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General Information


CrunchFund I, 9/2011 $27M
Crunch Fund II, 1/2014


San Francisco, USA


General Partner
General Partner
Entrepreneur In Residence



CrunchFund is an early stage venture capital firm founded by Michael Arrington, Patrick Gallagher, and MG Siegler. The fund invests in and works with information technology companies at any stage but is primarily focused on seed and early stage investments.

The firm raised its inaugural $20 million fund in September of 2011. Investors in CrunchFund include AOL, Accel Partners, Austin Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Greylock Partners, Redpoint Ventures, Sequoia Capital, the founding partners of Andreessen Horowitz, each of the general partners of Benchmark Capital, Ron Conway, Yuri Milner, Brad Garlinghouse & Kevin Rose.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
3Gear Systems 4/2014Venture Round$1.9M3
Nitrous.IO 3/2014Series A$6.65M8
DigitalOcean 3/2014Series A$37M3
Bluefly 2/2014Venture Round2
Confide 2/2014Seed$1.9M12
Mindie 1/2014Venture Round$1.2M12
Highlight 12/2013Venture Round$4M6
Heyday 12/2013Seed$2M19
Redfin 11/2013Series F$50M9
FoundationDB 11/2013Series A$17M2
Betable 11/2013Series A$18.5M11
Layer 10/2013Seed$6M9
BloomNation 10/2013Seed$1.65M5
URX 10/2013Seed$3.1M32
lark 10/2013Partial Close$3.1M4
Studio 9/2013Seed$800k4
AngelList 9/2013Venture Round$24M19
Branding Brand 9/2013Series B$9.5M4
Snapguide 9/2013Series A$3M5
Layer 9/2013Seed$1.5M7
Overlay Studio 9/2013Seed$800k3
trueAnthem 8/2013Seed$2.61M2
Swiftype 8/2013Seed$1.7M15 7/2013Venture Round$3.5M4
Vamo 7/2013Convertible Note$1.6M24
DigitalOcean 7/2013Seed$3.21M3
BackOps 7/2013Series A$7M6
EasyPost 6/2013Seed$850k12
PandoDaily 5/2013Seed$3M18
Luvocracy 5/2013Series A$11M9
imgIX 5/2013Series A5
ProsperWorks 5/2013Seed$2.5M13
Nitrous.IO 4/2013Seed$1M8
Plain Vanilla 4/2013Series A$2.5M6
Glider 4/2013Seed$1M4
Retrace 4/2013Seed$100k3 3/2013Series A$4.2M7
Crowdtilt 3/2013Series A$12M8
CumuLogic 3/2013Seed$250k2
CreativeLIVE 3/2013Series A$500k3
myDocket 3/2013Series A$3.6M6
Rabbit 2/2013Seed$3.3M3
GameAnalytics 2/2013Seed$2.5M5
Vurb 2/2013Seed$1.5M13 2/2013Venture Round$5.68M4
NewHive 1/2013Seed11
Svbtle 1/2013Seed5
Red Tricycle 12/2012Seed$2.3M9
SmartThings 12/2012Seed$3M23
Red Tricycle 11/2012Series A$1.5M9
Airbnb 11/2012Series C$200M6
HaulerDeals 10/2012Seed$1.25M4
BlackJet 10/2012Venture Round$2.14M29
Romotive 10/2012Series A$5M4
Streak 10/2012Convertible Note$1.9M10
Branding Brand 10/2012Series A$7.5M3
Square 9/2012Series D$200M4
YourMechanic 9/2012Seed$1.8M11
Twice 8/2012Venture Round$4M15
OrderAhead 8/2012Seed$2.5M8
ParStream 8/2012Series A$5.6M5
Upstart 8/2012Seed$1.75M6
Artillery 8/2012Venture Round$2.5M10
Stamped 7/2012Seed$1.5M10
Openbucks 7/2012Series A$4.8M13
uBeam 7/2012Seed$750k8
Betable 7/2012Convertible Note12
Plain Vanilla 7/2012Seed$1.2M12
Byliner 7/2012Series A7
Bitcasa 6/2012Series A$7M7
Snapguide 6/2012Series A$5M3
Yext 6/2012Series E$27M5
Creative Market 6/2012Venture Round$1.3M6
Shoes of Prey 6/2012Series A$3M6
Zumper 5/2012Seed$1.7M8
Exec 5/2012Seed$3.3M14
Crowdtilt 5/2012Seed$2.1M14
Gumroad 5/2012Series A$7M4
Priceonomics 5/2012Seed$1.5M28
Couple 5/2012Seed$4.2M13
Socialcam 4/2012Angel38
Neighborland 4/2012Seed6
Skybox Imaging 4/2012Series C$70M6 4/2012Series A$3.4M2
Kidaptive 4/2012Seed9 4/2012Seed$1.22M5
Yammer 2/2012Series E$85M12
Voxer LLC 2/2012Series C$30M9
Highlight 2/2012Seed4
Applauze 1/2012Seed$3.25M6
Klout 1/2012Series C$30M12
Churchkey Can Co 1/2012Angel2
IFTTT 1/2012Seed$1.5M16 12/2011Seed$1.1M10
Uber 12/2011Series B$37M6
PunchTab 11/2011Series A$4.4M4
Clipboard 11/2011Seed14
