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.

TypeInvestor
Parent CompanyAlphabet
HQMountain View, US
Founded2009
Websitegv.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, CEO & Managing Partner
Vineeta Agarwala

Vineeta Agarwala

M.D. and Ph.D. In Genomics. Product Manager at Flatiron, Venture Partner
Brian Bendett

Brian Bendett

Former Project Manager for Google Engineering
Terri Burns

Terri Burns

Former Associate Product Manager at Twitter
Blake Byers

Blake Byers

Ph.D. In Bioengineering. Investor in Pact and Freenome, General Partner
Tyson Clark

Tyson Clark

Served as a US Navy Officer Before a Career in M&A
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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 leads $90 million investment in Bowery to grow its indoor farming business

Vertical farming company Bowery Farming today announced the close of a $90 million funding round led by GV (formerly Google Ventures) with participation from Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi.

Censys, a search engine for internet-connected devices, raises $2.6 million led by GV and Greylock

Censys, an open source research project born out of the University of Michigan, collects information on alll of the devices connected to the internet.

GV partner Joe Kraus named Lime’s first COO

One week after Lime tapped David Richter as its first chief business officer, it's announced another addition to its c-suite.

GV leads $10 million investment in Kitchen United to help restaurants expand via data-driven kitchens

Kitchen United, a fledgling startup that’s setting out to help restaurants open to new markets without investing in additional real estate, has raised $10 million in a series A round of funding led by Alphabet’s venture capital arm GV, with participation from the company’s own cofounders, Harry Tsao…

GitLab raises $100 million from Iconiq, GV, and Khosla, at $1.1 billion valuation

Code collaboration and DevOps platform GitLab has raised $100 million in a series D round of funding led by Iconiq Capital, with participation from existing investors GV and Khosla Ventures. The latest round of funding comes nearly a year after GitLab announced its $20 million series C round, at whi…
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GV Company Life and Culture

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GV Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was GV founded?

    GV was founded in 2009.

  • Who are GV key executives?

    GV's key executives are David Krane, Vineeta Agarwala and Brian Bendett.

  • Where is GV headquarters?

    GV headquarters is located at Google Bldg 1489 1489 Charleston Rd, Mountain View.

  • Where are GV offices?

    GV has an office in Mountain View.

  • How many offices does GV have?

    GV has 1 office.