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 Do OKRs Right

This episode goes deep on a topic that many founders, especially first-time founders, obsess over but usually get wrong: OKRs, objectives and key results. And there’s literally no greater authority on this topic than our guest Deidre Paknad, CEO and cofounder of Workboard, the enterprise standard in…

Chief of Staff to Ashu Garg, General Partner

Foundation Capital was founded in 1995. As an early-stage venture capital firm, we’ve lived through the emergence of the World Wide Web, the enterprise war of the 90s, the dot-com bubble, Web 2.0, the mobile revolution, the Great Recession, the rise of Big Data, software’s ascension to the cloud, an…

The Chance of a Lifetime: Our Investment in Eightfold AI

Eightfold AI, in which my Foundation Capital partners and I are early investors, is on a tear. It just raised a $220M Series E. And since the announcement of its Series D in October 2020, the company’s valuation has more than doubled. There are different dots that one could connect in charting the p…

iLife: Permanently Transforming Permanent Life Insurance

At Foundation, we believe that agents will continue to thrive and to play a key role in the future of insurance distribution. This is in sharp contrast to the predictions that many in Silicon Valley and even McKinsey, made over a decade ago*. Whenever I talk to executives from the agency channel, it…

iLife: Permanently transforming Permanent Life Insurance

The post iLife: Permanently transforming Permanent Life Insurance appeared first on Foundation Capital.

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…
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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.