$2.4 Billion Google Ventures Plan $1 Billion Investment for 2016

Google Ventures (GV) plans to increase its current $2.4 Billion portfolio another $1 Billion for 2016. Over the past year, Google Ventures has bought up 39 companies in a variety of markets reported iHumanMedia.com. Although, investments in Europe to be scaled back.

Google VenturesNew business acquisitions in recent talks have included Twitter, mobile social network and Second Life (Linden Labs), a virtual reality e-commerce platform.

But GV is expanding into many sectors including Life science, healthcare and gaming networks remain some of the most active areas of investment.

Google Ventures is a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc., a multinational conglomerate (NASDAQ GOOG).

For 2016, Google Ventures is planning $1 Billion to be invested in artificial intelligence, machine learning, security, healthcare and other new technological innovations being developed says iHumanMedia.com. 

I’m very proud of our life science team here at GV, and this area will remain a key focus for us now and in the future. I can think of no more important mission than to improve human health and global quality of life. Everyone has a right to nutritious food, clean water, and the best medical care — and I believe our team can help by investing in the companies that will make that a reality – Bill Maris 

Investments (390) Here’s just a few by Google

Date Invested In Round Partner(s)
Nov, 2015 $350M / Series B
Nov, 2015 $5M / Venture
Nov, 2015 $9.6M / Venture (Lead)
Nov, 2015 $105M / Series D
Nov, 2015 $30M / Series C (Lead)
Nov, 2015 $2.9M / Seed
Oct, 2015 $3M / Seed
Oct, 2015 $81M / Series C (Lead)
Oct, 2015 $10M / Venture
Oct, 2015 $2.2M / Seed
Sep, 2015 $57M / Series B
Sep, 2015 $24M / Series B
Sep, 2015 $65M / Series C
Sep, 2015 $32M / Series C
Sep, 2015 $21.06M / Series B
Sep, 2015 $10M / Series A
Sep, 2015 $6M / Series A
Aug, 2015 $6M / Series A (Lead)
Aug, 2015 $100M / Series C
Aug, 2015 $17.48M / Series C
Aug, 2015 $120M / Series B
Aug, 2015 $12M / Series A
Jul, 2015 $60M / Series C
Jun, 2015 $11.5M / Series A (Lead)
Jun, 2015 $9M / Series A (Lead)
Jun, 2015 $12M / Series A
Jun, 2015 £110M / Undisclosed
Jun, 2015 $70M / Undisclosed
Jun, 2015 $25.2M / Series B
Jun, 2015 $55M / Series B
Jun, 2015 $13.3M / Series C
Jun, 2015 $6.25M / Series A
Jun, 2015 $10.7M / Series A
May, 2015 $15.49M / Series C
May, 2015 $32M / Series A
May, 2015 $15M / Series B (Lead)
May, 2015 $35M / Series C
May, 2015 $11.3M / Series A
Apr, 2015 $15M / Series B (Lead)
Apr, 2015 $10M / Series A
Apr, 2015 $2.1M / Seed
Apr, 2015 $12M / Series D
Apr, 2015 $160M / Series E

