Index Ventures is one of the biggest names in venture capital, with a portfolio covering a variety of industries including technology, security, data, and machine learning. Founded in 1996, Index Ventures has offices in London, San Francisco, and Geneva, and has invested in more than 300 companies across the world.
Index Ventures Associates V holds 2,344K shares representing 4.76% ownership of the company. In its prior filing, the firm reported owning 3,546 shares. Fintel reports that Index Ventures Growth I has filed a 13G/A form with the SEC disclosing ownership of 8.90MM shares of Squarespace, while Index Ventures Vii has filed a 13G/A form with the SEC disclosing ownership of 15.27MM shares of Confluent, Inc. Class A. Fintel also reports that Index Ventures VI has filed a 13G/A form with the SEC disclosing ownership of 65.11MM shares of Robinhood Markets.
The portfolio of Index Ventures includes companies such as Airbnb, Dropbox, Slack, and Just Eat. In addition to these investments, Index Ventures has also backed several startups such as Instacart, Gusto, and UiPath. In addition, the firm has also invested in a number of smaller startups such as Glossier, Bumble, and ClassDojo.
The team at Index Ventures is led by Neil Rimer, who serves as the Managing Partner and Co-founder. He is joined by several other partners, including Bryan Offutt, who focuses on investments in security, data, machine learning, and traditional areas. Other partners at Index Ventures include Dominique Vidal, Jan Hammer, and Marko Vukicevic.
Index Ventures has recently been vocal about its stance on diversity and inclusion. The firm states that it is “committed to working with founders of all backgrounds in all stages of the venture cycle”, and that it “believe[s] that discrimination of any kind, against any person, goes against our core values as individuals and as a firm.”
In addition to its focus on diversity, Index Ventures is also committed to helping startups through its Seed and Growth funds. The Seed Fund supports early-stage companies with up to $2 million in seed funding, while the Growth Fund provides larger investments of up to $10 million. This funding is often used to help startups scale and grow their businesses.
Index Ventures is also known for its involvement in the unicorn club, which is a group of investors that have backed companies that have achieved a valuation of over $1 billion. Some of the companies that Index Ventures has backed in this group include Slack, Dropbox, and Just Eat.
Finally, Index Ventures is also a major player in the public markets. Some of the stocks that Index Ventures owns include Zoom Video Communications, Palantir Technologies, and Coinbase. Additionally, the firm is a major shareholder in companies such as Square and Robinhood.