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

Initialized Capital Raises $700 Million, Launches 2 New Funds

Initialized Capital Raises $700 Million, Launches 2 New Funds

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.
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Initialized Capital Online and Social Media Presence

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Initialized Capital Blogs

Power to the Patient: Our Bets on the New Revolution in Healthcare

Our three predictions for the future of healthcare driven by patient experience (PX) and outcomes.

Meet Ari Bloom: Bagel Chain Creator Turned Consumer Brand Whisperer

Meet Ari Bloom, the bagel franchise-creator turned DTC whisperer building personal care brands for underrepresented communities.

How to hire engineers in a distorted job market

What startups should do to attract the best engineering talent in this distorted job market.

What post-pandemic office life looks like: flexible, social, and scheduled

Survey: 60% of employees want to work on-site midweek and sit next to their work friends

Announcing Abdul Ly as our fourth principal

Abdul Ly is the fourth principal to join Initialized and the third member of our investment team to join through our open search recruitment process in just ten months.

The Road from Burning Man to Investor and Talent Coach

Lessons from a former Burning Man musician turned investor on how to bring your full authentic self to work
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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.