Queensbridge Venture Partners

QueensBridge Venture Partners has a history of engaging in highly competitive and visible markets. Our collective experience has shaped our approach to investing by allowing us to quickly recognize and capitalize on key trends. Furthermore, by focusing on co-investment opportunities with leading venture capital funds and angel investors in Silicon Valley, we have unique access to very attractive companies. Successful venture capital investing is highly influenced by a network of reputable investors. QBVP aligns itself with firms that have proven their ability to source and invest in the next generation of leading technology companies in Silicon Valley and emerging markets. We bring capital along with our network of industry veterans and corporate relationships to accelerate the development of the companies in which we co-invest. We seek to partner with firms that generate the most value among VCs and back the companies that reach enterprise value of over $1 billion on a regular basis. The general partners of QBVP are industry veterans in consumer products & services, media & entertainment and financial services. We have (i) advised tech, media and entertainment companies in raising over $20 billion of capital at bulge bracket Wall Street firms (e.g. Goldman Sachs; Deutsche Bank) (ii) started over twenty businesses, (iii) produced and/or recorded six number 1 albums on the Billboard 200, (iv) sold over 25 million records worldwide, (v) have products in over 3,000 stores.

Craig Vaughan

General Partner

133 past transactions

Drawbridge Networks

Seed Round in 2014
A new approach to the fight against sophisticated cyber attacks. Sophisticated attackers are no longer constrained by the concept of an enterprise network perimeter. These attackers are focused on gaining an initial foothold inside of an organization, then pivoting through the internal network until they achieve their intended goal. Effectively combating these types of attacks requires network segmentation and visibility solutions that were unavailable until now. PathProtect, by Drawbridge Networks, gives your security team unprecedented visibility into your network and real-time control over lateral network movement. With PathProtect, you can segment sensitive systems and quarantine infected hosts at the touch of a button. Own Your Network.

FiscalNote, Inc.

Series A in 2014
FiscalNote is a privately-held company that uses artificial intelligence and big data to deliver immediate predictive analytics of governmental action to pinpoint impact. FiscalNote's flagship platform provides real-time legislative predictive capabilities as well as enterprise collaboration and visualization tools for data on campaign finance, demographics, news, and open data to government relations professionals to help them make faster decisions.

Casper Sleep Inc.

Seed Round in 2014
Casper is a sleep startup that launches a comfortable mattress sold directly to consumers, eliminating commission ­driven, inflated prices. Casper's mattresses are developed in-house by a team of product engineers with experience from IDEO. The company developed a line of core sleep products, including the Casper pillow, sheets, foundation, bed frame, duvet, and a dog mattress. The startup was founded in 2014 and is based in New York, United States.

Earnest Operations LLC

Series A in 2015
Earnest Operations LLC provides student loan refinancing, private student loans, and personal loans. Its private student loans include undergraduate private student loans, graduate private student loans, cosigned private student loans, business school loans, medical school loans, and law school loans. Its personal loans include credit card consolidation, engagement ring, home improvement, moving and relocation, vacation, and wedding loans. It serves clients in the United States through its platform. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is based in San Francisco, California. As of November 3, 2017, Earnest Operations LLC operates as a subsidiary of Navient Corporation.

Earnest Operations LLC

Series A in 2015
Earnest Operations LLC provides student loan refinancing, private student loans, and personal loans. Its private student loans include undergraduate private student loans, graduate private student loans, cosigned private student loans, business school loans, medical school loans, and law school loans. Its personal loans include credit card consolidation, engagement ring, home improvement, moving and relocation, vacation, and wedding loans. It serves clients in the United States through its platform. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is based in San Francisco, California. As of November 3, 2017, Earnest Operations LLC operates as a subsidiary of Navient Corporation.

HONK

Seed Round in 2014
HONK Technologies, Inc. provides an on-demand mobile application that puts motorists/drivers in touch with towing service companies in the United States. Its application offers service options in the areas of towing, roadside assistance, dead battery, tire change, out of fuel, jump start, stuck in ditch, flatbed towing, car towing, and lock-out aspects via iOS, Android, or Web platforms. HONK Technologies, Inc. was formerly known as roadstruck, Inc. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Los Angeles, California.

Splash

Seed Round in 2014
Billions of dollars are spent on worldwide events each year, making them one of the most expensive aspects of the marketing budget. Splash is the world's first tool that optimizes and validates that spend - featuring a fully integrated platform that empowers event producers to design beautiful event pages, own every lead, sell tickets and seamlessly manage communications to deliver maximum ROI.

Bitfury Group

Series A in 2014
Bitfury is the leading full service Blockchain technology company and one of the largest private infrastructure providers in the blockchain ecosystem. Bitfury develops and delivers both the software and the hardware solutions necessary for businesses, governments, organizations and individuals to securely move an asset across the blockchain.

VYDIA, Inc.

Seed Round in 2014
VYDIA, Inc., doing business as VYDIA, develops and operates a centralized platform for video creators to manage their content. The company allows music creators, video creators, and agencies to publish, protect, monetize, and distribute their visual content through its platform. The company offers services, such as monetization analytics, multi-network publishing, rights management, VYDIA mobile, and agency accounts. The company serves multi-platinum artists, social influencers, independent musicians, breakout discovery acts, and entertainment outlets. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Freehold, New Jersey.

Koru

Seed Round in 2013
Koru is a developer of a predictive recruitment processing platform used to transform the process of talent recruitment. The company's predictive hiring software gauges performance of the applicants before hiring them using signals far more indicative of early career success than the traditional GPA and college brand. Their main differentiator is that they have identified and can measure the skills that are most predictive of workplace performance in today’s innovative employers: Grit, Rigor, Impact, Teamwork, Curiosity, Ownership, and Polish - collectively the Koru7. Koru customers increase the performance and ramp to the productivity of their early career workforce, increase diversity, and reduce the cost of bad hires. Their customers have seen 30-60% increases in high performing hires using Koru, with associated ROI in the millions per year.

BlockCypher

Seed Round in 2015
BlockCypher, Inc. develops BlockCypher, an infrastructure fabric for block chain applications for businesses and developers. Its APIs enable developers to build block chain applications, as well as interact with block chains. The company’s platform provides solutions for B2B/B2C payments, P2P payments, identity management, faster payments and rewards, cybersecurity, payroll, FX and mobile money accounts, and fraud prevention. BlockCypher, Inc. was incorporated in 2013 and is based in Redwood City, California.

fitmob

Series B in 2015
ClassPass, founded in New York City in 2014, is a monthly fitness membership that connects members to thousands of fitness studios and gyms in 36 cities around the world. We believe that leading an active lifestyle strengthens both the mind and body - and that living that lifestyle should be easier. We want to help people find experiences that matter to them, that challenge them and that move them As a series B startup with top-tier venture capital support, we've experienced tremendous growth over the past year, and we’re continuing to grow our team, expand our company and evolve our membership to enhance how our members live their every day.

