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Websitegranitevc.com
Twitter@GraniteVentures
Phone415-591-7700
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Founded1992
DescriptionVenture capital firm

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San Francisco, USA
One Bush Street
Suite 1350
San Francisco, CA
USA

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Granite Ventures

Granite Ventures has been helping early-stage technology companies build solid foundations for success since 1992. They focus their investments on two sectors where their partners have deep domain expertise, broad industry knowledge, and significant investment experience: Communications and Components and Software.

Granite has managed over $1 billion in venture capital and has invested in more than 90 private companies. They partner with promising and successful entrepreneurs to create businesses that have a competitive edge and help them achieve category leadership.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Smule 4/2014Venture Round$16.6M8
Smule 4/2014Venture Round$16.6M8
Workboard 2/2014Series A$2.75M4
HireVue 10/2013Series D$25M6
Martini Media Inc 8/2013Series D$14M4
HyTrust 8/2013Series C$18.5M7
AirTight Networks 7/2013Series D$10M6
Pelican Imaging 5/2013Series C$20M5
Marqeta 5/2013Series B$14M3
LucidWorks 5/2013Series C$10M3
Fastback Networks 5/2013Series B$15M4
Quantance 4/2013Series D$12M4
Anaplan 3/2013Series C$33M4
Aspen Avionics 10/2012Venture Round$12.8M6
HireVue 8/2012Series C$22M4
YottaMark 8/2012Series D$24M5
Rewarder 8/2012Series A$7M7
Ozmo Devices 4/2012Venture Round$5.96M2
LucidWorks 2/2012Private Equity$6M3
Anaplan 1/2012Series B$11.4M2
Martini Media Inc 12/2011Venture Round$13M4
Smule 10/2011Venture Round$12M3
Quantance 9/2011Series C$11M4
Localmind 7/2011Seed$600k8
Empowered Careers 6/2011Series A$15M2
Bunchball 6/2011Venture Round$6.5M3
Telltale Games 6/2011Series C$7M3
Grid2Home 3/2011Venture Round$2.6M1
Auditude 1/2011Series B$11M4
Symplified 1/2011Series B$9.2M3
Pelican Imaging 10/2010Series B$10M4
Grid2Home 9/2010Seed$400k1
HireVue 7/2010Series B$5M2
Martini Media Inc 6/2010Series B$6.29M3
Ozmo Devices 5/2010Series D$10.8M3
LucidWorks 3/2010Series B$10M3
HyTrust 2/2010Series B$10.5M4
Smule 12/2009Series C$8M4
Agilence 12/2009Series B$2M3
YottaMark 11/2009Series C$8M3
Indicee 11/2009Series A$6M2
Ozmo Devices 9/2009Series C$7.5M3
Oversight Systems 9/2009Venture Round$14.5M4
Pelican Imaging 8/2009Series A$7M2
Mixamo 7/2009Series A$4M2
Plato Networks 7/2009Series C$7.5M3
Zeugma Systems 3/2009Series C$9M7
Smule 2/2009Series A$3.9M3
LucidWorks 1/2009Series A$6M2
RipCode 1/2009Series C$12.5M5
Quantance 11/2008Series B$12M4
Agilence 11/2008Series B$4M2
Percello 9/2008Series B$12M3
YottaMark 7/2008Series B$10M3
Oversight Systems 7/2008Series B$10.2M3
Arcot Systems 6/2008Series B$23M4
PSS Systems 6/2008Series D$18M5
Biz360 5/2008Venture Round$10M2
Fulcrum Microsystems 5/2008Series E$29.2M5
Bunchball 4/2008Series B$4M2
sellpoints 2/2008Series A$7M2
Symplified 1/2008Series A$6M2
TuVox 12/2007Series D$20M5
Zeugma Systems 12/2007Series B$22.5M6
Crowd Science 12/2007Series A$2M1
DecisionView 7/2007Series C$7M3
Plato Networks 7/2007Series B$20M3
Telltale Games 6/2007Series B$6M3
Convio 5/2007Series E$10.2M10
AirTight Networks 4/2007Series C$14.5M6
Fulcrum Microsystems 3/2007Series D$16.8M7
Entertainment Media Works 2/2007Series B$4M1
Biz360 1/2007Venture Round$3.8M3
Bunchball 10/2006Series A$2M2
Quantance 9/2006Series A$7M3
Trovix 9/2006Series B$13M2
Movaris 8/2006Series C$6M4
NetEffect 7/2006Series B$25M7
Ozmo Devices 3/2006Series A$12.6M3
WildTangent 1/2006Venture Round$13M5
StepUp 12/2005Series B$6.6M2
AirTight Networks 12/2005Series B$12M5
Britestream Networks 10/2005Series C$10M9
Skytide 8/2005Series A$6M2
Navini Networks 8/2005Series E$13.4M6
Above All Software 6/2005Venture Round$2.1M4
Fulcrum Microsystems 5/2005Series C$20M5
Movaris 3/2005Series C$10M4
AirTight Networks 11/2004Series A$10.3M4

