I/VC  Obvious Ventures

http://www.obvious.com/





     Office Locations:

220 Halleck Street, Suite 120
San Francisco, CA 94129
Phone: 415-987-4414

 

Stages:

  • Early
  • Growth
  • Seed


 

Industries:

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

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    Description:

    Founded 2006, Obvious Corporation is an incubator founded by Biz Stone, Ev Williams and early Twitter employee Jason Goldman. Initially, Twitter grew within the startup incubator called Obvious Corp. before the service was spun off. The Obvious Corporation is dedicated to developing systems that help people work together to improve the world. Obvious Ventures is a principal investment firm specializing in startups and growth capital. Obvious Ventures has a goal to bring experience, capital, and focus to companies combining profit and purpose for a better world. Obvious Ventures closed its second fund (May of 2017) with $191,919,191 million in commitments.



    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
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    Andre Heinz Venture Partner
    Andrew Beebe Managing Director
    Evan Williams Founding Partner
    Hoolie Tejwani Vice President
    Isaac (Biz) Stone Founding Partner

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      05/15/2018


      Good Eggs


      CA


      $50,000,000


      


      04/12/2018


      Tentrr


      NY


      $8,000,000


      Series A


      04/05/2018


      Virta Health


      CA


      $45,000,000


      Series B


      08/02/2017


      Enbala Power Networks


      PA


      $17,500,000


      Series B


     

    Portfolio companies include:


      Beyond Meat
        web link


      Breezeworks
        web link


      Change.org
        web link


      Enbala Power Networks
        web link


      Enervee
        web link


      Flux
        web link


      Good Eggs
        web link


      Jelly Industries
        web link


      Lift Worldwide
        web link


      Loup
        web link


      Magic Leap
        web link


      Maker Media
        web link


      Mikoko\\\'s Kitchen
        web link


      Mosaic
        web link


      NewCo
        web link


      OLLY
        web link


      Recursion Pharmaceuticals
        web link


      Sighten
        web link


      Tentrr
        web link


      Virta Health
        web link


      Workpop
        web link


      ZenPayroll
        web link


      Zymergen
        web link


     

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