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Top 4 Venture Capital Firms in Santa Clara in 2022

By 
Nicolás Cerdeira
 | 
Updated: 
November 10, 2022
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The startup community has been growing in Santa Clara in recent years.

This has come along with an increase in the amount of money flowing from VCs into startups.

In this article, you can find a hand-picked list of venture capital firms in Santa Clara.

4 Venture Capital Firms in Santa Clara

1) Intel Capital

Intel Capital

Intel Capital is fueling the future of compute by investing in cloud, AI, 5G cybersecurity, enterprise applications and more.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA
  • City: Santa Clara
  • Started in: 1991
  • Founders: Les Vadasz, Peter Levin
  • Industries: Cloud, AR & VR, Gaming, Hardware, Manufacturing
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed, Series A
  • Minimum check size: $500,000
  • Maximum check size: $50,000,000
  • Number of investments: 1517
  • Number of exits: 473
  • Funds raised: $12,500,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Razer, Animoca Brands, Docusign

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at intel.capital@intel.com.

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2) InterWest Partners

InterWest Partners

Interwest is an American venture capital firm investing in technology and healthcare companies since 1979.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA
  • City: Santa Clara
  • Started in: 1979
  • Founders: Keval Desai
  • Industries: Biotech, Life Sciences, Advertising, E-Commerce, Big Data & Analytics, Cloud, SaaS, Consumer, Internet & Mobile, Social
  • Stages: Early Stage
  • Minimum check size: $10,000,000
  • Maximum check size: $15,000,000
  • Number of investments: 561
  • Number of exits: 286
  • Funds raised: $260,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Chingari, Liberty Wines, Totango

You can find their website here.

3) Gradient Ventures

Gradient Ventures

Gradient Ventures is an early-stage pre-seed to series A tech-focused venture capital firm based in California.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA
  • City: Santa Clara
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Anna Patterson
  • Industries: AI & ML, Education, Fintech, Supply Chain & Logistics, Travel & Hospitality, Consumer, InsurTech, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Productivity, Enterprise, Crypto & Blockchain, Cybersecurity
  • Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • Number of investments: 163
  • Number of exits: 23
  • Funds raised: $6,300,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Shypyard, Mentum, Norby

You can find their website here.

4) 1955 Capital

1955 Capital

Based in the US, 1955 Capital invests in revolutionary technologies to solve the greatest global challenges in energy, environment, education, health, etc sectors.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA
  • City: Santa Clara
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Andrew Chung
  • Industries: Climate & Sustainability, Food & Beverage, Hardware & Industrials, Hardware, Industrial, Manufacturing, Energy
  • Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Late Stage
  • Number of investments: 6
  • Funds raised: $200,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Electric Aviation, Gridtential, Crop Enhancement

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@1955.capital.

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