Obvious Ventures Raises $178.4m for Second Venture Capital Fund

Obvious Ventures, a San Francisco, CA-based early stage tech venture capital firm, raised $178.4m for its second fund.

Per an SEC filing, Obvious Ventures II, LP, was subscribed by 38 investors.

Led by Ev Williams, Co-founder, James Joaquin, Co-founder & Managing Director, Vishal Vasishth Co-founder & Managing Director, Andrew Beebe, Managing Director, Nan Li, Principal, Gabe Kleinman, Director of Content & Marketing and Sami Inkinen, Venture Partner, the firm focuses on investing in three focus areas including:
– Sustainable Systems investing in such sectors as Energy, Agriculture and Resources.
– People Power investing in such sectors as Work, Money and Community.
– Healthy Living investing in such sectors as Food, Wellness and Health IT.

The portfolio includes Diamond Foundry, Enbala, Enervee, Flux, Mosaic, Loup, Proterra, Zymergen, Gusto, Joy, Medium, Lucid, Happiest Baby, Olly, Urban Remedy, etc.



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