VC  BlueRun Ventures

     Office Locations:

545 Middlefield Road, Suite 250
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone: 650-462-7250
Fax: 650-462-7252



  • Early



  • Information Technology
  • Semiconductor
  • Software & Internet



    Launched in 1998, BlueRun Ventures is a leading early stage venture capital fund. Formerly known as Nokia Ventures, BlueRun Ventures is headquartered in Menlo Park, with additional offices in Beijing, Seoul, and Shanghai. As an early stage fund, BlueRun Ventures will invest mostly in Series A and B, with initial investment ranging from $1 to $6 million. The firm's most recent $350 million fund brings the total amount under BlueRun Ventures management to over $1 billion. The firm invests in technology opportunities across Internet & Media, Mobile, Enterprise Software, Semiconductors and Components.



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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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    Cheryl Cheng Partner
    Jana Trantow Associate
    Jeff Tannenbaum Principal
    John Malloy General Partner
    Jonathan Ebinger General Partner


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):










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      Series B


    Portfolio companies include:

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