Investing Profile

Karim Faris

VC

https://www.gv.com/team/karim-farisSan Francisco, California
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Harvard Business School Network
253 CONNECTIONS
Google Network
226 CONNECTIONS
Morgan Stanley Network
76 CONNECTIONS
University of Michigan Network
48 CONNECTIONS
Brown University Network
40 CONNECTIONS
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GV General Partner
$500K - $80.0M
$7.0M
17
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Series CApr 2019$32M
$57.7M
Co-investors: Ted Schlein (Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers), Creighton Hicks (Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers)
Series BSep 2018$20M
$30M
Co-investors: Murat Bicer (CRV), Sunil Dhaliwal (Amplify Partners)
Series BOct 2016$28M
$74M
Co-investors: Mamoon Hamid (Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers)
Series BJun 2016$20M
$47.5M
Co-investors: Upal Basu (Nokia Growth Partners)
Series CApr 2016$30M
Series BDec 2014$22M
Series AFeb 2014$4M
$96M
Co-investors: Eric Ver Ploeg (DTCP), Martin Gedalin (Lumia Capital), Marcus Bartram, George Hoyem
Series CApr 2015$30M
Series BSep 2014$12M
Series AFeb 2012$6M
$118M
Co-investors: Matt Cohler (Benchmark), Puneet Agarwal (True Ventures), Rob Ward (Meritech Capital Partners), Mitchell Green
Series EMar 2014$77M
Series DMay 2013$17M
$190M
Co-investors: Sandy Miller (IVP), Josh Kopelman (First Round Capital), Peter Thiel (Founders Fund), James Robinson III (RRE), Matt Harris (Bain Capital Ventures), David Hartwig (Sapphire Ventures), Blake Byers (GV)
Series DDec 2013$29.5M
Series CJul 2012$16M
$55.5M
Co-investors: Matt Murphy (Menlo Ventures), Steve Blank (M34 Capital)
Series AMay 2013$4.5M
Seed RoundApr 2012$1.8M
$6.3M
Co-investors: Sundeep Peechu (Felicis Ventures), Courtney Broadus (Broadway Angels), Raymond Tonsing (Caffeinated Capital), Jay Jamison
Series CAug 2011$10M
$250M
Co-investors: Jules Maltz (IVP), Robin Murray (Adams Street Partners), Josh Goldman (Norwest Venture Partners)
General Partner Google Ventures2009 - Present
Investments & Acquisitions Google2008 - 2010
Principal Atlas Venture2002 - 2007
Director, New Ventures Level 3 Communications1999 - 2002
Associate Morgan Stanley1998 - 1998
Associate Generation Partners1997 - 1997
Product Manager, Pentium Processor Intel Corporation1994 - 1997
Software Engineer, Vehicle Navigation Systems Siemens / BMW1994 - 1994
Harvard Business School MBA
University of Michigan M.S.
Brown University Sc.B.