos, and fun educational quizzes. Its service is available on the Web, iOS devices, and Android devices. Epic! Creations Inc. was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Redwood City, California.

Zippin

Series A in 2019
Zippin owns and operates AI-driven software platform of checkout-free technology which enables retailers to quickly deploy frictionless shopping in their stores. The company is based in the United States.

Zippin

Private Placement in 2019
Zippin owns and operates AI-driven software platform of checkout-free technology which enables retailers to quickly deploy frictionless shopping in their stores. The company is based in the United States.

Zippin

Series B in 2021
Zippin owns and operates AI-driven software platform of checkout-free technology which enables retailers to quickly deploy frictionless shopping in their stores. The company is based in the United States.

Wild Type, Inc.

Series B in 2022
Wild Type, Inc. produces meat, poultry, and seafood by culturing cells, without raising or slaughtering animals. It offers a viable alternative to food ecosystem by providing sustainable meat using cellular agriculture technology. The company addresses challenges of generation, such as climate change, food security, and health. Wild Type, Inc. was founded in 2016 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Varden Labs

Seed Round in 2016
Varden Labs develops autonomous electric shuttles that provide transportation to campuses around the world. Its products are used in corporate campuses, universities, and retirement communities. The company is based in Waterloo, Canada.

Epic! Creations Inc.

Series B in 2015
Epic! Creations Inc. provides an online children's subscription book service that offers books and chapter books for children ages 12 and under worldwide. It offers Epic, a digital reading platform with a collection of read-to-me books, audiobooks, educational videos, and fun educational quizzes. Its service is available on the Web, iOS devices, and Android devices. Epic! Creations Inc. was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Redwood City, California.

Pley

Series B in 2015
Pley Inc. operates as a toy rental company in the United States. It rents a collection of toys, including LEGO sets, K’NEX toys, and robotic/educational toys to entertain everyone from pre-schoolers through to adulthood. The company offers rental toys through various subscription plans to families. It also sells toys online. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in San Jose, California.

Pledgeling, LLC

Seed Round in 2021
Headquartered in Venice, California, Pledgeling is the leading fundraising platform unlocking new ways for brands, nonprofits, and people to engage their communities - locally and globally - around the causes they care about. Pledgeling processes donations from 90+ countries to its database of over two million organizations, including all U.S.-registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, as well as hundreds of thousands of international charities. A member of the UN Global Compact, Pledge 1% and Conscious Capitalism, Pledgeling powers fundraisers for individuals, nonprofits, and 5,000+ mission-oriented brands (including Shopify, Box, Zoom, Discovery and Evite). Learn more at www.pledgeling.com

Docket, Inc.

Venture Round in 2021
Docket, Inc. develops an online platform for creating meeting agenda. The platform provides meeting-focused workspace for collaborative agenda creation, decision documentation, and action item tracking. The company was founded in 2018 and is based in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Marble

Series A in 2018
Marble creates a fleet of intelligent courier robots to reliably and securely transport the goods that people need and want. Marble’s robot is perfectly suited to transport the essentials including groceries, meals, and medicine.
At Chronos we are building tools to help users make better real-world decisions through passively collected data. Our first offering is a mobile app that automatically captures how you spend your time. The app runs in the background on your phone and shows you where you've been, how much time you’ve spent amongst different activities (e.g., exercising, working), as well as how long you’ve hung out with specific friends. The app also allows you to set time-related goals (e.g., go to sleep before midnight) and helps motivate you to achieve those goals. Going forward, we are working to integrate a wide range of data sources to become the one-stop shop for all of your passively-collected personal data. This allows us to surface insights across isolated verticals (e.g., how the time you spend commuting affects your sleep patterns).

Gametime

Series A in 2015
Gametime United, Inc. develops a mobile application to book tickets. The company’s application enables users to buy and sell tickets for NBA, NHL, MLB, MLS, NCAA, and NFL teams. It offers its application for iOS and Android platforms through App Store and the Google Play Store. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Epic! Creations Inc.

Seed Round in 2014
Epic! Creations Inc. provides an online children's subscription book service that offers books and chapter books for children ages 12 and under worldwide. It offers Epic, a digital reading platform with a collection of read-to-me books, audiobooks, educational videos, and fun educational quizzes. Its service is available on the Web, iOS devices, and Android devices. Epic! Creations Inc. was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Redwood City, California.

