The fund will continue its successful focus on expansion stage software and hardware entrepreneurs

Palo Alto, California, September 14, 2020 – We couldn’t be more excited to announce the launch of Conductive Ventures II. The $150 million fund represents a 50% increase over Fund I. Our team and investment strategy remain the same where we aim to invest in entrepreneurs building enterprise software and hardware companies seeking expansion capital.

When we launched Conductive Ventures over three years ago, we didn’t have a name, website, or an office. We worked many hours out of coffee shops and traveled across continents to…

On January 24, 1848 gold was discovered in California. Immediately after, word of the Gold Rush had spread around the world. Prospectors and merchants began to arrive, ushering in the era of the Forty-Niners (49ers). What’s more interesting about the Gold Rush was the attitude and acceptance of these early entrepreneurs toward risk-taking. Their perspective that failure is a prerequisite for success is evident today as you look across Silicon Valley with the multitudes of entrepreneurs striking out on their own and starting something new. In that context, Masahiro (Masa) Kinoshita is a 49er.

In the context of a one-hundred…


Conductive Ventures invests in expansion stage companies with a focus on enterprise software and hardware

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