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Innovation Endeavors

Founded in 2010 by Google Chairman Eric Schmidt and Dror Berman, Innovation Endeavors is an early stage venture fund focused on advancing the world by providing high-impact entrepreneurs with the capital, coaching and network to build game-changing ventures. Innovation Endeavors has invested in more than 30 companies around the world in various industries. The fund also supports an in-house pre-team, pre-idea search fund grounded in the design thinking methodology. Innovation Endeavors is based in Palo Alto with an office in Tel Aviv.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Beamr 4/2014Venture Round$9.5M2
Blue River Technology 3/2014Series A$10M3
Aorato 1/2014Series B$10M5
Amprius 1/2014Series C$30M7
Epic! 1/2014Seed$1.4M6
Planet Labs 12/2013Series B$52M13
Estimote 12/2013Seed$3.1M5
Skilljar 11/2013Seed$1.1M5
Index 11/2013Series A$7M4
Formlabs 10/2013Series A$19M5
OKpanda 10/2013Seed$1.4M9
Quixey 10/2013Series C$50M7
Curbside 9/2013Seed$1.5M6
Slice 8/2013Series B$23M6
Datorama 8/2013Series A$3M2
Binary Thumb 7/2013Seed11
Planet Labs 6/2013Series A$13.1M7
Interlude 5/2013Series A$16M5
Any.DO 5/2013Seed$3.5M5
Dynamic Yield 4/2013Series A$2M2
Tango Card 4/2013Series B$4.13M6
Osito 3/2013Seed$1.1M6
LUMOback 12/2012Series A$5M2
ZenDeals 12/2012Seed1
HomeLight 11/2012Seed$1.5M6
Agnitus 10/2012Series A$3.5M2
Nebula 9/2012Series B$25M8
Getaround 8/2012Series A$13.9M7
Commerce Sciences 7/2012Seed$1.8M5
#waywire 6/2012Seed$1.75M6
Quixey 6/2012Series B$20M6
Tango Card 6/2012Venture Round$1.8M2
Identified 6/2012Series B$21M10
Eyeview 1/2012Series B$5.25M4
AppCard 2012Series A$6.5M4
Any.DO 11/2011Angel$1M6
PharmaSecure 10/2011Venture Round$3.9M4
Talenthouse 10/2011Series B$13.1M6
BillGuard 10/2011Series B$10M8
Shaker 10/2011Series A$15M6
SoFi 9/2011Series A$4M2
Quixey 8/2011Series A$3.8M4
Mashape 8/2011Seed$1.5M13
Nearbuy Systems 7/2011Venture Round$1M4
DoNanza 6/2011Angel$1M2
VideoGenie 6/2011Series A$2M3
Slice 5/2011Series A$9.4M6
Saygent 5/2011Seed$1M4
Quixey 4/2011Seed$400k2
Uber 2/2011Series A$11M7
Zappedy 8/2010Seed2
Gogobot 6/2010Series A$4M4
Eyeview 3/2010Series A$2.5M3
VideoGenie 2/2010Seed$350k2



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  1. Beamr Raises $9.5M in Funding ( [edit]
  2. Blue River Technology Takes In Another $10M For Its Agriculture Optimizing Robots ( [edit]
  3. Cybersecurity Startup Aorato Exits Stealth With A ‘Behavior Firewall’, $10M In Funding ( [edit]
  4. Amprius Raises $30M in Series C Funding ( [edit]
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  6. Planet Labs Raises $52 Million From Yuri Milner To Build The World’s Biggest (Little) Flock Of Satellites ( [edit]
  7. iBeacon Pioneers Estimote Raise $3.1M Seed Round ( [edit]
  8. Ex-Amazonians raise $950K for online instruction platform Everpath ( [edit]
  9. Google Wallet Creators Raise $7M From Eric Schmidt, Khosla To Bring Personalization And Analytics To In-Store Commerce ( [edit]
  10. Formlabs Raises $19M in Series A Financing ( [edit]
  11. OKpanda Lands $1.4M From 500 Startups, Mafia Wars & Tapjoy Founders To Bring Better English Language Learning To Asia ( [edit]
  12. Quixey Raises $50M From Alibaba & Others To Build The Search Engine For The Mobile Era ( [edit]
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  14. Slice, The Shopping Companion Powered By Email Inbox Data, Raises $23M From Rakuten & Others ( [edit]
