The bi-coastal Charles River Venture company is a big believer in investing in people over ideas. Not to say they don’t look for winning ideas (13 IPOs and 86 acquisitions to date), but after being in the investment space for over 4 years now, they know a winner always starts with good leadership and a solid team.
CRV currently holds 357 investments over 222 companies and prefers seed and early stage growth investments in fresh and/or disruptive companies set on taking over their respective tech industry niche. This company is frequently ranked among the top performing funds in the United States and has a number of key investments under their belt. Investments to date include: Zendesk, 24M, BOP.FM, Amino, Airtable, Twitter, Yammer, DataGravity, DoorDash, Udacity, Symphony Commerce, HealthIQ, Cybereason, CloudGenix, Drift, Scribd, Wave, Magnetic, and several others.
Funds raised / currently managed: ~ $1.37 billion
Focus industries: Commercial services, Internet, mobile, communications and networking, media, computer hardware, IT services, software.
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