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General Information

Websitefloodgate.com
Employees
Founded2006
DescriptionVenture Fund

Funds

Total$149M
Fund III, 8/2010 $73.5M
Floodgate Fund IV, 7/2012 $75M

Offices

Palo Alto, USA
820 Ramona St
Suite 200
Palo Alto, CA, 94301
USA

People

Managing Partner
Co - Founder & Partner
Chief Connector
Chief Hacker

Tags

FLOODGATE

FLOODGATE is a venture capital firm specializing in micro-cap investments in start-ups. The firm seeks to invest in technology related sectors. It typically invests between $150,000 and $1 million. The firm prefers to invest in companies located in either the San Francisco Bay Area or in Austin, Texas. It prefers to invest alongside other experienced private investors or top-tier venture firms. FLOODGATE is based in Palo Alto, California.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Boxbee 4/2014Seed$2.3M6
Pley 3/2014Venture Round$6.75M5
Front Desk HQ 2/2014Series A$4M4
Rise 2/2014Seed$2.3M4
Sharethrough 1/2014Venture Round$7M5
Shop Hers 12/2013Venture Round$3.5M7
Monetate 12/2013Series C$8M5
Written 11/2013Seed$1M2
Kanjoya 11/2013Series D$4.05M3
Logentries 9/2013Series A$10M4
DoubleDutch 9/2013Series C$10M4
Cardinal Blue Software 8/2013Seed$2.3M6
Buttercoin 8/2013Seed$1M6
Kapost 7/2013Series C$5.6M3
Xamarin 7/2013Series B$16M4
Keepsafe 7/2013Series A$3.4M3
Ayasdi 7/2013Series B$30.6M5
TouchOfModern 7/2013Series A$3M2
Outbox 7/2013Series A$5M9
Civitas Learning 6/2013Venture Round$8.75M6
FitStar 6/2013Series A$4M4
N3TWORK 6/2013Series A$12M3
Compare Metrics 5/2013Series A$4.2M10
Airphrame 5/2013Seed1
Tango Card 4/2013Series B$4.13M6
Ayasdi 3/2013Venture Round$182k2
myDocket 3/2013Series A$3.6M6
The Zebra 1/2013Seed$1.5M4
Connected Data 1/2013Series A$6M2
Lyft 1/2013Series B$15M5
Ayasdi 1/2013Series A$10M2
LiquidSpace 1/2013Series B$6M3
Refinery29 1/2013Series B$5.6M6
FitStar 12/2012Debt$1M4
Blueseed 12/2012Seed$300k5
OutboundEngine 11/2012Series A$3M4
DoubleDutch 11/2012Series B$4M3
Mango Health 11/2012Seed$1.6M5
Clever 10/2012Seed$3M14
M.dot 10/2012Seed$600k4
Streak 10/2012Convertible Note$1.9M10
Sharethrough 10/2012Series B$5M2
GENWI 9/2012Series B$2M2
Ensighten 9/2012Series A$15.5M5
Bigcommerce 9/2012Series B$20M2
Plair 8/2012Seed$2.1M2
One Jackson 8/2012Seed$2M5
One Jackson 8/2012Seed$2M5
Mango Health 7/2012Seed$1.45M5
Xamarin 7/2012Series A$12M3
Rally.org 6/2012Series A$7.9M21
Thanx 6/2012Convertible Note6
Wanelo 6/2012Venture Round$3M10
Civitas Learning 5/2012Venture Round$4.1M3
Mass Relevance 5/2012Series A$3.3M5
ModCloth 5/2012Series C$25M6
Stipple 5/2012Series A$5M13
Hitpost 4/2012Seed$2M2
