Since then GV is one of the large investors in new ventures with $1.2 billion budget.
GV provides seed, venture, and growth-stage funding to the best companies — not strategic investments for Google.
Investment in start-ups come from the Google itself instead of external angels. In addition Google Ventures invest its money and resources in a variety of domains such as Enterprise, Mobile, Science, Consumer and others.
As for some statistics:
- Since 2009 its invested in 225 companies in total (Most of them in mobile sphere – 28%).
- In 2013 , 75 new companies got investment from GV.
- 9 Exists in 2013
Besides statistics and portfolio, useful articles could be found. For example you may read how GV helped Blue Bottle Coffee design a new website that boosted sales and time on site.
|Blue Bottle Design|
More information can be found on site of Google Investment.
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