Founded in 1996 by Bill Gross, Idealab was established to create and operate pioneering technology companies. Idealab has worked with companies with breakthrough technologies in robotics (Evolution Robotics), wireless broadband (ClearMesh Networks) and renewable energy (Energy Innovations), among others. Idealab also continues to partner with venture capital firms and other strategic investors to provide the resources to maximize the potential of these companies. The incubating facilitates offer a wide range of resources that include: office space and the accompanying office services, development and technology, graphic design, marketing, competitive research, legal, accounting, and business development support and services. In addition, Idealab provides advice on strategy, branding and corporate structure.
Investor Firms That Co-Invest with Idealab
CSC Venture CapitalIVPSlow VenturesiNovia CapitalGreylockComcast VenturesScout VenturesRapoport InvestmentsUpside PartnershipSocial CapitalCota CapitalIA VenturesSocial LeverageHearst Media fundBoxGroupLong Journey VenturesWestern Technology InvestmentAmplify.LAPro Founders CapitalBam VenturesFirst Round CapitalLerer HippeauHaystackTod and Auren Growth Syndicateff Venture CapitalLightspeed Venture PartnersKepler VenturesKleiner Perkins Caufield & ByersVenrock VenturesTribe CapitalScienceAndreessen Horowitze.venturesLocalGlobe