Google Capital, a “growth stage” investment effort that has already put money into SurveyMonkey, Renaissance Learning, and Lending Club.
Google Ventures will invest in technology companies that are early or mid stage. Tech companies that prove product-market fit.
According to Bloomberg, Google Capital has $300 million in capital to spend.
Google Capital, along with Google Ventures will give their parent company a window into what’s coming up in technology.
Microsoft also operates its own venture fund, Microsoft Ventures, but that effort is on a far smaller scale than Google’s efforts.
Google Publicly Debuts Its Late-Stage Growth Fund, Google Capital
by Alex Wilhelm (@alex)