GGV Blogs

  • March 19, 2015
    By GGV Capital

    We are excited to announce that we have added three new companies to our existing portfolio of five in the Internet of Things sector.

    By 2017 there will be more things connected to the internet than PCs, laptops, and cell phones combined. The new IoT platforms that are emerging will enable the aggregation and analysis of data from a variety of sources and will connect to mobile payments, commerce, and other services in all...

  • March 19, 2015

    By Jenny Lee and Hans Tung
    Reprinted from Fortune, March 18, 2015


    In the future, you’ll only check Google’s homepage to see the latest doodle.

    The smartphone revolutionized personal computing, creating a computer that most of us have within arm’s reach 24 hours a day...

  • March 8, 2015
    By Glenn Solomon

    Over the past 18 months, the world has witnessed ever larger and more frequent security breaches of trusted IT systems. Target, Anthem, Sony, Uber… the list is getting longer. The costs are increasing – executives are getting fired and companies are losing market value as consumer trust wavers. While all of this is terrifying, the consequences of future cyber crimes will be even more dire. The perpetrators – organized, profit-...

  • March 6, 2015
    By Glenn Solomon

    Along with Semil Shah, my colleagues and I at GGV Capital hosted a dinner last night with Ben Thompson, the brilliant thinker behind Stratechery.  The conversation was far reaching and the event was a lot of fun.  Semil and...

  • February 26, 2015
    By Glenn Solomon

    I’m proud to announce GGV Capital is leading a $20M Series B investment in Opendoor, a startup taking aim at revolutionizing the market for buying and selling homes. I’ve joined the board as part of the financing.
    Homeownership is still a big part of The American Dream. I had my own brush with the process when my wife and I bought our current home. The dollar amount dwarfed anything else...

  • February 19, 2015
    By Glenn Solomon

    Today Synack announced a $25M Series B financing.  GGV Capital is delighted to have co-led this financing alongside Icon Ventures, with participation from existing investors Kleiner Perkins and Google Ventures. Pursuant to this investment, I’ve joined Synack’s board of directors.
    My partners and I are super excited to have invested in...