Overview

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Investments
237 Investments in 159 Companies
Exits
4 IPOs & 34 Acquisitions
Founders:
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Headquarters:
San Francisco, California
Funds Raised:
$3.45B
Categories:
Venture Capital
Description:
Founders Fund is a San Francisco based venture capital firm investing in companies building revolutionary technologies.
Website:
http://www.foundersfund.com
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Investor Details

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Founded:
July 1, 2005
Type:
Venture Capital that does Seed, Early Stage Venture, Later Stage Venture, Private Equity, Debt Financing, and Grant Investments
Sectors:
Software, Biotechnology, Health Care, Energy, Advanced Computing
Regions:
United States

Founders Fund is a San Francisco based venture capital firm that invests at every stage in companies building revolutionary technologies.

The firm and its partners have been investors, founders, and early employees of prominent technology companies including PayPal, Facebook, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), and Palantir Technologies.

Founders Fund was formed in 2005 and has raised five funds to date with more than $2 billion in aggregate capital under management. The firm has historically invested in a wide variety of sectors, including aerospace, artificial intelligence, advanced computing, energy, health, and consumer Internet.

Funding Rounds (1) - undisclosed

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Sep, 2016undisclosed amount / Series A0
DateInvested InRoundPartner(s)
Sep, 2016$100M / Undisclosed (Lead)
Aug, 2016$75M / Series D
Aug, 2016$2.5M / Seed (Lead)
Aug, 2016$6M / Series A (Lead)
Aug, 2016$6M / Seed (Lead)
Jul, 2016$30M / Series B (Lead)
Jul, 2016$5M / Series A (Lead)
Jun, 2016$5.55M / Seed
Jun, 2016$20M / Series A
May, 2016$2M / Seed (Lead)
May, 2016$3.78M / Seed
May, 2016$50M / Series C
May, 2016$27M / Series B
Apr, 2016$15M / Series A
Apr, 2016$100M / Series D (Lead)
Apr, 2016$120k / Seed
Mar, 2016$50M / Series C and
Feb, 2016$400M / Private Equity and
Feb, 2016$10.25M / Series B
Feb, 2016$2.5M / Seed
Feb, 2016$10M / Series F
Feb, 2016$4M / Seed
Jan, 2016$35M / Series B
Jan, 2016$6.5M / Series A
Jan, 2016$40M / Series C (Lead)
Jan, 2016$52M / Series C (Lead)
Nov, 2015$40M / Series B
Oct, 2015$81M / Series C
Oct, 2015$13.5M / Series A (Lead)
Oct, 2015$11M / Series A
Oct, 2015$3.1M / Seed (Lead)
Oct, 2015$8M / Series A (Lead)
Sep, 2015$60M / Series C
Sep, 2015$250M / Series G
Sep, 2015$9M / Venture
Aug, 2015$33.5M / Venture (Lead)
Aug, 2015$130M / Series D
Aug, 2015$5.97M / Seed (Lead)
Aug, 2015$20M / Series A (Lead)
Jul, 2015$50M / Series F (Lead)

Current Team (20)

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Funds (6)

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AnnouncedNameAmount
Jan 6, 2012Founders Fund IV$625M
Dec 17, 2007Founders Fund II$220M
Jul 19, 2010Founders Fund III$250M
Mar 25, 2016Founders Fund VI$1.3B
Nov 6, 2014Founders Fund V$1B
Unknown DateFounders Fund I$50M

Sub Organizations (1)

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Offices/Locations (2)

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  • Headquarters

    1 Letterman Drive

    Building D

    San Francisco, California 94129

    United States

  • Factor Quántico Regulador, S.A.P.I. de C.V.

    Washington Poniente # 2734, Colonia Deportivo Obispado, Monterrey, N.L.

    Monterrey, Nuevo Leon 64040

    Mexico

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