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8tracks

8tracks delivers crowd-curated internet radio.

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8tracks

8tracks delivers crowd-curated internet radio.

Category: Consumer

Partner: Charles Hudson

Fund: Fund III

Founded By: David Porter, Remi Gabillet

CEO: David Porter

Status: Active

August Home

August Home

August builds smart home access products and services.

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August Home

August builds smart home access products and services.

Category: Consumer, Hardware

Partner: Jeff Clavier

Fund: Fund III

Founded By: Jason Johnson, Yves Béhar

CEO: Jason Johnson

M&A: Assa Abloy (Oct. '17)

Bleacher Report

Bleacher Report is the leading sports culture media company.

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Bleacher Report

Bleacher Report is the leading sports culture media company.

Category: Consumer

Partner: Jeff Clavier

Fund: Fund II

Founded By: Dave Finocchio, Alexander Freund, Bryan Goldberg, Dave Nemetz

CEO: Brian Grey

M&A: Time Warner (Aug. '12)

Blekko

Blekko offers a web search engine and social news platform that provided users with curated links for the entered search criteria.

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Blekko

Blekko offers a web search engine and social news platform that provided users with curated links for the entered search criteria.

Category: Consumer

Partner: Jeff Clavier

Fund: Fund II

Founded By: Bryn Dole, Bob Truel, Keith Peters, Greg Lindahl, Rich Skrenta, Mike Markson

CEO: Rich Skrenta

M&A: IBM (Mar. '15)

Britely

Britely is a contextual browser plugin that allows users to save and organize their preferred web content.

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Britely

Britely is a contextual browser plugin that allows users to save and organize their preferred web content.

Category: Consumer

Partner: Jeff Clavier

Fund: Fund II

Founded By: Justin Label, David Cowan, Johan Sundström, Ranjit Padmanabhan

CEO: Val Agostino

M&A: Groupon (Feb. '13)

Byliner

Byliner publishes original fiction and non-fiction e-shorts that can be read in two hours or less.

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Byliner

Byliner publishes original fiction and non-fiction e-shorts that can be read in two hours or less.

Category: Consumer, Marketplaces

Partner: Jeff Clavier

Fund: Fund III

Founded By: John Tayman

CEO: Deanna Brown

M&A: Macmillan (Sep. '14)

Carrot

Carrot offers fertility benefits for modern companies. It is focused on making fertility care easier, accessible and more affordable.

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Carrot

Carrot offers fertility benefits for modern companies. It is focused on making fertility care easier, accessible and more affordable.

Category: Consumer, Health, SaaS

Partner: Stephanie Palmeri

Fund: Fund V

Founded By: Tammy Sun, Juli Insinger

CEO: Tammy Sun

Status: Active

Chariot

Chariot is reinventing mass transit for commuters, companies, and fun-seekers with reliable and affordable service.

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Chariot

Chariot is reinventing mass transit for commuters, companies, and fun-seekers with reliable and affordable service.

Category: Consumer

Partner: Stephanie Palmeri

Fund: Fund IV

Founded By: Ali Vahabzadeh, Romain Di Vuolo

CEO: Ali Vahabzadeh

M&A: Ford (Sep. '16)

ClassDojo

ClassDojo

ClassDojo is a classroom communication app that helps parents, teachers, and kids share in all the great stuff that happens at school.

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ClassDojo

ClassDojo is a classroom communication app that helps parents, teachers, and kids share in all the great stuff that happens at school.

Category: Consumer

Partner: Stephanie Palmeri

Fund: Fund III, Plus Fund

Founded By: Sam Chaudhary, Liam Don

CEO: Sam Chaudhary

Status: Active

Coin

Coin is a consumer electronics and financial technology startup.

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Coin

Coin is a consumer electronics and financial technology startup.

Category: Consumer, Hardware

Partner: Jeff Clavier

Fund: Fund III

Founded By: Karthik Balakrishnan, Kanishk Parashar

CEO: Kanishk Parashar

M&A: Fitbit (May. '16)

Curse

Curse is a global multimedia and technology company that created content and products for gamers.

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Curse

Curse is a global multimedia and technology company that created content and products for gamers.

Category: Consumer

Partner: Jeff Clavier

Fund: Fund II

Founded By: Hubert Thieblot

CEO: Hubert Thieblot

M&A: Twitch (Aug. '16)

Educents

Educents helps parents and teachers discover innovated products created by a community of experts in education.

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Educents

Educents helps parents and teachers discover innovated products created by a community of experts in education.

Category: Consumer, Marketplaces

Partner: Stephanie Palmeri

Fund: Fund IV

Founded By: Kate Whiting, Kaitlyn Trabucco

CEO: Burke Culligan

Status: Active

Envoy

Envoy's Family Concierge Service is transforming aging in place for Seniors.

