Garage Technology Ventures is a seed and early-stage venture capital fund.
We invest in extraordinary entrepreneurs with unique technologies that will define the next era of innovation. We take a hands-on approach from the very beginning, partnering with talented entrepreneurs to transform their vision into reality.

You have an innovative idea for a new business and would like to start contacting prospective investors. Before you begin, be sure to familiarize yourself with what investors (like Garage) look for when making investments. Check out our Resources Page so you can perfect your pitch, impress investors, and improve your chances of success for your new venture.

  • Getting Started
    Check out these critical factors in obtaining funding in the current investment environment.
  • Building a Company
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  • Getting to Wow
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  • F50-Garage

F50 and Garage Technology Ventures Join Forces to Raise Global Innovation Fund

Seed and early-stage investment partnership focused on finding and funding strategic technology companies, with a concentration on Silicon Valley San Francisco and Silicon Valley, CA (August 13, 2015) – F50 and Garage Technology Ventures today [...]

  • Percolata Inc. founder and Chief Executive Greg Tanaka

Percolata Emerges from Stealth with $5 million investment

Percolata, formerly Bay Sensors, provides realtime in-store customer analytics for brick and mortar retailers.  Garage participated in the seed round along with Google Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz. Full story on The Wall Street Journal.

  • The Art of Startup Finance

‘Art of Startup Finance’ Delivers Tools to Help Entrepreneurs Manage and Build Their Companies

Series from Kauffman Founders School offers advice from venture capitalist Bill Reichert.