Google Launches Venture Fund

Martin, Scott
March 2009
Red Herring;3/31/2009, p2
Trade Publication
The article focuses on Google Ventures, a $100 million venture capital fund launched by Google which is expected to make early stage investments in startup firms. Rich Miner and Bill Maris, managing partners of Google Ventures, claim that the current economic downturn is the ideal time to invest in startups. Industries that may attract investments from Google Ventures include Internet, software, clean tech, bio-tech, and health care. It provides a background to the career of Miner and Maris.


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