Felicis Ventures, a Menlo Park, California-based venture capital firm, closed its sixth fund, at $270m.
According to a regulatory form filed with the S.E.C., 40 investors participated in the fundraising of Felicis Ventures VI, L.P.
Founded in 2006, Felicis Ventures is a venture capital firm investing in 5 key areas – mobile, e-commerce, enterprise, education and health – and groundbreaking technologies, such as AI, 3D imaging, bio informatics and connected devices.
It has invested in iconic companies reinventing core markets (Adyen, Credit Karma, Clearslide, Rovio, Shopify), as well as in those creating frontier markets (Guardant Health, Fitbit, Gingko Bioworks, Planet Labs, Vicarious).
More than 70 Felicis portfolio companies have exited, including Meraki (acquired by Cisco), Twitch (acquired by Amazon), Brightroll (acquired by Yahoo), Dropcam (acquired by Google), Ring (acquired by Amazon), Shopify (NYSE:SHOP), Fitbit (NYSE:FIT), Rovio (HEL:ROVIO), Pluralsight (NASDAQ:PS), and Adyen (AMS: ADYEN).
The investment team includes:
– Aydin Senkut
– Grace Chou
– Niki Pezeshki
– Sundeep Peechu
– Victoria Treyger
– Wesley Chan