AuditFile

Seed Round in 2013
AuditFile is an information technology company that offers cloud-based auditing solutions for CPA firms. AuditFile's cloud-based solution for CPA firms that enables unparalleled management of the audit process. AuditFile automates key parts of the audit process, from uploading the trial balance to generating financial statements. They've also developed proprietary algorithms that help auditors identify potential fraud. It was founded in 2011 and headquartered in Walnut Creek, California.

Reserve

Seed Round in 2014
Reserve Media, Inc. provides a digital dining concierge service for restaurants and diners. It provides Reserve, a service that enables customers to find various restaurants; and restaurants to accommodate more diners. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is based in New York, New York with additional offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Boston. As of November 2, 2018, Reserve Media, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Resy Network, Inc.

Vrideo

Seed Round in 2015
Virtual reality is finally on the verge of its breakthrough. This represents a huge opportunity not only for gaming, but also for immersive video. Over the history of entertainment, each new media format to emerge has represented a step forward in immersion and presence. Immersive video is arguably the culmination of this evolution, a media format in which consuming content is becoming indistinguishable from having real life experiences. Vrideo was founded in 2014 by entrepreneurs Alex Rosenfeld and Kuangwei Hwang to address the needs of the growing community of producers looking to distribute immersive video and the growing audience of consumers looking to discover immersive video. We're building a centralized, streaming, hardware-agnostic, and independent platform for immersive video.

Hullabalu

Convertible Note in 2014
Hullabalu is a company based in NYC, creating stories for the new generation. They are inspired by their love for fantastical worlds, the timeless classics they grew up with, and the kids who visit their office.

Lumific

Seed Round in 2014
Lumific was founded with the vision of simplifying and streamlining the photo editing and photo curation process. By coupling cutting-edge computer vision research with traditional photo editing techniques, we are bridging the gap between computer automated and user driven creativity.

MakeSpace

Series A in 2014
MakeSpace aims to make storage convenient and consumer-friendly, creating a tech-enabled storage experience. Customers pay only for the space they need, and schedule pickups, drop-offs, and other services through an app and digital photo inventory. The company is now available in 31 markets across North America.

Social Trends Media

Seed Round in 2016
Social Trends Media, Inc. operates a social media site and publishing system for people amazed by the world, who want to share that amazement with their friends. The company is a social news and media distribution company that connect social media creators and trend makers with readers and audience. It offers content in the categories, such as history, travel, science, food, nature, culture, and entertainment. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in Los Angeles, California.

Wellframe Inc.

Series A in 2014
Wellframe is a hospital and healthcare it provides a digital health management solutions that include care management support, digital concierge solutions, and transformation services. It helps healthcare organizations by providing solutions that enable them to support people longitudinally between traditional clinical interactions. The company was founded in 2011 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

Pager, Inc.

Venture Round in 2015
Pager, Inc. develops and operates an on-demand service platform that connects patients with healthcare in their home, office, and hotel. The company offers Pager, a location-based mobile application that connects users with care to treat their urgent care needs, including urinary tract infection, upper respiratory infection, strep throat, fever, bronchitis, influenza, cold, nausea, back pain, rashes, burns, allergy, asthma, and others. It also provides nurse chat, teleconsult, screening, vaccination, and prescription delivery services. The company was formerly known as techCare, Inc. and changed its name to Pager, Inc. in July, 2014. Pager, Inc. was incorporated in 2013 and is based in New York, New York.

fitmob

Series B in 2015
ClassPass, founded in New York City in 2014, is a monthly fitness membership that connects members to thousands of fitness studios and gyms in 36 cities around the world. We believe that leading an active lifestyle strengthens both the mind and body - and that living that lifestyle should be easier. We want to help people find experiences that matter to them, that challenge them and that move them As a series B startup with top-tier venture capital support, we've experienced tremendous growth over the past year, and we’re continuing to grow our team, expand our company and evolve our membership to enhance how our members live their every day.

BeautyCon

Seed Round in 2014
BeautyCon, LLC operates as a beauty and fashion conference and content portal for the Internet's beauty and fashion icons. Its portal acts as a place where fans get to meet their online influencers at marquis events, as well as learn the latest trends, advice, and more through content. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is based in Los Angeles, California.

LOFTY

Seed Round in 2013
Lofty is an expert-reviewed, online marketplace for valuable fine art, antiques and collectibles. Each Lofty item is reviewed and valued by Lofty's carefully selected network of experts, which includes qualified appraisers, current and former auction house specialists, reputable dealers, and other art world professionals with decades of experience evaluating items in their specialties. They believe buying art and antiques should come with complete peace of mind, and stand behind this commitment with a 5-year Authenticity Guarantee and a 100% Money Back Satisfaction Guarantee within seven days of delivery. Building sustainable, trusting relationships with clients is Lofty’s top priority.

Pantry

Seed Round in 2014
Pantry provides instant access to fresh food through a network of swipe, grab and go kiosks. We provide a simple way for people to eat well in the workplace and on the go, allowing them to be more healthy, happy and productive. Our local food partners curate a seasonal menu of fresh meals, snacks and beverages to satisfy any appetite around the clock. Since our founding in 2012, Pantry has deployed kiosks across the US to a growing list of workplaces, hospitals, universities and hotels.

Shift Messenger, Inc.

Seed Round in 2015
Shift Messenger is on a mission to improve the work lives of shift workers (retail, restaurants, healthcare). They build communications tools to help them solve everyday work problems, connect to their workplace communities, and build professional identities.

Coinbase Support

Series B in 2013
Coinbase is an online platform that allows merchants, consumers, and traders to transact with digital currency. It allows its users to create their own bitcoin wallets and start buying or selling bitcoins by connecting with their bank accounts. In addition, it provides a series of merchant payment processing systems and tools that support many highly-trafficked websites on the internet. Coinbase was launched in 2012 with a mission to create an open financial system for the world. It is operated from San Francisco, California.

Pluto, Inc.

Convertible Note in 2014
Pluto, Inc. provides streaming television services for watching live television channels and shows, movies, and Internet videos. The company also offers services in various categories, including news, sports, lifestyle, viral videos, cartoons, and more. It offers services through an app for mobile, web, and connected TV streaming devices. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in West Hollywood, California with additional locations in New York, Silicon Valley, Chicago, and Berlin. As of March 4, 2019, Pluto, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Viacom International Inc.

Local ID

Seed Round in 2015
Local ID is a cloud-based intelligence platform that provides multi-unit brands with the data, tools, and process to build a dynamic local marketing playbook. The company provides its customers with unprecedented visibility into the identity of every store, including the opportunities, and marketing activities that surround them. Founded in 2014 by Alex Nocifera, Andrea Shuff, Jason McDonnell, and Manjunath P Reddy.

