Karim Faris

General Partner at Google Ventures

Karim Faris

Karim Faris

General Partner at Google Ventures

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20

Birthday

1972

Age

49

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Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC

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Co-Founder at FullStory, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder at SecurityScorecard, Inc.

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Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder at Synack, Inc.

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Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Synack, Inc.

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Co-Founder at FullStory, Inc.

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Co-Founder at SecurityScorecard, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Incorta, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Incorta, Inc.

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Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Incorta, Inc.

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Karim Faris
General Partner at Google Ventures
Education
BS in Computer Engineering

Brown University is located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and was founded in 1764. It is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and the School of Professional Studies.

MBA

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

MS in Electrical Engineering

The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to as simply Michigan, is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. It is the state's oldest university and the flagship campus of the University of Michigan. It is one of the original eight Public Ivy universities and is one of the founding members of the Association of American Universities. It has been ranked among the top five research universities in the US, and among the top 20 universities in the world. U-M also has satellite campuses in Flint and Dearborn.

Career History
General Partner
2008 - Current

Google Ventures invests in a broad range of industries including consumer Internet, software, hardware, clean technology, biotechnology and healthcare. Their investments range from seed to mezzanine stage. The firm looks for entrepreneurs who are solving problems in innovative ways that have the potential for significant financial return.

Investments & Acquisitions
2008 - 2010

Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Our company has packed a lot into a relatively young life. Since Google was founded in 1998, we’ve grown to serve hundreds of thousands of users and customers around the world. Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin met at Stanford University in 1995. By 1996, they had built a search engine (initially called BackRub) that used links to determine the importance of individual webpages. Founded 1998 Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin Incorporation September 4, 1998 Initial public offering (NASDAQ) August 19, 2004 Headquarters 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View CA 94043

Professional
2002 - 2005

Atlas Venture focuses on investments in early-stage companies operating in the fields of biotechnology. The firm partners with entrepreneurs to build companies around innovative science.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Current

ClearStory Data, Inc. develops an enterprise-scale, continuous intelligence analytics solution for complex and unstructured data. It enables users to find, combine, and interactively explore big, diverse data across first-party, and third-party sources for immediate insights. The firm also offers data processing, analytics, and visualizations services. The company was founded by Sharmila Shahani-Mulligan, John Cieslewicz, and Vaibhav Nivargi in 2011 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.

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On Deck Capital, Inc. engages in online business lending. It offers financing solution for small businesses, including short term loans, long term loans and lines of credit. The company was founded on May 4, 2006 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Transactions
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F5 Networks, Inc. purchases Shape Security, Inc. from Norwest Venture Partners, Northern Light Venture Capital Development Ltd., Holland Private Equity BV, Google Ventures, Baseline Ventures, TomorrowVentures LLC, Singtel Innov8 Ventures Pte Ltd., Top Tier Capital Partners LLC, C5 Capital Ltd., Wing Venture Management LLC, Hewlett Packard Ventures LLC, JetBlue Technology Ventures LLC, Venrock Associates, Focus Management, Inc., Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC, Sierra Ventures, AllegisCyber, EDB Investments Pte Ltd., EPIC Ventures

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Juniper Networks, Inc. purchases Mist Systems, Inc. from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC, Lightspeed Management Co. LLC, Norwest Venture Partners, NTT Docomo Ventures, Inc., Google Ventures, Cisco Investments

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Western Digital Corp. purchases Upthere, Inc. from FLOODGATE Fund LP, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC, Elevation Management LLC, NTT Docomo Ventures, Inc., Google Ventures

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