VC  Pear Ventures

http://www.pear.vc/





     Office Locations:

320 High Street
Palo Alto, CA 94301

 

Stages:

  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    Formerly known as Pejman Mar, Pear Ventures is an early-stage fund that invests in exceptional founders building amazing companies. Pear's founding partners take no salary, and all of their resources (personnel, network, space) are devoted to helping their invested companies achieve their goals. The fund was founded by Pejman Nozad and Mar Hershenson, who have historically seeded very early stage tech start-ups such as Dropbox, Lending Club, Zoosk, Addepar, Path and many others.


     

    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
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    Debby Schilling CFO
    Katia Ameri Innovations Associate
    Lily Johnson Community Manager
    Mar Hershenson Managing Partner
    Pejman Nozad Managing Partner

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      12/01/2017


      Aaptiv


      NY


      $38,000,000


      Series A and B


      10/23/2017


      Solvvy


      CA


      $12,000,000


      Series A


      05/23/2017


      Affinity


      CA


      $13,500,000


      Venture


     

    Portfolio companies include:


      Aaptiv
        web link


      Affinity
        web link


      Aurora Solar


      BetterWorks
        web link


      BioAge


      Bluesmart


      Bonafide


      Branch Metrics
        web link


      DoorDash
        web link


      Eager Panda


      Elevate
        web link


      Fieldbook


      Gfycat
        web link


      Guardant Health
        web link


      Homejoy
        web link


      Memebox
        web link


      Ripple.co
        web link


      Solvvy
        web link


      Thinknum
        web link


      Washio
        web link


     

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