Maven Ventures is the leading seed venture fund for emerging consumer software startups propelled by network effects and hypergrowth. Jim Scheinman, the Founding Managing Partner of Maven, has achieved 4 'Unicorn' ($1B+) in his career as a founder, executive, and investor. Jim’s top successes include Cruise ($1B sale to GM), Bebo ($850M sale to AOL), Tango ($1B+ valuation), and NBCi ($6B IPO), plus several other exits including the recent acquisition of Check by Intuit for $360M.
In addition to Jim's expertise, Maven calls on industry leading growth mentors to host events and office hours for portfolio companies. Mentor operational experience includes Facebook, Twitter, Google, Bebo, YouTube, Yahoo, Zynga, LinkedIn, eBay, Paypal, Netflix, Quora & Airbnb.
Thanks for your interest in partnering with Maven Ventures! We are a Palo Alto based early stage VC firm investing in and building consumer-focused software companies with a "vision worth fighting for." We look forward to learning more about your venture. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we cannot guarantee a response to all applicants. We will follow up with select companies that fit our investment filters.