Launched as Google Ventures in 2009, GV is the venture capital arm of Alphabet, Inc. We’ve invested in more than 300 companies that push the edge of what’s possible. In the fields of life science, healthcare, artificial intelligence, robotics, transportation, cyber security, and agriculture, our companies aim to improve lives and change industries.


We’ve built a team of world-class engineers, designers, physicians, scientists, marketers, and investors who work together to provide these startups exceptional support on the road to success. We help our companies interface with Google, providing unique access to the world’s best technology and talent.

Type
Investor
Parent Company
Alphabet
HQ
Mountain View, US
Founded
2009
Website
gv.com
GV was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Mountain View, US
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Key People/Management at GV

David Krane

David Krane

CEO & Managing Partner
Graham Spencer

Graham Spencer

Managing Partner
Jonathan Faerber

Jonathan Faerber

Chief Financial Officer
Krishna Yeshwant

Krishna Yeshwant

General Partner
Adam Ghobarah

Adam Ghobarah

General Partner
Blake Byers

Blake Byers

General Partner
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GV Office Locations

GV has an office in Mountain View
Mountain View, US (HQ)
Google Bldg 1489 1489 Charleston Rd
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GV News and Updates

GV partner Lo Toney wants to raise $50 million to fund diverse investors

 GV partner Lo Toney is looking to raise up to $50 million for his new fund, Plexo Capital, Axios first reported. Since 2017, Toney has been incubating Plexo Capital inside GV, formerly known as Google Ventures. The idea with Plexo Capital, which is backed by Alphabet, is to invest as a limited part…

Want to be a founder? Go get a job, says venture capitalist Joe Kraus of GV

 Yesterday, at Startup Grind, an event series that’s aimed at new founders and people contemplating becoming entrepreneurs, we sat down with Joe Kraus, a partner for the last eight years with Google’s early-stage investing arm, GV. Kraus shared a range of founder-friendly advice, including what GV a…

GV leads funding in UJET

San Francisco-based UJET Inc, provider of a real-time customer communications platform, announced that it has raised a $25 million Series B round of funding. GV led the round, which included new investor Citi Ventures, and existing investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and DCM Ventures. The…

GV leads $25M investment in Hover, a computer vision startup that digitizes your home

 As more and more startups aim to 3D-scan the world, the question of what consumers will actually care about enough to bring into the digital world is a tough one to answer. For most people, a home will be the biggest investment they make in their lives, so SF-based Hover is theorizing that’s the pl…

VC-backed Gritstone Oncology recruits Bellemin as EVP of finance and CFO

Emeryville, California-based Gritstone Oncology, a personalized cancer immunotherapy company, has named Jean-Marc Bellemin as executive vice president of finance and chief financial officer. His appointment became effective January 5, 2018. Previously, Bellemin worked at Actelion Pharmaceuticals USA…

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