Hackers/Founders Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Accelerator/​Incubator
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 2
  • Investments
  • 54
  • Portfolio
  • 31
  • Exits
  • 23

Hackers/Founders General Information


Hackers & Founders is an accelerator and private equity investor that was formed as a startup to help other startups succeed. The firm has an acceleration program called H/F Co-op which coaches startup founders toward product and pitch development to prepare them for fundraising. It was founded in 2007 and is based in Mountain View, California.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Other Investor Types
Venture Capital
Primary Office
  • 599 Fairchild Drive
  • Mountain View, CA 94043
  • United States

Hackers/Founders Investments (54)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Synx (Business/Productivity Software) 27-Jul-2020 Early Stage VC Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
00000000 29-Apr-2019 0000 00000 000 Human Capital Services Generating Revenue
00 00000 00000 01-Jan-2018 000000000000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue
00000 26-Apr-2017 000000000000 Application Software Generating Revenue 00000000 000000
000000 000000000 0 01-Mar-2016 000000000000 Information Services (B2C) Startup
000000000 01-Feb-2016 000000000000 Financial Software Startup
000000 000000 19-Oct-2015 000000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Startup
00000000 19-Sep-2015 000000000000 Application Software Startup
Tripping 28-Jul-2015 Early Stage VC 0000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue
Secured Universe 23-Jul-2015 Accelerator/Incubator Operating Systems Software Out of Business
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Hackers/Founders Exits (23)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Media Relevance 31-Dec-2020 Out of Business
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0000000000 01-Jan-2019 000 00 00000000
00000000 06-Dec-2018 000000000000000000
00000000 0000 05-Nov-2018 0000000000: 000000
Connect6 01-Sep-2018 Out of Business
Jorli 01-Jan-2018 Out of Business
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Hackers/Founders Team (3)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Jonathan Nelson Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer 0 Mountain View, CA
Laura Nelson Co-Founder Mountain View, CA
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Hackers/Founders Co-Investors (6)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Angel Ventures 1 Series chart Industry bar
FW Ventures 0 Series chart Industry bar
Genesis Capital Ventures (Mexico) 0 Series chart Industry bar
ID345 0 Series chart Industry bar
José Vielma 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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