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Envoy

Envoy's Family Concierge Service is transforming aging in place for Seniors.

Category: Consumer, Marketplaces

Partner: Stephanie Palmeri

Fund: Fund IV

Founded By: Justin Lin

CEO: Justin Lin

Status: Active

Fatherly

Fatherly is the leading digital brand for modern-day parents.

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Fatherly

Fatherly is the leading digital brand for modern-day parents.

Category: Consumer

Partner: Stephanie Palmeri

Fund: Fund IV

Founded By: Mike Rothman, Simon Isaacs

CEO: Mike Rothman

Status: Active

Fitbit

Fitbit

Fitbit designs products and experiences that help people lead healthier, more active lives.

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Fitbit

Fitbit designs products and experiences that help people lead healthier, more active lives.

Category: Consumer, Hardware, Health

Partner: Jeff Clavier

Fund: Fund II, Fund III

Founded By: James Park, Eric Freidman

CEO: James Park

IPO: NYSE:FIT (Jun. '15)

Foodzie

Foodzie is an online marketplace that allowed individuals to discover and buy food directly from artisan producers.

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Foodzie

Foodzie is an online marketplace that allowed individuals to discover and buy food directly from artisan producers.

Category: Consumer, Marketplaces

Partner: Jeff Clavier

Fund: Fund III

Founded By: Rob LaFave, Emily Olson, Nik Bauman

CEO: Rob LaFave

M&A: Joyus (Jun. '12)

FounderDating

FounderDating is a network of entrepreneurs focusing on connecting with professionals and skilled individuals.

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FounderDating

FounderDating is a network of entrepreneurs focusing on connecting with professionals and skilled individuals.

Category: Consumer, Marketplaces

Partner: Jeff Clavier

Fund: Fund III

Founded By: Jessica Alter

CEO: Jessica Alter

M&A: Onevest (Jul. '16)

FreshPlanet

FreshPlanet

FreshPlanet is a social, casual gaming company developing online games for the iPad and Facebook.

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FreshPlanet

FreshPlanet is a social, casual gaming company developing online games for the iPad and Facebook.

Category: Consumer

Partner: Jeff Clavier

Fund: Fund II

Founded By: Mathieu Nouzareth, Romain Nouzareth

CEO: Mathieu Nouzareth

Status: Active

Friend.ly

Friend.ly is a social Q&A site allowing users to post questions on different subjects and get answers from the community.

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Friend.ly

Friend.ly is a social Q&A site allowing users to post questions on different subjects and get answers from the community.

Category: Consumer

Partner: Jeff Clavier

Fund: Fund II

Founded By: Ed Baker, Joachim de Lombaert, Bryan Guillemette

CEO: Ed Baker

M&A: Facebook (Oct. '11)

Giftly

Giftly's corporate gift card programs allows companies to easily send branded gift cards in bulk or one-at-a-time.

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Giftly

Giftly's corporate gift card programs allows companies to easily send branded gift cards in bulk or one-at-a-time.

Category: Consumer, Marketplaces

Partner: Jeff Clavier

Fund: Fund III

Founded By: Timothy Bentley

CEO: Timothy Bentley

Status: Active

Guildery

Guildery enables designers and consumers to create and customize fabrics and home decor.

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Guildery

Guildery enables designers and consumers to create and customize fabrics and home decor.

Category: Consumer, Marketplaces

Partner: Stephanie Palmeri

Fund: Fund IV

Founded By: Shane Reilly, Kelly Berger

CEO: Shane Reilly

M&A: Minted (Mar. '16)

Hoodline

Hoodline is building the nearby button of the internet.

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Hoodline

Hoodline is building the nearby button of the internet.

Category: Consumer

Partner: Charles Hudson

Fund: Fund IV

Founded By: Andrew Dudley, Eric Eldon

CEO: Razmig Hovaghimian

M&A: Ripple News (Sep. '16)

Joya Communications Inc / Marco Polo

Joya Communications creates applications that help people feel close.

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Joya Communications Inc / Marco Polo

Joya Communications creates applications that help people feel close.

Category: Consumer

Partner: Charles Hudson

Fund: Fund III

Founded By: Michal Bortnik, Vlada Bortnik

CEO: Michal Bortnik

Status: Active

Kaboodle

Kaboodle is a shopping site that lets users list their preferred products on the web.

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Kaboodle

Kaboodle is a shopping site that lets users list their preferred products on the web.

Category: Consumer

Partner: Jeff Clavier

Fund: Fund I

Founded By: Keiron McCammon, Chetan Pungaliya, Manish Chandra

CEO: Manish Chandra

M&A: Hearst (Aug. '07)

Kongregate

Kongregate is a leading mobile game publisher and web gaming portal.

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Kongregate

Kongregate is a leading mobile game publisher and web gaming portal.

