A/I  Founder's Co-op


     Office Locations:

1100 NE Campus Parkway, 2nd Floor
Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98105
Phone: 206-801-1080

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  • Early
  • Seed



  • Information Technology
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet



    Founder's Co-op is a seed-stage angel investment fund started in 2008 that also runs Techstars Seattle, the region's #1 startup accelerator and part of the global Techstars network. In 2014 it partnered with the University of Washington and UpGlobal to create Startup Hall, a new center of gravity for the region's innovation economy in Seattle's University District. Founder's Co-op invests between $100,000 and $500,000 in early-stage startups. Backers of Founders Co-op include Concur president Raj Singh; Ontela co-founder Dan Shapiro; Swype CEO Mike McSherry; AdReady CEO Karl Siebrecht; angel investor Vijay Vashee and more than 50 others from the technology community. Founder's Co-op has invested in more than 91 companies, which have raised over $1.4 billion in funding.



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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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    Andy Sack Venture Partner
    Aviel Ginzburg General Partner
    Chris DeVore Managing Partner
    Moriah Levy Controller
    Rudy Gadre Venture Partner


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):










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