VC  1517 Fund

     Office Locations:

5519 McMillan St.
Oakland, CA 94618
Phone: 858-337-1977



  • Seed



  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet
  • Transportation & Distribution



    1517 Fund supports teams with grant, pre-seed, and seed funding for technology startups. Supported by billionaire Peter Thiel, 1517 supports teams with pre-seed (in the tens of thousands) and seed funding (up to $500K), and helps hackers and makers get started on projects with a no-strings $1K grant and our support.



      Fund Name



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Danielle Strachman Co-Founder
    Michael Gibson Co-Founder


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):










      Series A


    Portfolio companies include:

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