True Ventures is a seed and early-stage venture capital firm. It partners with entrepreneurs at the earliest stages in the high-growth segments of the technology market. The company targets the entrants into emerging technology markets, including commerce, consumer devices, infrastructure services, media, mobile, and software and services.
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Size (employees)35 (est)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
True Ventures was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, US
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Key People/Management at True Ventures

Jon Callaghan

Jon Callaghan

Founder, Managing Partner
Philip Black

Philip Black

Amy Errett

Amy Errett

Dave Balter

Dave Balter

Puneet Agarwal

Puneet Agarwal

Gus Coldebella

Gus Coldebella

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True Ventures Office Locations

True Ventures has offices in San Francisco and Palo Alto
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
501 3rd St, San Francisco
Palo Alto, CA, US
575 High St
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True Ventures News and Updates

True Ventures is diving deeper into digital assets, aided by a former Homeland Security lawyer

Many more investment firms are tracking #cryptotwitter than might have been the case even a year ago, but True Ventures isn’t necessarily among them, suggests cofounder Jon Callaghan. As with hardware, synthetic biology, and a lot of other areas where True has made early and often lucrative bets, Tr…

Large-scale CO2 removal startup Carbo Culture raises $6.2M Seed led by True Ventures

Carbo Culture — a startup that has scaled an industrial process to create large-scale CO2 removal using woody waste from agriculture and forests — has raised $6.2 million in seed a financing round led by Silicon Valley VC True Ventures. The round was co-led by European early-stage venture firm Cherr…

Voiceflow Closes $3.5 Million Seed Funding Round Led by True Ventures

The company's voice app design and creation platform empowers anyone to create voice apps without writing code.

True Ventures has two new funds totaling $635 million to plug into a wide range of startups

True Ventures never seems to be short on exits. Most recently, the 13-year-old venture firm saw early checks to Ring, Blue Bottle Coffee, Duo Security and pay off via exits to Amazon, Nestle, Cisco, and Palo Alto Networks, respectively. Collectively, it should be mentioned, these acquirer…

MODE Raises $3 Million in Series A Funding Led by True Ventures

MODE enables businesses to better understand their operations and reap the benefits of AI applications

True Ventures Online and Social Media Presence

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True Ventures Blogs

Swoot Creates Social Space for Podcast Listening

Jon Callaghan announces True Ventures’ investment in Swoot, a social podcast player that shows you what friends are listening to.

Why We Believe in Toronto’s Founders and Startup Scene

Having recently invested in a cluster of Toronto-based startups, the True Ventures team takes a moment to applaud innovation rooted in Canada.

Voiceflow Enables Anyone to Create Voice Apps Without Code

True Ventures announces its investment in Voiceflow, a platform enabling anyone to easily create voice apps without writing code. Tony Conrad welcomes the Toronto-based team to the True community.

Fauna Bio Leverages Nature’s Secrets for Better Human Health

Fauna Bio is on a mission to improve human health by learning from the vast diversity of life on earth. Rohit Sharma and Priscilla Tyler share why True Ventures invested in the company’s co-founding team of scientists.

Sofar Unlocks the Power of Ocean Data for All

Jon Callaghan announces True’s investment in Sofar Ocean Technologies, a new company formed by the merger of ocean exploration startups OpenROV and Spoondrift.

Give Robots the Repetitive, Tedious Work

Automation and AI bring complex questions to surface. True Partner Rohit Sharma believes now is the time to ask and answer these questions as we begin to outsource physical labor and other tedious work to machines. He believes automation will enable the human workforce to spend more time and imagina…
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True Ventures Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was True Ventures founded?

    True Ventures was founded in 2005.

  • Who are True Ventures key executives?

    True Ventures's key executives are Jon Callaghan, Philip Black and Amy Errett.

  • How many employees does True Ventures have?

    True Ventures has 35 employees.

  • Where is True Ventures headquarters?

    True Ventures headquarters is located at 501 3rd St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are True Ventures offices?

    True Ventures has offices in San Francisco and Palo Alto.

  • How many offices does True Ventures have?

    True Ventures has 2 offices.