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We seek founders with tenacity, integrity, and a spark of rebellion.

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We champion some of today’s most inspired and obsessive builders and thinkers.

What it's like to work with us

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Active portfolio companies

28 Unicorns And Counting

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A team entirely unique in the VC landscape...

...with varied passions, perspectives, and professional backgrounds — founders, builders, engineers, designers, journalists, and more.

Meet Initialized

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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How California’s pay transparency laws will impact early stage founders and a company’s ability to hire and retain employees.

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