CVC  Swipe Ventures

     Office Locations:

Los Angeles, CA



  • Early
  • Growth



  • Communications & Networking
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet



    Swipe Ventures is a new investment vehicle led by Sean Rad, Co-Founder and CEO of the dating app Tinder. The firm will continue to grow Tinder's reach through acquisitions, investment opportunities, and development of new businesses -- with a focus on the dating and broader social spaces. Swipe Ventures will incorporate some projects into Tinder, while others will remain standalone ventures.

    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
    Get the complete investment team + individual email addresses for investment team partners. Get personal images, LinkedIn links, investment specialties, office locations and more with a National Database subscription or Southern California Database subscription.
    Sean Rad Chairman


    Portfolio companies include:


    Recent News: