Betaworks

Corporate Profile

Founded: 
Jan 2007
Registration country: 
United States
Company type: 
Venture capital firm specializing in incubation, seed and early stage investments
Overview 
Betaworks is a venture capital firm specializing in incubation, seed and early stage investments. It sometimes invests as part of a syndicate of angels and early stage venture capital. The firm typically focuses on investments in the ecosystem of the real-time web and social-media start-ups. The company should be technology focused and have a working public or private prototype.

Investors

Investor Profile Amount Stage Date
Draper Fisher Jurvetson
Intel Capital Corp Intel's strategic investment program for making equity investments/acquisitions to grow the Internet economy in support of Intel's strategic interests
Joshua Stylman Series B Mar 2010
RRE Ventures LLC
Ron Conway Series A Jan 2008

Investment Preferences

Sample Investments

Company Profile Amount Industry Ctry Stage Date
AK Networks Advertising company that specializes in stealth advertising. Media Agencies US
AdKeeper Inc Internet advertising technology that allows web users to store and manage online ads in a digital locker for future browsing and use. USD Internet US Series A 15th Sep 2010
Backupify Inc Backup provider for cloud-based data USD Internet US Seed 8th Feb 2010
Bitly Internet US
Clipboard Inc Software company offering a full range of revaluation services, CAMA/GIS programming, and iPhone/iPad contracting for a varied set of clients. USD Software US Seed 7th Nov 2011
DailyBooth Inc Photoblogging web site Internet US
Digg Inc User-driven social content. USD 500,000 Internet US Acquisition 13th Jul 2012
Embedly Inc Provider of an API to convert standard URLs into embedded videos, images, and rich article previews from 250 leading providers Internet Series A Aug 2010
GroupMe Inc Internet US
Hot Potato Social networking company. USD Internet US Series A 25th Nov 2009
Ideeli Inc Shopping club that connects brands with target consumers. Clothing & Accessories US
Kickstarter Inc USD Other venture Mar 2011
OMGPOP Inc The most addicting site to play games, meet new people, and hang out. USD Internet US Series A 26th Jun 2008
Outside.in Inc USD Series A Dec 2008
Outside.in Inc USD Series B Dec 2009
Path Inc Social networking site Internet US
Tipjoy Inc USD Internet US Angel 24th Sep 2008
UberMedia Inc Social media company providing products that make it easy to publish, consume and engage, no matter who you are. USD Media Agencies US Series A 11th Apr 2010
Venmo Inc USD Mobile Telecommunications US Seed May 2010
Ze Frank Games Inc Social gaming company USD Internet US Seed 15th Jul 2010

Current employees

Name Job title Office
John Borthwick Founder and Chief Executive Officer

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