Glimpse

Seed Round in 2020
Glimpse is THE destination to have fun with your friends. On Glimpse, build rooms with your friends and match for spontaneous, quick video calls. Whether it’s with your old best friends or new sports team, Glimpse lets you stay connected to and discover awesome people.

Neighborly

Seed Round in 2015
Neighborly is a San Francisco–based startup focused on financing and deploying fiber-optic broadband infrastructure in communities around the U.S. Fiber broadband networks are the 21st century bridges to economic opportunity: critical for the economic and innovation output of the nation, and the essential foundation for every future-ready community. A fast-growing, venture-backed company at the intersection of public infrastructure, tech, and finance, Neighborly delivers critical fiber broadband infrastructure to communities, and opportunities to investors who care about closing the digital divide.

Marble

Private Placement in 2018
Marble creates a fleet of intelligent courier robots to reliably and securely transport the goods that people need and want. Marble’s robot is perfectly suited to transport the essentials including groceries, meals, and medicine.

Ottopia, LTD.

Series A in 2021
Ottopia's vision is to provide the first automotive-grade teleoperation platform. Ottopia's proprietary platform enables humans to control any type of vehicle from remote, in a manner that is safe and cyber-secure. Ottopia is the only teleoperation company that researches, develops, tests and provides all critical technologies to provide a reliable teleoperation platform.

Marble

Seed Round in 2016
Marble creates a fleet of intelligent courier robots to reliably and securely transport the goods that people need and want. Marble’s robot is perfectly suited to transport the essentials including groceries, meals, and medicine.

Pley

Series A in 2014
Pley Inc. operates as a toy rental company in the United States. It rents a collection of toys, including LEGO sets, K’NEX toys, and robotic/educational toys to entertain everyone from pre-schoolers through to adulthood. The company offers rental toys through various subscription plans to families. It also sells toys online. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in San Jose, California.

Carrot Fertility, Inc.

Series A in 2019
Carrot offers a fertility benefit for modern companies, focused on making fertility care easier, accessible, and more affordable. The company partners with modern companies to provide fertility coverage for the millions of employees. Through its software, Carrot helps employees to personalize a fertility plan, chat with fertility experts, order medications, and access unique content. It helps them access the care they need, such as egg freezing, in-vitro fertilization, fertility diagnoses, and more.

Eden

Series B in 2020
Eden Technologies, Inc. provides a workplace management platform for offices in the United States. The company’s platform is used for various applications, such as administrative support, catering, cleaning, design, corporate events, installation, repair and maintenance, moving, pest and animal control, it support, security, and supplies. Eden Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2001 and is based in San Francisco, California.

NUGGS

Series A in 2019
SIMULATE is an early-stage biotechnology company whose mission is to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable nutrition. SIMULATE’s first product, NUGGS, is a chicken nugget simulation made from plant inputs. Since NUGGS launched in the Summer of 2019, NUGGS has evolved into the fastest-growing chicken nugget on the planet. SIMULATE is currently developing other products, some that will launch later in the year.

Worklife

Seed Round in 2014
WorkLife is a web app that helps teams have more productive meetings. It is a collaboration platform that automates best practices for managing meetings, projects and people and helps team to improve their performance by using it. It helps to create agendas, stay on track during the meeting, and ensure next steps will be done afterwards. WorkLife is founded in 2014 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Neighborly

Series A in 2017
Neighborly is a San Francisco–based startup focused on financing and deploying fiber-optic broadband infrastructure in communities around the U.S. Fiber broadband networks are the 21st century bridges to economic opportunity: critical for the economic and innovation output of the nation, and the essential foundation for every future-ready community. A fast-growing, venture-backed company at the intersection of public infrastructure, tech, and finance, Neighborly delivers critical fiber broadband infrastructure to communities, and opportunities to investors who care about closing the digital divide.

Luma, Inc.

Private Placement in 2020
Luma, Inc. designs and develops platform and technology for managing events. It offers various features, such as sells tickets and accepts tips, membership, posting stories, attendance and analytics, and send invitations. The company was incorporated in 2020 and is based in Santa Monica, California.