Category: Consumer

Partner: Jeff Clavier

Fund: Fund I

Founded By: Jim, Greer, Emily Greer

CEO: Emily Greer

M&A: GameStop (Jul. '10)

Mayas Mom

Maya’s Mom is a social interactive site enabling parents to share their thoughts via “journals” and receive general parenting advice.

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Mayas Mom

Maya’s Mom is a social interactive site enabling parents to share their thoughts via “journals” and receive general parenting advice.

Category: Consumer

Partner: Jeff Clavier

Fund: Fund I

Founded By: Ann Crady-Weiss

CEO: Ann Crady-Weiss

M&A: BabyCenter (Aug. '07)

Merlin

Merlin is a mobile jobs platform for hourly workers.

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Merlin

Merlin is a mobile jobs platform for hourly workers.

Category: Consumer, Marketplaces

Partner: Stephanie Palmeri

Fund: Fund V

Founded By: Güimar Vaca Sittic, Borja Moreno de los Rios, William Guillouard

CEO: Güimar Vaca Sittic and Borja Moreno de los Rios

Status: Active

Milo

Milo enables shoppers to research products online and buy locally while tracking real-time availability and price.

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Milo

Milo enables shoppers to research products online and buy locally while tracking real-time availability and price.

Category: Consumer, Marketplaces

Partner: Jeff Clavier

Fund: Fund II

Founded By: Jack Abraham, Ted Dziuba, John Evans

CEO: Jack Abraham

M&A: eBay (Dec. '10)

Mint.com

Mint.com is the leading personal finance and budgeting tool.

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Mint.com

Mint.com is the leading personal finance and budgeting tool.

Category: Consumer

Partner: Jeff Clavier

Fund: Fund I

Founded By: Aaron Patzer

CEO: Aaron Patzer

M&A: Intuit (Dec. '09)

MyBlogLog

MyBlogLog is a social network for the blogger community that is based in part on interactions facilitated by a popular web widget.

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MyBlogLog

MyBlogLog is a social network for the blogger community that is based in part on interactions facilitated by a popular web widget.

Category: Consumer

Partner: Jeff Clavier

Fund: Fund I

Founded By: Eric Marcoullier, Todd Sampson

CEO: Scott Rafer

M&A: Yahoo! (Dec. '06)

Netvibes

Netvibes' platform transform browsing, sharing, and tagging into tangible business data to share, analyze, and act on in real-time.

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Netvibes

Netvibes' platform transform browsing, sharing, and tagging into tangible business data to share, analyze, and act on in real-time.

Category: Consumer

Partner: Jeff Clavier

Fund: Fund I

Founded By: Tariq Krim, Pierre Chappaz, Freddy Mini

CEO: Freddy Mini

M&A: Dassault Systèmes (Feb. '12)

Niche

Niche works with creators worldwide alongside top brands to develop authentic and resonating branded content.

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Niche

Niche works with creators worldwide alongside top brands to develop authentic and resonating branded content.

Category: Consumer, Marketplaces

Partner: Stephanie Palmeri

Fund: Fund IV

Founded By: Rob Fishman, Darren Lachtman

CEO: Rob Fishman

M&A: Twitter (Feb. '15)

Nima

Nima

Nima is developing breakthrough consumer products enabling users to know what is in their food.

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Nima

Nima is developing breakthrough consumer products enabling users to know what is in their food.

Category: Consumer, Hardware, Health

Partner: Jeff Clavier

Fund: Fund IV

Founded By: Shireen Yates, Scott Sundvor

CEO: Shireen Yates

Status: Active

Nuzzel

Nuzzel offers personalized news discovery and curated newsletters for busy professionals

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Nuzzel

Nuzzel offers personalized news discovery and curated newsletters for busy professionals

Category: Consumer

Partner: Jeff Clavier

Fund: Fund III

Founded By: Jonathan Abrams, Kent Lindstrom

CEO: Jonathan Abrams

Status: Active

Phil

Phil offers smarter prescription refills.

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Phil

Phil offers smarter prescription refills.

Category: Consumer, Health, Marketplaces

Partner: Stephanie Palmeri

Fund: Fund IV

Founded By: Deepak Thomas, Puran Singh

CEO: Deepak Thomas

Status: Active

Poshmark

Poshmark

Poshmark is the largest social marketplace for fashion where anyone can buy, sell and share their style with others.

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Poshmark

Poshmark is the largest social marketplace for fashion where anyone can buy, sell and share their style with others.

Category: Consumer, Marketplaces

Partner: Stephanie Palmeri

Fund: Fund III, Plus Fund

Founded By: Manish Chandra, Tracy Sun, Gautam Golwala, Chetan Pungaliya

CEO: Manish Chandra

Status: Active

Postmates

Postmates

Postmates is transforming the way goods move around cities by enabling anyone to have anything delivered on-demand.

