Investing Profile

Garry Tan(3)

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Managing Partner at Initialized Capital

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Initialized Capital Managing Partner
$1M - $4.0M
$2.5M
153
$1M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
TigerEye
Series ASep 2022$30M
$30M
Co-investors: Ching-Yu Hu (Next47)
CreatorDAO
Seed RoundAug 2022$20M
$20M
Co-investors: Sriram Krishnan (Andreessen Horowitz), Bryan Wang (Gold House Ventures)
Torch
Series CMay 2022$40M
Series AApr 2019$12M
Seed RoundOct 2017$2.4M
$84M
Co-investors: Alexis Ohanian (Seven Seven Six), Tina Hoang-To (Kin Ventures), Andrew Bluestein (Bluestein Ventures), Julian Counihan, Chris Fanini, Emmett Shear, Elizabeth Iorns
Trunk
Series AApr 2022$25M
$29M
Co-investors: Peter Levine (Andreessen Horowitz)
Ro
Venture RoundFeb 2022$150M
Series CJul 2020$200M
Convertible NoteMay 2020
Series ASep 2018$88M
Series ASep 2018$88M
Seed RoundNov 2017$3.1M
$1.1B
Co-investors: Rick Heitzmann (FirstMark Capital), Alexis Ohanian (Seven Seven Six), Hemant Taneja (General Catalyst), Jordan Nof (Tusk Venture Partners), Marco DeMeireles (TCG (The Chernin Group)), Philip Krim (Montauk Ventures), Jordan Fudge (Sinai Ventures), Eric Reiner (Vine Ventures LP), Karim Atiyeh
CoinTracker
Series AJan 2022$100M
Seed RoundApr 2018$1.5M
$100M
Co-investors: Alexis Ohanian (Seven Seven Six), Paul Buchheit (Y Combinator), Steve Jang (Expa), Aaron Harris, Ryan Shea, Baris Gultekin
Jupe
Seed RoundDec 2021$4.5M
$4.5M
Co-investors: Kim-Mai Cutler (Initialized Capital), Jon Dishotsky (Giant Ventures), Aniq Kassam (FAST — by GETTYLAB), Namrata Ganatra, Ryan Petersen
Rescale
Series CNov 2021$55M
Series CFeb 2021$50M
Series BJul 2018$32M
Seed RoundApr 2012
$160M
Co-investors: Nagraj Kashyap (Softbank Group), 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), 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), Jeff Bezos, Karl Jacob, Ratan Singh, Richard Branson
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