Totspot Inc

Seed Round in 2014
Totspot is a mobile marketplace to shop and sell resale fashion for the whole family. This lucrative shopping vertical allows parents to buy and shop with Instagram-like ease. Totspot shoppers personalize their shopping by size, brand preference and seller affinity, allowing for a highly customized shopping experience that results in an average 70% savings off retail price. Selling on Totspot is equally simple: it takes less than 60 seconds to post an item, and all transactions are handled in-app. Totspot is a 500 Startups (Batch 9) company based in Mountain View, CA.

BlockCypher

Seed Round in 2015
BlockCypher, Inc. develops BlockCypher, an infrastructure fabric for block chain applications for businesses and developers. Its APIs enable developers to build block chain applications, as well as interact with block chains. The company’s platform provides solutions for B2B/B2C payments, P2P payments, identity management, faster payments and rewards, cybersecurity, payroll, FX and mobile money accounts, and fraud prevention. BlockCypher, Inc. was incorporated in 2013 and is based in Redwood City, California.

Social Trends Media

Seed Round in 2013
Social Trends Media, Inc. operates a social media site and publishing system for people amazed by the world, who want to share that amazement with their friends. The company is a social news and media distribution company that connect social media creators and trend makers with readers and audience. It offers content in the categories, such as history, travel, science, food, nature, culture, and entertainment. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in Los Angeles, California.

SnowShoe Stamp

Venture Round in 2014
SnowShoe Stamps are small pieces of plastic with secret digital identities. SnowShoe have no batteries, power, circuitry, antenna, and moving parts and blur the boundaries between their digital and physical worlds. SnowShoe stamps let game developers bring physical digital experiences to mobile platforms. At the same time, they have been used as a physical factor of authentication for user log-in and POS transactions. Stamps work with all multi-touch mobile devices, and their software can be integrated into a project in mere minutes.

Parachute Home

Seed Round in 2015
Parachute Home Inc. designs and manufactures bedding products. It offers sheet sets, duvet covers, pillow cases, shams, top sheets, and fabric swatches. The company sells products online. Parachute Home Inc. is based in Santa Monica, California.

Virgin Mega USA

Seed Round in 2014
Virgin Mega USA is a virtual community that enables users to purchase and experience music products.

Pro.com

Series A in 2014
Pro.com is a full-service remodeling general contractor in Seattle, Portland, the San Francisco Bay Area, Denver, and Phoenix. Pro.com is streamlining the residential construction experience with a team of construction experts and its own technology — such as a pricing engine that makes sure bids are accurate, detailed and mobile-friendly estimates, and project management tools that give both Pro.com staff homeowners a window into their projects.

Inkshares, Inc.

Seed Round in 2014
Inkshares is a social platform that conflates the mechanics of crowdfunding with the distribution of traditional publishing to change the economics of book publishing. The authors submit book ideas and the readers share them, collaborate with authors, and pre-order their books. They publish books that hit their pre-order goal. Votes are cast with money as pre-orders, readers end up subsidizing their production costs. This greatly reduces their risk profile, meaning if a book doesn’t sell, the worst they can do is break even. Inkshares probes for hits without losing money. And it’s because of this model that they can pay authors 50% of gross revenue for print sales and 70% for ebook sales.

Tradesy

Series B in 2014
Tradesy, Inc. owns and operates an online marketplace for buying and selling designer fashion. The company’s Website connects sellers to like-minded buyers, provides packaging materials, recommends pricing, and handles returns in the areas of clothing, bags, shoes, and accessories. Its Website automates shipping and returns, enhancement of user-generated content, and authentication of designer goods. Tradesy, Inc. was incorporated in 2009 and is based in Santa Monica, California.

Roomstorm

Seed Round in 2015
Roomstorm (Formerly WalkSource) is a next generation Business-to-Business network for hoteliers looking to run operations more efficiently and generate more revenue. Roomstorm empowers revenue teams to have more sellout nights by taking in last minute guest relocations from other nearby hotels as well as airlines in need of housing guests overnight. Roomstorm proudly services over 400 Bay Area hotels and continues to grow with the recent edition of our first airline partner, San Francisco based Virgin America. Our hotel partners confidently overbook their properties, exchange lower priced guests for higher priced ones, find good deals for a relocated guest end-to-end within 5 minutes. By eliminating the pain of dealing with a relocations, we make the market much more efficient.

Immediately

Seed Round in 2015
Immediately is mobile sales enablement, designed for the always-on workforce. Sales can no longer be a 9-5 job; over 70% of lost deals are due to slow reaction time. Immediately brings the full sales workflow into one mobile app designed to enable capturing opportunities and closing deals in real time. From getting intelligence on leads, to sending instrumented emails, to making and logging phone calls and updating opportunity status. Immediately is the sales rep’s best weapon. We plug into Google Apps and Salesforce to integrate seamlessly with existing workflows. We believe the future of sales is not CRM, but a beautiful data-driven, highly automated, and platform-agnostic integrated sales experience. Creating it is our passion. Our customer is the closer - and we believe that in sales, everyone should be a closer.

Ring Inc.

Series A in 2015
Ring is an outdoor home security company that provides homeowners a line of preventative outdoor security doorbells and cameras. It is on a mission to reduce crime in neighborhoods and empower consumers by creating a Ring of Security around homes and communities with its suite of smart home security products: Ring Video Doorbell, Ring Video Doorbell Pro, Ring Stick Up Cam, and the new Ring Floodlight Cam. With these security devices, Ring has created the neighborhood watch for the digital age and continues to prevent burglaries and keep homes around the world safe. Ring was established in 2012 and is based in Santa Monica, California.

DRAFT

Series A in 2015
DRAFT is a daily fantasy sports company (DFS). On DRAFT, players do simple drafts (unlike the salary cap format) just like the ones they do at the beginning of their season long leagues, but lasting one day or week, and taking only minutes to complete. DRAFT brings DFS back to what it should have been, a simple, fair and fun game, that was designed for this regulatory environment -- with player's chances of winning on DRAFT being almost 3X better than on FanDuel or DraftKings. DRAFT is backed by Upfront Ventures, The Chernin Group and more.

Pluto, Inc.

Series A in 2014
Pluto, Inc. provides streaming television services for watching live television channels and shows, movies, and Internet videos. The company also offers services in various categories, including news, sports, lifestyle, viral videos, cartoons, and more. It offers services through an app for mobile, web, and connected TV streaming devices. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in West Hollywood, California with additional locations in New York, Silicon Valley, Chicago, and Berlin. As of March 4, 2019, Pluto, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Viacom International Inc.

Casper Sleep Inc.

