Investing Profile

Garry Tan(3)

VCFounder

Funding billion dollar startups before product market fit

http://blog.garrytan.comSan Francisco, California
Photo of Garry Tan, Managing Partner at Initialized Capital
Stanford University Network
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Microsoft Network
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Sun Microsystems Network
22 CONNECTIONS
Y Combinator Network
21 CONNECTIONS
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Initialized Capital Managing Partner
$200K - $6.0M
$3.0M
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$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: Oren Zeev (Zeev Capital), Charlie Songhurst (Katana Capital), Matt Brezina, Kevin Mahaffey
Corporate RoundApr 2018$28.5M
$31.5M
Co-investors: Samuel Harrison (BLOCKCHAIN.COM VENTURES), Sophie Liao (Oyster Ventures), Alexis Ohanian (Seven Seven Six), Andrew Solimine (122 WEST VENTURES), Joey Krug (Pantera Capital), Samuel Harrison (Naspers), Kamal Ravikant, Steve Jang
Seed RoundApr 2018$1.5M
$1.5M
Co-investors: Paul Buchheit (Y Combinator), Alexis Ohanian (Seven Seven Six), Steve Jang, Baris Gultekin
Seed RoundOct 2017$5.5M
$51M
Co-investors: Mike Ghaffary (Canvas Ventures), Devdutt Yellurkar (CRV), Alexis Ohanian (Seven Seven Six), Eric Kwan (Locus Ventures), Jason Tolkin, William Barnes
Series BOct 2017$15M
$27M
Co-investors: Keith Rabois (Founders Fund), Sundeep Peechu (Felicis Ventures), Reid Hoffman (Greylock), Ajay Chopra (Trinity Ventures), Anjula Acharia (Trinity Ventures), Eric Paley (Founder Collective), Alexis Ohanian (Seven Seven Six), Doug Chertok (Vast Ventures), Craig Shapiro (Collaborative Fund), Ben Ling (Bling Capital), Jack Abraham
Seed RoundOct 2017$2.4M
$2.4M
Co-investors: Jason Yeh (Leaf Ventures), Justin Kan (Goat Capital), Alexis Ohanian (Seven Seven Six)
Seed RoundAug 2017$120K
$120K
Co-investors: Ian Rountree (Cantos Ventures), Alexander Kern
Seed RoundApr 2017$2.2M
$2.2M
Co-investors: Alexis Ohanian (Seven Seven Six), Tikhon Bernstam, Ryan Petersen, Mathilde Collin, Edward Lando
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