Founders Fund is a San Francisco based venture capital firm investing in companies building revolutionary technologies.

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4.5
TypeInvestor
HQSan Francisco, US
Founded2005
Websitefoundersfund.com
Founders Fund was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at Founders Fund

Peter Thiel

Peter Thiel

Partner
Ken Howery

Ken Howery

Partner
Brian Singerman

Brian Singerman

Partner
Lauren Gross

Lauren Gross

Partner & Chief Operating Officer
Scott Nolan

Scott Nolan

Partner
Trae Stephens

Trae Stephens

Partner
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Founders Fund Office Locations

Founders Fund has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
1 Letterman Dr
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Founders Fund News and Updates

Anu Duggal's Female Founders Fund Scored a $100 Million Exit. Male Investors Are Finally Paying Attention

Anu Duggal explains what shocked her about starting a company in the United States.

Founders Fund Partner Cyan Banister on Kanye West, Elon Musk, and the Value of Independent Thought

Banister explains why she thinks there’s a need for more diversity of thought in the tech world.

In-car commerce startup Cargo raises $22 million led by Founders Fund

Cargo, the startup that helps ridesharing drivers earn money by bringing the convenience store into their vehicles, has raised $22 million in a Series A round led by Founders Fund . Additional investment came from Coatue Management, Aquiline Technology Growth as well as a number of  high-profile ent…

SMPL Receives $100,000 Investment from University of Michigan's Zell Founders Fund

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Zell Founders Fund, a student-led venture fund in the Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of Michigan, announced today that it has made a $100,000 investment in organic snack brand, SMPL. Today, SMPL also...

Kevin Hartz Is Stepping Down as Partner at Founders Fund

Hartz is leaving the firm to pursue new opportunities.

Female Founders Fund Partners Discuss Fundraising, Melinda Gates, and Startup Diversity

Partners Anu Duggal and Sutian Dong just raised $27 million for their second fund.
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Founders Fund Company Life and Culture

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Founders Fund Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Founders Fund founded?

    Founders Fund was founded in 2005.

  • Who are Founders Fund key executives?

    Founders Fund's key executives are Peter Thiel, Ken Howery and Brian Singerman.

  • Who are Founders Fund competitors?

    Competitors of Founders Fund include Commerce Signals, Doc.ai and Twenty Billion Neurons.

  • Where is Founders Fund headquarters?

    Founders Fund headquarters is located at 1 Letterman Dr, San Francisco.

  • Where are Founders Fund offices?

    Founders Fund has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Founders Fund have?

    Founders Fund has 1 office.