Redpoint Ventures

Redpoint Ventures
Angel group or VC
Menlo Park, California, United States United States
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Company description

Geoff Yang introduces Redpoint Ventures, a VC formed in 1999 with partners from Brentwood Venture Capital and Institutional Venture Partners. These two firms have been successfully investing in technology since the early days of venture capital. The team behind Redpoint has collective experience of over $2 billion under management - with 32 IPOs and 54 upside acquisitions.


In a 2nd video, Scott Raney, partner with Redpoint Ventures, tells what the firm looks for when evaluating investments in the mobile applications market, and gives tips for entrepreneurs looking for funding.

  • Geoff Yang
    Geoff Yang | Team member
    Geoff Yang is a founding partner of Redpoint Ventures. Prior to founding Redpoint, Geoff was a general partner with IVP, a firm he joined in 1987. Geoff emphasizes investments in consumer media and infrastructure. His media and advertising inves...
  • Scott Raney
    Scott Raney | Team member
    Prior to joining Redpoint, Scott served as Senior Manager of New Products with NorthPoint Communications, a data CLEC providing nationwide DSL services. Scott managed NorthPoint's first consumer product and led product development of other new pro...
Previous investments
Invested in Intermix (MySpace), which was bought by News Corp for some $600 million in 2005. Invested in Musicmatch, which was acquired by Yahoo, and Jotspot, which was acquired by Google.