GV Google Ventures is a Tier 1 corporate VC fund originated and based in California, with a key focus on science, internet and blockchain technologies and projects, which change the landscape of our daily customer experience and transform our view on the future.
GV backs and supports young companies at the earliest development stages, as well as participates in early and late stage funding rounds such as series A/series B/series C, seed rounds.
The fund supports start-ups in building competencies in product development, design, and marketing. Also, GV Google Ventures recruits the most suitable talented people in the context of what the market has to offer for their portfolio companies.
Google Ventures is a top-tier corporate VC fund that serves as an investment arm for Alphabet Corporation (owning Google), but at the same time, it operates as a separate company with the full investment independence.
The fund is established in early 2008 by Bill Maris and Wesley Chan, and became a successful entity matching the most suitable talents and technologies.
The fund has made 233 exits up to date.
Some of the bright stars from the portfolio of GV are Stripe, Slack, Dapper Labs, Blockchain.com, Helium, Flow, YugaLabs, Anchor, and hundreds of other tech-stars.
Despite, GV has made lots of exits, according to the fund’s mission it tends to support portfolio companies in the long-run.
Here is the current balance of interests in the GV portfolio.
Total number of investments: 685