Venture Capital Firms in San Francisco

From early-stage companies in need of seed funding to more well-established businesses planning to top off funds and sweeten their valuation before going public, the San Francisco VC market has quickly become one of the top sources of funding tech startups.

Looking for funding? We put together this list to give you a place to start.

ABS Capital Partners - San Francisco, CA
Late Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Business and Education services, Information and Communications Technology, Healthcare
Notable Investments: FactorTrust, PowerReviews, Accurate Group, The Cobalt Group

Accel Partners – Palo Alto, CA
All Stages
Other Areas of Focus: Software, Mobile, Big Data, Internet of Things, Security
Total Capital: $17.06 billion
Notable Investments: Indifi Technologies, Prosper, Wonga, Lenddo, CAN Capital, Circle, YapStone, OpenGamma

Advanced Technology Ventures – Palo Alto, CA
All Stages
Other Areas of Focus: IT, Healthcare, Clean Technology, Biotechnology
Total Capital: $1.8 billion
Notable Investments: Thrasos, Actifio, Aquion Energy

Allegis Capital – Palo Alto, CA
Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Software, Mobile, Security
Notable Investments: Bracket Computing, Coraid, Axcient

Alloy Ventures – Palo Alto, CA
Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Software, Systems, Mobile, Semiconductor, Life Sciences, Clean Technology
Total Capital: $1 billion
Notable Investments: Pacific Biosciences, Mavenir Systems, Cameron Health

Altos Ventures – Menlo Park, CA
Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Software, Digital Media, Infrastructure
Notable Investments: Quizlet, Pandora.TV, Origin Games, Netbase Solutions

American Express Ventures – Palo Alto, CA
Stage agnostic after the seed round
Other Areas of Focus: Digital CommerceTotal Capital: NA
Notable Investments: Bill.com, Abra, Learnvest

Andreessen Horowitz – Menlo Park, CA
All Stages
Other Areas of Focus: Enterprise Software, Mobile
Total Capital: $4.35 billion
Notable Investments: 21, Affirm, Boku, Coinbase, Dwolla, TradeBlock

Artiman Ventures – Palo Alto, CA
All Stages
Area of Focus: Technology
Notable Investments: Prysm, CardioDx, Crossbar

Asset Management Company – Palo Alto, CA
Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: IT, Healthcare,  Hardware, Software, Medical Devices and Therapeutics
Notable Investments: Corrigo, SearchButton.com

ATA Ventures – Redwood City, CA
Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Software, Mobile, Enterprise Software
Notable Investments: Rive Technology, Clustrix, Shocking Technologies, Jobvite

ATEL Ventures – San Francisco, CA
All Stages
Other Areas of Focus: Information Technology, Life Sciences, Green Technologies
Total Capital: $6 billion
Notable Investments: ARYx Therapeutics, EdeniQ, iPierian

Atrium Capital – Menlo Park, CA
All Stages
Other Areas of Focus: Video, Hardware and Software, Enterprise Software
Notable Investments: Pixim, FieldCentrix

August Capital – Menlo Park, CA
All Stages
Other Areas of Focus: Mobile, Advertising, Enterprise Software, Analytics, Semiconductors, E-Commerce, Big Data
Total Capital: $1.28 billion
Notable Investments: Avant, Nomis Solutions, Bill.com, CommonBond

Azure Capital Partners – San Francisco, CA
All Stages
Other Areas of Focus: Software, Internet, IT
Total Capital: $750 million
Notable Investments: Yik Yak, Julep, SilkRoad Technology, Ranovus

Battery Ventures – San Francisco, CA and Menlo Park, CA
All Stages
Other Areas of Focus: Enterprise Software, Software, Analytics
Notable Investments: Fastly, BlueJeans Network, Optimizely

Bay Partners – Menlo Park, CA
All Stages
Other Areas of Focus: Software, Enterprise Software, Semiconductors
Notable Investments: Apigee, MuleSoft, OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Salesforce Buddy Media

BBVA Ventures – San Francisco, CA
All Stages
Other Areas of Focus: E-Commerce, Mobile, SaaS
Total Capital: $100 million
Notable Investments: Prosper, Simple, Radius, Coinbase, SumUp, Kasisto

