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
27 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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Talent Den: Initialized Capital’s Platform for Startup-Ready Talent
There are currently over 1,300 open jobs across the Initialized portfolio. However, job seekers are often not aware of these opportunities. Introducing the Initialized Talent Den — your portal for startup ready talent. The Talent Den is a new platform to help our portfolio companies source and connect to job seekers, advisors, and contractors looking to work in early stage companies. Prior […]
Founder Spotlight: Ahmed Attia, Synquote CEO
This month, we’re sitting down with Ahmed Attia, CEO of Synquote, a decentralized options trading platform, which allows traders to access institutional quality pricing on-chain through a request for quote (RFQ) execution layer. Before Synquote, Ahmed was an engineer at Google where he discovered a gap in the market while watching the DeFi derivatives space. Here’s […]
Hiring Intentionally: Recruitment Strategies for Early Stage Startup Founders
Hiring for early-stage startups is a nuanced process. While inbound applications are abundant, the importance of outbound efforts can’t be underestimated. Additionally, as startups scale, founders must adapt their involvement in recruitment, but always stay integral to the process. With these insights, early stage startups can navigate the challenging waters of hiring more effectively.