"...advance confidently in the direction of your dreams"
- Henry David Thoreau, Walden; or, Life in the Woods 1854
Headquartered in San Francisco, Walden Venture Capital targets Sprout Stage™ investments. We seek to back teams that have created products or services with mass-market potential and have already demonstrated a powerful underlying core technology, joyful user experience or have a keen sense of brand. We are typically lead investors in first or early institutional rounds of financing after a company has shown audacious progress on Angel or Seed capital. We take active supporting roles to help companies build their brand, develop and nurture an engaged customer base and scale. We care deeply about Founders and Management and work diligently to help manifest their vision with an eye on long term value creation.
Our target sectors are digital media and cloud services for consumers and enterprise including infrastructure, services and content. The are industries where the Partners have passion, experience and insight. Our portfolio includes leaders in entertainment (including music, games, and video), software, cloud services, branded eCommerce, internet media search, artificial intelligence, hardware and connected devices. We seek new investments that push the limits of categorization and leverage new and existing infrastructure and technologies in exciting ways.