FirstMark Capital

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FirstMark Capital
Industry Private Equity
Founded 2008 as FirstMark Capital
Headquarters New York City, U.S.
Key people
Amish Jani, Rick Heitzmann, Matt Turck
Products Venture capital

FirstMark Capital is a venture capital firm based in New York City. FirstMark invests in early-stage technology companies, frequently as the first institutional investor. It is led by Managing Directors Amish Jani, Richard Heitzmann, and Matt Turck.

Among the firm's areas of focus are Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, healthcare, enterprise applications, education, financial technology, e-commerce, and marketing technology.

The firm's most notable investments include Pinterest,[1] Riot Games,[2] Dashlane,[3] Lumosity,[4] Shopify,[5] BioDigital,[6] Sketchfab,[7] Tapad,[8] and InVision.[9]

FirstMark was also an investor in Aveksa,[10] Boomi (acquired by DELL,[11] Riot Games (acquired by Tencent Holdings),[12] Netgear (NASDAQNTGR), First Advantage (NASDAQFADV), StubHub (acquired by eBay),[13] Netegrity (acquired by Computer Associates),[14] and others.

FirstMark focuses on Series A and seed-stage investments, with capital reserved for follow-investments. It closed its latest funds in June 2016, with $480MM in capital commitments.[15]


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