Homebrew is a venture capital firm specializing in seed, startup, early stage and incubation investments. The Firm seeks to make investments in fintech, bottom up economy including software-as-a-service for small business, API-based platforms, vertical marketplaces, direct-to-consumer businesses/services and peer or collaborative economies.


TypeInvestor
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Founded2013
Websitehomebrew.co
Homebrew was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, US

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Key People/Management at Homebrew

Hunter Walk

Hunter Walk

Partner
Satya Patel

Satya Patel

Partner
Charo Gioia

Charo Gioia

Director of Operations
Beth Scheer

Beth Scheer

Head of Talent
Kate Coughlin Stern

Kate Coughlin Stern

Principal
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Homebrew Office Locations

Homebrew has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
436 Bryant St 3rd Floor, San Francisco
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Homebrew Online and Social Media Presence

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Homebrew Blogs

2 1/2 Angel Investing Mistakes You Can Easily Avoid

I Made These Mistakes A Few Times But You Don’t Need To Part of successful angel investing is picking winners. Another part is avoiding picking losers. Before we founded Homebrew I made ~20 or so investments in startups using my own savings. I wasn’t necessarily trying to do anything impressive, jus…

End of an Error: As Conan O’Brien Wraps Up 28 Years of Late Night, I Was an Idiot to Leave the Show

What I Learned From Working On Conan’s Season #2 and My Own Fears Actor John Lithgow playfully tossed a show at me, boxer Larry Holmes jokingly (I think) threatened to knock me out and actress Jennifer Tilly might have flirted with me over the phone until she realized I was just an intern and not [……

Don’t Let Your Best Product Managers All Become People Managers Or Your Company Will Suffer

Why Ken Norton’s Dual Product Management Career Path Can Also Encourage Innovation At Scale “Rising to your level of misery” is how Arthur Brooks frames the trap of being good enough at your job that you continue to climb a corporate ladder until arriving at a rung which leaves you in a role that ma…

ResQ Restaurant Maintenance & Repair Platform Hits 3,000 Locations Deployed, Announces Seed Funding

Much of what we do at Homebrew is based on the belief that software has the power to meaningfully empower individuals with information and access. A considerable number of the startups we’ve backed look to bring these capabilities to traditional industries that predate the PC, including construction…

We Raised $50m+ To Back New Venture Capitalists Who Don’t Look Like Me

It’s weird to try and help fund people who are going to compete with me, right? Well, I couldn’t be more excited to do just this. Ok, the headline is announcing Screendoor, a $50m+ collaboration of some like-minded early stage investors to back new VCs from underrepresented groups (basically people …

Screendoor opens to accelerate diversity within VC and tech

Most venture firms define success through their growth and generational longevity. We don’t. When Hunter and I started Homebrew it was with the idea that we’d always stay small and focused. That meant we’d never grow the partnership beyond the two of us and that when we were done investing, there wo…
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Homebrew Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Homebrew founded?

    Homebrew was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Homebrew key executives?

    Homebrew's key executives are Hunter Walk, Satya Patel and Charo Gioia.

  • Where is Homebrew headquarters?

    Homebrew headquarters is located at 436 Bryant St 3rd Floor, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Homebrew offices?

    Homebrew has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Homebrew have?

    Homebrew has 1 office.