Foundation Capital

Foundation Capital is a venture capital firm specializing in early-stage technology companies. It primarily invests in startups in the areas of consumer, enterprise, and financial technology.

TypeInvestor
HQPalo Alto, CA, US
Founded1995
Websitefoundationcapital.com
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Foundation Capital was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, US

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Key People/Management at Foundation Capital

Charles Moldow

Charles Moldow

General Partner
Angus Davis

Angus Davis

Partner
Ashu Garg

Ashu Garg

General Partner
Paul Holland

Paul Holland

General Partner
Steve Vassallo

Steve Vassallo

General Partner
Bill Elmore

Bill Elmore

General Partner
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Foundation Capital Office Locations

Foundation Capital has an office in Palo Alto
Palo Alto, CA, US (HQ)
550 High St 3rd Floor
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Foundation Capital News and Updates

Joanne Chen just became the first woman GP at Foundation Capital since founder Kathryn Gould

Joanne Chen just became the second general partner in the history of the now 26-year-old, Silicon Valley venture firm, Foundation Capital. Were she still alive, Foundation’s founder, Kathryn Gould, would undoubtedly cheer the development. Known for her big personality, Gould first met Chen when Chen…

Being first isn’t necessarily the most important attribute of success, says Ashu Garg of Foundation Capital

Ashu Garg, General Partner at Foundation Capital talks about trends in Enterprise Software, and how GTM strategies are an evolving process in the industry.

You have to do whatever it takes to get to your first ten customers, says Ashu Garg of Foundation Capital

In this episode of 100X entrepreneur podcast, Ashu Garg, General Partner, Foundation Capital, shares his insights of the B2B and SaaS industry in the US, and the opportunities that lie ahead.

Online supermarket Jüsto raises $10M from Foundation Capital

LatAm List – Jüsto, an online supermarket based in Mexico City, raised a $10M seed round led by Foundation Capital, just months after a pre-seed round of an undisclosed amount. Quiet Capital, Mountain Nazca, Vas Ventures, 500 Startups, and other funds and angels participated in this round. The compa…

Foundation Capital wraps up ninth fund with $350 mln

Foundation Capital, a late-stage investor in Uber and a backer of the unicorn Cohesity, announced it has raised $350 million for its ninth fund. The vehicle is slightly larger than Fund VIII, which closed in 2015 at $325 million. Fund IX is led by General Partners Ashu Garg, Charles Moldow and Steve…

Grabr grabs $8 mln in funding led by Foundation Capital

San Francisco-based Grabr, provider of an international peer-to-peer community marketplace and delivery network, announced it has raised $8 million in a Series A round led by Foundation Capital. Javier Olivan, VP of growth with Facebook; Geoff Donaker, Former COO of Yelp; Matt Wyndowe, previously he…
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Foundation Capital Online and Social Media Presence

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Foundation Capital Blogs

How to Protect Your Perimeter (Doug Merritt and Mike DeCesare)

Doug Merritt and Mike DeCesare both hold leadership roles at prominent cybersecurity companies. But before they made their way into the CEO seat, both spent many years in a variety of operational positions, gaining a 360-degree view of their respective businesses. Today, Doug leads the team at Splun…

How to Go From Idea to IPO (George Kurtz & Michelle Zatlyn)

In this session from our FC BUILD conference, Ashu interviews two billion-dollar founders. When it comes to scaling management, engineering culture, and anticipating future markets, Cloudflare COO Michelle Zatlyn and CrowdStrike CEO George Kurtz are the ones to ask. Each shares a bit about their res…

How to Grow as a CEO (Tien Tzuo and Edith Harbaugh)

In this installment of our FC BUILD series, my partner Steve Vassallo talks with Edith Harbaugh, co-founder and CEO of LaunchDarkly, and Tien Tzuo, co-founder and CEO of Zuora. Both former engineers, Edith and Tien offer advice for building a startup, discuss scaling in the time of virtual work, and…

Hatch, a neobank for SMBs, launches with $20M in funding from investors like Kleiner Perkins, Foundation Capital and Plaid’s founders

The post Hatch, a neobank for SMBs, launches with $20M in funding from investors like Kleiner Perkins, Foundation Capital and Plaid’s founders appeared first on Foundation Capital.

Meet Hatch, a Modern Bank for Small Businesses

I’m happy to take the lid off of Hatch, a digital bank for small and medium businesses. Foundation Capital led Hatch’s Series A because of the massive opportunity it represents, its team — beginning with founder and CEO, Thomson Nguyen — and the impressive progress that the company has made in a sho…

How to Commercialize Open Source

In this discussion from our recent enterprise conference FC BUILD, Ashu interviews Databricks founder and CEO Ali Ghodsi. A rather unconventional company, Databricks began as an open-source project at UC Berkley that moved into the commercial space after the team realized its impact. Ali and Ashu di…
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Foundation Capital Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Foundation Capital founded?

    Foundation Capital was founded in 1995.

  • Who are Foundation Capital key executives?

    Foundation Capital's key executives are Charles Moldow, Angus Davis and Ashu Garg.

  • Where is Foundation Capital headquarters?

    Foundation Capital headquarters is located at 550 High St 3rd Floor, Palo Alto.

  • Where are Foundation Capital offices?

    Foundation Capital has an office in Palo Alto.

  • How many offices does Foundation Capital have?

    Foundation Capital has 1 office.