At Greenspring we believe in venture capital's ability to propel innovation, job creation and positive societal change. We celebrate those who think differently, take measured risk and challenge perceptions. Here's what's trending in VC this week.



Check out Jessica Lin, Co-Founder and General Partner at Greenspring manager Work-Bench in this awesome conversation on enterprise tech and more. 



Congrats to Greenspring portfolio company Baffle, a startup that aims to prevent data breaches by keeping data encrypted from production through processing, on a successful $20M Series B round! More here.



Contact, a booking platform for models and creatives that is seeking to disrupt the creator economy, has raised $1.9M in Seed funding led by Greenspring manager Founders Fund with participation from Greenspring manager Launch. More here



Congrats to to Lessonly, backed by Greenspring managers High Alpha and OpenView, on their exciting acquisition by Seismic. More on the transaction can be found here




Huge congratulations to Greenspring manager Felicis on successfully raising $900 million across two new funds while growing their impressive team. More here



Did you catch this year's Cloud 100 Summit? Melanie Perkins, Co-founder and CEO of Greenspring portfolio company Canva, joined Larry Fitzgerald & Ara Mahdessian for a panel on how they’ve weathered the past 18 months and the optimism and wisdom they’ve gained to make an impact. Check it out here




Great read from Navin Chaddha, member of Greenspring's Industry Advisory Board and Managing Director at Greenspring manager Mayfield Fund, on what has happened to risk taking in VC. Read the post here




We are excited to read The Tree of Life and Prosperity, written by Michael Eisenberg of Greenspring manager Aleph. You can pre-order your copy here




One, a startup that aims to bring “all-in-one banking” to the middle class, has raised $40 million in a recent financing round with participation from Greenspring managers Obvious Ventures and Foundation Capital. Learn more about the round here



We are humbled to once again be nominated in two categories for this year's Private Equity Wire Awards! We are shortlisted for Best Fund of Funds Manager (fund size up to $500m) and Best Fundraising Firm – Fund of Funds. To learn more about selection criteria and to vote click here



Huge congratulations to, backed by Greenspring manager Accel, on joining forces Adobe in a $1.275B deal that will allow the co to continue our mission of transforming and creating the future of collaborative video workflows. More here.



Mountaintop, a San Francisco-based game studio has raised $30 million in funding with participation from Greenspring manager Founders Fund as it moves to the next stage of making its player-vs.-player shooter game. Read more here. 


Great listen with Sanjiv Kalevar from Greenspring manager OpenView! He talks about what he looks for in founders + the balance metrics vs. gut feeling when making investments and more. Listen here.

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Congrats to Carrot Fertility, backed by Greenspring manager CRV, on this exciting financing round! #VCforGood More here

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2020 Year in Review

As we reflect on the events of last year, we are more grateful than ever for the trust placed in us by our Limited Partners, underlying venture ...

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