Elephant is a venture capital firm focused on the consumer internet, mobile and software industries. Founded in 2015, our team has deep experience investing in and operating category-leading technology companies. We invest $5-30 million in dynamic and exceptional entrepreneurs building disruptive businesses of consequence out of a $140 million long-term oriented private equity fund. We are a small, focused partnership with unique access to entrepreneurs and industry leaders with a proven ability to execute first institutional investments and help companies scale.
Founded in 1869, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division (MBD) is the primary center for Goldman Sachs’ long term principal investing activity. With nine offices across seven countries, MBD is one of the leading private equity investors in the world.
Since 1986, the group has invested approximately $180 billion of levered capital across a number of geographies, industries and transaction types. Within MBD, Goldman Sachs Growth Equity (GS Growth) is a dedicated platform for venture capital and growth equity investments in leading companies that have built innovative technology or processes to transform their industries.
Since 1994, GS Growth has partnered with more than 200 companies and invested more than $5 billion of capital across sectors including technology, software, media, healthcare IT, and business and information services. GS Growth seeks to partner with strong management teams to help companies achieve product, customer and geographic expansion.