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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

Lilt

Lilt

Lilt was founded in 2016 by Stanford PhD, CEO Dr. Spence Greene and UC Berkeley PhD, CTO Dr. John DeNero. Lilt is an AI company developing novel natural language processing (NLP) changing the unit economics of manual language translation. Lilt addresses a large $20B+ fragmented manual translation market that is ripe for disruption with ML. Excellent Google Translate alumni team.

  • Founded: 2015
  • Round Partnered: Series C
  • Year Partnered: 2022
  • Fund: Clear Ventures
  • Clear Partner(s): Vijay Reddy
  • 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 $93B from 11 IPOs, and 37 acquisitions.

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

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