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Handshake Ventures

Handshake Ventures

  • Palo Alto, California, United States

  • San Francisco,Silicon Valley, Palo Alto

Stage

  • Seed

Type

  • Venture Capital

Description

Early-stage venture capital firm focused on driven founders building valuable companies. Notable investments include Aptology, Condati, Directus, ERA Software, Everywhere, Fitted, Hitch.Works, Loft Orbital, Luum, Niantic, PhysIQ, PocketLab, Stream Elements, Skin Spirit, Nipun Capital, and 1QBit.

Mission

Early-stage venture capital; Valuable companies are built by driven founders.

Beauty Investments #

  • 1

Primary Sector

  • Tech/Health Care/Consumer/Beauty

Beauty Exits #

  • 0

Last Beauty Invest

  • Jul, 2022-Luum

BEAUTY PORTFOLIO

How to Apply?

welmore@handshakeventures.com

Criteria

TBD

Resources Breakdown Funding Terms
  • $1M To $18M

  • N/A

Education
  • No
Accelerator
  • Type-No
  • Duration-No
Network
  • 10
1:1
  • Yes

IMPERATIVE: CULTURE & VALUES

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

BEAUTY FUNDER FIT SCORE

Resources

Education

Accelerator

Network

1:1

2.55/10

*This score calculates the likelihood of any beauty brand getting funded by the investor. The score gives weights to number of beauty investments, recency of beauty investment, number of beauty exits, inclusivity inclination, resources offered, etc.

Inclusivity Investments %
  • 20.00%
Beauty Investments #
  • 1

Beauty Exits #
  • 0
Last Beauty Invest
  • Jul, 2022-Luum

LEAD DETAILS

Lead Contact

William Elmore

Title

General Partner

LinkedIn

Twitter Handle

Contact

welmore@handshakeventures.com

1(650)740-2122

JUMP CONCLUSION

Handshake Ventures focuses on early-stage tech firms in software, SaaS, AI, and data analytics, primarily in California and across the U.S. They emphasize cross-sector innovation, participate in collaborative investments, and back ventures enhancing B2B solutions and productivity tools.

Casual Beauty Funder Fit.

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