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New York
667 Madison Avenue
New York, NY, 10065


Co-Founder & Partner
Co - Founder & Partner
Team Member


Zelkova Ventures

Zelkova Ventures is a venture capital firm committed to helping entrepreneurs build companies. The firm primarily looks to invest in early stage companies, many times pre-revenue. In many instances they provide a company’s first outside/institutional capital. They look to take an active role and partner with the companies they invest in. Along with their capital, Zelkova brings expertise, insight and execution to all of their portfolio companies. Zelkova, although not exclusively, focuses on several key sectors - Software Services, Internet Technologies, Environmental Technologies and Consumer Products.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
FlyCleaners 12/2013Seed$2M1
Postmaster 5/2013Seed$600k3
Food52 3/2013Series A$2M5
10alike 1/2013Seed9
Lettuce 10/2012Seed$2.1M6
FullContact 7/2012Series B$7M9
BrandYourself 3/2012Series A$1.2M3
RJMetrics 1/2012Debt$1.2M6
Klout 1/2012Series C$30M12
Dispatch 11/2011Seed$965k12
Livefyre 10/2011Series B$4.5M8
Help Scout 10/2011Seed$435k16
Red Rover 10/2011Seed$418k4
FullContact 9/2011Series A$1.5M11
ThinkNear 8/2011Seed$1.63M14
Fab 8/2011Series A$7.7M19 8/2011Angel$565k10
Altruik 6/2011Series B$3M9
JIBE 5/2011Series A$6M6
COLOURlovers 5/2011Venture Round$1M8
Kohort 4/2011Seed$3M22
Spring Metrics 3/2011Seed$635k2
The Shared Web 1/2011Convertible Note$225k9
Ambassador 2011Seed3
Fab 12/2010Seed$1.75M5
Kapost 9/2010Series A$1.1M10
Foodspotting 8/2010Seed$750k9
Appbistro 8/2010Angel$600k7
Rapportive 8/2010Seed$1M16 8/2010Angel$590k9
Livefyre 7/2010Series A$800k8
Klout 4/2010Series A$1.5M18
JIBE 3/2010Seed$875k5
Worldly Developments 3/2010Seed$800k14 2/2010Series A$1.25M2
LendKey Technologies, Inc. 1/2010Series A$6.5M3
RelTel 12/2009Seed$1M6
ReTel Technologies 12/2009Seed$1M8
NewsBasis 11/2009Angel$545k2
Altruik 11/2009Series A$4.7M5
LendKey Technologies, Inc. 8/2009Debt$1.2M4
NutshellMail 5/2009Seed2



    Social Recruiting: Localbacon Relaunches As Jibe, Raises $875K Seed Round (Invites) ( [edit]
  1. FlyCleaners, An On-Demand Laundry Startup Rolling Out In Brooklyn, Raises $2M ( [edit]
  2. Postmaster Raises $600K Seed Round To Expand Its Smart Shipping API, Partners With Lone Star Overnight ( [edit]
  3. Cooking site Food52 raises $2M to expand publishing, mobile and shopping initiatives ( [edit]
  4. Going Beyond Pinterest: 500 Startups And Others Back Visual Advertising Platform Reachli ( [edit]
  5. Order Management Startup Lettuce Raises $2.1 Million From Crosscut Ventures, 500 Startups, And Others ( [edit]
  6. FullContact Announces $7 Million Series B Financing Round Led By Foundry Group ( [edit]
  7. Raises $1.2M to Help Everybody Take Control of Their Search Results ( [edit]
  8. After Three Years Of Bootstrapping, RJMetrics Raises $1.2 Million From Fab's CEO And SoftTech ( [edit]
  9. Kleiner Leads Klout’s Latest “$30 Million” Funding Round ( [edit]
  10. Dispatch Raises $965K To Manage All Of Your Cloud Files From One Place ( [edit]
  11. Gigaom ( [edit]
  12. Help Scout Draws Funding To Bring Affordable Email Collaboration And Support To Startups ( [edit]
  13. Observer ( [edit]
  14. TechStars Graduate FullContact Lands $1.5 Million, Helps Keep Contact Records Updated ( [edit]
  15. ThinkNear Closes $1.6M Seed Financing ( [edit]
  16. Ashton Kutcher-Backed Closes $7.7 Million ( [edit]
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  18. Altruik Raises $3M in Second Funding Round ( [edit]
  19. DFJ Leads $6 Million Round For Social Job Board Jibe ( [edit]
  20. COLOURlovers Raises $1 Million To Make Everyone An Artist ( [edit]
  21. TechCrunch ( [edit]
  22. Spring Metrics, a website analytics startup, raises $635,000 ( [edit]
  23. Citation Needed [add]
  24. Ambassador Is A Michigan-Based Startup That Helps Companies Manage Referrals ( [edit]
  25. Social Network For Gay Men Fabulis Rebrands To, Raises $1.75 Milli ( [edit]
  26. Kapost Raises $1.1 Million To Help Publishers Manage An Army Of Contributors ( [edit]
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  28. TC Disrupt Finalist Appbistro Raises $550K For Its Facebook App Marketplace ( [edit]
  29. Gmail Plugin Rapportive Raises Over $1 Million From Gmail Creator, Many Others ( [edit]
  30. TC Disrupt Finalist Appbistro Raises $550K For Its Facebook App Marketplace ( [edit]
  31. Livefyre raises $800K to break down comment silos ( [edit]
  32. Klout Raises $1.5 Million To Measure Influence And Authority On Twitter ( [edit]
  33. TechCrunch [edit]
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  35. Raises $1.25 Million For SaaS Video Encoding Platform ( [edit]
  36. Fynanz Steps Up To Fill Student-Loans Gap With $6.5M Series A ( [edit]
  37. RelTel captures $1M to analyze surveillance video ( [edit]
  38. SEC ( [edit]
  39. Techcrunch ( [edit]
  40. Altruik Raises $4.7 Million For SEO Tools ( [edit]
  41. Citation Needed [add]
  42. NutshellMail: Take Control Of Your Social Networks ( [edit]
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