We champion some of today’s most inspired and obsessive builders and thinkers.
What it's like to work with us
By the numbers
In assets under management
Active portfolio companies
28 Unicorns And Counting
A team entirely unique in the VC landscape...
...with varied passions, perspectives, and professional backgrounds — founders, builders, engineers, designers, journalists, and more.
Committed to our Founders for the Long Haul
Our team is built to guide you from 0 to 1, but we're your advisors for life. We provide early stage founders — from enterprise SaaS to sustainability, health to hard tech, artificial intelligence to infrastructure, consumer to crypto — with the tools to build their companies and navigate the venture landscape.
We are grateful for the opportunity to do so.
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I’m proud to announce the promotion of Zoe Perret from head of strategic operations to the role of principal on our growing investment team. Zoe will be focusing on climate deals with our partner Kim-Mai Cutler who has already led several investments in the space, including Pano and Culdesac. Zoe’s passion for working on climate is deeply personal. […]
Startup Acquisition Advice From TigerEye’s Tracy Young
We sit down with TigerEye’s cofounder Tracy Young. Tracy was former CEO and cofounder of PlanGrid, an Initialized portfolio company that was sold to AutoDesk for almost $1B in 2018. In this episode, Tracy shares her advice on what founders should consider before an acquisition. 1. Companies are bought, not sold. 2. Don’t waste your […]