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Websitebrv.com
Twitter@bluerunventures
Phone650-462-7250
Employees
DescriptionEarly stage investor

Funds

Total$400M
Fund 4, 8/2010 $250M
Fund V, 12/2013 $150M

Offices

Menlo Park, USA
545 Middlefield Road
Suite 250
Menlo Park, CA, 94025
USA
Beijing, CHN
Unit 802, Office Tower 1, China Central Place
No.81 Jianguo Road, Chaoyang District
Beijing, 100025, CHN
Seoul, PRK
Suite 811, IK Plaza
300-6 Yomgok-Dong, Seocho-Gu
Seoul, [137-170], PRK

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BlueRun Ventures

BlueRun Ventures is an early stage venture capital firm with offices in the United States, Shanghai, Beijing, and Korea. BlueRun looks at early stage investments. They really are as they say “geographically agnostic, doing business where business is best done.” BlueRun invests in information technology, mobile and consumer technologies, with an emphasis on early stage mobile opportunities.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Banjo 3/2014Series B$16M3
Radius Inc. 1/2014Series B$13M3
Ti Knight 12/2013Series A$1M1
Taodangpu 9/2013Series A$1M1
Verve Mobile 2/2013Series C$14M3
Radius Inc. 1/2013Series A$12.4M5
Topsy Labs 10/2012Venture Round$5.3M2
Kabbage 9/2012Series C$30M7
Freezing Point 9/2012Angel1
Tianpin.com 8/2012Series A$812k1
SaveUp 7/2012Series A$5M2
Coupa Software 5/2012Series E$22M5
Apricot Trees 5/2012Angel1
Changba 5/2012Series A$15M5
Tianpin.com 3/2012Angel2
Seastar Games 2/2012Series A1
Spring Rain Palm Doctor 11/2011Series A$3M1
ShareWithU 10/2011Series A$15M2
Meilishuo 10/2011Series B$20M4
Joyme.com 10/2011Series A$1M1
EoeMobile 10/2011Series A1
SaveUp 9/2011Seed$2M2
Kabbage 8/2011Series B$17M5
Thumb 8/2011Series A$5.54M4
Varolii 7/2011Series D$8M4
EggCartel 6/2011Seed$1M4
AppRedeem 6/2011Seed$700k2
SiliconBlue Technologies 6/2011Series D$18M5
140 Proof 4/2011Series B$2.5M4
OpenBuildings 4/2011Series A$2M2
NexPlanar 3/2011Series D$10M3
Topsy Labs 3/2011Series C$15M5
Coupa Software 2/2011Series D$12M4
Kabbage 1/2011Venture Round$6.65M4
Foodspotting 1/2011Series A$3M1
Waze 12/2010Series B$25M3
Shanghai Qianrui Clothes Co., Ltd. 12/2010Venture Round2
Meilishuo 12/2010Angel$2M1
Payvment 11/2010Series B$6M2
Verve Mobile 9/2010Venture Round$7M1
ShareWithU 9/2010Angel$2M1
SiliconBlue Technologies 5/2010Series C$15M3
ganjiwang 5/2010Series B$20M2
Beijing Feixiangren Information Technology 4/2010Venture Round$20M2
Payvment 3/2010Series A$1.5M2
Chomp 3/2010Series A$2M4
3i Systems 3/2010Venture Round$5M2
Utan 3/2010Series A1
Keduo 1/2010Series A$13.2M2
PPTV 12/2009Series C$15M2
Muzicall 11/2009Series B€9M5
Radius Inc. 9/2009Seed$2.75M1
Coupa Software 9/2009Series C$7.5M3
140 Proof 7/2009Series A$3M2
Motally 6/2009Series A$1.25M3
ganjiwang 6/2009Series A$6M1
Atrua Technologies 2/2009Series F1
FreedomPay 12/2008Venture Round$2.16M4
Topsy Labs 12/2008Series B$11M4
Availink 11/2008Venture Round$7M2
SiliconBlue Technologies 10/2008Series B$24M3
Sequoia Communications 10/2008Series F$10M2
Fangjia.com 10/2008Series A$280k1
Hollywood Interactive Group 9/2008Series A$5M1
sliceX 8/2008Series B$15M3
Like.com 8/2008Series C$32M5
Inkerwang 6/2008Series A$1.76M1
Vusion 5/2008Series A1
Active Media 5/2008Series C$10M1
NexPlanar 4/2008Series C$14.5M6
Coupa Software 4/2008Series B$6M2
Zivity 3/2008Series A$7M2
Innofidei 3/2008Venture Round$10M1
Waze 3/2008Series A$12M3
Kilopass 2/2008Series C$17.9M3
FusionOne 2/2008Series A$6M3
Atrua Technologies 2/2008Series E$4M4
159.com 2/2008Series A$4.5M1
C3L3B Digital 1/2008Venture Round$3M1
Imergy Power Systems, Inc. 1/2008Series B$15M5
MMIM Technologies (PICA) 1/2008Series C2
PPTV 9/2007Series B$21M3
Vollee 9/2007Series B$7.5M2
3i Systems 8/2007Series B$6.5M2
Innofidei 7/2007Series A$10M1
ZManda 5/2007Series B$8M4
Hyperpia 5/2007Series C$3M1
Advasense 3/2007Series B$14M5
Coupa Software 3/2007Series A$1.5M1
bTendo 1/2007Series A$7M2
Frontier Silicon 1/2007Venture Round$31.3M8
Atrua Technologies 12/2006Series D$9M4
Ugenie 11/2006Venture Round$5M2
Slide 11/2006Series C$20M4
Imergy Power Systems, Inc. 9/2006Series A3
Kilopass 9/2006Series D$7.75M4
Qovia 6/2006Series C$7.16M3
Advasense 3/2006Series B$6M2
Netli 2/2006Venture Round$18M7
Anthology Solutions 2/2006Series B$10M2
Hi-Dis(Mosen) 1/2006Series A$5.5M2
OjOs.com 1/2006Series B$15M3
Like.com 1/2006Series B$12M4
Availink 1/2006Series B$14M2
Cornice 12/2005Series C$97M4
MMIM Technologies (PICA) 12/2005Series B2
Location Labs 10/2005Series B$4M4
Apogee Photonics 7/2005Venture Round$9.7M6
Slide 7/2005Series B$8M2
Availink 7/2005Series A$4.2M2
Like.com 5/2005Series A$3.3M5
Sequoia Communications 3/2005Series D$4M2
Frontier Silicon 2/2005Venture Round$28M5
Location Labs 2/2005Series B$12M2
ZManda 1/2005Series A$5M2
Location Labs 2/2002Series A$9.8M5
PayPal 7/1999Series B$4M1

