Floodgate

San Francisco, California
Floodgate, formerly Maples Investment, is a venture capital firm specializing in micro-cap investments in start-ups. The firm seeks to invest in technology related sectors, typically injecting between $150,000 and $1 million. Floodgate's specific industries of interest include hardware, software, small business, enterprise, Internet, B2B and consumer markets. The firm prefers to invest in companies located in either the San Francisco Bay Area or in Austin, Texas. It prefers to invest alongside other experienced private investors or top-tier venture firms.
Founded:2006
Firm Location:San Francisco, California • Palo Alto, California
Investor Firms That Co-Invest with Floodgate
Floodgate Team
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Iris Choi
Floodgate·Partner
Sweet spot: $2.6M
Range: $100K - $5.0M
Investors in Palo Alto (CA)
Investors in Consumer Internet, Investors in Diverse Investors (Other Lists), Investors in E-commerce, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in Female Investors (Other Lists), Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in San Francisco Bay Area (Other Lists)
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Arjun Chopra
Floodgate·General Partner
Sweet spot: $2.5M
Range: $500K - $5.0M
Investors in Global, Investors in San Francisco (CA), Investors in Palo Alto (CA)
Investors in AI, Investors in Cloud Infrastructure, Investors in Consumer Internet, Investors in Creator/Passion Economy, Investors in Crypto/Web3, Investors in Developer Tools, Investors in E-commerce, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in Entertainment & Sports, Investors in San Francisco Bay Area (Other Lists), Investors in Web3/Blockchain
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Jay Kennedy
Floodgate·Investor
Sweet spot: $2.6M
Range: $100K - $5.0M
Investors in SF Bay Area (CA)
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Mike Maples
Floodgate·Partner
Sweet spot: $2.6M
Range: $100K - $5.0M
Investors in San Francisco (CA), Investors in Palo Alto (CA)
Investors in Developer Tools, Investors in Education, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in Games, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in SaaS, Investors in San Francisco Bay Area (Other Lists), Investors in Social Networks
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Ann Miura Ko
Floodgate·Partner
Sweet spot: $2.5M
Range: $500K - $5.0M
Investors in Global, Investors in San Francisco (CA), Investors in San Jose (CA), Investors in New York (NY), Investors in Boston / New England, Investors in Seattle (WA), Investors in Provo (UT), Investors in Salt Lake City (UT), Investors in Austin (TX), Investors in Palo Alto (CA)
Investors in BioTech, Investors in ClimateTech/CleanTech, Investors in Creator/Passion Economy, Investors in DeepTech, Investors in Diverse Investors (Other Lists), Investors in Female Investors (Other Lists), Investors in FinTech, Investors in Future of Work, Investors in Health & Hospital Services, Investors in Health IT, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in San Francisco Bay Area (Other Lists)
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Leeor Mushin
Floodgate·Senior Associate
Sweet spot: $2.6M
Range: $100K - $5.0M
Investors in Palo Alto (CA)
Investors in Advertising, Investors in MarketingTech, Investors in San Francisco Bay Area (Other Lists), Investors in Space
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Shawn Xu
Floodgate·Senior Associate
Sweet spot: $2.6M
Range: $100K - $5.0M
Investors in SF Bay Area (CA)
Investors in Consumer Internet, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in Hardware, Investors in IoT, Investors in SaaS, Investors in San Francisco Bay Area (Other Lists), Investors in SMB Software