  15. Datorama Raises $3M ( [edit]
  16. Grid, An App That Helps You Organize Ideas And Projects, Announces A Seed Round From Jerry Yang, Phil Libin, Others ( [edit]
  17. Planet Labs Raises $13M From OATV, Founders Fund To Build The World’s Largest Fleet Of Earth-Imaging Satellites ( [edit]
  18. Interactive video startup Interlude raises $16m from Intel, Sequoia and other big names ( [edit]
  19. Sleek to-do app Any.Do nabs $3.5M from Genesis Partners, Eric Schmidt, & others ( [edit]
  20. Dynamic Yield Secures $2M in Series A Funding Led by Bessemer Venture Partners ( [edit]
  21. Tango Card Raises Another $4.1M As Gift Cards Get More Enterprising ( [edit]
  22. Sherpa Gets $1.1M From Google Ventures, A16Z, & More For Location-Aware Predictive Intelligence iOS App ( [edit]
  23. LUMO BodyTech Closes $5 Million Series A Funding Round Led By Madrona Venture Group ( [edit]
  24. ZenDeals Launches With $1M+ From Eric Schmidt, Facebook & Zynga Execs To Bring Transparency To Digital Coupons ( [edit]
  25. HomeLight Raises $1.5M in Funding ( [edit]
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  27. Nebula Raises $25M From Comcast, Kleiner Perkins To Help Companies Deploy On-Premise, Private Clouds ( [edit]
  28. Getaround Raises $13.9M Series A Led By Menlo Ventures, Launches Getaway For Managed Car Rentals ( [edit]
  29. Commerce Sciences Nabs $1.8M From Eric Schmidt, Joe Lonsdale To Make Online Shopping More Personal ( [edit]
  30. #waywire, Cory Booker’s Personalized News Startup, Uses Video To Give Youth A Voice ( [edit]
  31. Fast-Growing App Search Engine Quixey Raises $20 Million Series B ( [edit]
  32. Rewards To The Beat Of A Different Drum: Tango Card Gets $1.8M From Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors, WTI ( [edit]
  33. Identified Hits 10M Users, Nabs $21M In Series B Funding ( [edit]
  34. Eyeview Raises $5.2 Million For Personalized Video Ads (And They’re Pretty Nifty) ( [edit]
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  36. Any.DO Launches A Social To Do List App With $1 Million In Funding ( [edit]
  37. PharmaSecure completes $4M funding round ( [edit]
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  39. Khosla, Founders Fund, and Eric Schmidt Put $10 Million Into BillGuard ( [edit]
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  42. Quixey Raises $3.8 Million For A Functional Search Engine For Apps ( [edit]
  43. API market Mashape raises $1.5M seed from mega investors ( [edit]
  44. Nearbuy Nabs A Cool Million From Motorola Ventures, Eric Schmidt's Innovation Endeavors, And More ( [edit]
  45. Freelancer Community DoNanza Raises $1 Million From Eric Schmidt’s Fund, Others ( [edit]
  46. VideoGenie Scores $2M From Eric Schmidt, Others For Video Testimonials Platform ( [edit]
  47. Online Shopping Startup ProjectSlice Raises $9.4 Million From Eric Schmidt, Michael Birch And Others ( [edit]
  48. Voice Sentiment Analysis Startup Saygent Raises $1 Million ( [edit]
  49. Quixey Raises $400K From Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors For App Search ( [edit]
  50. Huge Vote Of Confidence: Uber Raises $11 million From Benchmark Capital ( [edit]
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  52. Gogobot Unveils Plans To Evolve Online Travel, Takes $4 Million From Battery Ventures ( [edit]
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