DoubleDutch 4/2012Venture Round$2M2
IFTTT 1/2012Seed$1.5M16
Matchbox 12/2011Venture Round$2.5M3
TaskRabbit 12/2011Series B$17.8M8
ClearSlide 9/2011Series A$11M3
Lyft 9/2011Series A$6M4
Socialware 8/2011Series C$7M5
Okta 8/2011Series B$16.5M8
Complete Solar Solution 7/2011Series A1
Reverb Technologies 7/2011Series C$1.6M7
PixelFish 7/2011Venture Round$4M6
Slice 5/2011Series A$9.4M6
SBR Health 5/2011Seed$1.67M1
BranchOut 5/2011Series B$18M4
LiquidSpace 5/2011Series A$3.6M2
TaskRabbit 5/2011Series A$5M7
Rivet Games 4/2011Series B4
Kno 4/2011Series C$37.3M7
Milk 4/2011Angel$1.5M25
SpareFoot 3/2011Series B$3.5M4
Giftly 3/2011Seed$2.8M6
Egnyte 3/2011Series B$10M2
Pipewise 2/2011Series A$3.5M5
1000memories 2/2011Series A$2.52M8
ConnectAndSell 2/2011Series C$7.5M2
Socialware 2/2011Venture Round$3M3
Vook 1/2011Series A$5.25M2
Chloe & Isabel 1/2011Seed$3.25M10
PixelFish 12/2010Series B$2.1M1
LiquidSpace 12/2010Seed$1.3M2
Mass Relevance 12/2010Series A$2.2M4
Rally.org 12/2010Seed3
Monetate 12/2010Series A$5.1M2
Stipple 11/2010Seed$2M11
Sharethrough 10/2010Series A$5M2
WellnessFX 10/2010Series A$11M3
BranchOut 9/2010Series A$6M17
NewsCred 9/2010Seed$1M2
Ayasdi 9/2010Seed1
Pantheon 9/2010Seed$1.3M7
TaskRabbit 8/2010Seed$850k3
Lyft 8/2010Seed$1.2M3
ModCloth 6/2010Series B$19.8M6
Metamarkets 6/2010Seed$2.5M13
Formspring 3/2010Series A$2.5M11
PayNearMe 3/2010Series B$3.3M5
ngmoco 2/2010Series C$24.2M4
Vook 2/2010Seed$2.5M7
Okta 2/2010Series A$10M7
Demandforce 1/2010Venture Round3
RelTel 12/2009Seed$1M6
Gowalla 12/2009Series B$8.29M10
ReTel Technologies 12/2009Seed$1M8
TaskRabbit 10/2009Seed$1M3
SnapLogic 10/2009Series A$2.3M4
MPOWER Mobile 10/2009Venture Round$5M1
Egnyte 7/2009Series A$6M2
CoTweet 7/2009Series A$1.1M6
Mixer Labs 6/2009Series A6
PayNearMe 5/2009Series A$3M5
Kno 5/2009Angel$1.85M2
ngmoco 3/2009Series B$10M3
ModCloth 3/2009Series A$2.08M1
Hyper9 2/2009Series B$8M4
Smule 2/2009Series A$3.9M3
Dasient 2/2009Seed$2M3
OneSpot 2/2009Series A$4.2M3
National Payment Network 1/2009Series B3
DotBlu 12/2008Series A$2M2
B-Side Entertainment 11/2008Series B$4.25M5
AdRoll 9/2008Series A$4M9
Reputation.com 9/2008Series A$3M3
Hyper9 8/2008Series B1
RealTravel 8/2008Series C$800k2
Sharethrough 8/2008Seed$1M4
TownHog 5/2008Seed$1.88M4
Pownce 1/2008Angel2
Circle of Moms 1/2008Seed3
Hooja 12/2007Seed$1.25M4
Sendori 11/2007Series A$800k4
Mesmo.tv 10/2007Series A$900k7
Weebly 5/2007Angel$650k5
Anchor Intelligence 1/2007Series A$2M8
Chegg 1/2007Series A$2.2M2
B-Side Entertainment 10/2006Series A$3.1M4
Vizu Corporation 2/2006Series A$1M6
Badongo.com 1/2006Series A15
Digg 10/2005Series A$2.8M8
Odeo 8/2005Series A17