Seed Round in 2014
Casper is a sleep startup that launches a comfortable mattress sold directly to consumers, eliminating commission ­driven, inflated prices. Casper's mattresses are developed in-house by a team of product engineers with experience from IDEO. The company developed a line of core sleep products, including the Casper pillow, sheets, foundation, bed frame, duvet, and a dog mattress. The startup was founded in 2014 and is based in New York, United States.

Edyn

Seed Round in 2014
The Edyn smart garden system lets you know what’s happening in your garden at all times. Whether you’re a novice gardener or managing a small-scale organic farm, Edyn is there to take the guesswork out of gardening. Inserted in the soil, the Edyn Garden Sensor gathers and analyzes data about changing weather and soil conditions. The Edyn App displays this data as a real-time snapshot of your garden, and pushes alerts and suggestions to maximize plant health.

Synata

Seed Round in 2014
Synata is an enterprise search engine for businesses that use cloud and on-premise software.The product connects users to their company’s structured and unstructured data so they can quickly find information across Salesforce, Google Apps, Box, Dropbox, Zendesk, JIRA, Workday, Sharepoint, Exchange, and more.

Casper Sleep Inc.

Series B in 2015
Casper is a sleep startup that launches a comfortable mattress sold directly to consumers, eliminating commission ­driven, inflated prices. Casper's mattresses are developed in-house by a team of product engineers with experience from IDEO. The company developed a line of core sleep products, including the Casper pillow, sheets, foundation, bed frame, duvet, and a dog mattress. The startup was founded in 2014 and is based in New York, United States.

Parachute Home

Venture Round in 2015
Parachute Home Inc. designs and manufactures bedding products. It offers sheet sets, duvet covers, pillow cases, shams, top sheets, and fabric swatches. The company sells products online. Parachute Home Inc. is based in Santa Monica, California.

Edyn

Venture Round in 2015
The Edyn smart garden system lets you know what’s happening in your garden at all times. Whether you’re a novice gardener or managing a small-scale organic farm, Edyn is there to take the guesswork out of gardening. Inserted in the soil, the Edyn Garden Sensor gathers and analyzes data about changing weather and soil conditions. The Edyn App displays this data as a real-time snapshot of your garden, and pushes alerts and suggestions to maximize plant health.

Tilt

Series A in 2013
Tilt.com, Inc. operates a funding platform for brands and businesses to collect, fundraise, or pool money. It offers its services startups, politicians, and anyone wanted to raise money online via their own and customized Websites. Tilt.com, Inc. was formerly known as Crowdtilt, Inc. and changed its name to Tilt.com, Inc. in July 2014. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is based in San Francisco, California. It has operations in the United States and Canada. As of February 22, 2017, Tilt.com, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Airbnb, Inc..

Bond

Seed Round in 2014
Bond is a venture capital firm that supports visionary founders of high-growth Internet companies throughout their life cycle of innovation and growth. The firm, a spinout of the Kleiner Perkins Digital Growth Fund, was launched in January 2019 founded by Mary Meeker with Mood Rowghani, Noah Knauf, and Juliet de Baubigny.

Virtuix

Seed Round in 2014
Virtuix Inc. manufactures virtual reality (VR) gaming products. It offers products, such as Omni shoes, Virtuix Omni tracking pods that attach to the Omni shoes and track the movement of each foot at all times, Omni Harness, Omni Controller Mount, Virtuix VR boom, VR rack, VR stands, VR blinder, Omni kids kit, XS harness Insert, Omni base, Omni soap, Retractable banner, and Standee. The company also develops Omniverse ESPORTS, a virtual reality motion platform for gaming applications; Omniverse, a content distribution and arcade management platform; and Omniverse VR ARENA, a virtual reality attraction that lets players run inside video games. Virtuix Inc. sells its products online and through distributors. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is based in Austin, Texas with additional offices in Zhuhai and Shanghai, China. Virtuix Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Virtuix Holdings Inc.

Do

Seed Round in 2015
Do offers a platform that works as one place for all the notes, presentations, docs, and all other collateral to live together. The company gives the user the tools to frame the discussion, ensure things get done, and make decisions clear.

DSTLD

Seed Round in 2013
DSTLD [‘distilled’] designs and delivers premium denim and luxury essentials without retail markup, offering premium product for about 1/3 the traditional price, thanks to its direct-to-consumer business model. As its name suggests, DSTLD is careful to introduce only the most perfect and fundamental pieces within a highly edited color palate - only black, white, grey, and denim - to reinforce its mission to ‘distill’ the business of luxury essentials. It’s focused on crafting items that coincide with the LA denim culture but with a restrained, modern feel. Accordingly, the label maintains an edgy, clean, and sophisticated aesthetic, and boasts the highest level of premium design. All of DSTLD’s products are produced in the most sought after facilities in North America and Italy utilizing the finest materials from Japan, Italy, and the United States.

Bluebox

Series B in 2014
Bluebox Security, Inc. operates as a stealth startup tackling enterprise mobile security company. It offers Dexter, a Web-based user interface to help researchers and enterprise security teams to analyze applications for malware and vulnerabilities. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in San Francisco, California. As per the transaction announced on April 8, 2016, Bluebox Security, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Lookout, Inc.

Sourceeasy, Inc.

Seed Round in 2014
Sourceeasy is building a global framework to power apparel manufacturing and distribution. That framework consists of: - digitizing styles and its components to a mix-and-match array. - powering volume to create predictable vendor and factory behavior. - building a SaaS platform to automate manufacturing and distribution of apparel. The Sourceeasy platform indexes every style of clothing we make the first time and puts it on "Speed Dial" to vendors, turning garment production into a simple mouse click. We turn small batch, quick turn manufacturing into a predictable, repeatable, scalable process for Brands and Retailers in the $300B Fast Fashion Industry. Sourceasy was launched by Pranay Srinivasan, and Chirag Chamoli, in March 2013 and is operated from San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Hyderabad and Ho Chi Minh City.

Battlefy, Inc.

Convertible Note in 2014
Battlefy, Inc. operates eSports management platform that enables the organizers to create and manage tournaments and leagues. Its platform enables college clubs, eSports organizations, and brand supporting gamers in creating signup forms, seeding teams, drawing brackets, designing sponsorship pages, and managing livestream content. Battlefy, Inc. was formerly known as 7777833 Canada Inc. and changed its name to Battlefy, Inc. in July 2013. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Delta, Canada.
As of July 17, 2018, Abacus operates as a subsidiary of Certify Inc.Abacus Labs, Inc. develops a cloud-based expense reporting solution for businesses. It offers Abacus, a real-time expense management and reporting software that features deposit reimbursements, creation of expenses from receipt images, expense policy automation, direct integrations, connecting with card programs, real-time insights, multi-level approval hierarchy, customization of expense fields, data storage, corporate card management and reconciliation, and online and live chat support. The company's solution is available across the iOS and ndroid formats. Abacus Labs, Inc. was founded in 2013 and is based in Brooklyn, New York.

