Google Ventures Is The Third Most Active VC Firm In The U.S. [Report]By: Chris Crum - February 15, 2013
Google Ventures is now the third most active venture captial firm in the U.S., according to the New York Post, citing info from CB Insights.
Google Ventures launched in 2009 with the goal of “discovering and growing great companies,” and has barley looked back. Currently, Google’s VC arm has over 150 companies under its belt. These range across a variety of fields like mobile, gaming, energy, and life sciences – still all territory you would expect Google itself to cover.
The investing team consists of: Bill Maris, David Krane, Joe Kraus , Karim Faris, Kevin Rose, Krishna Yeshwant, Rich Miner, Wesley Chan, Anish Acharya, Andy Wheeler, Anthony Philippakis, Blake Byers, Chris Hutchins, Lindsay Ullman, Luis Garcia, and Scott Davis.
Google Ventures recently shared this year in review infographic and video, which will give you an idea of where it stands: