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Company Overview of General Catalyst Partners

Company Overview

General Catalyst Partners is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in investments in incubation, seed, start-ups, early stage, mid venture, growth stage, middle market, later stage, mature, organic expansion or acquisitions, leveraged recapitalizations, XIR/growth equity, leveraged buyouts, special situations, management buyouts or corporate carve-outs, take-privates of public companies, and industry consolidations. The firm seeks to invest in technology with a focus on advanced materials, clean energy solutions, disruptive energy solutions, next generation mobile platforms, environment related technologies, energy, technology enabled services, cyber security and biosecurity...

20 University Road

4th floor

Suite 450

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

Founded in 2000

Phone:

617-234-7000

Fax:

617-234-7040

Key Executives for General Catalyst Partners

Co-Founder and Managing Director
Age: 55
Managing Director and Co-Founder
Age: 56
Managing Director
Age: 55
Managing Director and Managing Partner
Age: 63
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

General Catalyst Partners Key Developments

General Catalyst Introduces $10 Million Fund to Enrich Stripe Platform

General Catalyst Partners (GC) introduced the GC Stripe Platform Fund, a program in which GC plans to invest $10 million in venture capital for market-changing businesses and applications built on the Stripe Connect platform. Stripe Connect enables businesses to connect their Stripe account (and their Stripe data) with other services: with a single click, a company can start selling on Twitter, integrate with their web analytics, or access their Stripe data on a mobile device. Applications built on Stripe Connect extend Stripe's capabilities, and overall make it better and more useful for users. The GC Stripe Platform Fund is geared primarily toward rapidly accelerating, seed-stage startups who need a capital infusion to sustain their momentum. Most investments will range from $250,000-$500,000.

General Catalyst Partners Presents at The 2014 New York Venture Summit, Jun-17-2014 09:00 AM

General Catalyst Partners Presents at The 2014 New York Venture Summit, Jun-17-2014 09:00 AM. Venue: The Digital Sandbox, 55 Broad Street 4th Floor, New York, NY 10004, United States. Speakers: Spencer Lazar, Principal.

Scott Griffith Joins General Catalyst Partners' Investment Team as XIR and Partner

General Catalyst Partners expanded its investment team with market trailblazer Scott Griffith as an XIR and partner. Scott is an experienced public company CEO and entrepreneur. He has spent his career building transformational companies, creating disruptive business models, driving brand leadership and delivering best-in-class technology. As an XIR and partner at General Catalyst, he will focus on innovative businesses that are driving growth and creating value by offering a category leading experience. Scott has decades of experience in leadership roles at both Fortune 100 enterprises and innovative earlier-stage companies.

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