Mailbox 11/2011Series A$5M5
YouMail 11/2011Venture Round$355k2
Gogobot 11/2011Series B$15M3
Codecademy 10/2011Venture Round$2.5M7
Redfin 10/2011Series E$14.8M6
Zaarly 10/2011Series A$14.2M6
Inspirato 10/2011Series A$17.5M4
NSFW Corporation 10/2011Seed2
Origami Labs 10/2011Debt$1.5M20
Flowdock 10/2011Seed$650k5
Shaker 10/2011Series A$15M6
Tumblr 9/2011Series E$85M8
Getaround 9/2011Seed$3.4M8 9/2011Angel$1.5M5
Prism Skylabs 9/2011Seed$1.5M9
Socialware 8/2011Series C$7M5
GoPollGo 7/2011Seed$425k2
Airbnb 7/2011Series B$112M6
Lascaux Co. 7/2011Seed$600k4
Foursquare 6/2011Series C$50M5
Soluto 6/2011Series B$10.2M5
Milk 4/2011Angel$1.5M25
Path 2/2011Series A$10.8M5
Bitcasa 1/2011Seed$1.5M4
Karma 1/2011Venture Round5
Wavii 7/2010Seed$2M11



  1. CrunchFund's future ( [edit]
  2. CrunchFund Is Raising $40M For Its Second Fund, According To Filing ( [edit]
  3. Stop Forgetting The Important Stuff From Your Meetings, Thanks To Retrace ( [edit]
  4. With $1.9 Million In Funding, 3Gear Systems Is Building Gesture Control That Actually Works ( [edit]
  5. Cloud Development Platform Nitrous.IO Closes $6.65M Series A Round Led By Bessemer To Make Enterprise Push ( [edit]
  6. [edit]
  7. Bluefly Receives Investment from CrunchFund ( [edit]
  8. Confide Raises $1.9 Million In Seed Funding To Bring Disappearing Messages To Enterprise Users ( [edit]
  9. From A Failing Product To A Successful Video-Sharing App, Mindie Raises $1.2 Million ( [edit]
  10. Highlight Raises $4 Million From DFJ, Releases Version 2.0 Of Its Location-Based Social Networking App ( [edit]
  11. Heyday app launches, reveals $2 mln in seed funding ( [edit]
  12. Online Real Estate Veteran Redfin Lands $50M From Tiger Global, Investment Giant T. Rowe Price As It Looks To Gain Market Share In The U.S. ( [edit]
  13. FoundationDB Raises $17M For Database Similar To Next Generation Google Technology Used To Run Adwords ( [edit]
  14. Betable Raises $18.5M in Series A Funding ( [edit]
  15. Communications Platform For Mobile And Web Apps And TC Disrupt Winner Layer Raises $6 Million ( [edit]
  16. BloomNation, A Platform For Local Florists, Raises $1.65M From Andreessen Horowitz & Others ( [edit]
  17. URX Is A Brilliant Mobile Ad Service That Deeplinks Customers Right To Ecommerce App Product Pages ( [edit]
  18. Filing Says Sleep- And Health-Tracking Startup Lark Is Raising Another $3.6M ( [edit]
  19. Meet Studio, The App That Launched A Million Designers And Counting ( [edit]
  20. How AngelList Hacked Its $24M Round ( [edit]
  21. Branding Brand Rides M-Commerce Wave To $9.5 Million Series B ( [edit]
  22. Snapguide Picks Up Another $3M, Redesigns Its How-To iPhone App ( [edit]
  23. Layer Raises $1.5M in Seed Funding ( [edit]
  24. Silicon Valley Venture Capital Almanac - Source [edit]
  25. trueAnthem Raises $2.6M To Help Publishers And Brands Track Viral Content ( [edit]
  26. Site Search Engine Creator Swiftype Raises $1.7M From A16Z, Others ( [edit]
  27. Rover, A “Dogbnb” Site, Raises $3.5M And Nabs Commercial Promotion From Petco ( [edit]
  28. Facebook Veteran Ari Steinberg’s New Startup Vamo Taps Big Data To Book You Cheap And Easy Travel ( [edit]
  29. Fast-Growing Cloud Hosting Service Digital Ocean Raises $3.2M Seed Round Led By IA Ventures To Build Out Its Infrastructure ( [edit]
  30. BackOps Raises $7M To Build An Army Of Moms For Managing Startups And Small Businesses With Leading SaaS Tools ( [edit]
  31. [edit]
  32. PandoDaily Adds Redpoint, Brings Funding to $3M ( [edit]
  33. Luvocracy Raises $11M From Kleiner Perkins, Google Ventures And Others To Master Ecommerce And Social Recommendations ( [edit]
  34. [edit]
  35. Silicon Valley Venture Capital Almanac - Source [edit]
