Latest Foundation Capital Stories

2014-09-04 23:07:04

October event to feature students talking technology with industry leaders from Netflix and Instagram. Menlo Park, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 On October 2, 2014, Foundation Capital, a leading Venture Capital firm in Menlo Park, will host its second Teen Tech Talk, or FCT3. The event gathers students from Silicon Valley high schools together to talk about how they view and use technology, what trends they see fading and rising, and their own vision for the future of different...

2014-08-25 23:06:47

Alchemist, an Accelerator Dedicated to Enterprise Startups, Welcomes Foundation Capital to its List of Investors San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Foundation Capital has joined Cisco, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Khosla Ventures, Salesforce.com, SAP Ventures, and US Venture Partners, as a backer of the Alchemist Accelerator, it was announced today. The amount of the investment is not being disclosed. Foundation Capital is an investment firm that builds great companies. It invests in...

2014-06-06 23:06:34

Former Facebook and eBay Alum, Sloan Joins VC Firm To Help Drive Targeted Marketing Results Menlo Park, CA (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Silicon Valley venture capital firm Foundation Capital continues to grow its team with the addition of Vice President of Marketing, Meg Sloan. In her role, Meg will be responsible for creating and managing the marketing and communication programs at Foundation Capital as well as supporting its portfolio companies. Meg brings more than 18 years of experience in...

2014-06-03 23:09:09

Srinivas Mantripragada and Geoffrey Woo Join VC Firm To Help Build the Next Wave of Great Companies Menlo Park, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Silicon Valley venture capital firm Foundation Capital has added two new entrepreneurs-in-residence, Srinivas Mantripragada and Geoffrey Woo. Foundation Capital’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) program allows successful entrepreneurs from different backgrounds to hone their ideas and expertise under the guidance of seasoned venture capital partners....

2014-04-21 08:23:27

Retargeting leader surpasses $150 million revenue run rate with 15,000 customers in over 100 countries SAN FRANCISCO, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AdRoll, the world's most widely adopted retargeting platform, announced today that it closed a $70 million funding round led by Foundation Capital. New investors include Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), Northgate Capital, Performance Equity and Glenmede, who join existing investors Merus Capital, Accel Partners and Peter Thiel. In...

2014-02-04 08:27:26

Localytics caps year of record growth with new financing led by Silicon Valley investor Foundation Capital BOSTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Localytics (www.localytics.com), provider of the most powerful analytics and marketing platform for mobile and web apps, announced today it has raised $16M in Series C financing led by new investor Foundation Capital. Existing investor Polaris Partners also participated in this round. Localytics will use the new funding to accelerate...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.