Benchmark Capital – San Francisco, CA
Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Cloud Computing, Consumer Services and Financial Services, Enterprise Software & Services, SaaS, Web Hosting
Total Capital: $1.25 billion
Notable Investments: Prosper, Wealthfront, Zopa, ZipRealty, Xapo, Zuora

Bessemer Venture Partners – Menlo Park, CA
Early Stage, Mid Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Space Tech, Mobile, Marketplaces, Healthcare, Cloud Computing, Cyber Security, IT Infrastructure
Total Capital: $3.2 billion
Notable Investments: K2 Intelligence, Betterment, Abacus, United Capital Financial Advisors, Zopa,
Quantopian, Home First Finance Company

BlueRun Ventures – Menlo Park, CA
Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Mobile Software & Services, Big Data, Commerce, Internet, Hardware
Total Capital: $775 million
Notable Investments: PayPal, Kabbage

Blumberg Capital – San Francisco, CA
Seed, Series A
Other Areas of Focus: Financial Services, Security, Enterprise Software, SaaS, Digital Media, Social Media, Mobile, Consumer Internet
Notable Investments: Kreditech Holding, Fundbox, CoverHound

Cambrian Ventures – Livermore, CA
All Stages
Other Areas of Focus: Mobile, Storage, File Sharing
Notable Investments: Aster Data Systems, Robin Systems, Hightail

Camp Ventures – Los Altos, CA
Seed Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Semiconductors, Mobile, Sports
Notable Investments: GainSpan, Zing Systems, Lemon

Canaan Partners – Menlo Park, CA
Seed Stage, Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Consumer, Hardware, Enterprise and SaaS, Big Data, Digital Health, Biopharmaceutical
Total Capital: $3.08 billion
Notable Investments: Orchard, RamRe, Cardlytics, Efficient Finance, itBit, eBillme

Canvas Ventures – Portola Valley, California
Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Big Data, Health IT, Mobile, Enterprise, Digital Health
Total Capital: $175 million
Notable Investments: FutureAdvisor

Cardinal Venture Capital – Menlo Park, CA
Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Digital Media, Financial Technology, Mobility and SaaS.
Total Capital: NA
Notable Investments: Adaptive Insights, PlayPhone, Delivery Agent

Catamount Ventures – San Francisco, CA
Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Software, Education, Clean Technology
Total Capital: NA
Notable Investments: Modumetal, PresenceLearning, SignalDemand

Citi Ventures – Palo Alto, CA
All Stages
Other Areas of Focus: Big Data & Analytics, Commerce & Payments, Security & Enterprise IT
Total Capital: NA
Notable Investments: Chain, Betterment, DocuSign, Trade It

Clearstone Venture Partners – Santa Monica, CA
All Stages
Other Areas of Focus:
Total Capital: $650 million
Notable Investments: Meru Networks, Rubicon Project, LeisureLink

Charles River Ventures – Menlo Park, CA
Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Enterprise and Consumer Technologies
Total Capital: NA
Notable Investments: Dropbox, ZenDesk, GreatCall, DoorDash, Cloudgenix

CM Capital Corporation – Palo Alto, CA
All Stages
Other Areas of Focus: Textiles, Manufacturing, Real Estate, Technology, and Financial Services
Total Capital: NA

Costanoa Venture Capital  – Palo Alto, CA
Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Software, SaaS, Enterprise, Infrastructure, Mobile, Data
Total Capital: NA
Notable Investments: Acme, Quizlet, BugCrowd, Demandbase, Datalogix

Crosslink Capital – San Francisco, CA
All Stages
Other Areas of Focus: Enterprise Software, E-Commerce, Advertising
Total Capital:  $1.6 billion
Notable Investments: ServiceMax, Coupa Software, Hired, ProtectWise

CrunchFund – San Francisco, CA
Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Mobile Curated Web, Software, Bitcoin, Information Security
Total Capital: $59 million
Notable Investments: Square, Upstart, Glider, Lend Street Financial, Inc.

