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Papaya Ventures

Papaya Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm focused on investing in early-stage technology companies.
Papaya Ventures
Leadership team

Dan Federman and Samir Kaji (Founders)

Headquarters
Los Angeles, California
Established
2019
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Summary

Papaya Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm focused on investing in early-stage technology companies. The firm was founded in 2019 and is based in Los Angeles, California. Papaya Ventures invests in companies from around the world and across industries, with a focus on enterprise software, fintech, gaming & entertainment, and health & wellness. Papaya Ventures provides seed and growth capital to help entrepreneurs achieve their ambitions. The firm also offers mentorship, resources, and strategic guidance to its portfolio companies.


History

Papaya Ventures is a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm that was founded by experienced entrepreneurs and technologists. The firm seeks to invest in disruptive, early-stage startups, with a focus on consumer-oriented technology and services. Papaya Ventures is especially interested in companies with a unique vision, that are developing innovative products or services that leverage existing technologies, such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing, and blockchain.

Papaya Ventures has a strong network of industry contacts, allowing it to identify and access the best opportunities in tech. The team has a deep network of partners and advisors to advise companies on product development, marketing, and fundraising. It also provides strategic support to startups, as well as introductions to potential customers, partners, and investors.

 


Values

According to their website: “Papaya Ventures values collaboration, innovation, and impact. We believe in supporting entrepreneurs and projects that create positive change in the world. We are committed to supporting founders who have a passion for their work and an unwavering commitment to their mission. We strive to be a long-term partner to our portfolio companies, and to foster an environment of trust and accountability. We strive to bring our expertise, resources, and connections to the table to help our portfolio companies achieve their goals.”


Mission

Papaya Ventures believes in the power of entrepreneurship to create value and drive business growth, and they strive to be a supportive partner to the startups they invest in. Their goal is to help their portfolio companies navigate the challenges of the startup world, and to help them reach success.


Portfolio

Papaya Ventures is a venture capital firm that invests in early-stage companies in the technology, media, and telecommunications sectors. The fund's portfolio includes companies such as FreeWheel, InVision, and LiveRamp. It has also invested in companies such as App Annie, Wpromote, Getaround, and Mux. Papaya Ventures has also invested in a number of other startups, including the mobile game studio N3TWORK, the artificial intelligence (AI) startup H2O.ai, and the online payments platform Stripe.


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Papaya Ventures
Leadership team

Dan Federman and Samir Kaji (Founders)

Headquarters
Los Angeles, California
Established
2019
Social Media