  36. Action.IO Becomes Nitrous.IO, Raises $1M For Its Development Tools ( [edit]
  37. Plain Vanilla Scores $2.4M Series A To Turn Its Multiplayer Quiz Games Into Something More ( [edit]
  38. Glider Launches At Disrupt NY With SaaS That Automates Approving And Signing Contracts, Adds Intelligence To Deal Flow ( [edit]
  39. Stop Forgertting The Important Stuff From Your Meetings, Thanks To Retrace ( [edit]
  40. Albumatic Photo Sharing App Is Raising $4.5 Million, Says SEC Filing ( [edit]
  41. Crowdfunding Platform Crowdtilt Lands $12M From Sean Parker, Andreessen & More; Now Acquiring To Expand Into Mobile ( [edit]
  42. Cumulogic Raises Seed Funding ( [edit]
  43. Star-Studded Leaders In Entertainment and Tech Join Greylock To Complete $8 Million In Funding For creativeLIVE ( [edit]
  44. Handshakez, Measuring Customer Engagement, Lands $3.6M Series A ( [edit]
  45. Video Chat Startup Rabbit Raises $3.3 Million From Google Ventures, CrunchFund, And Bebo Founder Michael Birch ( [edit]
  46. Game Analytics Opens To The Game Developing Masses, Raises $2.5M From Sunstone Capital, CrunchFund, And Others ( [edit]
  47. Contextual Content Engine Vurb Raises More Than $1.5M From Max Levchin And Others ( [edit]
  48. Spins Back Out of AOL, Raises $5.7M ( [edit]
  49. Citation Needed [add]
  50. Svbtle funding ( [edit]
  51. Citation Needed [add]
  52. SmartThings Closes $3M Seed Round, Led By First Round Capital, Launches Competition To Grow Community Of Smart Object Developers ( [edit]
  53. Red Tricycle Raises $1.5M in Series A Funding ( [edit]
  54. Airbnb’s Nate Blecharczyk Confirms It Raised A $200M Round Led By Founders Fund ( [edit]
  55. “Stealth Mode” with a Billion YouTube Views: HaulerDeals Raises Secret $1 Million from Intelligent Beauty ( [edit]
  56. Uber Co-Founder Garrett Camp Launches BlackJet, The “Uber For Private Jets” ( [edit]
  57. WSJ ( [edit]
  58. Streak Raises $1.9 Million For Gmail-Based CRM App ( [edit]
  59. Branding Brand Raises $7.5 Million Series A Led by Insight Venture Partners ( [edit]
  60. Mobile Payment Juggernaut Square Closes $200M Series D From Starbucks, Citi, Rizvi Traverse At $3.25B Valuation ( [edit]
  61. YourMechanic Raises $1.8M in Seed Funding ( [edit]
  62. Disrupt San Francisco Early Bird Special news Comment 0 inShare14 Twice Raises $4M From IA, SV Angel And CrunchFund For Its Concierge-Style Secondhand Clothing Marketplace ( [edit]
  63. OrderAhead Nabs $2.3M From Adam D’Angelo, Matrix, Eric Schmidt For Ordering On The Go ( [edit]
  64. ParStream Raises $5.6 Million For Big Data Analysis ( [edit]
  65. Former Google Executive Dave Girouard Launches Crowdfunding Service Upstart, Raises $1.75M ( [edit]
  66. HTML5-Centric Artillery Raises $2.5M To Make the Browser The Console ( [edit]
  67. Ellen! Bieber! Seacrest! Stamped Revamps, Raises New Round From Celebs, Brian Lee, Tom Conrad, Eric Schmidt & Others ( [edit]
  68. Gift Card Payment Network Openbucks Raises $4.8 Million Series A, Led By Yahoo Co-Founder Jerry Yang ( [edit]
  69. uBeam Raises 750k from FF Angel, Andreessen Horowitz, CrunchFund and Angels ( [edit]
  70. Betable Brings Legal Gambling Mechanics To Social Game Developers ( [edit]
  71. Citation Needed [add]
  72. Byliner’s New Adventure in Publishing—A Talk with CEO John Tayman ( [edit]
  73. Bitcasa’s ‘infinite’ cloud storage wins $7M from Pelion, Horizons, others ( [edit]
  74. Snapguide Raises $5M From CrunchFund, Atlas And Index To Reinvent ‘How To’ Guides ( [edit]
  75. Yext Raises $27M More At a $270M Valuation ( [edit]
  76. Creative Market Nabs $1.3M From SV Angel, CrunchFund To Become An Etsy For Digital Design ( [edit]
