Spero Ventures
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Spero Ventures

https://www.spero.vc
Last activity: 02.06.2023
Invests in categories: EdTechPlatformLearnOnlineConstructionITTechnologyRoboticsInsurTechApp
Spero Ventures is an early stage venture capital firm backed by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and staffed with former founders & operators from landmark companies, including eBay and Tesla. We believe purpose-led companies outperform all others, and with our portfolio, we aim to deliver value to shareholders and society. We invest in three verticals: well-being, work & purpose, and human connection.
News
18
Portfolio
27
Mentions
12
Location: United States, California, Redwood City
Employees: 1-10
Founded date: 2018
Investment Type: Venture Capital
Investment Stage: Pre-Seed; Seed; Series A
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Portfolio 27

DateNameWebsiteTotal RaisedLocation
12.06.2023Oovaoova.life$11.5MUnited Sta...
24.03.2021Granity St...talkshop.l...$9MUnited Sta...
07.12.2020BrainsGatebrainsgate...$14MIsrael, Ha...
14.03.2019Gencovegencove.co...$13.33MUnited Sta...
-Tortuga Ag...tortugaagt...$2.4MUnited Sta...
-Metamapgetmati.co...$13.5M-
-Fathom AIfathomai.c...$3MUnited Sta...
-RushTixrushtix.co...$535KUnited Sta...
-Clarity Mo...clarity.io$9.6MChina, Gua...
-Corehellocore....$4MUnited Sta...
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News 18

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07.12.2020For Our Kids, We Will Always Want to KnowPerspectives · December 7, 2020 Re: The Last Children of Down Syndrome call_made Read more
01.12.2020Talent-Driven GlobalizationPerspectives · December 1, 2020 Tesla co-founder Marc Tarpenning shares a perspective on the world ...
28.11.2020Opportunity and Agency for Blue-Collar TechniciansPerspectives · November 28, 2020 Spero invests in Nana Technologies. call_made Read more
25.11.2020Contrarian Investing 101Perspectives · November 25, 2020 Part of this job is appreciating ideas that are strange enough to ...
01.10.2020A Framework for Understanding Customer LovePerspectives · October 1, 2020 Insights from a 16-year veteran in product leadership call_made Rea...
01.10.2020The Value of Writing for the Firmless ProfessionalPerspectives · October 1, 2020 Work has changed, and writing has changed with it. call_made Read m...
30.09.2020Introducing a New Wave of Hyper-Personalized Parenting Advic...Perspectives · September 30, 2020 Announcing Spero's investment in Huckleberry Labs call_made Read...
29.09.2020Getting to Know Gen ZPerspectives · September 29, 2020 Takeaways from ZebraIQ’s 2020 ‘State of Gen Z’ report call_made ...
25.09.2020The Past, Present, and Future of CarbonPerspectives · September 25, 2020 Think the science of climate change is "new"? Think aga...
20.09.2020An Inside Look at Roblox, the Gaming Universe That’s Explode...Perspectives · September 20, 2020 Highlights from a great interview. call_made Read more
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Mentions in press and media 12

DateTitleDescriptionSource
02.06.2023Hyro Raises $20M for Conversational AI Assistant Used by Int...Health-focused AI companies are continuing to generate venture capital funding as the healthcare ind...medcitynew...
09.03.2022Guide wants to make being a job candidate less terribleGuide, a startup building HR software for job candidates, announced this morning that it has raised ...techcrunch...
08.07.2021Live video shopping startup Talkshoplive brings in another $...Five months after announcing a $3 million seed round from Spero Ventures, shopping-focused live vide...techcrunch...
08.04.2021EXCLUSIVE: Harvest automation startup Tortuga raises $20m Se...Harvest is one of the most hectic times on a farm. The idea of sending a fleet of robots to do the d...agfunderne...
16.02.2021Live video shopping startup Talkshoplive raises $3MTalkshoplive is a startup that’s worked with stars like Paul McCartney and Garth Brooks, as well as ...techcrunch...
18.12.2020Hacking Education 2.0More than ten years ago, USV hosted a small group of educators, entrepreneurs, activists, and invest...usv.com/wr...
26.05.2020Omidyar-backed Spero Ventures invests in Mexico City’s Mati,...Spero Ventures, the venture capital firm backed by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, has gone to Mexico C...techcrunch...
22.01.2020Ag robotics startup Tortuga comes out of stealth with Tesla ...“One thing I learned in the car business is how tough the environment is on the road and it’s a very...agfunderne...
13.03.2019Here’s what you need to know about Omidyar’s $300m fintech f...Philanthropic investment firm Omidyar Network has spun out its financial inclusion initiative unit t...venturebur...
13.03.2019Here’s what you need to know about Omidyar’s $300m fintech f...Philanthropic investment firm Omidyar Network has spun out its financial inclusion initiative unit t...venturebur...
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