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26 Investments in 13 Companies
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Rich co-founded Android and is a pioneer in the mobile space. He led Google Ventures’ East Coast investment team for 7 years. Starting in 2016, Rich is starting a new edtech initiative with Google with a team based in Silicon Valley.

Rich is based in Cambridge, Mass. He has over 25 years of experience growing businesses with innovative communications and interface-intensive applications.

Rich came to Google through the acquisition of Android, a mobile platforms company that he co-founded. During his early years at Google, he helped lead the development of the Android platform and ecosystem.

Prior to Android, Rich was a vice president at Orange, where he led R&D activities in North America and was an original principal at Orange Ventures when it was founded.

Rich came to Orange through the acquisition of another company he co-founded, Wildfire, which developed a voice-based personal assistant.

Rich received his Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.

Jobs (5)

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Company
2009
Jul 7, 2016
General Partner
Jul 1, 2005
2010
Group Manager of Mobile Platforms
Dec, 2004
Jul, 2005
Co - Founder
Apr, 2000
Apr, 2005
VP of Advanced Services
1990
2000
Co - Founder / CTO
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Apr, 2015$15M / Series B (Lead)
Apr, 2015$12M / Series D
Feb, 2015$35M / Series C
Oct, 2014$10M / Series C
Jun, 2014$18M / Series C
Jun, 2014$4.4M / Series A
May, 2014$16M / Series A (Lead)
Mar, 2014$750k / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2014$18M / Series A
Dec, 2013$8M / Series B (Lead)
Mar, 2013$12M / Series B (Lead)
Jun, 2012$12M / Series D
Jun, 2012$5.5M / Series A
Jan, 2012$9M / Series D
Jan, 2012$12M / Series C (Lead)
Jul, 2011$1.2M / Seed (Lead)
Mar, 2011$5.4M / Series B
Jan, 2011$15M / Venture
Nov, 2010$7.1M / Private Equity
Oct, 2010$1.14M / Series A
Jul, 2010$5.75M / Series C (Lead)
Jun, 2010$6.7M / Series B
Jan, 2010$4M / Series B (Lead)
Jan, 2010$1.98M / Series APersonal Investment
Oct, 2009$1.38M / Seed (Lead)
Jul, 2009$2.2M / Series A

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