Karim is a partner at Google Ventures. He initially joined Google's corporate development team in 2008, the group responsible for all Mergers & Acquisitions. His primary areas of focus include Internet services, mobile and digital media.
Prior to Google, Karim was a venture capitalist at Atlas Venture, where he worked on investments in software and Internet infrastructure.
Previously, he was Director of New Ventures at Level 3 Communications, responsible for evaluating new business opportunities and has led product development for the company's voice services.
Earlier in his career, Karim held various product and marketing roles at Intel, initially on the i486â„¢, and later as product manager for the PentiumÂ® Processor. He started his career at Siemens as a software engineer working on the first vehicle navigation system for BMW. Karim holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School, an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan, and a BS in Computer Engineering from Brown University where he published several papers on Neural Networks.
Dec, 2009 - Current (almost 7 years)
Board & Advisor Roles (7)Update
|Apr, 2016||Anomali||$30M / Series C||GV|
|Apr, 2015||Duo Security||$30M / Series C||GV|
|Dec, 2014||Anomali||$22M / Series B||GV|
|Sep, 2014||Duo Security||$12M / Series B (Lead)||GV|
|Mar, 2014||OnDeck||$77M / Series E||GV|
|Feb, 2014||Anomali||$4M / Series A (Lead)||GV|
|Dec, 2013||Egnyte||$29.5M / Series D||GV|
|May, 2013||Appurify||$4.5M / Series A (Lead)||GV|
|May, 2013||OnDeck||$17M / Series D (Lead)||GV|
|Jul, 2012||Egnyte||$16M / Series C (Lead)||GV|
|Apr, 2012||Appurify||$1.75M / Seed||GV|
|Feb, 2012||Duo Security||$6M / Series A||GV|
|Aug, 2011||RetailMeNot||$10M / Series C (Lead)||GV|
|Jul 17, 2016||Business Insider Australia - This VC says funding startups outside Silicon Valley is like a 'breath of fresh air'|
|Jul 16, 2016||Business Insider (tech) - This VC says funding startups outside Silicon Valley is like a 'breath of fresh air'|
|Apr 21, 2016||PE HUB - Anomali raises $30 mln from IVP, General Catalyst, GV, Paladin|
|Apr 21, 2016||PRNewswire UK All - Anomali Lands $30 Million in Series C Funding Led by Institutional Venture Partners|
|Dec 7, 2015||Re/code - Google Ventures Owns Part of Several Unicorns, but the Biggest (And Trickiest) Is Uber|
|Apr 11, 2015||ZD Net - ZDNet|
|Jul 16, 2014||Venture Beat - Forget Google Analytics, FullStory lets you 'replay' any visitor's interaction with your website|
|Mar 19, 2014||ZD Net - Cloudera raises $160m for Hadoop big data push|