Redpoint was started back in the late nineties by a group of experienced angel investors and fund managers including John Walecka, Brad Jones, Jeff Brody, Geoff Yang, and Tim Haley. They’ve acquired interests in a number of lucrative and world-changing products since then including 2U, HomeAway, Heroku, Netflix, PureStorage, Twilio and Zendesk.
Redpoint also as an entrepreneur’s incubator program they run which has nuture products like Android, Acompli, Jaunt and Zimbra from inception to early and late growth stages. They operate out of Menlo Park and entertain investments throughout North America and China. Loyalty to the early-stage startups they invest in is evident in their numbers, with over 446 investments in 239 companies. This VC currently boasts some 16 initial public offerings and have acquired over 80 companies to date. They seek out visionary founders with data to back up their vision. Find out where their team will be via their blog, in order to find ways to network into their circle of trust.
Funds raised / currently managed: ~3.4 billion
Focus industries: Commercial services, communications and networking, retail, software
- Address: 21 South Park, Suite 100, San Francisco, CA 94107
- Address: 1539 Nanjing Road West, Kerry Center, Tower 2, Suite 1801, Shanghai, China, 200040
- Phone: +86.21.6288.7757
- Fax: +86.21.6288.7797
- Address: 79 Jianguo Road, Hua Mao Center, Tower 2, 9th Floor, Beijing, China, 100025
- Address: Redpoint e.Ventures, Diamond Tower, Rua Joaquim Floriano, 1120A, cj.92, Itaim Bibi, Sao Paulo – SP 04534-004, Brazil