I/VC  Obvious Ventures


     Office Locations:

220 Halleck Street, Suite 120
San Francisco, CA 94129
Phone: 415-987-4414



  • Early
  • Growth
  • Seed



  • Business Services
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet



    Founded 2006, Obvious Corporation is an incubator founded by Biz Stone, Ev Williams and early Twitter employee Jason Goldman. Initially, Twitter grew within the startup incubator called Obvious Corp. before the service was spun off. The Obvious Corporation is dedicated to developing systems that help people work together to improve the world. Obvious Ventures is a principal investment firm specializing in startups and growth capital. Obvious Ventures has a goal to bring experience, capital, and focus to companies combining profit and purpose for a better world. Obvious Ventures closed its second fund (May of 2017) with $191,919,191 million in commitments.

    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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    Andre Heinz Venture Partner
    Andrew Beebe Managing Director
    Evan Williams Founding Partner
    Hoolie Tejwani Vice President
    Isaac (Biz) Stone Founding Partner


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):







      Devoted Health



      Series B


      Plant Prefab



      Series A


      Good Eggs








      Series A


      Virta Health



      Series B


    Portfolio companies include:

      Beyond Meat
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      Devoted Health
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      Enbala Power Networks
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      Good Eggs
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      Jelly Industries
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      Lift Worldwide
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      Magic Leap
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      Maker Media
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      Mikoko\\\'s Kitchen
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      Plant Prefab
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      Recursion Pharmaceuticals
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      Virta Health
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