Our Investment in Dibbs

People like stuff. Objects hold deep meaning for us, and they provide us with a vehicle for connecting with others and building community. Manifestations of this that quickly come to mind are classic car clubs and vintage guitar forums on the internet. Many objects that capture people’s imaginations have seen their value buoyed by the […]

Our Investment in Recount Media

We are pleased to announce our recent investment in Recount Media’s Series B financing. We led the round with our partner funds, Union Square Ventures and True Ventures, also participating. Founded in 2019 by journalist John Heilemann and media veteran John Battelle, Recount Media is a leading media platform that produces high-quality content across a […]

Our Investment in Starting Line VC

We are pleased to share Foundry Group’s investment in Starting Line. Founded in 2018 by Ezra Galston, and headquartered in Chicago, Starting Line leads seed-stage rounds for consumer startups building products and services for the 99% economy – companies that leverage technology to be cheaper and better, open up access, and, ultimately, expand markets. We’ve […]

Our Investment in Spekit

We are pleased to announce our investment in Spekit’s Series A financing alongside our partner funds, Bonfire Ventures and Matchstick Ventures, as well as Renegade Partners, Operator Collective, and others. Spekit is a digital adoption and enablement platform for in-app employee training. Founded in Denver, Colorado, in 2018 by Melanie Fellay and Zari Zahra, Spekit […]

Our Investment in Sofar

At Foundry, we care deeply about the planet. As hikers, runners, cyclists, skiers, sailors, and anglers, we love to play in the mountains and the oceans. We depend on the outdoors for not just recreation, but for the replenishment that time in nature can provide.  Our engagement in the outdoors and our involvement and support […]

Our Investment in LOOP

“I love my car insurance company.” Said no one, ever. Today’s car insurance market is broken. Underwriting practices are irrelevant and discriminatory. Customer service and claims-processing are slow. Brands are outdated (and cheesy). The behemoths of the $256 billion auto insurance industry are overlooking major demographic and cultural shifts. Enter, LOOP.  LOOP is car insurance […]

Matchstick Ventures has a new fund!

Today, our friends at Matchstick Ventures announced their newest fund, Fund III, and we are thrilled to partner with them again. Ryan Broshar and Natty Zola are long-time friends and collaborators with us (you can read about that here), and we couldn’t be happier to share news about their continuing success. They are serial entrepreneurs […]