Charles River Ventures (CRV) is an early-stage venture capital fund. It primarily invests in high-growth technology companies. The Firm focuses on enterprise, communications, consumer, technology and bioengineering companies. It prefers to be the lead or first investor to acquire a minority stake in its portfolio companies and also provides follow-on financing to its portfolio companies.
TypeInvestor
HQPalo Alto, US
Founded1970
Websitecrv.com
CRV was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, 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
Olivia Moore

Olivia Moore

Venture Investor
Devdutt Yellurkar

Devdutt Yellurkar

General Partner
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CRV Office Locations

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

Building a social app with 50% campus saturation with Vili Vaananen (Highkey)

We’re excited to share our conversation with Vili Vaananen, co-founder and CEO of Highkey. Highkey is a social app that launched at USC this fall — in the first semester, the app reached over half the undergraduate population with more than 10,000 active users. Vili is building Highkey with CTO Max …

D2C 2.0: The Rise of Infrastructure

Billions of dollars in venture capital have poured into direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands over the past ten years, funding hundreds of upstart brands challenging the incumbents in nearly every product category. These brands, once ignored by investors, are now raising multi-million dollar rounds pre-la…

Dropping out of college for Techstars with Bharat Pulgam (Runerra)

Runerra co-founders (from left to right) Niel Patel, Sam Lerdahl, Josh Chang, and Bharat Pulgam.We’re excited to feature Bharat Pulgam, co-founder and CEO of Runerra. Runerra is a peer-to-peer delivery app that allows users to request products and get them delivered by friends and neighbors who are …

Accelerated’s Direct to Consumer Holiday Gift Guide

If you’re like us, you’re constantly tempted to buy from the new D2C brands popping up on your Instagram feed (thanks @thingtesting, @redantler, and @ginlane!). We have to hold ourselves back most of the year, but the holidays provide the perfect excuse to buy from the brands you’ve been following. …

This is a super helpful analysis — thanks so much for doing this!

This is a super helpful analysis — thanks so much for doing this! When you refer to the group of top grossing free to download apps for the DAU/MAU analysis — is this the top 100 or another group?

Bird’s new Platform program and the rise of the “business in a box”

This week, CRV portfolio company Bird publicly announced a new platform for independent operators to manage their own scooter fleets. Bird will sell the scooters and provide access to a marketplace of chargers and mechanics in exchange for a 20% revenue share. We’re incredibly excited about this pro…
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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 3 offices.