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  1. Venture Beat (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  2. BlueRun Raising $150M Fund V Aimed at U.S. After Closing Asian Fund (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
  3. Banjo Raises $16M To Grow Its Experiential Real-Time News And Events Platform (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. Radius Raises $13M in Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
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  7. Location-Centric Mobile Ad Network Verve Closes $14M From Qualcomm, Nokia Growth Partners (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  8. Local Business Sales Intelligence Platform Radius Raises $12.4M From American Express And Others (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  9. VC Funding: Q4 2012 [edit]
  10. Data-Focused Online Merchant Lender Kabbage Raises $30M From UPS, SV Angel And Others (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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  13. Financial Rewards Startup SaveUp Raises $5 Million To Gamify Your Finances (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  14. Coupa Raises $22 Million Series E To Help Companies Track Spending (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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  24. SaveUp Raises $2 Million For Stealth Rewards Program (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  25. Square Co-Founder And Others Put $17M In Online Merchant Lender Kabbage (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  26. SoftBank's Joe Medved on Board as Opinionaided Raises $5.5M (boston.citybizlist.com) [edit]
  27. Varolii Raises Growth Capital to Expand Smartphone and Inbound Capabilities (freshnews.com) [edit]
  28. techcrunch.com [edit]
  29. AppRedeem Rewarded With $700K From SV Angel And Blue Run Ventures (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  30. SiliconBlue Scores $18 Million In Series D Funding (techcrunchit.com) [edit]
  31. 140 Proof Closes $2.5M Series B Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  32. techcrunch.com [edit]
  33. NexPlanar Secures $10 Million for Capacity Expansion of Semiconductor CMP Pad Technology (smart-grid.tmcnet.com) [edit]
  34. TechCrunch (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  35. Coupa Raises $12 Million To Help Companies Spend Smarter (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  36. Kabbage Raises $6.7M To Give Online Merchants Working Capital To Grow Their Businesses (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  37. Foodspotting Scoops Up $3 Million From BlueRun Ventures (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  38. GPS Soc Net Waze Raises $25M (thealarmclock.com) [edit]
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  41. Facebook E-Commerce Platform Payvment Raises $6 Million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  42. Verve Wireless Secures $7M in Funding Led by BlueRun Ventures (prnewswire.com) [edit]
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  44. SiliconBlue lands $15 million for logic chips (venturebeat.com) [edit]
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  47. Payvment Raises $1.5 Million To Help Retailers Set Up Storefronts On Facebook (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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  52. PPLive Gets New Funding (p2pon.com) [edit]
  53. Muzicall Raises $13.4 Million To Expand Ringback Tones To New Regions (moconews.net) [edit]
  54. Fwix Funding Round Worth $2.75M (silicontap.com) [edit]
  55. Coupa Raises $7.5 Million, Helps Companies Spend Smarter (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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  57. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
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  59. ATRUA ANNOUNCES NEW FUNDING AND EXPANSION PLANS (atrua.com) [edit]
  60. FreedomPay Raises More $$ (tradevibes.com) [edit]
