Investing Profile

Garry Tan(3)

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Managing Partner at Initialized Capital

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Microsoft Network
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Y Combinator Network
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Sun Microsystems Network
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Initialized Capital Managing Partner
$1M - $4.0M
$2.5M
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$1M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Stacker
Series AAug 2021$20M
Seed RoundJan 2021$1.7M
$22M
Phantom
Series AJul 2021$9M
$120M
Co-investors: Arianna Simpson (Andreessen Horowitz), Fred Ehrsam (Paradigm), Robert Leshner (Robot Ventures)
Shelf Engine
Series BMar 2021$41M
$53M
Co-investors: Hans Tung (GGV Capital), Kyle Doherty (General Catalyst)
Cohere
Seed RoundMar 2021$3.1M
CA$160M
$43M
Co-investors: Jennifer Wolf (Initialized Capital), Mike Volpi (Index Ventures), Pieter Abbeel (Covariant), Fei-Fei Li (AI4ALL), Rahul Vohra (Todd and Rahul's Angel Fund), Vivek Sodera (Vivek Sodera Ventures)
Rescale
Series CFeb 2021$50M
Series BJul 2018$32M
Seed RoundApr 2012
$160M
Co-investors: Ronald Conway Sr. (SV Angel), Peter Thiel (Founders Fund), Ron Conway (SV Angel), Chris Dixon (Andreessen Horowitz), Sam Altman (Apollo Projects), Shankar Chandran (Walden Catalyst Ventures), Nagraj Kashyap (Softbank Group), Carl Choi (Solasta Ventures), Ashley Flucas (Flucas Ventures), Saurabh Sharma (Jump Crypto), Jonno Elliott (Virgin Group), Ullas Naik (Streamlined Ventures), Raj Sandhu (Great Oaks Venture Capital), Michael Jeon (Solasta Ventures), Karl Jacob, Ratan Singh, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos
Career Karma
Series ADec 2020$10M
$92M
Co-investors: James Joaquin (Obvious Ventures), Brian Dixon (Kapor Capital), Kim-Mai Cutler (Initialized Capital), Ashley Flucas (Flucas Ventures), Nitin Pachisia (Unshackled Ventures), Manan Mehta (Unshackled Ventures), Jewel Burks (Collab Capital), Maria Salamanca (Unshackled Ventures), Erik Torenberg (Village Global), Michael Seibel (Y Combinator), Edward Lando (Pareto Holdings), Caterina Fake (Yes VC), Fern Mandelbaum (Vista Venture Partners), Baron Davis, Anthony Pompliano, David J. Phillips, Justin Rosenstein, Kevin Lee, Iman Abuzeid
Berbix
Series AAug 2020$9M
Seed RoundJul 2019$2.5M
$12M
Co-investors: Patrick Salyer (Mayfield), Dalton Caldwell (Y Combinator), Tx Zhuo (Fika Ventures), Alexia Bonatsos (Dream Machine)
Bodyport
Series AAug 2020$11M
$11M
Co-investors: Bruce Leak (Playground Global)
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