Village Global is the early stage venture capital fund backed by successful entrepreneurs including Bill Gates, Sara Blakely, Barry Diller, Reid Hoffman, Magic Johnson, and Anne Wojcicki. We fund formation-stage and seed-stage startups, globally.
In early February, Village Global luminary LP, Ev Williams, joined us in San Francisco for an intimate fireside chat with Village Global Co-Founder and Partner, Ross Fubini.
Village Global is an early stage venture capital firm backed by some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs including Jeff Bezos, Sara Blakely, Reid Hoffman, Magic Johnson, and Anne Wojcicki.
In October of last year, we gathered 70+ Village Global portfolio founders and network leaders at the edge of Yosemite National Park for an exclusive 3-day retreat. Many of our portfolio CEOs flew in from around the world to join us for a series of intimate sessions and activities to recharge, reflect, connect, and grow.
In early February, Village Global luminary LP, Anne Wojcicki, joined us in Mountain View for an intimate fireside chat with the first Chief Data Scientist for the United States Office of Science and Technology Policy, DJ Patil.
Village Global is a venture capital firm headquartered in San Francisco. We are currently seeking a full stack developer with strong analytical skills. As the technologist on our team, you’ll refine and execute our software and data strategies.
Eric Ries recently joined Village Global co-founder and partner Ben Casnocha in San Francisco to chat with some of the founders of our portfolio companies. Eric is a Village Global LP, friend of the firm, and the author of The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses.
In January 2019, we helped convene 100+ founders in New York City to spend time with Village Global luminary LP Mike Bloomberg. Mike is one of the world’s most successful tech entrepreneurs. As the Mayor of New York City from 2002 to 2013, he improved outcomes in New York City’s public transportation, infrastructure, safety, health,…
Bob Iger, the CEO of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the most successful CEOs in modern history. We are honored to have him among our small group of Luminary LPs whose financial capital and engagement power our network of early-stage founders.
Eric Schmidt, former CEO of Google and Executive Chairman at Alphabet, is one of the most influential technology executives in the world. At Village Global, we are honored to have him among the small group of LP luminaries whose financial capital and engagement power our network of founders.
We were thrilled to host a Masterclass roundtable session with our founders and John Donahoe, CEO of ServiceNow. From the purview of operating a public company with a market cap of more than $30 billion and 6,000 employees worldwide, John is at the helm of one of the leading IT systems management companies on earth.
We’re thrilled to announce our investment in Applied Intuition, whose mission is to accelerate autonomy development and deployment starting with self-driving cars. With multi-billion dollar efforts from companies like Tesla, Google, Apple, GM, and others, it won’t be long before self-driving tech revolutionizes the open road.
Tihomir Bajic is a repeat entrepreneur and founding engineer with a deep and diverse network in Silicon Valley and abroad. Tiho often helps founders with hiring, technology, strategy and deployment.
Julia Enthoven is the Cofounder and CEO of Kapwing, a Village Global seed-stage company making creativity simple. Kapwing lets anyone create and edit video online in a matter of minutes, not hours. With video production and consumption exploding over the last 5 years, Kapwing’s platform aims to democratize how rich media content is made.
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Village Global is leveraging its network of tech luminaries to support the next generation of entrepreneurs. The $100 million early-stage venture capital firm, which counts as limited partners (LPs) Microsoft’s Bill Gates, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Alphabet’s Eric Schmidt, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, LinkedIn’s Reid Hoffman and many other high-profile techies, quietly announced on Friday that the…
The obvious answer is: whoever founded the company. But that’s not always clear. If you’re a core founder and CEO of a startup, you may be wondering how generous to be with the co-founder title when recruiting your initial team of employees.
One of our luminary LPs, Ben Silbermann, co-founder/CEO of Pinterest, met with Village’s Network Leaders recently to share key lessons and insights from his entrepreneurial journey.
Since our launch a few months ago, network-driven early stage investing is in full swing here. With fundraising complete, we can share more about how we support founders.
“The mere association with these people is enough to give a reputational boost to the firm and any young startup it backs, but Village aims to go beyond name-dropping rights.” Testing opening paragraph. VENTURE-CAPITAL INVESTING OFTEN resembles a competitive blood sport, with hundreds of firms bttling to get into the best deals. There are only so…