Videos

Sources

  1. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  2. Floodgate Targets $75M for Fourth Fund (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
  3. Twilio For Education Data, Clever, Lands $3M From Kevin Rose, Mike Maples & Ashton Kutcher, Now In 2K Schools (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. Urban Storage Startup Boxbee Raises $2.3 Million From Floodgate, Google Ventures, And Others (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  5. Pley Raises $6.7M (finsmes.com) [edit]
  6. Front Desk Raises $4M Series A Led by Floodgate To Expand Its Mobile Business Management Service (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. Meet Rise, The Diet App That Helped Me Lose 20 Pounds (And Keep It Off During The Holidays) (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  8. Native Ad Company Sharethrough Raises $17M More (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  9. Online Marketplace For Luxury Clothes And Goods Shop-Hers Raises $3.5M From Floodgate, Bono And Others (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  10. Monetate Raises $8M To Help Companies Target Online Customers (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  11. Written.com Raises $1M For A New Approach To Content Marketing (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  12. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  13. LogEntries Secures $10M Led By Polaris Ventures To Scale Log Management For SMEs (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  14. Social Events Platform DoubleDutch Raises $10 Million Series C Led By Bessemer (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  15. PicCollage Raises $2.3M to Make its Mobile App More Social, Addictive (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
  16. International Bitcoin Exchange Buttercoin Raises $1M to Revamp Remittance (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
  17. Content Marketing Platform Kapost Raises $5.6M From Lead Edge And Floodgate (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  18. Xamarin Raises $16M Series B Round Led By Lead Edge Capital, Passes 20,000 Paid Developer Seats (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  19. KeepSafe, The Private Photo Gallery App, Raises $3.4M And Grows To 13M Users (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  20. Ayasdi Lands $30.6M To Help G.E., Citi, The U.S. Government And More Find The Needles In Big Data’s Haystack (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  21. Fab Lawsuit Resolved, TouchOfModern Raises $3M Series A And Looks Toward Asia (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  22. Outbox, The Startup That Digitizes Your Postal Mail, Raises $5 Million Series A (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  23. Civitas Learning Raises $8.75M In Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  24. FitStar Raises $4M Round Led By Trinity To Make The Best iPad-Led Home Workouts (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  25. The Team Behind Ngmoco Raises $12M For N3twork, A Re-Imagined Way Of Browsing Mobile Content (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  26. Compare Metrics Receives $4.2M in First Financing Round (finsmes.com) [edit]
  27. Silicon Valley Venture Capital Almanac source [edit]
  28. Tango Card Raises Another $4.1M As Gift Cards Get More Enterprising (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  29. Ayasdi (venturedeal.com) [edit]
  30. Handshakez, Measuring Customer Engagement, Lands $3.6M Series A (allthingsd.com) [edit]
  31. Insurance Zebra Raises $1.5 Million From Mark Cuban, Floodgate, Silverton & Birchmere To Be The Kayak For Auto Insurance (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  32. After A Successful Kickstarter Campaign, Connected Data Raises $6M For Its Transporter Secure Cloud Storage Device (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  33. Ahead Of Expansion, Lyft Parent Zimride Closed $15M In New Funding From Founders Fund And Existing Investors (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  34. DARPA-Backed Ayasdi Launches With $10M From Khosla, Floodgate To Uncover The Hidden Value In Big Data (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  35. LiquidSpace Raises $6M in Series B Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  36. Refinery29 Raises $3.5 Million Through A Private Offering, According To SEC Filing (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  37. FitStar Raises $1M From Floodgate, Google Ventures To Revolutionize Home Fitness From The iPad (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  38. Mike Maples Gets On Board Blueseed’s Sea Platform (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  39. Citation Needed [add]
