Greylock Partners

Founded 1965
Founders Bill Elfers


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Total investments 398
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Rounds per year 4.62
Lead investments 107
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 94
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Consumer
  • Enterprise Software
  • Venture Capital

Greylock Partners is the famous VC, which was founded in 1965. The company was established in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the Menlo Park.

The fund was created by Bill Elfers. We also calculated 16 valuable employees in our database.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Greylock Partners, startups are often financed by Marc Benioff, Khosla Ventures, GV. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are True Ventures, Meritech Capital Partners, Insight Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Pilot House Ventures, Matrix Partners, Icon Ventures.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Facebook, Airbnb, LinkedIn. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Mobile, E-Commerce. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund.

Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 3 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The typical startup value when the investment from Greylock Partners is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Greylock Partners works on 1 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2012. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in 25-48 deals per year. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2017.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Sales Automation
Early Stage Venture
35M03 Mar 2021 United States, Scottsdale


Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
4M11 Feb 2021 United States, San Francisco


Cloud Infrastructure
Information Technology
Productivity Tools
Early Stage Venture
43M05 Jan 2021 United States, New York


Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Early Stage Venture
12M14 Dec 2020 United States, Redwood City

Abnormal Security

Cyber Security
Information Technology
Network Security
Early Stage Venture
50M18 Nov 2020 United States, San Francisco


Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Mobile Apps
Personal Health
Early Stage Venture
27M12 Nov 2020 United States, San Francisco


Financial Services
Impact Investing
Personal Finance
Private Equity
90M14 Oct 2020 Canada, Toronto


Productivity Tools
Video Chat
Early Stage Venture
10M06 Oct 2020 United States, San Francisco


Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
Software Development Applications
Software Engineering
Web Design
Web Development
3M01 Oct 2020 United States, San Francisco
Wisetack Raises $45M in Series B Funding
– Wisetack is a San Francisco, CA-based technology company that brings buy now, pay later to in-person services like home and auto repair. – Company raised $45M in Series B funding. – The round was led by Insight Partners, with participation from existing investors Greylock Partners and Bain Capital Ventures. – The new investment will be used to accelerate the company’s growth, including supporting further expansion into verticals such as auto repair, elective medical, dental and veterinary, legal se... Read more
Solv Raises $45M in Series C Funding
– Solv is a San Francisco CA-based network of same-day and next-day healthcare providers. – The company raised $45M in Series C funding. – The round was led by Acrew Capital and Corner Ventures with participation from Greylock Partners and Benchmark Capital. – The new funding will be used to expand the company’s national network of healthcare providers, consumer driven healthcare offerings like same-day in person appointments and virtual care, and increased cost transparency for patients. Read more


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