DAG Ventures

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DAG Ventures
IndustryPrivate equity
Venture capital, Growth capital

DAG Ventures is an American venture capital firm based in Palo Alto, California. DAG Ventures works with startups in providing early stage and growth stage funding. Since its founding in 2004, by Tom Goodrich and John Cadeddu, the firm has backed nearly 180 ventures, including Ambarella Inc., Armo Biosciences, Eventbrite, Fireeye, Glassdoor, Grubhub, Nextdoor, Wealthfront, WeWork, Wix.com, Yelp, and Zettle.[1]


In June 2011, DAG Ventures announced their 5th fund.[2]

In 2019, founding members of DAG Ventures launched a new venture fund, the Corner Ventures DAG Fund.[3]


DAG Ventures has invested in almost 250 startups, since its inception in 2004. Notable ones are including,


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  2. ^ Lynley, Matthew (June 24, 2011). "Breaking: DAG Ventures raising new $500M funds". VentureBeat.
  3. ^ "Security and Exchange Commission registration". SEC. May 28, 2019.
  4. ^ Garretson, Cara (October 23, 2007). "Raytheon closes acquisition of Oakley Systems". Network World. Retrieved February 6, 2021.
  5. ^ Miller, Ron (June 30, 2015). "Cisco to buy Cloud Security Company OpenDNS for $635M in cash". TechCrunch. Retrieved February 6, 2021.
  6. ^ Loizos, Connie (July 1, 2015). "Paypal agrees to buy Xoom for $890 million". TechCrunch. Retrieved February 6, 2021.
  7. ^ Arrington, Michael (September 17, 2007). "Breaking:Yahoo acquires Zimbra for $350 million in Cash". TechCrunch. Retrieved February 6, 2021.

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