Darling Ventures – San Francisco, CA
Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Mobile Technology, Business Intelligence
Notable Investments: Cloudwear, Bridgefy, DWNLD

Delphi Ventures – San Mateo, CA
All Stages
Other Areas of Focus: Finance, Biotechnology, Medical Devices, Life Sciences
Total Capital: $1.1 billion
Notable Investments: evalve, OncoMed, Seattle Genetics, Tandem Diabetes Care

Diamondhead Ventures – Menlo Park, CA
Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Enterprise Software, Analytics
Notable Investments: Cavium, UPEK, Danger, Nitronex

DFJ Growth – Menlo Park, CA
Seed Stage, Early Stage, Growth Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Clean Technology, Advertising, Digital, Enterprise Software, Big Data
Total Capital: $760 million
Notable Investments: Avant, Coinbase

Draper Fisher Jurvetson – Menlo Park, CA
Early Stage, Growth Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Clean Tech, Digital, Life Sciences, Mobile
Total Capital: $3.16 billion
Notable Investments: Prosper, YeePay, LendKey, Remitly, TrialPay

East Gate Capital – Los Altos, CA
Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Manufacturing, Semiconductors
Notable Investments: Intematix, GCT Semiconductor, Cradle Technologies
El Dorado Ventures – Menlo Park, CA

El Dorado Ventures
Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Cloud Computing, SaaS/Enterprise Software, Manufacturing, Communications
Notable Investments: Coupa Software, Atlantis Computing, Tower Cloud, BridgeLux

Emergence Capital Partners – San Mateo, CA
Early Stage, Growth Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Enterprise Software, SaaS, Cloud, Health IT, Mobile
Notable Investments: ServiceMax, Gusto, xAd, High Alpha, SteelBrick, SalesForce

Felicis Ventures – Palo Alto, CA
Seed Stage, Early Stage, Late Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Mobile, E-Commerce, Consumer, Enterprise, Education
Total Capital: $239.6 million
Notable Investments: Bitpay, Adyen, Mint, Credit Karma, Plaid, Tilt

First Round Capital – San Francisco, CA
Seed Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Adtech, E-commerce, Hardware, Enterprise
Total Capital: $563 million
Notable Investments: Better Finance, FundersClub, Fundera, Axial, Abra, Aviso, Earnest

Forerunner Ventures – San Francisco, CA
Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: E-commerce, Retail, Fashion
Total Capital: $100 million
Notable Investments: Birchbox, Aloha, Bonobos, Dollar Shave Club

Foundation Capital – Menlo Park, CA
Seed Stage, Early Stage, Late Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Consumer, MarTech, Enterprise, Energy, Clean Tech
Total Capital: $607 million
Notable Investments: IndiaHomes, LendingClub, Evestnet, Auxmoney, BTCJam, Motif Investing

Francisco Partners – San Francisco, CA
Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Security, Hardware, Software, Communications
Notable Investments: SintecMedia, ClickSoftware Technologies, SmartFocus

FTV Capital – San Francisco, CA
Mid Stage, Late Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Enterprise Solutions, Payments and Transaction Processing
Total Capital: $1.84 billion
Notable Investments: Cedar Capital, eBaoTech, InvestCloud, Swan Global Investments, World First

Google Ventures – Mountain View, CA
Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Life Science, Enterprise and Data, Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security, Healthcare
Total Capital: $1.1 billion
Notable Investments: OnDeck, Ripple, LedgerX, LendUp, Upstart, Plaid

Green Visor Capital – San Francisco, CA
Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Enterprise Software, SaaS, Mobile
Total Capital: NA
Notable Investments: Wealthminder, AuditFile, clearserve, Madrone

Greylock Partners – Menlo Park, CA
Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Consumer and Enterprise Software, Mobile, Semiconductors, Enterprise Infrastructure
Total Capital: $2.5 billion
Notable Investments: Workday, Wealthfront, Payoneer, Swipely

Khosla Ventures – Menlo Park, CA
Seed Stage, Early Stage, Late Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Clean Tech, Mobile, Software, Big Data, Enterprise, Consumer
Total Capital: $2.75 billion
Notable Investments: Plastiq, Stripe, Boku, Chain, BlockScore, PayNearMe, BlockStream

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers – Menlo Park, CA
Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Clean Tech, Mobile, Biotechnology, Life Sciences, Digital Health and Sustainability, Consumer Digital
Total Capital: $1.38 billion
Notable Investments: Square, Lending Club, Upstart, LendUp, PayMate India, LiveCapital, Rong 360

