Global Founders Capital Management GmbH is a venture capital firm specializing in seed, early, growth, emerging growth, mid venture and late ventures. The firm focuses on investing in the equity of young technology companies. It prefers to invest in internet, software, Fintech, e-commerce and wireless projects. The firm invests globally with a focus on Southeast Asia, Middle East, North Africa, Vietnam, Colombia, Europe, the United States, and China. The firm prefers to invest between €0.01 million ($0.01 million) and €10 million ($12.9 million). The firm invests between €0.1 million ($0.137 million) and €1 million ($1.38 million) during the seed stage, €1 million ($1.38 million) and €3 million ($4.14 million) during the early stage, and €3 million ($4.14 million) and €8 million ($11.03 million) during the growth stage. It prefers to be the lead investor and have a board seat in its portfolio companies. Global Founders Capital Management GmbH was founded in 2006 and is based in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg. It operates as a subsidiary of Rocket Internet AG.
Goldman Sachs Investment Partners is a global team of professionals from a wide range of backgrounds with one common goal—driving technology-based disruption. They have invested more than $6 billion in over 100 late-stage venture capital and growth equity transactions since 2003. They are dedicated to partnering with entrepreneurs around the world to build revolutionary businesses.
The Techstars Dubai Accelerator in partnership with GINCO is expanding Techstars’ presence in the Middle East. GINCO is a full service general contracting firm, covering the full lifecycle of the construction process from concept to execution and supervision. Dubai is known for their leadership in technology innovation. Pioneering entrepreneurs leading innovative companies solving challenges in transportation, construction, wellness, IoT, robotics, & beyond should apply, no matter your location.
LiveOak Venture Partners LP is a venture capital firm specializing in seed, series A, startups, and early stage lead investments. It prefers to invest in startups and technology companies with a focus on information technology, cleantech, wireless, enterprise, components and technology enabled services. The firm prefers to invest in Texas, with a focus on Austin, North Texas with a focus on Dallas, and the Southwest. The firm seeks to make an initial investment between $0.25 million and $4 million and further investments between $5 million and $8 million in the companies. The firm prefers to take a board seat on its portfolio companies. LiveOak Venture Partners was founded in 2012 and is based in Austin, Texas.
Uncork is a seed-stage venture capital firm with $300 million under management. They are currently investing out of two funds: a $100M Seed fund and a $50M Opportunity fund earmarked for larger investments in mature, existing portfolio companies. They look for outliers and out-performers who use technology to solve problems for real people and real businesses. Since 2004, they have invested in over 200 companies, and their companies have raised nearly $4B in follow-on financing over the years.
DFJ began in 1985 with a focus on early-stage companies. Tim Draper, a third-generation VC with a passion for technology and unconventional thinking, teamed with John Fisher, a former colleague of Draper's, known for his deep enterprise and tech finance experience. Together they shaped the firm's foundational philosophy of investing in people first. One of their first recruits was co-founder Steve Jurvetson. Together they went on to invest in break out companies like Baidu, Hotmail, and Skype. A decade ago, they added their Growth team dedicated to late-stage investing. Today, they have two teams investing two funds. Their Venture team works with founders in the early phases of company building. Their Growth team partners with companies entering hyper-growth mode. DFJ has backed 27 companies that have each achieved more than $1 billion in realized value through an initial public offering or acquisition.
The Founders Fund is a multi-stage, multi-sector venture capial firm with an emphasis on transformational technologies and companies. The firm's industries of interest include Advanced Machines, Aerospace & Transportation, Analytics & Software, Biotechnology & Health, and Consumer Internet & Media. Founders primarily invests at the seed stage, with a typical investment of $500,000-$5,000,000. The firm's partners previously founded PayPal. Initial subscriptions to the Founders Fund were $50 million. The firm announced March 6 the close of a $1 billion fifth suite of funds.
GC is a venture capital firm that makes early-stage and transformational investments. It is an eclectic bunch with distinct interests and a healthy dose of respect and admiration for one another. Their support for founders transcends geography, sector, stage and investment lead and includes GC-powered platforms like Rough Draft Ventures, their student founder-focused program, Executives in Residence (XIR's) and the Velocity Network that connects enterprise companies with customers.
VentureFriends (VF) is a venture capital fund specialising in seed stage startups. VF seeks to invest in high tech software companies with a focus on e-commerce, e-marketplaces, software as a service (SaaS), Ad tech and on-demand services. The fund typically invests between €0.4 million and €2 million and can follow on up to a total of €5 - 7 million. VentureFriends is based in Athens, Greece and is founded by ex-entrepreneurs and angels, thus having an entrepreneurial and founder friendly philosophy.
Mayfield is a global venture capital firm with over $2.5 billion under management focusing on investing in information technology leaders who are delivering innovative technology and breakthrough business models. It invests primarily in early-stage technology companies in the enterprise and consumer sectors. Since its founding in 1969, the firm has invested in more than 500 companies resulting in 117 IPOs and more than 200 mergers or acquisitions.
Mayfield Fund is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.