Felicis Ventures

Los Angeles, California
Felicis Ventures combines Angel investing, active mentoring and advisory services to offer a more beneficial approach for the entrepreneur, rewarding the risk while providing more than just capital. The firm's focus is mainly on early stage, consumer internet start-ups. The firm also plans to pursue investment opportunities in Healthcare IT, Energy, and Education as well. Felicis Ventures typically makes investments in the $100,000 to $1 million range and the majority of the firm's portfolio companies are based in the Bay area, although the firm's portfolio represents 23 different nationalities from all continents (Antarctica excluded) and has invested in companies operating in 6 countries other than the United States (Brazil, Canada, Estonia, Israel, Finland and Germany). Aydin Senkut is the Founder and President of Felicis Ventures. Prior to starting Felicis Ventures, he was a Senior Manager at Google, responsible for strategic partner development and account management in Asia Pacific. Felicis Ventures has nearly $200M in total committed assets: $4.5M angel fund in 2006, $41M super-angel fund raised in 2010 and $70M boutique VC fund raised in 2012. August of 2014 Felicis raised $96M for its fourth fund. Since its inception in 2006, Felicis has backed over 120 technology companies, 50 of which have been acquired or gone public.
Founded:2006
Firm Location:Los Angeles, California • San Francisco, California • San Francisco Bay Area
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Felicis Ventures Team
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Jiani Chen
Felicis Ventures·Senior Associate
Sweet spot: $7.8M
Range: $500K - $15.0M
Investors in SF Bay Area (CA)
Investors in Consumer Internet, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in San Francisco Bay Area (Other Lists)
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Tobi Coker
Felicis Ventures·Senior Associate
Sweet spot: $7.8M
Range: $500K - $15.0M
Investors in SF Bay Area (CA)
Investors in Consumer Internet, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in San Francisco Bay Area (Other Lists)
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Viviana Faga
Felicis Ventures·General Partner
Sweet spot: $7.8M
Range: $500K - $15.0M
Investors in San Francisco (CA)
Investors in AI, Investors in Analytics, Investors in Cloud Infrastructure, Investors in Data Services, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in FinTech, Investors in SaaS, Investors in San Francisco Bay Area (Other Lists)
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Ryan Isono
Felicis Ventures·Vice President
Sweet spot: $5.0M
Range: $500K - $10.0M
Investors in SF Bay Area (CA)
Investors in Consumer Internet, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in San Francisco Bay Area (Other Lists)
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Dasha Maggio
Sweet spot: $7.8M
Range: $500K - $15.0M
Investors in San Francisco (CA), Investors in SF Bay Area (CA)
Investors in Consumer Internet, Investors in E-commerce, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in San Francisco Bay Area (Other Lists)
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Sundeep Peechu
Felicis Ventures·General Partner
Sweet spot: $7.8M
Range: $500K - $15.0M
Investors in San Francisco (CA)
Investors in AI, Investors in AR/VR, Investors in Crypto/Web3, Investors in E-commerce, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in Hardware, Investors in Insurance, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in San Francisco Bay Area (Other Lists), Investors in Security, Investors in Social Networks
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Niki Pezeshki
Felicis Ventures·General Partner
Sweet spot: $7.8M
Range: $500K - $15.0M
Investors in SF Bay Area (CA)
Investors in Consumer Internet, Investors in Education, Investors in Health & Hospital Services, Investors in Health IT, Investors in San Francisco Bay Area (Other Lists)
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Aydin Senkut
Felicis Ventures·Managing Partner
Sweet spot: $7.8M
Range: $500K - $15.0M
Investors in SF Bay Area (CA)
Investors in AI, Investors in Consumer Health, Investors in E-commerce, Investors in Education, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in FinTech, Investors in Health & Hospital Services, Investors in Payments, Investors in SaaS, Investors in San Francisco Bay Area (Other Lists), Investors in Social Networks
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Jake Storm
Sweet spot: $7.8M
Range: $500K - $15.0M
Investors in San Francisco (CA)
Investors in Enterprise Applications, Investors in Enterprise Infrastructure, Investors in Hardware, Investors in Los Angeles / Southern California (Other Lists), Investors in Media/Content, Investors in Mobility
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Victoria Treyger
Felicis Ventures·Managing Director
Sweet spot: $7.8M
Range: $500K - $15.0M
Investors in SF Bay Area (CA)
Investors in Consumer Health, Investors in E-commerce, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in FinTech, Investors in San Francisco Bay Area (Other Lists), Investors in SMB Software