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Primary Role
General Partner @
Investments
13 Investments in 6 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
Website:
http://www.googleventures.com
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Person Details

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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 i486™, and later as product manager for the Pentium® 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.

Jobs (7)

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General Partner

Dec, 2009 - Current   (almost 7 years)
Past
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Associate
Jul 1, 2002
2007
Principal
Jun, 1999
Jun, 2002
Director, New Ventures
May, 1998
Sep, 1998
Associate
May, 1994
May, 1997
Product Manager, Pentium Processor
1994
Apr 1, 1994
Software Engineer, Vehicle Navigation Systems

Board & Advisor Roles (7)

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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Apr, 2016$30M / Series C
Apr, 2015$30M / Series C
Dec, 2014$22M / Series B
Sep, 2014$12M / Series B (Lead)
Mar, 2014$77M / Series E
Feb, 2014$4M / Series A (Lead)
Dec, 2013$29.5M / Series D
May, 2013$4.5M / Series A (Lead)
May, 2013$17M / Series D (Lead)
Jul, 2012$16M / Series C (Lead)
Apr, 2012$1.75M / Seed
Feb, 2012$6M / Series A
Aug, 2011$10M / Series C (Lead)

Education (3)

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