We help entrepreneurs change the world.
GV provides seed, venture, and growth-stage funding to the best companies — not strategic investments for Google. We’ve invested in more than 225 companies, including Uber, Nest, and RetailMeNot. We provide these companies unparalleled support in design, recruiting, marketing, and more.
Designed to put entrepreneurs first
We only have one limited partner, so we’re fully focused on helping our portfolio companies succeed. And since we operate annual funds, we have the resources to continue investing and stay engaged with companies as they grow.
Access to Google, when you need it
Our relationship with Google means unique access for our portfolio companies — to some of the world’s best engineers, scientists, and technology. We help our companies interface with Google.
Workshops & community
Our workshops offer practical training and intimate discussions about the real skills startups need to succeed — from hiring, to user research, to engineering, and much more.
And since our events are open to portfolio employees at any level, our companies can build core capabilities and help their teams grow.
Our team works directly with our portfolio on everything from product design to copywriting to system architecture.
Just the beginning
We started Google Ventures in 2009 with a mission to help entrepreneurs make the world better.
We have already invested in more than 225 companies — working on problems like cancer treatment, urban transportation, and energy use.