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Innovation Endeavors Closes Fund V, at $630M

Innovation Endeavors

Innovation Endeavors, a Palo Alto, CA-based an early‑stage venture capital firm, investing in visionary founders, transformational technologies, and emergent ecosystems for a new world, closed its latest fund, Fund V, at $630m.

This fund allows the firm to continue to pursue its strategy of investing in visionaries building companies creating solutions at the intersection of science and technology, which tackle big challenges to build a better future.

A post announcing the fund closing indicates AI, gene editing, and fusion energy as the emerging technologies which can open the chance to create “what was once unthinkable, catalyzing innovation in crucial industries that have remained stagnant for too long.

Innovations Endeavors invests in early-stage, seed and Series A opportunities, and typically commit between $1-15M at initial investment. The firm incubates small teams with big ideas — helping them find the team and partners needed for their work. They often lead or co-lead the rounds we invest in and take board seats.

Innovation Endeavors has offices in Palo Alto, CA, New York City, and Tel Aviv, Israel.

The team includes:

  • Eric Schmidt, Founding Partner and General Partner
  • Dror Berman, Founding Partner
  • Scott Brady, Founding Partner
  • Rick Scanlon, Founding Partner
  • Bridget Storm, Partner and Chief Financial Officer
  • Sam Smith-Eppsteiner, Partner
  • Harpinder (Harpi) Singh, Partner
  • Davis Treybig, Partner
  • Joel Dudley, Partner 
  • Dhruv Iyer, Investment Team
  • Josh Rapperport, Investment Team
  • Ali Jordan, Operating Partner
  • Nick Olsen, Principal
  • Josh Berglund, Venture Partner
  • Casey Pechan, Head of Marketing
  • Lara Woo, Head of Investor Relations
  • Laura Gilson, Executive Assistant