  77. Shoes Of Prey Lands $3 Million Funding For Custom Footwear Design Site ( [edit]
  78. Disrupt Battlefield Finalist Zumper Reveals It Raised $1M Seed Round From Greylock, Kleiner Perkins, Andreessen Horowitz, Others ( [edit]
  79. Exec, The Mobile App For Errands, Adds Messaging (Oh, And Sam Altman Led Their Round) ( [edit]
  80. Group-Funding Service Crowdtilt Collects $2.1M In New Financing ( [edit]
  81. Gumroad Gets $7 Million Series A From Kleiner Perkins For Indie E-Payment Platform ( [edit]
  82. YC Price Guide Startup Priceonomics Raises $1.5M Seed From Andreessen Horowitz, SV Angel ( [edit]
  83. Yuri Milner, Dave Morin, SV Angel, CrunchFund And More Hook Up Pair With $4.2M ( [edit]
  84. Socialcam Nabs Angel Funding From The A-List: Yuri Milner, Tim Draper, Laurene Powell Jobs, And More ( [edit]
  85. New Orleans’ Neighborland Raises Seed Round ( [edit]
  86. Skybox Imaging Raises $70M To Launch Two High-Res Imaging Microsatellites ( [edit]
  87. The ‘Dogbnb’ Wars Escalate: Rover Raises $3.4M in Round Led By Madrona ( [edit]
  88. Kidaptive Raises Large Seed Round From Menlo, CrunchFund & Others To Bring Children’s Educational Apps To iPad ( [edit]
  89. [edit]
  90. Enterprise Social Networking Platform Yammer Raises $85M From DFJ Growth, Khosla, And Others ( [edit]
  91. Walkie Talkie App Voxer Goes Big, IVP And Intel Lead $30 Million Round ( [edit]
  92. Hot Background Location App Highlight Gets Funding As It Plans SXSW Update ( [edit]
  93. ( [edit]
  94. Kleiner Leads Klout’s Latest “$30 Million” Funding Round ( [edit]
  95. Citation Needed [add]
  96. IFTTT, A Glue Gun For Sticking The Web Together, Raises $1.5M Seed Round From Top Investors ( [edit]
  97. Citation Needed [add]
  98. Travis Kalanick: Uber Raised $37M In Its Latest Round, Not $32M ( [edit]
  99. Social Loyalty Platform PunchTab Raises $4.4 Million ( [edit]
  100. ‘Web Clipping 2.0′ Startup Clipboard Backed By Andreessen Horowitz, Index, CrunchFund, Others ( [edit]
  101. Chatty To-Do List App Orchestra Banks $5M From SV Angel And CRV For "Texting With A Purpose" ( [edit]
  102. TechCrunch ( [edit]
  103. With Growth Surging, Gogobot Raises $15 Million For Social Travel ( [edit]
  104. Codecademy Raises $2.5 Million To Teach You How To Code ( [edit]
  105. Redfin Raises Another $14.8 Million To Reinvent The Real Estate Market ( [edit]
  106. Local Marketplace And Minion-Finder Zaarly Raises $14.1 Million ( [edit]
  107. Inspirato Raises $17.5M in Equity Funding ( [edit]
  108. Paul Carr's "The New Gambit" Wants To Be "The Economist," But Funny (And Tablet-Only!) ( [edit]
  109. [edit]
  110. TechCrunch: CrunchFund, Angels Back Flowdock, A Group Chat Application For Teams ( [edit]
  111. TechCrunch ( [edit]
  112. Tumblr Raises $85M in Funding ( []
  113. Car Rental Marketplace Getaround Gets Around $3.4 Million ( [edit]
  114. Chill Raises $1.5M From Kleiner Perkins And Others To Make Online Video Social ( [edit]
  115. TechCrunch ( [edit]
  116. Morgan Stanley Leads $7M Round In Social Media Compliance Startup Socialware ( [edit]
  117. GoPollGo Raises Seed Funding from Idealab ( [edit]
  118. Airbnb Bags $112 Million In Series B From Andreessen, DST And General Catalyst ( [edit]
  119. Citation Needed [add]
  120. BITSAT 2014 ( [edit]
  121. TechCrunch Disrupt Winner Soluto Raises $10.2 Million In B Round ( [edit]
  122. Milk Completes $1.5 Million Angel Round, Packed with Valley Names ( [edit]
  123. SEC ( [edit]
  124. Citation Needed [add]
  125. Sequoia, Kleiner Perkins, And Obvious Put $4.5M In Sleek Social, Mobile Gifting Platform Karma ( [edit]
  126. Techcrunch ( [edit]
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