Investing Profile

Garry Tan(3)

VCFounderInvestor

Managing Partner at Initialized Capital

blog.garrytan.comSan Francisco, California
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Initialized Capital Managing Partner
$200K - $6.0M
$3.0M
121
$1M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Series BMar 2021$41M
$41M
Seed RoundMar 2021$3.1M
$3.1M
Co-investors: Rahul Vohra (Todd and Rahul's Angel Fund), Vivek Sodera (Vivek Sodera Seed Fund)
Series CFeb 2021$50M
Series BJul 2018$32M
Seed RoundApr 2012
$102.4M
Co-investors: Adam Smith (Lightspeed Venture Partners), Chris Dixon (Andreessen Horowitz), Peter Thiel (Founders Fund), Ron Conway (SV Angel), Sam Altman (Hydrazine Capital), Ullas Naik (Streamlined Ventures), Raj Sandhu (Great Oaks Venture Capital), Saurabh Sharma (Jump Capital), Carl Choi (Solasta Ventures), Michael Jeon (Solasta Ventures), Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, Karl Jacob
Seed RoundJan 2021$1.7M
$1.7M
€1.2M
Co-investors: Charlie Songhurst (Katana Capital)
Series ADec 2020$10M
$11.9375M
Co-investors: James Joaquin (Obvious Ventures), Erik Torenberg (Village Global), Michael Seibel (Y Combinator), Fern Mandelbaum (Vista Venture Partners), Kevin Lee, Caterina Fake, Edward Lando, Jewel Burks, Iman Abuzeid
Series AAug 2020$9M
Seed RoundJul 2019$2.5M
$11.62M
Co-investors: Patrick Salyer (Mayfield), Tx Zhuo (Fika Ventures), Alexia Bonatsos (Dream Machine), Dalton Caldwell (Y Combinator), Lenny Rachitsky
Series AAug 2020$11.2M
$11.2M
Series BAug 2020$145M
Series AApr 2019$45M
Seed RoundMar 2017$7M
$197M
Co-investors: Mamoon Hamid (Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers), Ben Ling (Bling Capital), Arjun Sethi (Tribe Capital), Ramtin Naimi (Abstract Ventures), Dovey Wan (Danhua Capital), Lee Linden (Quiet Capital), Sohail Prasad, Samvit Ramadurgam, Gianni Martire
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