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...

  • $1B+

    Under Management

  • 6


  • 78


  • 30


  • 5


  • $31.5B

    Exit Value

  • $1B+

    Portfolio Revenue

  • $6.6B

    Equity Raised

  • 19,000

    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.


Quizlet Secures $20M in Series B Funding

Quizlet, the largest user-generated consumer learning platform used by one in two U.S. high school students and one in three U.S. college students, today announced it has raised $20 million in Series B funding. The round was led by Icon Ventures, with Union Square VenturesCostanoa VenturesOwl Ventures and Altos Ventures participating in follow-on investments. The Series B funding will be used to accelerate the company’s artificial intelligence capabilities, build out its data science team and increase Quizlet’s international footprint. With today’s announcement, Quizlet’s funding now totals $32 million.


Icon Ventures Raises $265 Million Sixth Fund; Set to Open San Francisco Office


Kixeye, Maker of ‘War Commander’ Game, Raises $20 Million

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