Maveron is a consumer-only venture capital firm. Founded in 1998 by Dan Levitan and Howard Schultz, the firm has offices in Seattle and San Francisco. Maveron is a trendspotter in finding enduring brands with potential seeds of greatness and our expertise is in discovering passionate entrepreneurs who are ready to disrupt industries, displace incumbents, and establish market leading consumer businesses. Unlike many VC firms that have turned their backs on investing in consumer businesses, we continue to be bullish on the game-changing opportunities – specifically early-stage technology-enabled products and services in transactional-based businesses, education as well as health and wellness. Our deep understanding of consumer buying habits and our extensive network of consumer-focused business resources and connections are available to entrepreneurs and their teams on an as needed basis to help quickly accelerate their company’s growth. 
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Seattle, US
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Maveron was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Seattle, US

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Maveron has offices in Seattle and San francisco
Seattle, US (HQ)
411 first ave south suite 600
San francisco, US
463 pacific ave

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DFJ leads $10 million investment in’s home improvement services, which provides quotes and contractors for home improvements, announced today funding of $10 million in a round led by DFJ. Existing investors Maveron, Madrona Venture Group, and Two Sigma Ventures also joined. A licensed general contractor, provides an online platform for customers …

Booster fuels its mobile gas station service with $20 million in funding

Booster, an app-based service that delivers and pumps gas in office parking lots, today announced that it has raised $20 million in funding in a round led by Conversion Capital. Other investors include Maveron, Madrona Venture Group, and the Stanford StartX Fund. Car owners download Booster’s mobile…

Smart lock startup August raises $25 million from Comcast, Qualcomm, others

August Home, the company behind the home-access system that uses smartphones to lock and unlock doors, has raised $25 million in a series C round of funding from existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners, Comcast Ventures, Maveron, and Qualcomm Ventures, with new investors joining the mix includi…

Are wool sneakers the future of footwear? Some investors think so.

Investors seem to think sustainable sneakers have potential.  Allbirds, the San Francisco-based startup that makes wool sneakers, just closed on $7.25 million in a new round of funding.  SEE ALSO: $600 designer sneakers feature dirt, tears and duct tape The Series A round was led by Maveron, the…

iBeat raises $1.5 million for ‘life-saving’ heart-monitoring watch

iBeat, the startup behind a “life-saving, heart-monitoring smartwatch,” announced today that it scored a $1.5 million seed investment. Led by Maveron and Subtraction Capital, iBeat’s latest round aims to hire new talent and expand its operations. iBeat also plans to use the capital to commercialize …

How Millennials Are Driving a Financial Services Revolution

The following is a post written by Rebecca Kaden (@rebeccak46), a partner at Maveron (@Maveron), a speaker at the CB Insights Future of Fintech conference in New York. Consumer banking has historically been riddled with “loyalty through default”— high switching costs that … Continued

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