and

Apr, 2015 $25M / Series B
Apr, 2015 $30M / Series C
Apr, 2015 $20M / Series C
Apr, 2015 $12M / Series A (Lead)
Mar, 2015 $15M / Series A
Mar, 2015 $8.7M / Series A
Mar, 2015 $2M / Seed
Feb, 2015 $60M / Series C (Lead)
Feb, 2015 $1M / Venture
Feb, 2015 $25M / Series B
Feb, 2015 $140M / Venture
Jan, 2015 $2.75M / Seed
Jan, 2015 $5M / Seed
Jan, 2015 $5M / Seed
Jan, 2015 $40.1M / Series C
Dec, 2014 $70M / Series B
Dec, 2014 $13M / Series A
Dec, 2014 $11M / Series B
Dec, 2014 $2.5M / Seed
Dec, 2014 $5M / Series A
Dec, 2014 $2M / Seed
Dec, 2014 $22M / Series B
Nov, 2014 $1.3M / Seed
Oct, 2014 $120M / Series D (Lead)
Oct, 2014 undisclosed amount /Series A
Oct, 2014 $7M / Venture
Oct, 2014 $3.5M / Seed
Oct, 2014 $5.5M / Seed
Oct, 2014 $10M / Series C
Oct, 2014 $1.5M / Seed
Oct, 2014 $2M / Seed
Oct, 2014 $9M / Series A
Oct, 2014 $2.3M / Seed
Oct, 2014 $1.5M / Seed
Sep, 2014 $1.5M / Seed
Sep, 2014 $13M / Series A
Sep, 2014 $12M / Series B (Lead)
Sep, 2014 $5.2M / Seed
Sep, 2014 $1.8M / Seed
Aug, 2014 $2M / Seed
Aug, 2014 $27.8M / Series B
Aug, 2014 $880k / Seed
Aug, 2014 $7.87M / Venture
Aug, 2014 $6M / Series A
Aug, 2014 $2.9M / Seed
Jul, 2014 $1.2M / Seed (Lead)
Jul, 2014 $7.5M / Series A
Jul, 2014 $1.65M / Seed
Jul, 2014 undisclosed amount /Series A
Jun, 2014 $25M / Series B
Jun, 2014 $18M / Series C
Jun, 2014 $4.4M / Series A
Jun, 2014 $1M / Seed
Jun, 2014 $2.8M / Seed
Jun, 2014 $1.2B / Series D
Jun, 2014 $2M / Seed
May, 2014 $13.2M / Series A
May, 2014 $1M / Seed
May, 2014 $16M / Series A (Lead)
May, 2014 $130M / Series B (Lead)

and

May, 2014 undisclosed amount /Undisclosed
Apr, 2014 $12M / Series A
Apr, 2014 $3.25M / Seed
Apr, 2014 $7.5M / Series A
Apr, 2014 $40M / Private Equity
Apr, 2014 $2.3M / Seed
Apr, 2014 $2.1M / Seed
Apr, 2014 $2M / Seed
Apr, 2014 $750k / Seed
Mar, 2014 $21M / Series B
Mar, 2014 $14M / Series B
Mar, 2014 $160M / Series F
Mar, 2014 $8.6M / Series A (Lead)
Mar, 2014 $11M / Series B
Mar, 2014 $10M / Seed
Mar, 2014 $77M / Series E
Mar, 2014 $750k / Seed
Mar, 2014 $85M / Series E
Feb, 2014 $40M / Series C
Feb, 2014 $6.2M / Series A
Feb, 2014 $4M / Series A (Lead)
Feb, 2014 $25.5M / Series B (Lead)
Feb, 2014 $2.8M / Seed
Feb, 2014 $1.04M / Seed
Feb, 2014 undisclosed amount / Seed
Feb, 2014 $25.7M / Series B
Feb, 2014 $4.9M / Seed
Feb, 2014 $17M / Series B
Feb, 2014 $2M / Seed
Feb, 2014 $80k / Seed
Feb, 2014 $1.9M / Seed
Feb, 2014 undisclosed amount / Seed
Jan, 2014 $6M / Series A
Jan, 2014 $25M / Series A
Jan, 2014 $2.1M / Seed
Jan, 2014 $18M / Series A
Jan, 2014 $10.3M / Series B
Jan, 2014 $15M / Series C (Lead)
Jan, 2014 $3.5M / Series A
Jan, 2014 $2.25M / Seed
2014 $6.9M / Seed
2014 $6.3M / Seed
Dec, 2013 $2M / Seed
Dec, 2013 $29.5M / Series D
Dec, 2013 $3M / Seed
Dec, 2013 $8M / Series B (Lead)
Dec, 2013 $1.43M / Seed
Dec, 2013 $2M / Seed
Dec, 2013 $38M / Series B
Dec, 2013 $2.5M / Seed
Dec, 2013 $3M / Seed
Nov, 2013 $1.1M / Seed
Nov, 2013 $1.2M / Series B
Nov, 2013 $14M / Series A
Nov, 2013 $5.2M / Series A
Nov, 2013 $800k / Seed
Oct, 2013 $17.5M / Series B
Oct, 2013 undisclosed amount / Seed