Charles River Ventures

Founded: 
1970
Address: 
Other Office
2800 Sand Hill Road Suite 106
94025 Menlo Park , California
United States
Phone: +1 (650) 687-5600
California US
Also known as: 
CRV
Registration country: 
United States
ISIC Code: 
6630
Company type: 
Independent venture capital firm
Overview: 
Founded in 1970, Charles River Ventures is one of the oldest and most successful venture capital firms. Companies like Cascade, CIENA, Chipcom, NetGenesis, Parametric Technology, Sonus, Speechworks, Stratus Computer, Sybase, Vignette and dozens more have gone from idea to reality with the financial, managerial and visionary backing of CRV. The firm's investment returns are consistently among the highest of venture capital firms, giving us one of the best track records in the industry. Charles River Ventures takes a value-add approach to early-stage investing, providing entrepreneurs with access to more than financial backing alone. Through combined access to financial capital, the right people and the right resources, CRV helps talented entrepreneurs turn innovative ideas into the category-leading companies.