Founded in 1989, Labrador Ventures is one of the oldest, premier seed stage funds in Silicon Valley. With over $200 million under management, Labrador has invested in more than 90 companies over the last 19 years, helping transform the way we work, communicate and transact business.

Investment Focus

Labrador invests in information services, applied materials science, software, messaging and data communications.

Investment Criteria

Labrador looks for strong managers with defensible technologies which solve real needs in growth markets.

Investment Stage

Labrador invests in the seed stage of a private companies’ growth. Labrador is the first professional investor in a company 75% of the time.

Investment Size

Labrador’s initial investments range between $1M to $2M. Additional capital is reserved for follow-on investment rounds with typically $5M to $6M invested over the life of a company.

Investment Region

Labrador invests in companies headquartered in the US and located primarily on the West Coast, facilitating our hands on involvement.