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GV backs founders who transform industries and create new ones

300

active portfolio companies

$4.5B

under management

20

IPOs

100+

mergers and acquisitions

We've funded more than 400 portfolio companies across all stages and sectors, with an emphasis on enterprise, life sciences, consumer, and frontier technology.


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We're operators at heart

GV investors have built successful companies, our life sciences team still sees patients, and our operational partners include leaders in design, engineering, marketing and communications, business development, and talent.

Meet the team

Tech is in our DNA

Our team of engineers and data scientists work side by side with portfolio companies to solve critical problems and push the frontier of technology.

19

Computer Scientists

10

PhDs

7

MDs

We spun out of Google in 2009

We run as an independent, return-driven fund. Today we have more than $4.5 billion under management, with Alphabet as our sole limited partner.

2009
Founded as Google Ventures in Mountain View and Boston

First investments:
Silver Spring Networks and Adimab

Hired first design partner
2010
GV opens office in
New York City
2011
Investment #50:
RetailMeNot

Exit:
HomeAway
2012
Investment #100:
Gusto
2013
Investment #200:
Uber

Exits:
Foundation Medicine, The Climate Corp.
2014
London office opens for investment in Europe

Exits:
Nest, Hubspot, OnDeck, Iperian
2015
Google Ventures
becomes GV

Investment #300:
Genomics Medicine Ireland
2016
Exits:
Editas Medicine, Jet.com, CliQr Technologies
2017
Investment #400:
Gritstone Oncology

Exits:
Cloudera, Blue Bottle Coffee
2018
Investment #450:
Lime

Exits:
Flatiron Health, DocuSign, Duo Security
2019
Exits:
Uber, Managed by Q