New Enterprise Associates – Menlo Park, CA
All Stages
Other Areas of Focus: Information Technology, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Enterprise Software
Total Capital: $9.25 billion
Notable Investments: Workday, Robinhood, Xoom Corporation, OANDA, Uni-Power Group

Norwest Venture Partners – Palo Alto, CA|
All Stages
Other Areas of Focus: SaaS and Enterprise, Cloud and IT Infrastructure, Internet and Consumer, Healthcare
Total Capital: $6.08 billion
Notable Investments: Motif Investing, Yes Bank, Chola, Induslnd Bank, Shriram City          

Opus Capital – Menlo Park, CA
Seed Stage, Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Enterprise Application Software, Enterprise Infrastructure, Internet, Semiconductors, Wireless
Total Capital: $916 million
Notable Investments: Payfone, Sequent Software

Redpoint Ventures – Menlo Park, CA
Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Consumer Media and Infrastructure, Digital Media, Cloud Computing, Mobile Wireless Platforms, SaaS, On-Demand Software
Total Capital: $3.78 billion
Notable Investments: Expensify, Payable, BitGo, Stripe, Zuora

Relay Ventures – Menlo Park, CA
Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Mobile, Software, Advertising
Total Capital: NA
Notable Investments: Payfone, TouchBistro

Ribbit Capital – Palo Alto, CA
Seed Stage, Early Stage, Late Stage
Other Areas of Focus: SaaS, Lending, Payments, Insurance, Accounting, Tax
Total Capital: $444.73 million
Notable Investments: Wealthfront, CAN Capital, GuiaBolso, BTCjam, Fuze Network

Sequoia Capital – Menlo Park, CA
Early Stage, Mid Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Healthcare, Energy, Internet, Mobile
Total Capital: $4.12 billion
Notable Investments: PayPal, Square, Prosper, Green Dot Corporation, Personetics Technologies, QFPay, 19Pay

Shasta Ventures – Menlo Park, CA
Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Enterprise Software, Mobile, Technology-Enabled Services
Total Capital: $1.03 billion
Notable Investments: Mint, Simple, Outright, Swipely, Aviso, Bill.com

Silver Lake Partners – Menlo Park, CA
Late Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Healthcare, IT and Cloud Computing, Mobile Communications, E-Commerce
Total Capital: $21.28 billion
Notable Investments: Cast & Crew, Global Blue, BlackLine

SoftTech VC – Palo Alto, CA
Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Mobile, Social Media, E-Commerce, Enterprise Software, Advertising, SaaS, Gaming
Total Capital: $155 million
Notable Investments: Home-Account, Better Finance

Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) – Palo Alto, CA
Mid Stage, Late Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Internet, Infrastructure, Software, E-Commerce
Total Capital: $9.96 billion
Notable Investments: Think Finance, Trading Screen, Elevate, WorldRemit, Avalara

True Ventures – Palo Alto, CA
Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Media, Mobile, Software & Services, Infrastructure, Commerce, Consumer Devices
Total Capital: $878 million
Notable Investments: Apply Financial, Kurtosys

United Capital – San Francisco, CA
Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Technology
Notable Investments: eMed Technologies, Arbinet-thexchange, Alibris

Y Combinator – Mountain View, CA
Seed Stage, Early Stage, Late Stage
Other Areas of Focus: E-Commerce, Enterprise Software, SaaS, Internet & Consumer, Mobile Application
Total Capital: $700 million
Notable Investments: ReadyForZero, SparkGift, Payable, Sliced Investing, SmartAsset, Buxfer

137 Ventures – San Francisco, CA
Late Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Curated Web, Analytics, Advertising
Total Capital: $250 million
Notable Investments: SpaceX, Spotify, Evenbrite

500 Startups – Mountain View, CA
Seed Stage, Early Stage
Other Areas of Focus: Mobile, E-Commerce, Cloud Storage, Big Data, Education, SaaS, Biotech, Advertising, Manufacturing
Total Capital: $300.14 million
Notable Investments: Rocket.la, Call Levels, ReadyForZero, IBillionare, Artivest, Guideline Technologies, Inc.

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