What makes an icon?

Passion. Perseverance. True Grit.

The road to success is long. Creating a great company from whole cloth is enormously challenging.

Having great talent is table stakes. Re-defining an industry requires passion and perseverance – true grit.

At Icon Ventures, we help entrepreneurs with true grit navigate the journey...one step at a time.

Icon Ventures is a specialty venture capital firm

with a focus on series B and C investments.

Icon Ventures by the numbers...

  • $780M

    Under Management

  • 5


  • 71


  • 27


  • 5


  • $31.5B

    Exit Value

  • $1B+

    Portfolio Revenue

  • $5.9B

    Equity Raised

  • 15,000

    Jobs Created

Featured Investments

Icon Ventures is privileged to partner with the world’s best venture firms to back the iconic companies of today and tomorrow. We applaud them all.

Icon News

The latest from inside Icon and our portfolio companies.


Area 1 Security Announces $25.5 Million of Total Funding Led by Icon Ventures & Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Area 1 Security, a stealth cybersecurity company dedicated to eliminating targeted phishing and malicious social engineering attacks, today announced it has raised $15 million in a Series B funding round in recognition of significant product and customer momentum. The latest round brings Area 1 Security's total funding amount to $25.5 million and is led by Joe Horowitz at Icon Ventures and Ted Schlein at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB). "The security industry is passive and forensics oriented, leaving companies without opportunities to protect themselves," said Joe Horowitz, Managing General Partner, Icon Ventures. "Overwhelmingly, the root cause of attacks begins with socially engineered phishing. Area 1 Security uniquely identifies these threats prior to breach, but more importantly, gives enterprises a new way to change outcomes."

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Icon Ventures appoints Mullany as General Partner


Teladoc announces pricing of Initial Public Offering

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