General Catalyst
Credit Customer Loyalty Enterprise Fintech Information Technology (IT)

Business Overview

General Catalyst is a venture capital firm that makes early-stage and transformational investments. General Catalyst backs exceptional entrepreneurs who are building innovative technology companies and market leading businesses, including Airbnb, BigCommerce, ClassPass, Datalogix, Datto, Demandware, Gusto (fka ZenPayroll), The Honest Company, HubSpot, KAYAK, Oscar, Snap, Stripe, and Warby Parker. The General Catalyst team leverages its broad experience to help founders build extraordinary companies. General Catalyst has offices in Cambridge, MA, Palo Alto, CA and New York City.

Founded
2000
Investor type
Venture Capital
Business model preference
B2B, B2B2C, B2C, B2G
Series preference
Debt, Seed, Series A, Series B, Series B+, Series C, Series D
Offering preference
Software
AI type preference
Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing
Sectors
Credit Customer Loyalty Enterprise Fintech Information Technology (IT) Insurance Insurance Carrier Invoice Funding Lending Line of Credit Marketing Pricing Retail SMB

Team

General Catalyst
Kyle Doherty
Managing Director
General Catalyst
Steve Herrod
Managing Director

Investment Portfolio

Startup

Operating Status

Offering Type

Business Model

Total Funding

AI Employees

Melio
Active
Software
B2B
$144 M
5
Jobox.ai
Active
Lemonade
Public
Software
B2C
$480 M
4

Investment Rounds History

Startup

Date Announced

Funding Round

Amount Raised

Investors

November 2020
Series E
$23 M
View All Investors (2 Total)
August 2020
Series C
$80 M
View All Investors (3 Total)
September 2019
Debt
$150 M
View All Investors (14 Total)

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