Initialized Capital

Initialized Capital is a San Francisco-based venture capital firm involved in profiling start-ups and reviewing new internet products. The company focuses on investing in high-potential software startups at seed stage and earlier.

HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Size (employees)13 (est)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
Initialized Capital was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, US

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Key People/Management at Initialized Capital

Alda Leu Dennis

Alda Leu Dennis

General Partner
Dani Metz Shuval

Dani Metz Shuval

Chief of Staff
Jennifer Wolf

Jennifer Wolf

COO & Partner
Kim-Mai Cutler

Kim-Mai Cutler

Garry Tan

Garry Tan

Founder and Managing Partner
Marinda Luk

Marinda Luk

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Initialized Capital Office Locations

Initialized Capital has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
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Initialized Capital News and Updates

With a new general partner and without Alexis Ohanian, Initialized Capital garners $230 million for fund five

Initialized Capital, the early-stage venture firm that got its start inside of Y Combinator almost a decade ago and spun out of the organization roughly five years later, has closed its newest fund, with $230 million in capital commitments, co-founder Garry Tan announced on Medium earlier today. The…

Alexis Ohanian is leaving Initialized Capital

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian is leaving Initialized Capital, the investment firm he co-founded in 2011 with Garry Tan, as first reported by Axios and confirmed by TechCrunch. The move comes weeks after Ohanian publicly stepped down from the Reddit board of directors, with Y Combinator president …

Black haircare startup Naza Beauty just raised $1 million from Alexis Ohanian’s Initialized Capital

As we all saw in Oscar-winning short film Hair Love, black hair is beautiful but it’s also notoriously difficult to manage. One of the first hair memories Naza founder and CEO Natanya Montgomery has is of her mom brushing her hair into three afro puffs on the top of her head. When she was seven, […]

Initialized Capital raises $50 mln venture fund

Initialized Capital has raised a $50 million venture-capital fund, according to a filing with the SEC.

Truepill, the ‘AWS for pharmacies,’ gets $10M from Initialized Capital

Meet the B2B business powering today's D2C healthcare brands.

Triplebyte raises $10 mln from Initialized Capital, Caffeinated Capital, Marissa Mayer, others

Triplebyte said it raised $10 million of Series A capital in a round led by Initialized Capital and joined by existing investors Jessica Livingston, Paul Graham, Emmett Shear, Kyle Vogt and Caffeinated Capital.
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Initialized Capital Online and Social Media Presence

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Initialized Capital Blogs

How Real Movements Start, Then Change the World

Billion-dollar startups are ideas that are turned into movements with passion and hard work.

4 Reasons Why Co-Founders Leave — and How Unresolved Conflict Fuels Them

Our ‘startup whisperer’ Jen Wolf embarks on a blog series to help founders cope with and embrace conflict (Editor’s note: This is…

Investing in People Insights Today — So We’ll Understand Our Workforce Tomorrow

eqtble Promises to Make Sense of Disparate Employee Data and Unlock Actionable Insights for HR Leaders  It was hard enough for companies…

Hummingbot is Building the Native Liquidity Platform for Crypto

As crypto’s potential becomes more apparent there is a need for trading products and services that can keep up with the pace,…

Meet Jen Wolf, Initialized’s Newly Appointed President

Initialized partner and COO Jen Wolf has been promoted to President, making her one of few women to hold such a position…

Albedo Space: How High-Res Space Imagery will Change Everything

It’s not every day a company has the potential to improve something by 10x or more.
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Initialized Capital Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Initialized Capital founded?

    Initialized Capital was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Initialized Capital key executives?

    Initialized Capital's key executives are Alda Leu Dennis, Dani Metz Shuval and Jennifer Wolf.

  • How many employees does Initialized Capital have?

    Initialized Capital has 13 employees.

  • Where is Initialized Capital headquarters?

    Initialized Capital headquarters is located at San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Initialized Capital offices?

    Initialized Capital has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Initialized Capital have?

    Initialized Capital has 1 office.