VC  Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation

https://www.drkfoundation.org/





     Office Locations:

1600 El Camino Real, Suite 155
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone: 650-319-7808
Fax: 650-323-4060

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Stages:

  • Early


 

Industries:

  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation (DRK) is a global venture philanthropy firm supporting early stage, high impact social enterprises. Founded in 1996 as Draper Richards, the predecessor company was a venture capital firm investing in early-stage information technology companies, primarily in software, communications, and Internet. Since DRK started in 2002 the firm has invested in 142 social enterprises, representing some of the most exciting new initiatives in the social sector. With the support of 50 donor partners, the firm closed its third fund: $65 million dedicated to supporting the next generation of 100 social entrepreneurs who will change the world.



    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
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    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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    Jim Bildner CEO
    Robert Kaplan Co-Chair
    Robin Richards Donohoe Co-Chair
    William H. Draper Co-Chair

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      11/05/2018


      Kinvolved


      NY


      $1,540,000


      Seed 2


     

    Portfolio companies include:


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      DimDim
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      Eoplex Technologies
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      Flurry
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      Kana Communications
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      Kinvolved
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      Kyte
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      Lohika
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      NearbyNow
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      ObjectVideo
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      ooma
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      PowerReviews
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      Prolacta Bioscience
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