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.

Neptune.io,Inc.

Seed Round in 2014
Neptune.i is a self-healing platform to fix your server alerts automatically thereby reducing downtime for the business. Every server on the internet generates hundreds of alerts per month. Today, DevOps engineers in lot of companies are fixing these alerts manually at anytime of the day (think 2AM). We help your engineers sleep peacefully by running scripts automatically.

Mirror Contracts

Series A in 2014
Mirror operates an integrated platform that connects investors with underserved markets to facilitate price discovery in traditionally non-transparent ecosystems. Mirror allows its clients to construct security-based swaps that enable them to get long exposure into late-stage private companies, or short exposure to hedge current positions in their portfolio. Established in 2011, Mirror’s clientele is comprised of angel investors, venture capital funds, growth and private equity firms, hedge funds, and other institutional asset managers.

Unoceros

Seed Round in 2015
Unoceros is a company that provides cellphone users with the ability to turn their cellphones into a computing network. Unoceros is creating a massive, distributed computing network out of mobile devices. The Unoceros app utilizes the processing power of users’ devices when these devices would otherwise be idle, and pays each user for this access. That computing power can then be used by scientists and researchers as a faster, cheaper, and highly scalable alternative to traditional high performance computing solutions. Unoceros is optimizing existing technology for the betterment of humanity by facilitating cutting edge research.

Prism Skylabs

Series B in 2013
Prism is a cloud-based video intelligence platform that transforms ordinary cameras into powerful business tools. Through computer vision, A.I., and machine learning, Prism unlocks valuable information from video that can be immediately understood, shared and acted upon. Leading companies in 80 countries around the world use Prism to better understand, manage and grow their business

Reaction

Seed Round in 2014
Reaction, Inc. is an innovative product company that designs and manufactures hardware and software to (re)meet a basic human need: shelter.

Vantage Sports

Venture Round in 2014
Vantage Sports, Inc. provides data and video analytics platform that uses data–gathering engines that produce in-depth look at a players’ performance. It offers sports content to enterprises, media, and fans. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is based in Bellevue, Washington. Vantage Sports, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Competitive Analytics Consulting LLC.

Robinhood Markets, Inc.

Seed Round in 2013
Robinhood is a stock brokerage that allows customers to buy and sell stocks, options, ETFs, and cryptocurrencies with zero commission. The startup offers equity, cryptocurrency, and options trading, as well as cash management accounts. It also provides a stock brokerage platform that democratizes access to the financial markets and aims to make people comfortable storing money and trading stocks using its application. Vladimir Tenev and Baiju Bhatt established the company in Menlo Park, California in 2013.

AlphaDraft

Pre Seed Round in 2015
AlphaDraft also brought on board strategic backers in Melo7 Tech Partners (the investment shop founded by Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony) and former NBA Commissioner David Stern.

Lyft

Series D in 2014
Lyft designs, markets, and operates a mobile application that matches drivers with passengers who request rides, and also allows payment through the app. It also allows riders to schedule rides up to seven days in advance. Its services are primarily focused on college, university, and corporate communities. Lyft is a fast-growing ridesharing company in the U.S. and is available to 95 percent of the US population. Lyft was founded in June 2012 by Logan Green and John Zimmer in San Francisco, California.

Luxola

Series C in 2014
Luxola was launched in Singapore in 2011 and has quickly grown into the destination for beauty in Southeast Asia; carrying over 4000 products and serving customers across the region including Australia, India and the UAE. Easily accessible. Luxola is committed to providing you with outstanding customer service and bringing you the best brands from around the world, under one platform. All of our products are 100% authentic. We carry over 250 brands, of which over 65 brands across multiple markets are exclusive to Luxola. Education empowers our customers. With each product, Luxola provides ‘how-to’ advice and a review platform, giving you the power to hear from others with similar skin tones and types. Staying relevant is at the core of everything we do. In addition to providing a platform to purchase all your beauty favourites when you want, every week we pen LX Edit, our digital lifestyle magazine, offering inspiration and the latest insight into makeup, skincare, hair and celebrity fashion.

August Home Inc.

Series A in 2013
August Home Inc develops smart home access products that use encrypted locking technology. It enables users to create virtual keys for their home and grant access to house cleaners, dog walkers, delivery services, guests, friends, and family, and control how long that access lasts from their smartphones and computers. August Home Inc was incorporated in 2012 and is based in San Francisco, California. As of December 5, 2017, August Home Inc. operates as a subsidiary of ASSA ABLOY AB (publ).

Replenish

Seed Round in 2014
Replenish manufactures self-cleaning blenders that prepare smoothies and snacks. It also provides cups filled with various fruits, vegetables, seeds, and nuts for homes or offices.

mitú

Series B in 2015
mitú connect brands, content buyers, and creators to Latino youth in America. It is a home away from home for Latinos in the U.S. They are young, edgy, smart, loud, funny, relevant, proud, and united.They are what it means to be Latino.

Kickback, Co.

Seed Round in 2014
Kickback, Co. builds products for the esports industry. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in Sherman Oaks, California.

Volta Charging

Seed Round in 2014
Volta Charging is a marketing and advertising company that designs, installs, and maintains a network of electric vehicle charging stations funded by sponsor brands. The company provides a valuable community amenity in markets across the U.S. helping brands meet consumers at the optimal moment of the purchase decision. It was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Fixed

Seed Round in 2015
Fixed is a mobile app that fights parking tickets by finding erroneous information in the ticket through their algorithm. The company was founded in 2013 and based in San Francisco, California.

Enchanted Diamonds

Seed Round in 2013
Enchanted Diamonds is changing the way engagement rings are bought by bridging the online and offline gap. They offer the benefits of shopping online, offline, and with their best friend, allowing customers to see, touch, and try our rings, while interacting with their highly trained, GIA educated sales staff and independent sales reps. Enchanted Diamonds help's customers find the perfect diamond and engagement ring given a customer's unique needs and budget and future fiance's unique taste.

inDinero, Inc.

Series B in 2015
inDinero, Inc. develops cloud-based accounting and tax software for business owners and entrepreneurs in the United States. The company’s software automates day-to-day bookkeeping tasks, as well as provides critical financial information. It also offers bookkeeping and tax services for small businesses. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is based in Portland, Oregon. It has additional offices in San Jose, Boston, Los Angeles, and New York.

The Noun Project

Seed Round in 2014
Creating, Sharing and Celebrating the World's Visual Language

Fuisz Media Inc.

Seed Round in 2014
Fuisz turns any video into an interactive experience, allowing the viewer to touch, hover or click on any object to discover new content. This can include product information, innovative branded experiences, direct links to company websites and the ability to buy the item. Fuisz works with the world’s top advertising agencies and global brands such as Wal-Mart, Microsoft, Victoria’s Secret, Gillette and Target to unlock the video experience, delivering significant increases in engagement that maximize return on digital advertising spend. The company is headquartered in Santa Monica.

