We look for entrepreneurs with a healthy disregard for the impossible. Our team is diverse and so is our appetite for investing — we work with companies in virtually any sector and at any stage of their journey.
Entrepreneurs. Engineers. Physicians. Our team has the deep expertise and real experience to select and guide the best companies in the world.
This clear objective keeps us 100% focused
on the success of our companies — not on Google’s strategic goals.
Our hands-on teams work with portfolio companies full-time on design, recruiting, marketing, and engineering.
We’re an independent fund financed by Google. We operate as an autonomous team and set our own agenda.
Industry experts, alumni network, technology, facilities, and more.
We studied the challenges with corporate VC and set up our team to do things differently.
Milk, Stamped, Miso, Enterproid, and more.
Kabam, Rumble, ngmoco, and more.
Whaleshark, AVOS Systems, and more.
ClearStory Data, DNAnexus, and more
23andMe, Foundation Medicine, and more.
Enterprise, advertising, payments, etc.
Backplane, Pocket, Airtime,
Subtext, and more.
Rocket Lawyer, Enterproid, and more.
Silver Spring Networks,
HomeAway, and more.
CEO, WhaleShark Media
“Working with Google Ventures has been fantastic. I have been super impressed by the people there and the value they have added to our business. Their team is incredibly smart, knowledgeable about our space, and focused on making our business better. We couldn’t be happier!”
CEO, ClearStory Data
“Google Ventures is by far one of the most hands-on and helpful investment firms we’ve seen. They are amazingly proactive in helping their portfolio across every aspect of building a successful company. They are the kind of partner every entrepreneur loves to have.”
“Working with Google Ventures has given Wingu access to the best and brightest people in fields that are critical to our development. Krishna has proven to be an exceptional part of the team through a combination of strategic thinking and deep understanding of our technology and industry.”
“Rich Miner and the Google Ventures team afford us unprecedented access to some of the most talented consumer web innovators anywhere. The ability to leverage that expertise is a critical competitive advantage for CustomMade. We wouldn’t want to do it any other way.”