GV is a radically different kind of venture-capital fund. The GV hands-on teams work with portfolio companies full-time on design, recruiting, marketing, and engineering. GV also offers Startup Lab, a dedicated facility and educational program where companies can meet, learn, work, and share.
GV will invest over $1B in the next five years. Founded in 2009, the firm has invested in over 100 companies, including Nest, Kabam, Homeaway, SCVNGR, ngmoco, and Whaleshark Media. GV is headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., with offices in Seattle, New York, and Cambridge, Mass.