Daring to Dream and
Redefine What’s Possible

We have been the earliest investor with dozens of teams that have dared to pursue their vision—creating and leading new markets, and shaping the future.

Meet the companies that inspire us every day.

Our Companies



Acante has built a comprehensive data security observability, access intelligence, and access governance solution for modern data infrastructure stacks. It empowers data platform teams to  confidently and rapidly democratize access to their data while meeting security and compliance mandates.

  • Founded: 2021
  • Round Partnered: Seed
  • Year Partnered: 2021
  • Fund: Clear Ventures
  • Clear Partner(s): Chris Rust
  • Status: Active

Results Matter, Success Counts

Four of the companies our team co-founded produced over $1.7 billion of market cap from 2 IPOs and 2 acquisitions.

We have funded over 90 companies, 90% as the first investors, and have had 48 exits valued at $95B from 11 IPOs, and 37 acquisitions.

Before we became VCs, we had already founded 5 successful companies.

Portfolio Breakdown