VC  Floodgate

http://www.floodgate.com





     Office Locations:

820 Ramona Street, Suite 200
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Phone: 650-204-7990

 

Stages:

  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    Floodgate, formerly known as Maples Investment, is a venture capital firm specializing in micro-cap investments in start-ups. The firm seeks to invest in technology related sectors, typically injecting between $150,000 and $1 million. Floodgate's specific industries of interest include hardware, software, small business, enterprise, Internet, B2B and consumer markets. The firm prefers to invest in companies located in either the San Francisco Bay Area or in Austin, Texas. It prefers to invest alongside other experienced private investors or top-tier venture firms.


     

    Funds:


      Fund Name


      Amount


      Date

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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B
       
       
     

    Investment Team:


    Name   Title
    Get the complete investment team + individual email addresses for investment team partners. Get personal images, LinkedIn links, investment specialties, office locations and more with a National Database subscription or Silicon Valley Database subscription.
    Ann Miura-Ko Co-Founding Partner
    Arjun Chopra Venture Partner
    Iris Choi Operating Partner
    Mike Maples Managing Partner

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      06/01/2017


      Lob


      CA


      $20,000,000


      Series B


      05/08/2017


      Smule


      CA


      $54,000,000


      


      03/30/2017


      JoyRun


      CA


      $8,500,000


      Series A


     

    Portfolio companies include:


      Aceable
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      Aggregate Knowledge
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      Anchor Intelligence
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      AngelList
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      Ayasdi
        web link


      BancBox
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      Bazaarvoice
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      Bigcommerce
        web link


      Boxbee
        web link


      BranchOut
        web link


      Business Connect China
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      Chegg
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      Chloe + Isabel
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      Circle of moms
        web link


      Civitas Learning
        web link


      Clover Health
        web link


      Compare Metrics
        web link


      Complete Solar Solution
        web link


      ConnectAndSell
        web link


      Dasient
        web link


      Data.world
        web link


      Demandforce
        web link


      Digg
        web link


      DoubleDutch
        web link


      Egnyte
        web link


      Ensighten
        web link


      Experience Project
        web link


      FitStar
        web link


      Foomojo
        web link


      Formspring.me
        web link


      Front Desk
        web link


      Galactic Exchange
        web link


      GENWI
        web link


      GoFormz
        web link


      Gowalla
        web link


      Handshakez
        web link


      Hyper9
        web link


      IMVU
        web link


      JoyRun
        web link


      Kapost
        web link


      Kno
        web link


      Kongregate
        web link


      LearnUp
        web link


      LiquidSpace
        web link


      Lob
        web link


      Logentries
        web link


      Maker Media
        web link


      Mass Relevance
        web link


      MatchBox
        web link


      Milk
        web link


      ModCloth
        web link


      Monetate
        web link


      Mpower Mobile
        web link


      NewsCred Platform
        web link


      Okta
        web link


      OutboundEngine
        web link


      Outbox
        web link


      Outreach
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      Pantheon
        web link


      PayNearMe
        web link


      PicCollage/ Cardinal Blue Software
        web link


      Pipewise
        web link


      PLAE
        web link


      PLAiR
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      Pley
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      Rally
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      Recharge
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      Refinery29
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      Reputation.com
        web link


      Sharethrough
        web link


      Shop-Hers
        web link


      Sightly
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      Smule
        web link


      SnapLogic
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      Socialware
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      Spiceworks
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      Togetherville
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      Touch of Modern
        web link


      Townsquared
        web link


      Upthere
        web link


      Written.com
        web link


      Xamarin
        web link


      YuMe Networks
        web link


      Yup
        web link


     

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