Google Ventures

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Google Ventures
Type Subsidiary
Founded 2009[1]
Headquarters File:Flag of the United States.svg Mountain View, California
File:Flag of the United States.svg Cambridge, Mass.
Industry Venture Capital
Total assets $100 million
Parent Google Inc.
Website www.google.com/ventures/

Google Ventures is the venture capital investment arm of Google Inc. that makes strategic investments in technology companies. Google Ventures seeks to invest in start-up companies in a variety of fields ranging from Internet, software, and hardware to clean-tech, bio-tech, and health care.[2]

The group was founded on March 31, 2009, with a $100 million capital commitment.[1] Google Ventures is co-managed by Rich Miner and Bill Maris.[3]

Google Ventures has offices in Mountain View, California and Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Investments

Company Field Date
Pixazza[1] Advertising content in web-based pictures[1] March, 2009
Silver Spring Networks[1] Smart grid technology[1] March, 2009
VigLink Inc.[4] Web link affiliation[4] June, 2009
Adimab[5] Biotechnology[5] October, 2009
EnglishCentral[6] English language learning[6] October, 2009

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