Bellhops, Inc.

Series A in 2014
Bellhops, Inc. provides truck, trailer, storage unit, or mobile storage container loading and unloading services, as well as and heavy lifting services. The company offers its services through applications and online platform that connect athletic students with people and businesses needing moving help and lifting labor. It handles small and medium scale moves. The company serves the United States citizens. Bellhops, Inc. was founded in 2013 and is based in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Roomstorm

Seed Round in 2014
Roomstorm (Formerly WalkSource) is a next generation Business-to-Business network for hoteliers looking to run operations more efficiently and generate more revenue. Roomstorm empowers revenue teams to have more sellout nights by taking in last minute guest relocations from other nearby hotels as well as airlines in need of housing guests overnight. Roomstorm proudly services over 400 Bay Area hotels and continues to grow with the recent edition of our first airline partner, San Francisco based Virgin America. Our hotel partners confidently overbook their properties, exchange lower priced guests for higher priced ones, find good deals for a relocated guest end-to-end within 5 minutes. By eliminating the pain of dealing with a relocations, we make the market much more efficient.

Parachute Home

Seed Round in 2014
Parachute Home Inc. designs and manufactures bedding products. It offers sheet sets, duvet covers, pillow cases, shams, top sheets, and fabric swatches. The company sells products online. Parachute Home Inc. is based in Santa Monica, California.

ProducePay

Seed Round in 2015
Produce Pay was first conceived at Cornell University. With strong support from experienced faculty and the student body, it was able to rapidly gain momentum. Produce Pay obtained recognition from Cornell’s entrepreneurial community and was soon dubbed "The Next Johnson Start-Up," in reference to Cornell’s S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management.

Dropbox, Inc.

Series C in 2014
Dropbox provides secure file sharing, collaboration, and storage solutions. It aims to unleash the world’s creative energy by designing a more enlightened way of working. 500 million registered users around the world use Dropbox to work the way they want, on any device, wherever they go. Founded in 2007 by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi, Dropbox is headquartered in San Francisco, California. Moreover, the company has more than 12 offices around the world, with locations in San Francisco, Austin, Dublin, Herzliya, London, New York, Paris, Seattle, Sydney, Hamburg, Washington DC, and Tokyo.

Pomelo Fashion Co., Ltd.

Seed Round in 2014
A leading international online fashion company based in Bangkok. Products are proudly designed and produced in Asia for today’s global consumer. Pomelo is a modern fashion brand born in Asia with a global mindset: on-trend, online, on-the-go. With an undisputable sense of style at an unparalleled price, Pomelo aims to offer women everywhere their best look to become their best selves.

Vengo Labs LLC

Series A in 2014
Vengo is a software and media company that engages consumers and collects data by combining interactive digital media with point-of-purchase. Selected from 270 companies as "NYC Next Idea 2012," Vengo's next-generation vending machines enable brands such as Trident, Snapple, Dentyne, and Sour Patch Kids to re-engage consumers while generating attractive unit economics (expect six-month payback on new units). Vengo already has established partnerships with Mondelez (one of the largest snack food companies), Snapple, Verizon, CC Vending (second-largest NYC vending machine provider), and Creative Mobile Technologies (NYC taxis). Vengo was founded in 2012 and headquartered in Long Island City, New York.

Matternet

Seed Round in 2016
Matternet is a technology platform for urban aerial delivery. In March 2017, Matternet became the first company in the world to be authorized for urban drone delivery operations in Switzerland. In May 2018, the company was selected to participate in the FAA's Drone Integration Pilot Program for operations in North Carolina and San Diego. In March 2019, Matternet and UPS announced a partnership to implement drone delivery services at US hospitals and launched the first ongoing revenue drone delivery operation in US history at Wakemed in North Carolina. Founded in 2011, Matternet is headquartered in Mountain View, California

Awesome Sauce Labs

Seed Round in 2014
Capture yourself from the air. It's smarter than a Roomba and easier than Instagram.

Holidog

Seed Round in 2013
Holidog specializes in the fields of pet sitting, pet boarding, pet walking, giftbox, pet media, and startups. It features a software platform that allows pet owners to interact and find the perfect pet sitters, dog walkers, nannies, or trainers at their convenience and close to their home. It was founded in 2012 and headquartered in New York, United States.

LocoMobi

Series A in 2013
LocoMobi is reinventing parking technology. LocoMobi is the only provider of unified physical, mobile and cloud-based parking technology. LocoMobi provides complete parking revenue and access control systems as are traditionally available, but all of which are connected in real-time to cloud-based servers and integrated with license plate recognizing cameras. LocoMobi is the result of a recent merger between QuickPay and Nautical Technologies. QuickPay provides users a unified mobile payment application that works across all types of parking environments and scenarios. Nautical Technologies was the very first company to offer a cloud-based license plate recognition (LPR) system with a complete revenue engine that also provides a management system for virtual permitting systems, violation and citation management. With these two innovators merging into one company we can now offer a full and ideal parking solution by combining the best integrated parking systems.

CoinTent Inc.

Seed Round in 2015
Launched in 2013, CoinTent is a digital wallet and subscription service that enables users to purchase quality content, including articles, videos, blog posts, and more, for micropayments across websites. Its services provide a revenue channel for publishers, supplementing revenue sources such as advertising and subscriptions. CoinTent is based in San Francisco, California, United States.

Prism Skylabs

Series A in 2012
Prism is a cloud-based video intelligence platform that transforms ordinary cameras into powerful business tools. Through computer vision, A.I., and machine learning, Prism unlocks valuable information from video that can be immediately understood, shared and acted upon. Leading companies in 80 countries around the world use Prism to better understand, manage and grow their business

ONEHOPE

Series B in 2013
ONEHOPE, Inc owns and operates vineyards; and produces wines. The company offers wines, including red, white, rose, and sparkling wines. It offers its products through hotels, restaurants, bars, and retail stores in the United States. In addition, it offers wines, gourmet coffee, hats, gift baskets, gift sets, t-shirts, bracelets, and v-neck tees through an online portal. The company also offers its products through distributors in the United States, China, and Puerto Rico. ONEHOPE, Inc was founded in 2006 and is based in Santa Ana, California.

Balanced

Seed Round in 2014
Balanced is the first payment system designed for marketplaces from the ground up. We provide a feature-rich, fully integrated api that allows marketplaces to charge cards, escrow funds, deposit next day via ACH direct, and collect their own marketplace fees.

