Founders Fund

Founders Fund

www.foundersfund.com

Main office: San Francisco, CA

Notable Partners: Peter Thiel, Ken Howery, Lauren Gross, Brian Singerman

This venture capital firm was founded by Peter Thiel, Ken Howery and Luke Nosek in 2005. All three were founders of PayPal.

Founders Fund has over $3 billion in management. The firm says that 20% of capital for investments is from its own employees and partners.

 

Notable Companies Funded:

Airbnb
Collective Health
Lyft
Oscar
Palantir
SpaceX
Spotify
Stripe
ZocDoc