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, US
Initialized Capital was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

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Key People/Management at Initialized Capital

Alina Libova

Alina Libova

General Partner
Eric Woersching

Eric Woersching

General Partner
Alexis Ohanian

Alexis Ohanian

General Partner
Vincent Chu

Vincent Chu

Jennifer Wolf

Jennifer Wolf

Kim-Mai Cutler

Kim-Mai Cutler

Operating Partner
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Initialized Capital Office Locations

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

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.

Seneca raises $3.5 mln from Initialized Capital, Cowboy, Govtech, Y Combinator

Seneca Systems said raised $3.5 million of seed funding in a round led by Initialized Capital and joined by Cowboy Ventures, Govtech Fund, and Y Combinator.

Initialized Capital collects $125 mln for third fund

Initialized Capital, an early-stage venture firm, has raised $125 million for its third fund, according to an SEC filing. In August 2013, the firm raised $39.15 million for its second fund, reported a filing at that time. Garry Tan, Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit and Alina Libova are listed as…
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Initialized Capital Online and Social Media Presence

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Initialized Capital Blogs

Launching Business Dad Business DadWe’ve initialized our first podcastHow do you “have it all” as a working parent? Working moms are asked this question incessantly, but it’s rarely asked of working dads. After my daughter Olympia was born, it took mo…

How to double profit margins in the most competitive market in the world

A conversation with CTO and Cofounder Ram Jayaraman of Plate IQMeet Ram Jayaraman. He is co-founder of Plate IQ. He’s helping restaurants actually understand how much money they’re spending on their food bills. This is an $860 billion market that has no pricing transparency until now. Plate IQ is us…

Termius is Rebuilding the Command Line Experience

Roman Kudiyarov and Dmitry Lyfar, the founders of Termius.Before I met Roman Kudiyarov and Dmitry Lyfar, I had already had their app, Termius, installed on my phone for years. A reliable mobile SSH client is very important for anyone who’s ever been on pager duty for servers. It’s so essential that …

Family Tech is the Future

Welcoming Kinside to Initialized’s portfolio of companies supporting parentsKinside co-founders Shadiah Sigala, Abe Han and Brittney Barrett. Photo by Koury AngeloOur children are our legacy. Yet when it comes to tech, there’s only legacy infrastructure to support our family life. What’s become clea…

Why We Invested in Bison Trails (Again)

Why We Backed Bison Trails (Again) in Their Latest $25.5M RoundBison Trails founders Aaron Henshaw and Joe LallouzI first met Joe and Aaron from Bison Trails about a year ago, and in the short time since our conversation many of the things we discussed in that meeting have come to pass.Multiple new …

Why Initialized Invested in TRM Labs for Cryptocurrency Risk Management

Why Initialized Invested In TRM LabsTRM founders Esteban Castaño and Rahul RainaWe believe firmly that cryptocurrencies are going to be an increasing share of the world economy. However, where there is novel economic activity, there are also inevitably criminals looking to exploit new systems. As su…
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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 Alina Libova, Eric Woersching and Alexis Ohanian.

  • 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.