Eaze

Seed Round in 2014
Eaze Technologies, Inc. is an online marketplace and technology platform that helps provide legal access to cannabis and delivers it. Eaze Technologies, Inc. was formerly known as Eaze Solutions, Inc. and changed its name to Eaze Technologies, Inc. in March 2019. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Vantage Sports

Seed Round in 2015
Vantage Sports, Inc. provides data and video analytics platform that uses data–gathering engines that produce in-depth look at a players’ performance. It offers sports content to enterprises, media, and fans. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is based in Bellevue, Washington. Vantage Sports, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Competitive Analytics Consulting LLC.

Bikanta

Seed Round in 2014
Bikanta Corporation develops nanodiamond-based technology for medical imaging applications. Its products include optical probes that are used for brightness and signal stability, biocompatibility, and customizability. The company’s technology enables researchers to answer questions and medics to detect diseases that they currently cannot. It also engages in designing imaging scanners and microscopes to improve detection capabilities. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is based in Newark, California.

Pocket

Series B in 2015
Pocket, the premier Save for Later app, lets you consume and share content whenever you want, wherever you want, even without an internet connection. It's been called "a DVR for the web" by the New York Times, Business Week, Time, TechCrunch and more. When you come across an article, video or a webpage you'd like to read but can't at that time, save it to Pocket. You can then read or watch it whenever you have a moment, whether it's on the couch, during your commute, on the plane, train, or practically anywhere. Millions of users save articles, videos, travel guides, recipes, how-to and reference documents, and more on Pocket, automatically syncing in a stunning and simple interface across devices like iPad, iPhone, Android, desktop and mobile web, Kobo e-reader, Chrome apps, Kindle Fire and now wearable devices like the Samsung Gear.

Tilt

Series B in 2013
Tilt.com, Inc. operates a funding platform for brands and businesses to collect, fundraise, or pool money. It offers its services startups, politicians, and anyone wanted to raise money online via their own and customized Websites. Tilt.com, Inc. was formerly known as Crowdtilt, Inc. and changed its name to Tilt.com, Inc. in July 2014. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is based in San Francisco, California. It has operations in the United States and Canada. As of February 22, 2017, Tilt.com, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Airbnb, Inc..

Whistle

Series B in 2015
Whistle is the world's first technology company dedicated to helping pets live longer and healthier lives. Through intuitive devices and a large comparative database of pet health information, Whistle is creating a new standard for preventative care and fueling groundbreaking insights to transform veterinary medical research. The San Francisco-based company is led by animal-loving technologists, Ben Jacobs and Steven Eidelman and Kevin Lloyd.

THINAIR Labs, Inc.

Seed Round in 2015
At ThinAir They are building the future of data security--and it's wrought with exciting engineering challenges! As a cloud-based SaaS product, ThinAir is the first data security solution that allows everyone—administrators and employees alike—to take control over their most sensitive data in a way that enhances, not hinders their productivity. They were the 2014 DEMO Enterprise's DEMOGod Winner and they completed Y Combinator as part of W15.

Cargomatic, Inc.

Seed Round in 2014
Cargomatic, Inc. operates an online platform that connects shippers with carriers real-time. It makes available pre-screened and qualified carriers for shippers. The company offers its services to the customers in Southern California. Cargomatic, Inc. was incorporated in 2013 and is based in Venice, California. Cargomatic, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc.

Beyond Pricing

Seed Round in 2015
Beyond Pricing is the most popular revenue management and dynamic pricing software for the $100B vacation rental and homesharing market. Their software integrates with leading listing sites like Airbnb and VRBO, as well as the largest property management systems like HomeAway Software and Streamline, allowing property owners and managers to harness their big data machine learning algorithms to automatically adjust and update their prices everywhere they list.

Inkshares, Inc.

Seed Round in 2014
Inkshares is a social platform that conflates the mechanics of crowdfunding with the distribution of traditional publishing to change the economics of book publishing. The authors submit book ideas and the readers share them, collaborate with authors, and pre-order their books. They publish books that hit their pre-order goal. Votes are cast with money as pre-orders, readers end up subsidizing their production costs. This greatly reduces their risk profile, meaning if a book doesn’t sell, the worst they can do is break even. Inkshares probes for hits without losing money. And it’s because of this model that they can pay authors 50% of gross revenue for print sales and 70% for ebook sales.

MightySignal

Seed Round in 2015
MightySignal was acquired in a two part acquisition. Xenon Partners acquired the business and Instacart acquired the team. MightySignal is a mobile application index that enables businesses to make sense of data patterns generated by mobile app companies. The company filters for applications through a web portal in order to gather behavioral data and offer understandable analytics through an API. MightySignal was founded by Jason Lew and Shane Wey in 2014 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Genius Media Group, Inc.

Series B in 2014
Genius Media Group, Inc. owns and operates an online platform for rap lyrics. The company’s platform also features charts and videos and enables contributors, editors, and musicians who sign up to discuss and deconstruct their favorite songs with fans all around the world. The company was formerly known as Rap Genius. Genius Media Group, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in Brooklyn, New York.

Move Loot

Series A in 2015
Move Loot is a convenient way to buy and sell used furniture. Sellers can submit furniture with just a few clicks, then Move Loot curates, prices, and lists items to the marketplace. Buyers can browse and discover unique, quality furniture at affordable prices. Move Loot does all the heavy lifting, arranging to pick up from the seller and delivery to the buyer to make easy and hassle-free.

Lumoid

Venture Round in 2014
Lumoid is a go-to source for anything and everything that matters in the world of photography gear. It aims to offer the most reliable information available for photographers, gear enthusiasts, techies, smartphone users, drone pilots, and anyone interested in the latest breakthroughs in imaging technology. Lumoid is a company based out of San Francisco, CA, United States.

Knightscope

Series A in 2014
Knightscope, Inc. develops autonomous robots for physical security in the United States. The company’s solutions provide an autonomous physical presence, gathering data from the environment in real-time, and pushing anomalies to its user interface. It serves customers in law enforcement, healthcare, retail industries, as well as corporate campuses. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Mountain View, California.

NationBuilder

Series B in 2013
NationBuilder is software for leaders. The company was founded in November 2009 by Jim Gilliam, in partnership with Co-Founders Jesse Haff and Lea Endres, and launched in April 2011. By the summer of 2012, the company had secured more than $14 million in Series A and Series B funding led by Andreessen Horowitz and Omidyar Network, and added Ben Horowitz, Stacy Donohue, and Sean Parker to its board. Jim Gilliam became Executive chairman in fall of 2017 and welcomed Lea Endres to the role of CEO. NationBuilder is based in downtown Los Angeles with offices in New York, Washington DC, Vancouver, and London.

Tilt

Series B in 2013
Tilt.com, Inc. operates a funding platform for brands and businesses to collect, fundraise, or pool money. It offers its services startups, politicians, and anyone wanted to raise money online via their own and customized Websites. Tilt.com, Inc. was formerly known as Crowdtilt, Inc. and changed its name to Tilt.com, Inc. in July 2014. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is based in San Francisco, California. It has operations in the United States and Canada. As of February 22, 2017, Tilt.com, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Airbnb, Inc..

