BlueRun Ventures

BlueRun Ventures is an early stage venture capital firm with offices in the United States, Shanghai, Beijing, and Korea. BlueRun invests in information technology, mobile and consumer technologies, with an emphasis on early stage mobile opportunities. We are a team of former entrepreneurs and executives with deep experience in mobile, product development, marketing, and design. We work closely with our entrepreneurs - supporting their vision with our experience and networks.

We focus on early stage opportunities across mobile software and services and financial technology. Our team leverages our individual and collective experience across mobile networks, development, design and partnership to help early stage companies build transformational businesses.

In 2005, BlueRun changed its name from Nokia Venture Partners. While branded as Nokia Venture Partners, the firm helped to build emerging market leaders such as Airgo, Bitfone, Cornice, PayPal, Wavemarket and WiderThan.


Type
Investor
HQ
Menlo Park, US
Founded
1998
Website
brv.com
BlueRun Ventures was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, US

Key People at BlueRun Ventures

Jui Tan

Jui Tan

General Partner
John Malloy

John Malloy

General Partner
Jonathan Ebinger

Jonathan Ebinger

General Partner
Kwan Yoon

Kwan Yoon

Partner
Cheryl Cheng

Cheryl Cheng

Partner
Jeff Tannenbaum

Jeff Tannenbaum

Principal
Jana Trantow

Jana Trantow

Associate

BlueRun Ventures Office Locations

BlueRun Ventures has an office in Menlo Park
Menlo Park, US (HQ)
545 Middlefield Rd

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BlueRun Ventures News and Updates

Israeli industrial drone maker Airobotics raises $32.5 million Series C

Israeli autonomous drone maker Airobotics has raised $32.5 million led by BlueRun Ventures China with participation from Microsoft Ventures and OurCrowd. Existing investors CRV, BRV, Waze CEO Noam Bardin, former Googler Richard Wooldbridge, and Silver Lake Partners cofounder David Roux all participa…

Fully autonomous drone maker Airobotics nabs $32.5M, expands into defense

 Airobotics, a startup building autonomous drones for the enterprise sector that do not require humans to get involved in any aspect of operating them, has picked up $32.5 million in funding to expand its business into defense and homeland security, and to expand its business globally. The Series C …

Airobotics scores authorization to fly autonomous drones in Israel

 A startup based in Petah Tikva, Israel, Airobotics, has scored the right to fly drones autonomously for business purposes in Israel. The Civil Aviation Authority of Israel (CAAI) was the first in the world to authorize commercial, fully unmanned drone flights in their nation’s airspace. Read More

The Companies To Look Out For At Mobile World Congress 2017

With Mobile World Congress (MWC) coming up on February 27th in Barcelona, we decided to examine the hundreds of exhibitors at the conference and determine which of them are some of the key companies to watch. After scraping the exhibitor … Continued

$1B+ Market Map: The World’s 186 Unicorn Companies In One Infographic

There are 186 private companies around the world as of 1/18/2017 that are valued at $1B+, all tracked on our real-time unicorn tracker. Collectively, these companies are worth approximately $656B. Combined, they have raised approximately $126B. Forty-two of these private companies became … Continued
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