CVC  American Express Ventures exventures/

     Office Locations:

102 University Ave., Suite 2A
Palo Alto, CA 94301

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  • Early



  • Financial Services
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet



    Launched in 2011, American Express (AMEX) Ventures is the corporate venture arm of American Express Co. AMEX Ventures looks for start-ups and later-stage companies in the areas of commerce, data and analytics, digital marketing, and financial planning. According to published reports, to date, the firm has made more than 15 investments. Notable investments include Inc ., which automates billing for small businesses; ShopRunner Inc., which provides membership services for online shoppers and is considering an IPO; and Radius Intelligence Inc., which aggregates data on small businesses to generate leads. AMEX Ventures has had no exits so far and is still investing out of a $100 million allocation provided by American Express.

    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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    Harshul Sanghi Managing Partner
    Rohit Bodas Partner
    Ryan McCargar Associate


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):










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      Series D


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