Chariot

Seed Round in 2015
Chariot Transit Inc. provides crowd-sourced commuting services in San Francisco, California. It also provides charter services to consumers and companies to reserve chariots for personal trips and corporate events. The company offers services through a fleet of chariots. It crowdsources future routes and pickup/drop-off stops by learning home and work address from existing riders. The company offers monthly pass and ticket options for riders. It serves commuters through iPhone or Android applications, as well its mobile Website. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in San Francisco, California. As of September 9, 2016, Chariot Transit Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Ford Smart Mobility LLC.

Embark Trucks

Series B in 2018
Embark Trucks Inc. develops self-driving truck technology and highway autopilot system for commercial trucking. It designs artificial intelligence software that helps on long haul stretches in the trucking industry. Embark Trucks Inc. was formerly known as Varden Labs Inc. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Zippin

Private Placement in 2018
Zippin owns and operates AI-driven software platform of checkout-free technology which enables retailers to quickly deploy frictionless shopping in their stores. The company is based in the United States.

Class.com

Series A in 2021
Class provides Class for Zoom, which integrates the Class software on the Zoom Meetings platform to help teachers take attendance, hand out assignments, give a quiz or test, grade work, proctor exams, or talk one-on-one with a student.

Carrot Fertility, Inc.

Private Placement in 2020
Carrot offers a fertility benefit for modern companies, focused on making fertility care easier, accessible, and more affordable. The company partners with modern companies to provide fertility coverage for the millions of employees. Through its software, Carrot helps employees to personalize a fertility plan, chat with fertility experts, order medications, and access unique content. It helps them access the care they need, such as egg freezing, in-vitro fertilization, fertility diagnoses, and more.

Docket, Inc.

Private Placement in 2020
Docket, Inc. develops an online platform for creating meeting agenda. The platform provides meeting-focused workspace for collaborative agenda creation, decision documentation, and action item tracking. The company was founded in 2018 and is based in Indianapolis, Indiana.

May Mobility

Series B in 2019
May Mobility, Inc., an autonomous vehicle company, builds and operates a fleet of driverless vehicles for providing shuttle services to enterprise and municipal customers. It offers micro-transit service using six-passenger electric vehicles that steer themselves through traffic on mapped and closed loop. May Mobility, Inc. was founded in 2017 and is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Hello Heart Inc.

Private Placement in 2019
Hello Heart is a best in class solution that empowers people to understand and improve their heart health - the #1 cost factor for employers. The program is clinically based and targets people with high blood pressure. Each of our users receives a wireless blood pressure monitor and real-time personalized tips on their smartphone. It is easy to use and helps participants improve their heart health in a fun and engaging way.

Class.com

Seed Round in 2020
Class provides Class for Zoom, which integrates the Class software on the Zoom Meetings platform to help teachers take attendance, hand out assignments, give a quiz or test, grade work, proctor exams, or talk one-on-one with a student.

Embark Trucks

Private Placement in 2019
Embark Trucks Inc. develops self-driving truck technology and highway autopilot system for commercial trucking. It designs artificial intelligence software that helps on long haul stretches in the trucking industry. Embark Trucks Inc. was formerly known as Varden Labs Inc. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Chobolabs Inc.

Series A in 2015
Chobolabs Inc. develops multiplayer games for tablets and smartphones. Its flagship title Mayhem is a real-time action multiplayer mobile game. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Palo Alto, California with an additional office in Sofia. As of April 22, 2019, Chobolabs Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Game Closure Inc.

Eden

Series A in 2017
Eden Technologies, Inc. provides a workplace management platform for offices in the United States. The company’s platform is used for various applications, such as administrative support, catering, cleaning, design, corporate events, installation, repair and maintenance, moving, pest and animal control, it support, security, and supplies. Eden Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2001 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Carrot Fertility, Inc.

Series B in 2020
Carrot offers a fertility benefit for modern companies, focused on making fertility care easier, accessible, and more affordable. The company partners with modern companies to provide fertility coverage for the millions of employees. Through its software, Carrot helps employees to personalize a fertility plan, chat with fertility experts, order medications, and access unique content. It helps them access the care they need, such as egg freezing, in-vitro fertilization, fertility diagnoses, and more.

NUGGS

Series B in 2021
SIMULATE is an early-stage biotechnology company whose mission is to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable nutrition. SIMULATE’s first product, NUGGS, is a chicken nugget simulation made from plant inputs. Since NUGGS launched in the Summer of 2019, NUGGS has evolved into the fastest-growing chicken nugget on the planet. SIMULATE is currently developing other products, some that will launch later in the year.