  40. Mobile-First Enterprise Startup DoubleDutch Raises $4 Million Series B From Floodgate & Others (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  41. There’s An App For That: Mango Health Gives Rewards For Taking Your Vitamins, Medicine Every Day (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  42. Twilio For Education Data, Clever, Lands $3M From Kevin Rose, Mike Maples & Ashton Kutcher, Now In 2K Schools (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  43. Backed By Floodgate, SV Angel & Others, M.dot Launches iOS App For Building Mobile Websites From Your iPhone (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  44. Streak Raises $1.9 Million For Gmail-Based CRM App (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  45. Sharethrough Raises $5M For Its Native Video Ad Platform (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  46. GENWI Raises $2M (finsmes.com) [edit]
  47. Ensighten Raises $15.5M Series A Round To Provide Enterprise Tag Management (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  48. Bigcommerce Raises $20M To Help SMBs Manage E-Commerce (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  49. PLAiR Raises $2.1M in Seed Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  50. One Jackson Seeded With $2M to Connect Parents with Indie Clothing Designers (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
  51. Citation Needed [add]
  52. Mango Health: A Mobile App For Rewarding People Who Stay On Track With Prescription Drugs (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  53. Microsoft .NET for Mobile Company Xamarin Gets $12 Million In Series A Funding (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  54. Social Fundraising Platform, Rally.org, Raises $7.9 Million to Rally the World (finance.yahoo.com) [edit]
  55. angel.co [edit]
  56. Naval Ravikant joins board of Wanelo as the fast-growing social commerce site expands beyond its mall rat demographic (pandodaily.com) [edit]
  57. Big Data For Higher Ed: With $4.1M From First Round, Floodgate, Former Kaplan Exec Launches Civitas Learning (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  58. Social Syndication Startup Mass Relevance Raises $3.3M (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  59. ModCloth Closes $25M Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  60. Image Monetization Startup Stipple Raises $5M Led By Floodgate And Relevance (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  61. OnSports Raises $2M Led By Floodgate To Be The Mobile Watercooler For Sports Fanatics (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  62. DoubleDutch Secures $2M To Sell Geolocation To Businesses (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
  63. IFTTT, A Glue Gun For Sticking The Web Together, Raises $1.5M Seed Round From Top Investors (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  64. Matchbox gets $2.5M for iPad college admissions app (masshightech.com) [edit]
  65. TaskRabbit Gets $17.8M For “Aggressive” Expansion, Wants To Grow Internationally And Beyond (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  66. ClearSlide Secures $11 Million from Greylock and Felicis to Expand Sales Communications Platform (finance.yahoo.com) [edit]
  67. Ride-Sharing Platform Zimride Raises $6 Million Series A (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  68. Morgan Stanley Leads $7M Round In Social Media Compliance Startup Socialware (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  69. Khosla, Greylock, Andreessen Horowitz Put $16.5M In Enterprise Cloud App Management Startup Okta (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  70. Complete Solar Solution, Inc. Announces Series A Investment from FLOODGATE (finance.yahoo.com) [edit]
  71. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  72. PixelFish Raises $4 Million To Help Small Businesses Tap Into Web Video (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  73. Online Shopping Startup ProjectSlice Raises $9.4 Million From Eric Schmidt, Michael Birch And Others (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  74. Health-care video company SBR attracts $1.67M funding (masshightech.com) [edit]
  75. Exclusive: BranchOut Raises $18M For Facebook-Focused Professional Network (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  76. Cubicle Rental Startup LiquidSpace Closes $3.6 Million Series A Round (businessinsider.com) [edit]
  77. TaskRabbit Gets $5M From Shasta Ventures, First Round And Others To Help People Get Stuff Done (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  78. Rivet Games Raises Series B Financing for Next Gen Web, Social and Mobile Games (prweb.com) [edit]
  79. SEC Form D (sec.gov) [edit]
  80. Milk Completes $1.5 Million Angel Round, Packed with Valley Names (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  81. SpareFoot Lands $1.5 Million For Online Marketplace For Self-Storage Companies (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  82. Giftly Now Lets You Give The Gift Of Discovery (And Some Money, Too) (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  83. Kleiner leads $10M Egnyte funding (bizjournals.com) [edit]
