i/o Ventures

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i/o Ventures
Limited liability company
Industry Venture capital
Founded 2009
Headquarters San Francisco, California, U.S.
Products Business Incubator, Investments, Venture capital, Growth capital
Number of employees
Website www.ventures.io

i/o Ventures is a Silicon Valley-based startup funding firm, started in 2009 by Aber Whitcomb (co-founder of MySpace), Ashwin Navin (co-founder of BitTorrent), Jim Young (co-founder of Hot Or Not), and Paul Bragiel (co-founder of Lefora). i/o Ventures provides seed money, advice, and connections during a 6-month program conducted at company's San Francisco Mission District office. The fund receives 8% of the company's common stock on average.[1] i/o Ventures typically invests $25,000 in its startups.[2]


i/o Ventures emphasizes its mentorship on its website and the availability of experienced entrepreneurs to its startups. Its roster of well-known mentors is noteworthy including:

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