Beep Networks

Seed Round in 2014
Beep Networks develops and offers cloud-connected wireless sensors which can be used to track locations (GPS), temperature, moisture, pressure, altitude, and motion. It was founded in 2012 and is based in San Francisco, California, United States.

Neptune.io,Inc.

Seed Round in 2014
Neptune.i is a self-healing platform to fix your server alerts automatically thereby reducing downtime for the business. Every server on the internet generates hundreds of alerts per month. Today, DevOps engineers in lot of companies are fixing these alerts manually at anytime of the day (think 2AM). We help your engineers sleep peacefully by running scripts automatically.

Away

Seed Round in 2015
Away is a modern travel and lifestyle brand. The company is a vertically-integrated company offering beautiful, high-quality luggage at an affordable price point. Away designs special objects for modern travel. It started with luggage, designed with thoughtful features that solve real travel problems—for life. Now all that’s left is the world in front of you and the people you share it with. Because getting Away means getting more out of every trip to come.

RadPad

Seed Round in 2014
RadPad is a developer of a property searching mobile application used to find new apartments, condos, or homes. It is an end-to-end rental marketplace focused around people. Renters use RadPad to find a place, sign their lease, and pay rent. Landlords use RadPad to list places, sign leases electronically, and accept rents.

Ring Inc.

Series A in 2014
Ring is an outdoor home security company that provides homeowners a line of preventative outdoor security doorbells and cameras. It is on a mission to reduce crime in neighborhoods and empower consumers by creating a Ring of Security around homes and communities with its suite of smart home security products: Ring Video Doorbell, Ring Video Doorbell Pro, Ring Stick Up Cam, and the new Ring Floodlight Cam. With these security devices, Ring has created the neighborhood watch for the digital age and continues to prevent burglaries and keep homes around the world safe. Ring was established in 2012 and is based in Santa Monica, California.

Balanced

Seed Round in 2013
Balanced is the first payment system designed for marketplaces from the ground up. We provide a feature-rich, fully integrated api that allows marketplaces to charge cards, escrow funds, deposit next day via ACH direct, and collect their own marketplace fees.

ProducePay

Seed Round in 2014
Produce Pay was first conceived at Cornell University. With strong support from experienced faculty and the student body, it was able to rapidly gain momentum. Produce Pay obtained recognition from Cornell’s entrepreneurial community and was soon dubbed "The Next Johnson Start-Up," in reference to Cornell’s S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management.

LessThan3, LLC

Seed Round in 2014
LessThan3, LLC operates an online platform for EDM news and reviews. The company provides updates on newest releases and events in the world of electronic music. It delivers music in various genres. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Splash

Series A in 2015
Billions of dollars are spent on worldwide events each year, making them one of the most expensive aspects of the marketing budget. Splash is the world's first tool that optimizes and validates that spend - featuring a fully integrated platform that empowers event producers to design beautiful event pages, own every lead, sell tickets and seamlessly manage communications to deliver maximum ROI.

Paperspace

Seed Round in 2015
Paperspace is a high-performance cloud computing and ML development platform for building, training and deploying machine learning models. Tens of thousands of individuals, startups and enterprises use Paperspace to iterate faster and collaborate on intelligent, real-time prediction engines.

SHIFT

Series B in 2013
Shift is an online marketplace for buying and selling used cars. Shift is an online platform that enables its users to find, compare, and purchase or sell cars. Acting as a personal concierge service, the company details cars, lists them on multiple lists, handles test drives, and finds intent buyers. Charging a Shift Service Fee for registration, car prep services, and sales tax, Shift provides customers with a 150-point concierge report that includes specs, high-resolution photos, vehicle history, and results on their cars before purchase.

SeatGeek, Inc.

Series B in 2014
SeatGeek, Inc. operates a mobile ticketing marketplace and a ticket search engine that enables fans to buy and sell tickets for sports, concert, and theater events. It serves various organizations. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in New York, New York. It has additional offices in the United Kingdom, Israel, the Netherlands, Australia, and Italy. SeatGeek Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Scribnia, LLC.

PillPack, Inc.

Series B in 2014
PillPack is a full-service pharmacy that manages your medications. They fill, sort, and deliver all your medications in personalized packets based on when you need to take them. Their service helps you take the right meds at the right time, every time.

Kiwi Crate

Series A in 2012
KiwiCo sparks creativity in kids and saves time for busy parents by providing all of the inspiration and materials necessary for hours of imaginative play and learning. With monthly deliveries of activities designed to help kids discover, explore, and create things in the world around them, KiwiCo brings hands-on fun right to the door. It was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Mountian View, California.

cielo24 Inc.

Seed Round in 2013
cielo24 delivers searchable captions for large media platform partners in the online education, enterprise, and entertainment markets. Their industrial grade platform creates high quality, searchable data from unstructured media including indexes, transcripts and captions. Their specialty is delivering highly integrated, customized, scalable solutions for their clients at high quality, low cost and speed. They focus on professional Internet media helping their clients deliver ROI for online media by extending reach, content discovery and equal access compliance. They provide all their products and integrations for a single low per minute price with no setup fees.

General Assembly

Series C in 2014
General Assembly provides education and career transformation, specializing in today’s most in-demand skills. The leading source for training, staffing, and career transitions, we foster a flourishing community of professionals pursuing careers they love. It was founded in 2011 and headquartered in New York, United States.

ViralGains

Seed Round in 2014
ViralGains is a video ad journey platform that enables marketers to engage people with relevant brand stories in the contexts that people most favor. Using the platform to engage in a two-way conversation, brands discover exactly what people want and how they feel and build a unique journey that connects highly qualified consumers with relevant messages that generate awareness, motivate intent, and impact purchase decisions. ViralGains is headquartered in Boston, with regional offices in Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York.

Billowby

Seed Round in 2014
Billowby is Zappos for the smoking accessories market -- vaporizers, water pipes, glass pipes, etc. With a keen focus on design, usability, and customer support, Billowby brings modern Web 2.0 best practices and professionalism to a notoriously unprofessional space.

Caarbon, Inc.

Seed Round in 2014
Caarbon, Inc. provides on-demand valet services in San Francisco, California. The company offers short-term parking and vehicle management solutions. Its service provides a platform that enables users to coordinate pick up and return of a vehicle to and from a designated locations. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Soma

Series A in 2014
Soma Water, Inc. manufactures water filtration products for customers around the world. The company offers glass carafe products, pitchers, and filters. It offers its products through retailers. Soma Water, Inc. was formerly known as Miko, Inc. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is based in San Francisco, California. As of November 28, 2017, Soma Water, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Full Circle Home LLC.