  84. ccLoop Announces Series A Funding (ccloop.com) [edit]
  85. Greylock Invests $2.5 Million in 1000Memories (TCTV) (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  86. ConnectAndSell Collects $7.5M Series C At $36.5M Valuation (fis.dowjones.com) [edit]
  87. Socialware Lands $3 Million To “Put Social Networks To Work” (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  88. Vook Raises $5.25 Million, Builds Media That’s Fit For Tablets And Smartphones (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  89. New York Startups Shapeways, Chloe + Isabel, and HowAboutWe.com Rake in Cash (xconomy.com) [edit]
  90. Video Marketing Platform PixelFish Raises $2.1 Million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  91. techcrunch.com [edit]
  92. Mass Relevance Raises $1.7 Million For Brand-Focused Social Syndication Service (texastechpulse.com) [edit]
  93. Social Fundraising Platform Piryx Is Reborn As Rally.org With Top Investors In Tow (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  94. Monetate Secures $5.1 Million Financing to Support Continued Growth (prweb.com) [edit]
  95. Stipple Raises $2M From Kleiner Perkins, Mike Maples … And Justin Timberlake (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  96. Sharethrough raises $5M to turn video ads into viral hits (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  97. With Funding From Floodgate And More, WellnessFX Launches A Next-Gen WebMD (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  98. TechCrunch (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  99. Reinventing News Syndication (blog.newscred.com) [edit]
  100. Citation Needed [add]
  101. Backed With $1.3 Million, Pantheon Launches Drupal-Based Web Development Platform (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  102. TaskRabbit gets $850K to cross errands off your to-do list (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  103. techcrunch.com [edit]
  104. ModCloth Raises $19.8 Million Series B For Indie Fashion (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  105. TechCrunch: Metamarkets Funding (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  106. NY Times (bits.blogs.nytimes.com) [edit]
  107. Virtual Goods' Payment Firm Kwedit Raises $3.3M (thealarmclock.com) [edit]
  108. TechCrunch, SEC (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  109. Vook Announces $2.5 Million in Seed Financing (marketwire.com) [edit]
  110. CBSE Date sheet 2014 (cbseresult.co) [edit]
  111. crunchbase.com [edit]
  112. RelTel captures $1M to analyze surveillance video (green.venturebeat.com) [edit]
  113. TechCrunch, SEC (crunchbase.com) [edit]
  114. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  115. Xconomy (xconomy.com) [edit]
  116. Data integration company SnapLogic raises another $2.3M (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  117. DigitalMedia Wire (dmwmedia.com) [edit]
  118. EGNYTE ANNOUNCES $6M SERIES A FUNDING (freshnews.com) [edit]
  119. View my * My Posts * Facebook * Twitter * Friendfeed * LinkedIn * Digg * CoTweet Now in Public Beta; Get the Same Twitter CRM Tools as Big Brands (mashable.com) [edit]
  120. Looks Like Twitter Paid Mixer Labs $5.17M in Stock (gigaom.com) [edit]
  121. EDGAR [edit]
  122. Citation Needed [add]
  123. iPhone Game Publisher Raises $10 Million (pehub.com) [edit]
  124. SEC Filing (sec.gov) [edit]
  125. Venrock Leads Investment Round in Hyper9, Mike Maples Sr. Joins Its Board of Directors (austin.dbusinessnews.com) [edit]
  126. iPhone Developer Smule Raises $3.9 Million First Round (washingtonpost.com) [edit]
  127. VentureBeat (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  128. Seeding Austin Startups: OneSpot And 7 Billion People Raise Series A Funding (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  129. nationalpayment.net [edit]
  130. Online Social Gaming's DotBlu Raises $2M 1st Round (thealarmclock.com) [edit]
  131. B-Side to enter feature distribution (variety.com) [edit]
  132. paidcontent (paidcontent.org) [edit]
  133. TechCrunch [edit]
  134. MAPLES INVESTMENTS BACKS HYPER9 (hyper9.com) [edit]
  135. Real Travel Raises Series C (equityhelpdesk.com) [edit]
  136. The Viral Video Guy Gets $1 Million In Funding (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  137. SEC Filing (sec.gov) [edit]
  138. Pownce Raises Angel Funding (blog.wired.com) [edit]
  139. Circle of Moms gets circle of traffic (digital.venturebeat.com) [edit]
  140. venturebeat.com [edit]
  141. Citation Needed [add]
  142. techcrunch.com [edit]
  143. techcrunch.com [edit]
  144. Citation Needed [add]
  145. venturebeat.com [edit]
  146. VC Deals (hosting.mansellgroup.net) [edit]
  147. answers.vizu.com [edit]
  148. Citation Needed [add]
  149. goliath.ecnext.com []
  150. Odeo receives funding from Charles River (plus: Kapor, Kraus, O'Reilly, Kopelman, Conway...) (odeo.com) [edit]
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