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DescriptionVenture Capital Firm



2201 Broadway
Suite 725
Oakland, CA, 94612



Kapor Capital

Kapor Capital invests in seed and early stage startups whose success in business generates positive social impact. We are particularly interested in new platforms and in the use of information technology to achieve those goals.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
SoundFocus 2/2014Seed$1.7M9
Visual.ly 1/2014Series A$8.1M7
Zoobean 12/2013Venture Round$573k1
OKpanda 10/2013Seed$1.4M9
Handle 10/2013Debt$1.81M2
Newsela 10/2013Seed$1.2M11
Curriculet 10/2013Seed$1.8M5
UniversityNow 9/2013Series C$19M7
LocoMotive Labs 9/2013Partial Close$565k3
SendHub 9/2013Series A$3M10
Proven.com 7/2013Seed$1.1M4
Engrade 7/2013Series B$5M5
InternMatch 6/2013Series A$4M5
Mytonomy 4/2013Venture Round3
High Fidelity 4/2013Venture Round$2.4M4
Omada Health 3/2013Series A$4.7M7
Mytonomy 2/2013Venture Round2
NovoED 1/2013Seed6
Chromatik 11/2012Seed$2M14
Modria 11/2012Angel$2.5M4
Tinybop 11/2012Seed$1M3
LendUp 10/2012Venture Round12
UniversityNow 6/2012Series B$17.3M5
Engrade 5/2012Series A$3M6
SendHub 4/2012Seed$2M6
Sunglass 3/2012Seed$1.8M10
ClassDojo 1/2012Seed$1.6M15
Applauze 1/2012Seed$3.25M6
Piazza 1/2012Series A$6M3
Omada Health 12/2011Seed$800k6
Mailbox 11/2011Series A$5M5
Visual.ly 10/2011Seed$2M11
Ginger.io 10/2011Seed$1.7M10
Fundly 9/2011Series A$5M6
Gojee 9/2011Seed$1.2M1
Life360 9/2011Series A$5.5M9
Inkling Systems 8/2011Series B$17M5
Piazza 7/2011Seed$1.5M4
Saygent 5/2011Seed$1M4
Chirply 4/2011Seed$1.1M18
Fidelis 4/2011Venture Round$2.5M4
Alltuition 3/2011Seed$1M5
Inkling Systems 3/2011Series B$6M6
Fundly 2/2011Angel$2M8
Gengo 1/2011Seed$800k5
Inkling Systems 8/2010Series A4
The Extraordinaries 5/2010Seed$1.1M7
PayNearMe 5/2009Series A$3M5



  1. SoundFocus Raises $1.7M To Adjust Music To The Way You Hear (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Visually raises $8.1M to flood the Internet with even more infographics (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  3. $573K raised by Zoobean, Inc (marketbrief.com) [edit]
  4. OKpanda Lands $1.4M From 500 Startups, Mafia Wars & Tapjoy Founders To Bring Better English Language Learning To Asia (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  5. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  6. Newsela Raises $1.2M in Seed Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  7. Gobstopper Raises $1.8M in Seed Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  8. UniversityNow Raises $19M in Series C Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  9. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  10. SendHub Secures $3 Million Series A To Be The Mobile Alternative To Business Phone Systems (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  11. Proven Lets The Un-LinkedIn Apply For Entry-Level Jobs From Mobile With $1M More From Andreessen (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  12. Engrade Lands $5M From Javelin, Samsung And Others To Help Schools Unify Learning Data, Systems In One Platform (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  13. InternMatch Lands $4 Million Series A To Build Its Data-Based Job Search Platform (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  14. Mytonomy Receives Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  15. Second Life Founder Raises $2.4M For New Stealth Startup, High Fidelity (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  16. Omada Health Secures $4.7M From USVP, NEA, Kapor & More To Roll Out Its Online Diabetes Prevention Program (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  17. Mytonomy Secures Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  18. Entrepreneurship 101: Stanford-bred NovoEd teams with top biz schools on Web (bizjournals.com) [edit]
  19. Backed By $2 Million In Funding From Learn Capital, Kapor, 500 Startups, Bruno Mars & Others, Chromatik’s Digital Music Platform Goes Live (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  20. “Modria Launches a Fairness Engine for ODR” (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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  22. LendUp Raises Cash From Kleiner Perkins, Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures And Others To Disrupt Payday Loans (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  23. UniversityNow Raises $17.3M in Series B Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  24. High school coder gets $3M for his gradebook software, 10-years later (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  25. Messaging Startup SendHub Raises $2M From Kapor, Menlo Ventures, 500 Startups, Angels & Others (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  26. Sunglass.io Raises USD 1.7 Million from General Catalyst Partners, Mitch Kapor And Others (yourstory.in) [edit]
  27. ClassDojo Lands $1.6M From Paul Graham, Ron Conway To Help Teachers Control Their Classrooms (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  28. http://techcrunch.com/2012/01/26/955-dreams-raises-3-25-million-seed-round-launches-band-of-the-day-on-ipad/ (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  29. Bessemer Leads $6M Round In Q&A Platform For Students And Teachers, Piazza (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  30. Omada Health Raises $850K From Esther Dyson & More To Take On Diabetes (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  31. Chatty To-Do List App Orchestra Banks $5M From SV Angel And CRV For "Texting With A Purpose" (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  32. Visual.ly Raises $2 Million To Make Even More Infographics (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  33. Xconomy (xconomy.com) [edit]
  34. Fundly Raises $5M in Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  35. Visually Beautiful Recipe Curation Site Gojee Raises $1.2M From Mitch Kapor And Others (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  36. Life360′s Family Safety App Grabs $3.5 Million Series A (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  37. iPad Textbook Publisher Inkling Raises $17 Million (paidcontent.org) [edit]
  38. Piazza Raises $1.5M in Seed Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  39. Voice Sentiment Analysis Startup Saygent Raises $1 Million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  40. Crowd-Sourced Design Startup Chirply Raises $1.1 Million, Launches Redesign (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  41. EdSurge: Fidelis Inc. (edsurge.com) [edit]
  42. EduLender Raises $1 Million For Student Loan Comparison Search Engine (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  43. Standard Nine Investors Ink a Series B Round of Funding (chubbybrain.com) [edit]
  44. Social Fundraising Site Fundly Raises $2 Million of its Own (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  45. MyGengo Raises $1 Million To “Own” Translation (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  46. Digital Textbook Startup Inkling Scores Sequoia Funding, Publisher Deals (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  47. The Extraordinaries raises $1.1M for “micro-volunteering (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  48. EDGAR [edit]
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