I  The Hive


     Office Locations:

720 University Ave, Suite 200
Palo Alto, CA 94301



  • Seed



  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet



    The Hive works with entrepreneurs to create companies that use data to innovate products and gain advantage in a competitive market. The Hive partners with entrepreneurs at early stages, often starting at the concept stage. The Hive invests $1.5M-$2M in the company at the seed stage. In the initial stage the firm engages with entrepreneurs to help them refine their product concept. When it is a viable company The Hive provides seed financing and actively works with the entrepreneurs for 9-15 months at the end of which the company will have a complete team, an advanced prototype, market validation, and a business plan. Total financing may reach $3M. Target sectors include AdTech, Multi-Channel Marketing, eCommerce, CRM, Security, and Fraud Detection. The Hive announced March of 2015 the closing of its second fund (The Hive II), with $22 million in capital commitments. The Hive also runs a Big Data Think Tank, a community of over 11,000 entrepreneurs, business professionals and technologists who gather for semiweekly forum events to share thought leadership, knowledge and trends in Big Data. The Hive announced (April 2018) the closing of its third fund (The Hive III), with $26.5M in capital commitments.



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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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    Dana Moraly CFO
    Kamesh Raghavendra Chief Product Officer
    Sumant Mandal Co-Founder
    TM Ravi Co-Founder, Managing Director


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