  61. Topsy Bets On Real-Time Twitter Search With $15M Backing (blogs.wsj.com) [edit]
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  66. Hollywood Interactive Group Raises $5 Million Series “A” Led by BlueRun Ventures (businesswire.com) [edit]
  67. SliceX Gets $15 Million Second Venture Capital Funding (venturedeal.com) [edit]
  68. Like.com Closes $32 Million Third Round; Got In Before The Bust (paidcontent.org) [edit]
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  70. HD Video Startup Vusion Gets Funding From BlueRun; Launches (paidcontent.org) [edit]
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  72. NexPlanar Corporation Secures $14,500,000 New Funding Round (xconomy.com) [edit]
  73. Venturebeat (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  74. No Longer Under Age: Zivity Takes $7 Million In Venture Financing For Adult Content Social Network (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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  76. Waze (waze.com) [edit]
  77. VentureBeat (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  78. FusionOne raises $6M for mobile content backup services (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  79. Atrua Technologies gets $4M for touch-based technology for mobile phones (venturebeat.com) [edit]
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  81. paidcontent.org (paidcontent.org) [edit]
  82. Clean storage company Deeya gets $15M (green.venturebeat.com) [edit]
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  84. Chinese Video Biz PPLive Raises $21M (thealarmclock.com) [edit]
  85. Mobile Funding: 2 More Deals (metue.com) [edit]
  86. 3i Systems, LCD inspection company, raises $6.5M. (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  87. EDGAR [edit]
  88. Zmanda Secures $8M Round B Funding (zmanda.com) [edit]
  89. Gaming Network Hyperpia Raises $3M (thealarmclock.com) [edit]
  90. Advasense Secures $14 Million Funding Led by Genesis Partners Genesis Partners Leads $14 Million Investment in Advasense (advasense.com) [edit]
  91. Coupa (coupa.com) [edit]
  92. Israel's TeraOp Displays Raises $7M For Personal Projection Devices (thealarmclock.com) [edit]
  93. Frontier Silicon secures £16 million funding led by new investor Mitsui Private Equity (frontier-silicon.com) [edit]
  94. Mobile Haptics Developer Atrua Raises $9 Million (dmwmedia.com) [edit]
  95. Ugenie: The Web 2.0 shopping site gets $5mn in VC funding (internet20.org) [edit]
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  97. Deeya Energy, A Clean Energy Technology Company, Raises Its First Round; BlueRun Ventures, Draper Fisher Jurvetson and DFJ Element Share the Round (encyclopedia.com) [edit]
  98. Kilopass Technology raises $7.75M for chip IP (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  99. EDGAR [edit]
  100. Fabless CMOS co Advasense raises $6m (archive.globes.co.il) [edit]
  101. Netli raises $18M funding (sanjose.bizjournals.com) [edit]
  102. Anthology Solutions Secures $10 Million in Series-B Funding; New Investors Endorse the Yellow Machine Terabyte Storage Appliance (findarticles.com) [edit]
  103. EDGAR [edit]
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  107. Cornice announces $97M venture round (bizjournals.com) [edit]
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  110. T-Networks and ASIP Merge to Form Apogee Photonics and Raise $9.7M in Additional Financing (findarticles.com) [edit]
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  113. Visual Shopping Engine Like.com Raises $3.3 Million (paidcontent.org) [edit]
  114. SEC D (sec.gov) [edit]
  115. Frontier Silicon closes $28 million investment led by ACT Venture Capital and Apax Partners' Funds (frontier-silicon.com) [edit]
  116. WaveMarket Secures $9.4 Million Series B Funding Led By Draper Fisher Jurvertson (wavemarket.com) [edit]
  117. EDGAR (opensource.sys-con.com) [edit]
  118. FINANCING BY BLUERUN VENTURE AND SATURN VENTURE PARTNERS (wavemarket.com) [edit]
  119. Wired (wired.com) [edit]
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