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    Granite Ventures Adds Expertise to Strengthen Competitive Edge in Building Early-Stage Companies [edit]
  1. Social Music App-Maker Smule Raises Another $16.6M (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Social Music App-Maker Smule Raises Another $16.6M (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. Workboard Completes $2.75M Series A Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  4. Video Interviewing Platform HireVue Grabs $25 Million From Sequoia For Deeper Push Into HR (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  5. Martini Media Raises $14M To Target Ads At Rich People (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  6. HyTrust raises $18.5m in Series C financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  7. AirTight Networks Closes $10M Series D Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  8. Pelican Imaging Closes $20M Series C Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  9. Powering The Facebook Card, Marqeta Raises $14M From Greylock Israel To Recreate The Starbucks Loyalty Card For Merchants (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  10. LucidWorks pulls in $10M to turn open source data into ‘business gold’ (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  11. Fastback Networks raises $15M for juicing the capacity of mobile networks before they collapse (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  12. Chip Co. Quantance Nabs $12M to Top Off a Lengthy Journey to Production (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
  13. Business Data Modeling And Planning Software Company Anaplan Raises $33M From Meritech, Shasta And Others (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  14. Aspen Avionics Closes $12.8M Equity Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  15. HireVue Lands $22 Million To Reinvent The Job Interview (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  16. YottaMark Receives $24 Million in Funding for Leading Food Traceability Solution (news.yahoo.com) [edit]
  17. Citation Needed [add]
  18. VC Funding: Q2 2012 source [edit]
  19. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  20. Anaplan Closes $11.4M Series B Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  21. Marketing Network Martini Media Raises $13 Million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  22. Confirmed: Music App Developer Smule Raises $12 Million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  23. Quantance Raises $11 Million Series C to Expand Ultrafast Power Supply Product Line (freshnews.com) [edit]
  24. Location-Based Q&A Platform Localmind Raises $600K (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  25. Online Education Firm Encore Raises $15 Million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  26. Bunchball raises $6.5M for gamification expansion (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  27. Telltale Games Closes $7M Series C Funding Round (finsmes.com) [edit]
  28. Grid2Home Raises $2.6 Million To Help Smart Devices And Power Suppliers Communicate (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  29. Auditude Raises $11 Million More For Its Online Video Ad Platform (paidcontent.org) [edit]
  30. Symplified Raises $9 Million For Cloud Security Solutions (techcrunchit.com) [edit]
  31. Pelican Imaging Raises $10 Million in Series B Financing (pelicanimaging.com) [edit]
  32. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  33. BusinessWire (businesswire.com) [edit]
  34. Reed Elsevier Ventures Leads Martini Media’s $6 Million Second Round (paidcontent.org) [edit]
  35. Ozmo snaps up $10.8M for low-power Wi-Fi networks (ozmodevices.com) [edit]
  36. Lucid Imagination Raises $10 Million For Apache Search Technology (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  37. HyTrust Raises $10.5 Million To Help Companies Virtualize Systems (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  38. App Store Champ Smule Raises Another $8 Million. (mobilecrunch.com) [edit]
  39. Agilence Secures $2 Million in Venture Capital Funding. (freshnews.com) [edit]
