Investing Profile

Garry Tan(3)

VC

http://blog.garrytan.comSan Francisco, California
Photo of Garry Tan, Managing Partner at Initialized Capital
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Initialized Capital Managing Partner
$200K - $6.0M
$3.0M
65
$1M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Seed RoundSep 2019$6.2M
$6.2M
Seed RoundJul 2019$2.5M
$2.5M
Co-investors: Alexia Bonatsos (Dream Machine), Tx Zhuo (Fika Ventures), Lenny Rachitsky
Seed RoundMay 2019$3M
$3M
Co-investors: Charlie Songhurst (Katana Capital), Oren Zeev (Zeev Capital), Matt Brezina, Kevin Mahaffey
Corporate RoundApr 2018$28.5M
$31.5M
Co-investors: Alexis Ohanian (Initialized Capital), Samuel Harrison (Naspers), Samuel Harrison (BLOCKCHAIN.COM VENTURES), Sophie Liao (Oyster Ventures), Andrew Solimine (122 WEST VENTURES), Joey Krug (Pantera Capital), Steve Jang, Kamal Ravikant
Seed RoundApr 2018$1.5M
$1.5M
Co-investors: Alexis Ohanian (Initialized Capital), Paul Buchheit (Y Combinator), Baris Gultekin, Steve Jang
Seed RoundOct 2017$5.5M
$51M
Co-investors: Mike Ghaffary (Canvas Ventures), Devdutt Yellurkar (CRV), Alexis Ohanian (Initialized Capital), Eric Kwan (Locus Ventures), Jason Tolkin, William Barnes
Series BOct 2017$15M
$27M
Co-investors: Ajay Chopra (Trinity Ventures), Anjula Acharia (Trinity Ventures), Reid Hoffman (Greylock), Sundeep Peechu (Felicis Ventures), Keith Rabois (Founders Fund), Alexis Ohanian (Initialized Capital), Eric Paley (Founder Collective), Doug Chertok (Vast Ventures), Craig Shapiro (Collaborative Fund), Ben Ling (Bling Capital), Jack Abraham
Seed RoundOct 2017$2.4M
$2.4M
Co-investors: Alexis Ohanian (Initialized Capital), Justin Kan (Goat Capital)
Seed RoundAug 2017$120K
$120K
Co-investors: Alexander Kern
Series BMay 2017
Seed RoundNov 2013$2.4M
$29.4M
Co-investors: Pat Kinsel (Polaris Partners), Alexis Ohanian (Initialized Capital), Eric Kwan (Locus Ventures), Geoff Bernstein (Indicator Ventures), Tak Miyata (Scrum Ventures), Sam Altman (Hydrazine Capital), Paul Buchheit (Y Combinator), Joshua Schachter, Rohit Jain
Cofounder Posthaven.com2013 - Present
Cofounder and Managing Partner Initialized Capital2012 - Present
Partner Y Combinator2010 - 2015
Cofounder Posterous.com2008 - 2011
Lead Engineer, Designer Palantir Technologies2005 - 2007
Program Manager Microsoft2003 - 2005
Software Engineer Intern Sun Microsystems2002 - 2003
Software Engineer Intern TheMan.com2000 - 2000
Software Engineer Intern Sapient1998 - 2000
Stanford University BS Computer Systems Engineering