CRV (Charles River Ventures) is a venture capital firm. It invests in early-stage tech startups.
TypeInvestor
HQPalo Alto, CA, US
Founded1970
Websitecrv.com
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
CRV was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, US
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Key People/Management at CRV

Murat Bicer

Murat Bicer

General Partner
Max Gazor

Max Gazor

General Partner
Saar Gur

Saar Gur

General Partner
Bruce Sachs

Bruce Sachs

General Partner
Devdutt Yellurkar

Devdutt Yellurkar

General Partner
Anna Khan

Anna Khan

General Partner
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CRV Office Locations

CRV has offices in Palo Alto, Boston and San Francisco
Palo Alto, CA, US (HQ)
300 Hamilton Ave 3rd Floor
Boston, MA, US
855 Boylston St 10th Floor
San Francisco, CA, US
52 Zoe St, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, US
568 Brannan St
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CRV Investment Portfolio

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CRV News and Updates

Sleuth wants to use AI to measure software developer productivity

As knowledge workers including software engineers shifted to remote work during the pandemic, executives expressed a concern that productivity would suffer as a result. The evidence is mixed on this, but in the software industry particularly, remote work exacerbated many of the challenges that emplo…

Fleet nabs $20M to enable enterprises to manage their devices

Fleet, a startup offering a service that helps to track and manage enterprise devices like laptops, today announced that it raised $20 million in a Series A round led by CRV with participation from angel investors including GitLab CEO Sid Sijbrandij. Fleet CEO Mike McNeil says that the new capital —…

Doppler Raises $20M To Build The First SecretOps Platform For Developers At Scale

As software engineering endeavors become more complex and collaborative, the need to manage secrets, or sensitive application keys and credentials, becomes paramount. Doppler makes it easy to manage secrets over their lifetime as the first SecretOps Platform.

Doppler lands $20M to help companies manage their app secrets

Secrets management, or the use of tools to access and create digital authentication credentials, was growing in adoption pre-pandemic. But as the health crises forced businesses to move online, secrets management became an indispensable part of operations. According to a 2021 1Password survey, 65% o…

Doppler’s SecretOps solution to protect developers’ encryption keys, assets and more

Doppler releases new secret ops solution to protect developers secrets from exposure to unauthorized third parties.

The Midas Brink List: Meet Venture Capital’s Rising Stars For 2022

Talented, emerging investors making a name for themselves in the increasingly competitive world of venture capital.
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CRV Online and Social Media Presence

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CRV Blogs

Bateau: Streamlining Senior Living Facilities and Care

I first met Paul Jarvis, Co-Founder and CEO of Bateau in May of 2020, in the throes of the pandemic, when he was just starting to work with senior living companies. That was a critical time for senior living facilities, which were in the eye of the storm of a pandemic we were just starting to unders…

Moving FaaSt — The Finance-as-a-Service TechScape Part II

Moving FaaSt — The Finance-as-a-Service TechScape Part IIIntro16 months ago I wrote the first “Moving FaaSt” TechScape outlining the oft forgotten role of “finance” within a larger business. This had come on the heels of Visa’s purchase of Plaid for $5.3B, and Chime’s $500M round fundraise. The thes…

Powering High Stakes Data — Automating Annotations with Cord

As venture capitalists, we seek to invest in companies we believe can exponentially accelerate innovation. In my own career, I have seen several of these step changes in innovation — the democratization of mobile, the power of compute, and more recently, the rise of the developer. All three of these…

Go Figure: Transforming Compensation and Pay Equity

Announcing CRV’s Investment in FigureSoftware has introduced efficiency to many aspects of our day-to-day lives. Everything from applying to a job, signing up for an interview, and communicating with your employees — it’s all 10x better than it was decades ago.Except for compensation.For employees w…

Tuning In — The Final Frontier for Enterprise

Tuning In — The Final Frontier for EnterpriseAnnouncing CRV’s Investment in StoryboardNow that we’re just two weeks away from the end of 2020 — the infamous pandemic year — it’s worth reflecting back on the myriad ways our lifestyles have changed — perhaps permanently. More online workout classes, m…

Thanks for your question Shaan.

Thanks for your question Shaan. I actually think the personal finance space is very interesting but few people pay for the service as a subscription and the only way to make money long term is off of recommending other financial products which may not be a good long term solution. In general, person…
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CRV Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was CRV founded?

    CRV was founded in 1970.

  • Who are CRV key executives?

    CRV's key executives are Murat Bicer, Max Gazor and Saar Gur.

  • Where is CRV headquarters?

    CRV headquarters is located at 300 Hamilton Ave 3rd Floor, Palo Alto.

  • Where are CRV offices?

    CRV has offices in Palo Alto, Boston and San Francisco.

  • How many offices does CRV have?

    CRV has 4 offices.