Data Collective

Data Collective (DCVC) is a venture capital fund that invests in entrepreneurs applying deep compute, big data and IT infrastructure technologies to transform giant industries. Data Collective and its principals have backed brilliant people changing global-scale businesses for over twenty years, helping create tens of billions of dollars of wealth for these entrepreneurs while also making the world a markedly better place.

DCVC brings to bear a unique model that unites a team of experienced venture capitalists with more than 45 technology executives and experts (CTOs, CIOs, Chief Scientists, Principal Engineers, Professors at Stanford, Berkeley, and major technical universities) with significant tenures at top 100 technology companies and research institutions worldwide.

DCVC focuses on Seed and Series A companies, and growth stage opportunities within its own portfolio. DCVC’s strong network, operational experience and technical background delivers unique value to entrepreneurs.

Type
Investor
HQ
San Francisco, US
Founded
2011
Website
dcvc.com
Data Collective was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People at Data Collective

Matt Ocko

Matt Ocko

Managing Partner
Zachary Bogue

Zachary Bogue

Managing Partner
James Hardiman

James Hardiman

Partner
Bradford Cross

Bradford Cross

Partner
Michael Driscoll

Michael Driscoll

Operating Partner
Scott Barclay

Scott Barclay

Operating Partner
Armen Vidian

Armen Vidian

Operating Partner
Jean Xin

Jean Xin

Associate

Data Collective Office Locations

Data Collective has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
665 3rd St

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Data Collective News and Updates

Breakout Ventures, spun out of Peter Thiel’s Breakout Labs, has closed its debut fund with $60M

 Lindy Fishburne has spent most of the last six years heading up Breakout Labs, a program that’s underwritten by Peter Thiel and that in 2011 began offering nascent science-focused startups funding with no strings attached. Little wonder that Fishburne decided it might make sense to enlist her Break…

After scraping Monsanto deal, Deere agrees to buy precision farming startup Blue River for $305M

 Five months after abandoning its proposed purchase of Monsanto’s precision planting subsidiary due to anti-trust concerns, agricultural equipment giant Deere and Company announced that it will spend $305 million to acquire ag-tech startup Blue River Technology. Founded in 2011 and based in Sunnyval…

Is Symantec getting ready to buy Splunk?

 Yesterday, Symantec CEO Greg Clark flexed his M&A biceps, saying that Splunk could be an attractive target. Clark definitely plans to go whale hunting to regain Symantec’s long-lost security position. Symantec expects to grow 3-5% in 2018. Compare that to Splunk, which projects to grow upwards …

Descartes Labs raises $30 million Series B for its brand of geospatial analytics

 Descartes Labs is announcing a $30 million Series B this morning in a large round led by March Capital. This comes just three months after one of Descartes’ largest competitors, Orbital Insight, closed its own $50 million Series C with Sequoia. Both Descartes and Orbital are playing in the emerging…

Investors bet big on AI for health diagnostics

GUEST: We’re seeing a new wave of venture investments in healthtech companies — especially those with strong artifical intelligence and machine learning components. Led by some of the world’s largest biopharma companies and tech-focused venture capitalists, these investments are backing efforts to s…

Alation raises $23 million for its data cataloging software

Alation, which provides software that allows businesses to have a single source of reference for their data, today announced funding of $23 million, in a round led by Icon Ventures. New investor Harmony Partners, as well as existing investors Costanoa Ventures and Data Collective, also joined. Alati…
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