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Postmates

Postmates is transforming the way goods move around cities by enabling anyone to have anything delivered on-demand.

Category: Consumer, Marketplaces

Partner: Jeff Clavier

Fund: Fund III, Plus Fund

Founded By: Bastian Lehmann, Sean Plaice, Sam Street

CEO: Bastian Lehmann

Status: Active

RedCap

Redcap's platform delivers out of store experiences to a dealer’s customer, wherever they are and whenever they want it.

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RedCap

Redcap's platform delivers out of store experiences to a dealer’s customer, wherever they are and whenever they want it.

Category: Consumer

Partner: Jeff Clavier

Fund: Fund III

Founded By: David Zwick, Stephen Kelley

CEO: David Zwick

M&A: Solera Mar. '18

Scroll

Scroll is a subscription service that enables an ad-free experience on the worlds best media sites.

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Scroll

Scroll is a subscription service that enables an ad-free experience on the worlds best media sites.

Category: Consumer, SaaS

Partner: Jeff Clavier

Fund: Fund IV

Founded By: Tony Haile, Kushal Dave, Sachin Doshi

CEO: Tony Haile

Status: Active

Songkick

Songkick is the largest global concert database and music ticketing platform.

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Songkick

Songkick is the largest global concert database and music ticketing platform.

Category: Consumer

Partner: Jeff Clavier

Fund: Fund II

Founded By: Ian Hogarth, Pete Smith, Michelle You

CEO: Matt Jones

M&A: Warner Music Group (Jul. '17)

Spoon University

Spoon University is the food resource for the next generation.

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Spoon University

Spoon University is the food resource for the next generation.

Category: Consumer

Partner: Stephanie Palmeri

Fund: Fund IV

Founded By: Sarah Adler, Mackenzie Barth

CEO: Mackenzie Barth

M&A: Scripps Network Interactive ('17)

TakeLessons

TakeLessons offers a marketplace and community for lifelong learning.

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TakeLessons

TakeLessons offers a marketplace and community for lifelong learning.

Category: Consumer, Marketplaces

Partner: Charles Hudson

Fund: Fund III

Founded By: Steven Cox

CEO: Steven Cox

Status: Active

Tapulous

Tapulous is a developer and publisher of video games such as Tap Tap Revenge.

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Tapulous

Tapulous is a developer and publisher of video games such as Tap Tap Revenge.

Category: Consumer

Partner: Jeff Clavier

Fund: Fund II

Founded By: Bart Decrem, Andrew Lacy

CEO: Bart Decrem

M&A: Disney (Jul. '10)

True&Co

True&Co uses data to design and engineer beautifully feminine and functional products.

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True&Co

True&Co uses data to design and engineer beautifully feminine and functional products.

Category: Consumer

Partner: Stephanie Palmeri

Fund: Fund III

Founded By: Dan Dolgin, Aarthi Ramamurthy, Michelle Lam

CEO: Michelle Lam

M&A: PVH (Mar. '17)

Truveo

Truveo was the first video search engine.

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Truveo

Truveo was the first video search engine.

Category: Consumer

Partner: Jeff Clavier

Fund: Fund I

Founded By: Tim Tuttle, Adam Beguelin

CEO: Tim Tuttle

M&A: Aol (Dec. '05)

Ubooly

Ubooly builds interactive, educational toys for children.

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Ubooly

Ubooly builds interactive, educational toys for children.

Category: Consumer

Partner: Stephanie Palmeri

Fund: Fund III

Founded By: Carly Gloge, Isaac Squires, Gavin Lee

CEO: Carly Gloge

M&A: Sphero (Jan. '16)

Wander

Wander is a beautiful way to share and experience the world.

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Wander

Wander is a beautiful way to share and experience the world.

Category: Consumer

Partner: Stephanie Palmeri

Fund: Fund III

Founded By: Jeremy Fisher, Keenan Cummings

CEO: Jeremy Fisher

M&A: Yahoo! (Feb. '14)

Wonderschool

Wonderschool

Wonderschool makes it easy for teachers to start schools out of their homes.

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Wonderschool

Wonderschool makes it easy for teachers to start schools out of their homes.

Category: Consumer, Marketplaces

Partner: Stephanie Palmeri

Fund: Fund IV

Founded By: Chris Bennett, Arrel Gray

CEO: Chris Bennett

Status: Active

YourMechanic

YourMechanic

YourMechanic is the industry leader in mobile car repair.

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YourMechanic

YourMechanic is the industry leader in mobile car repair.

Category: Consumer, Marketplaces

Partner: Jeff Clavier

Fund: Fund III

Founded By: Art Agrawal and Dongyi Liao

CEO: Anthony Rodio

Status: Active

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