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Pillar Companies

We back big ideas and unstoppable seed-stage founders (not metrics). Whether you’re a serial founder or a university grad student, we’re here to support you from the moment of inception.

Abridge

Seed | First Capital In

Abridge

Abridge is the easiest way to record, review, and share your health care conversations.You record. Your record.

abridge.com
co-investors:

Union Square Ventures

Algorand

Seed | First Capital In

Algorand

"[Some investors] are scared of new technology—Pillar believed in what we were trying to do when others were looking for a more sure bet."

— Silvio

Co-founded by Turing award winning MIT professor, Silvio Micali, Algorand's pure proof-of-stake protocol is the first of its kind to support the scale, open participation, and transaction finality for billions of users.

algorand.com
co-investors:

Union Square Ventures

Asimov

Seed | First Capital In

Asimov

Asimov engineers living cells using synthetic biology, biophysics, and machine learning, to enable the next generation of therapeutics and molecular manufacturing.

asimov.io
co-investors:

Andreessen Horowitz, Data Collective, AME Cloud Ventures

Cake

Seed

Cake

Cake lets you explore, document, and share all your health, legal, funeral, and legacy decisions in an end-of-life plan.

joincake.com
co-investors:

GoAhead Ventures, OCA, Launch Capital

Circle

Later Stage

Circle

Cirlce is a global crypto finance company on a mission to make it possible for anyone, anywhere to help change the global economy.

circle.com/en
co-investors:

Accel, General Catalyst

Desktop Metal

Series A | First Capital In

Desktop Metal

Desktop Metal is reinventing the way engineering and manufacturing teams produce metal parts - from prototyping through mass production.

desktopmetal.com
co-investors:

Kleiner Perkins, NEA, Lux, Founder Collective, Google

Edgewise

Seed | First Capital In

Edgewise

Edgewise verifies software before it communicates to make microsegmentation simpler and more secure.

edgewise.net
co-investors:

Accomplice, 406 Ventures

GRO Biosciences

Seed | First Capital In

GRO Biosciences

GRO Biosciences is leveraging breakthrough technologies from computational protein design and synthetic biology to develop best-in-class protein therapeutics.

grobio.com
co-investors:

Digitalis, Innovation Endeavors

Hellotickets

Seed

Hellotickets

Find tickets for events in the United States and London at the best price.

hellotickets.com

Higharc

Seed | First Capital In

Higharc

Higharc automatically generates 3D home plans based on your needs, letting you access a custom home design without hiring an architect.

higharc.com
co-investors:

Lux, Vertex, Javelin, Founder Collective

Hometap

Series A

Hometap

Hometap provides near-immediate access to funds for homeowners to address important financial needs or to pursue future opportunities.

hometap.com
co-investors:

G20 Ventures, General Catalyst, American Family Insurance

Jellyfish

Seed | First Capital In

Jellyfish

Jellyfish creates transparency and accountability to drive engineering team productivity.

jellyfish.co

JobGet

Seed | First Capital In

JobGet

JobGet is the easiest and fastest way to get a job. Super simple: Create a profile in under a minute, apply for jobs in 1-click, chat with employers.

jobget.com

Keubix

Later Stage

Keubix

Kuebix is a next generation SaaS TMS that is changing how businesses of all sizes purchase freight.

kuebix.com

Kite

Seed

Kite

Kite is a free autocomplete for Python developers. Code faster with the Kite plugin for your code editor

kite.com
co-investors:

Trinity, SV Angel

KIWI

Seed | First Capital In

KIWI

Kiwi Aero's first in kind delivery vehicles provide all of the benefits of aerial fertilizer application by helicopter or plane with a significantly reduced cost per acre.

kiwi.aero
co-investors:

E14, Neoteny

Knox Financial

Seed

Knox Financial

Knox makes it incredibly easy to turn a home you're moving out of into an income property. They do all the work. You get a check every quarter.

knoxfinancial.com
co-investors:

Greycroft

Kula Bio

Seed | First Capital In

Kula Bio

Kula Bio champions sustainable, biological solutions for modern agriculture, super-charging natural nitrogen-fixing microbes with renewable energy in order to deliver reliable, low-cost organic biofertilizers.

kulabio.com

LBRY

Seed | First Capital In

LBRY

LBRY is a free, open, and community-run streaming media marketplace, where you own your data, you control the network, and you are the network.

lbry.com

Mobley

Seed | First Capital In

Mobley

Mobley is a New York based online furniture rental company that serves as an alternative to ownership by offering stylish furniture at reasonable monthly rates.

getmobley.com

Neural Magic

Seed | First Capital In

Neural Magic

Neural Magic exists to unlock ubiquitous compute resources for machine learning, breaking through the limitations of hardware accelerators.

neuralmagic.com
co-investors:

Andreessen Horowitz, NEA, Raptor, Comcast Ventures

PathAI

Seed | First Capital In

PathAI

"Pillar are a truly differentiated VC firm, including a deep network of accomplished CEOs, a great set of investors, and a focus on building important companies solving fundamental problems in science, medicine and technology."

— Andy

PathAI is the world’s leading provider of AI-powered technology for the pathology laboratory.

pathai.com
co-investors:

8 VC, General Catalyst, General Atlantic

Petri

Seed | First Capital In

Petri

Petri is a dynamic 12-month accelerator focused on helping formation-stage innovators realize the next frontier of biology and engineering, co-founded by an unparalleled team of pioneering entrepreneurs, industry leaders, and top researchers.

petri.bio

PillPack

Later Stage

PillPack

PillPack is a full-service online pharmacy that packages your medication and delivers to your door every month.

pillpack.com
co-investors:

Accomplice, Founder Collective, Accel, CRV

Quadratic 3D

Seed | First Capital In

Quadratic is revolutionizing the entire concept of 3D printing to open up new commercial and industrial applications.

quadratic3d.com

Reclaim

Seed | First Capital In

Reclaim

Reclaim Health aims to provide patients with a financial picture of their healthcare. The company helps people choose insurance plans, manage monthly expenses and optimize spend.

reclaim.health

Rekener

Seed | First Capital In

Rekener

Rekener's Sales Rep Scorecards are the sales management solution for modern, data-driven sales leaders.

rekener.com
co-investors:

Accomplice, Founder Collective

Scripta

Seed

Scripta

Scripta allows you to take control of your pharmacy benefit spend. Every transaction. Every employee. Every day.

scriptasavings.com
co-investors:

Contour, Covington

Simbe Robotics

Seed

Simbe Robotics

Simbe Robotics' Tally is a powertool robot for your retail team that lets them deliver a better experience for your customers and a better bottom line for your business.

simberobotics.com
co-investors:

Venrock, Lemnos Labs, Cherubic Ventures, SOSV, Pathbreaker

Soofa

Seed

Soofa

Soofa's digital connected signs let you discover your neighborhood, bringing bulletin boards into the 21st century.

soofa.co
co-investors:

Accomplice, Underscore VC

VideaHealth

Seed | First Capital In

VideaHealth

VideaHealth uses machine learning to improve pathology detection in dental imaging to enhance diagnosis of dental diseases and the creation of treatment plans.

videahealth.io
co-investors:

Zetta

Zapata

Seed | First Capital In

Zapata

Zapata develops quantum computing software and algorithms to solve industry-critical problems.

zapatacomputing.com
co-investors:

Comcast Ventures, Pitango, BASF, Bosch, The Engine

Zilla

Seed | First Capital In

Zilla

zillasecurity.com
co-investors:

FirstMark