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OATV II LP, 12/2010 $59.3M
OATV Fund III, 11/2012 $85M


San Francisco, USA
1 Lombard St.
Suite 303
San Francisco, CA, 94111


Managing Director


O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures

O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures (OATV) is in the business of funding disruptors, innovators, and hackers of the status quo. From open source to the early days of the web and its recent resurgence, O’Reilly Media has played a key role as trend spotter and advocate for putting world-changing technologies on the map. OATV is our effort to bring the legacy, resources, and relationships of O’Reilly to each investment we make.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
See Me Group 3/2014Partial Close$1.85M4
Misfit Wearables 12/2013Series B$15.2M9
3D Robotics 9/2013Series B$30M5
Curbside 9/2013Seed$1.5M6
Planet Labs 6/2013Series A$13.1M7
Cover pay 5/2013Seed$1.5M14
Foursquare 4/2013Debt$41M5
Maker Media 4/2013Venture Round$3.05M1
SkyCache 4/2013Private Equity$11.3M1
theBench 4/2013Venture Round$500k1
Betabrand 11/2012Series A$6.5M2
3D Robotics 11/2012Series A$5M3
Sherpaa 8/2012Seed$1.8M5
littleBits Electronics 7/2012Series A$3.65M4
PeerJ 6/2012Seed$950k1
SkyCache 4/2012Venture Round$1M1
See Me Group 2/2012Seed$2.25M6
Timehop 1/2012Seed$1.1M20
Timehop 1/2012Seed$1.1M20
Betabrand 1/2012Venture Round$189k1
Codecademy 10/2011Venture Round$2.5M7
Get Satisfaction 8/2011Series B$10M4
Foursquare 6/2011Series C$50M5
Fidelis 4/2011Venture Round$2.5M4
Bloom Studio 3/2011Seed7
SeeClickFix 1/2011Series A$1.5M2
Strobe 12/2010Series A$2.5M2
FitnessKeeper 12/2010Venture Round$1.11M2
Bitly 10/2010Series B$10M10
Get Satisfaction 9/2010Series A$6M3
Chartbeat 9/2010Seed$3M12
Foursquare 6/2010Series B$20M6
SweetLabs 4/2010Series B$5M3
amee 2/2010Series B$5.5M3
Foursquare 9/2009Angel$1.35M9
GoodData 4/2009Seed$2.5M5
Bitly 3/2009Series A$2M14
Get Satisfaction 2/2009Seed$1.25M4
Devver 10/2008Series A$500k2
SweetLabs 9/2008Series A$3.5M6
GameLayers 6/2008Series A$1.5M2
TripIt 4/2008Series B$5.1M3
Chumby 3/2008Series B$12.5M4
amee 1/2008Series A3
OpenX 1/2008Series B$15.5M5
Acquia 12/2007Series A$7M3
GameLayers 10/2007Seed$500k3
Get Satisfaction 9/2007Seed$1.3M6
Wesabe 6/2007Series A$4M2
OpenX 6/2007Series A$5M4
TripIt 4/2007Seed$1M1
Wesabe 2/2007Seed$700k1
path intelligence 2007Series A$1M1
Chumby 12/2006Series A$5M3



  1. O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures Closes $59M For Fund II ( [edit]
  2. Seed Stage VC Firm O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures Raises $85M New Fund ( [edit]
  3. SED D/A ( [edit]
  4. Misfit Raises $15.2M From Li Ka-shing’s Horizons Ventures For Its Activity Tracker, The Shine ( [edit]
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  7. Planet Labs Raises $13M From OATV, Founders Fund To Build The World’s Largest Fleet Of Earth-Imaging Satellites ( [edit]
  8. Cover Raises $1.5M From OATV And Others To Bring Uber-Like Payments To Restaurants ( [edit]
  9. BITSAT 2014 Application Form ( [edit]
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  13. Cult Clothing Retailer Betabrand Raises $6.5 Million From Foundry Group ( [edit]
  14. 3D Robotics announces VC funding, expansion plan ( [edit]
  15. Sounds Boring, Actually Awesome. Sherpaa Raises $1.8M To Find Your Business Cheap Health Insurance ( [edit]
  16. LittleBits Picks Up $3.65M, PCH Deal To Build Out Its Open-Source Hardware Vision ( [edit]
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  23. Codecademy Raises $2.5 Million To Teach You How To Code ( [edit]
  24. Get Satisfaction Gets $10 Million To Grow Its Community Support Network ( [edit]
  25. BITSAT 2014 ( [edit]
  26. EdSurge: Fidelis Inc. ( [edit]
  27. Raises Funding for Playful Data Visualization ( [edit]
  28. Pothole-Reporting App SeeClickFix Raises $1.5 Million to Help You Be a Squeakier Wheel ( [edit]
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  30. RunKeeper Raises $1.11M in Financing ( [edit]
  31. Raises $10 Million Series B, Still Growing Like Crazy ( []
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  34. JEE Main Application Form 2014 ( [edit]
  35. OpenCandy Raises $5 Million Series B For Bundled Software You Might Actually Want ( [edit]
  36. AMEE Gets $5.5 Million For Greenhouse Gas Monitoring ( [edit]
  37. JEE Main 2014 ( [edit]
  38. Czech Cloud Startup Good Data Raises Funding From Marc Andreessen And Others ( [edit]
  39. TinyURL Rival Raises $2 Million ( []
  40. Get Satisfaction gets new CEO and funding amid growth ( [edit]
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  42. OpenCandy Downloads $3.5 Million From Bessemer Venture Partners and O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures ( [edit]
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  44. TripIt Raises $5.1 Million in Series B Funding ( [edit]
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  46. AMEE fuelled by leading VC funds ( [edit]
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  48. Acquia raises $7M for Drupal platform. ( [edit]
  49. GameLayers Raises $500K For Games Over Web Browsing ( [edit]
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