  40. YottaMark Closes Series C Funding (yottamark.com) [edit]
  41. Indicee Raises $6 Million For Cloud-Based Business Intelligence Reporting Tool (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  42. Ozmo Devices Gets $7.5 Million in Funding (bizzia.com) [edit]
  43. EDGAR [edit]
  44. Pelican scoops up $7M for computer cameras (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  45. Mixamo Raises $4 Million For Game Animation Technology (paidcontent.org) [edit]
  46. Plato Networks rakes in $7.5M for energy-efficient chips (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  47. Zeugma Announces $9 Million Series C Funding;Total Funding Approaches $50 Million (fundedlocal.com) [edit]
  48. iPhone Developer Smule Raises $3.9 Million First Round (washingtonpost.com) [edit]
  49. Lucid Imagination Announces $6 Million Series A Funding from Granite Ventures and Walden International [edit]
  50. Full Stream Ahead: RipCode Raises $12.5 Million For Video Transcoding (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  51. Quantance Raises $12M in Series B Funding (quantance.com) [edit]
  52. Agilence Closes $4 Million in Funding (agilenceinc.com) [edit]
  53. Percello Raises $12 Million to Fund Accelerated Growth (reuters.com) [edit]
  54. YottaMark Secures $10 Million for HarvestMark Traceability Solution (progressivegrocer.com) [edit]
  55. Adobe Backs Oversight Systems (equityhelpdesk.com) [edit]
  56. Arcot Systems pulls down $23 million for digital authentication (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  57. PSS Systems gets another $18M for legal document software (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  58. paidcontent.org (paidcontent.org) [edit]
  59. Fulcrum Microsystems creates alliance for partners and raises $29 million round (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  60. Mashable article (mashable.com) [edit]
  61. BizJournals (bizjournals.com) [edit]
  62. Sand Hill (SandHill.com) [edit]
  63. TuVox raises $20M for speech recognition and phone menu software (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  64. Zeugma Systems raises $22.5M for next-gen broadband (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  65. Crowd Science: Google Analytics For Demographics (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  66. DecisionView Announces $7 Million in Series C Investment (decisionviewsoftware.com) [edit]
  67. Plato Networks Closes $20M Series B Financing (platonetworks.com) [edit]
  68. Telltale closes $6 million investment round (telltalegames.com) [edit]
  69. On Heels Of Acquisition, Convio Gets Fresh Financing (eldorado.com) [edit]
  70. AirTight Networks, wireless intrusion prevention co., raises $14.5M (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  71. EDGAR [edit]
  72. EDGAR [edit]
  73. EDGAR [edit]
  74. mashable.com [edit]
  75. EDGAR [edit]
  76. Trovix raises $13 million for job recruitment software (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  77. Movaris Inc., a Cupertino, Calif.-based provider of financial control management software and services, has raised $6 million in Series C-1 funding (hosting.mansellgroup.net) [edit]
  78. NetEffect Inc. takes in $25M (austin.bizjournals.com) [edit]
  79. Press Release (ozmodevices.com) [edit]
  80. sev.prnewswire.com [edit]
  81. StepUp Commerce raises $6.6M (bizjournals.com) [edit]
  82. Air Tight (airtightnetworks.com) [edit]
  83. Britestream Secures $10M (lightreading.com) [edit]
  84. EDGAR (linksv.com) [edit]
  85. VC: Wireless Networks and Mobile Content (m.fiercewireless.com) [edit]
  86. EDGAR [edit]
  87. Fulcrum Microsystems Raises $20 Million to Expand the Market for its Innovative Interconnect Semiconductors (fulcrummicro.com) [edit]
  88. Movaris Secures $10 Million in Financing; Adobe Ventures and Granite Ventures Invest in Software Pioneer for Sarbanes-Oxley and Financial Control Management (findarticles.com) [edit]
  89. AirTight Networks, wireless intrusion prevention co., raises $14.5M (venturebeat.com) [edit]
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