Steve Vassallo

General Partner at Foundation Capital LLC

Steve Vassallo

Steve Vassallo

General Partner at Foundation Capital LLC

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Board Membergeneral Partner, Foundation Capital at NextRoll, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Mode Analytics, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Read It Later, Inc.

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Vice Chairman & Treasurer at The Nueva School

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Chief Analyst at Mode Analytics, Inc.

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Founder & Chief Executive Officer at SunRun, Inc.

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Chairman of the Board, Co-Founder & Director at SunRun, Inc.

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Investor at SunRun, Inc.

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Founder at AutoGrid Systems, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Akiban Technologies, Inc.

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General Partner at Foundation Capital LLC
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Investor & Advisor at Eero, Inc.

eero, Inc. develops and sells Wi-Fi system. It offers secure setup, automatic updates, safe connection, routine audits, network privacy, and bug bounty program. The company was founded by Nick Weaver, Amos Schallich, and Nate Hardison in 2014 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Worcester Polytechnic Institute was founded in 1865 to create and convey the latest science and engineering knowledge in ways that are most beneficial to society. WPI's 14 academic departments offer more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in science, engineering, technology, business, the social sciences, and the humanities and arts, leading to bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees.

M.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

MBA, Arjay Miller Scholar

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has built an international reputation based on its innovative programs, which include: Two-year MBA Program, designed to educate business leaders One-year Stanford Sloan Master’s Program for mid-career executives PhD Program for future academics Executive Education programs for experienced managers Faculty research program Academic programs, including the two-year MBA, the 12-month Sloan Master's Program, and the PhD program, create a transformational student experience that reflects the tagline: Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world. Today the state-of-the-art Knight Management Center complex enables Stanford's innovative, globalized MBA curriculum, offering flexible classroom spaces for hands-on experiential learning small-group leadership labs, and team-based learning. It engages faculty and students across Stanford University, as well as alumni, global executives, and the broader world community.

Career History
General Partner
2007 - Current

Foundation Capital focuses on investments in the fields consumer, information technology and financial technology. The firm leads financing for early stage capital requirements with an initial investment size ranging from $1 to $10 million.


Ning, Inc. provides web hosting services. It offers a SaaS platform that provides users with the tools to nurture and engage their own community and also offers off-the-shelf community features, such as profiles, photos, forums, liking, sharing and foster engagement. The company was founded by Saul Charles Klein, Ryan Sholin, Gina L. Bianchini and Marc Lowell Andreessen in October 2004 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

Engineering Director

Immy, Inc. manufactures audio and visual headsets for use in playing video games. It develops IMMY Mark is a complete AR/VR experience in a single device. The company was founded by Magyari Douglas in 2003 and is headquartered in Troy, MI.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2016 - Current

ForUsAll, Inc. provides a fintech startup to bring retirement plans for small businesses. It offers dave, a virtual advisory solution that handles employees education and communications on PCs, tablets, and smartphones. The company is founded by Shin Inoue, David Ramirez, Dave Boudreau, Sergey Zelvenskiy and Cindy Bloch in 2013 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Bolt Threads, Inc. manufactures natural dragline spider silk fibers using synthetic biology and micro fabrication. It develops, produces, and harnesses proteins found in nature through fermentation using yeast, sugar, and water to create fibers for practical and revolutionary purposes. The company was founded by Daniel Widmaier, David N. Breslauer, Ethan Mirsky and Christopher Voigt in 2009 and is headquartered in Emeryville, CA.


Mode Analytics, Inc. provides data analysis platform. The firm offers platform that combines web-based structured query language (SQL) editor with charting and sharing tools. Its products SQL, python, dashboards, definitions, embedded analytics, slack integration, data sources, pricing and security. The company was founded by Derek Steer, Josh Ferguson and Benn Stancil in 2013 and is headquartered in San Francisco CA.


The Nueva School, located in the San Francisco Bay Area and founded in 1967, is a nationally recognized independent school serving gifted and talented students from prekindergarten through high school. The progressive, child-centered school emphasizes integrated studies, creative arts, and social-emotional learning. It provides a constructivist program, project-based learning, and special-area teachers in visual art, reading, math, science, music, physical education, technology, and social and emotional learning. Teachers work in teams to develop thematic curricula for classes.

Political Donations

Senator from New Mexico

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Facebook, Inc. purchases PrivateCore, Inc. from Foundation Capital LLC

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HVMN, Inc. provides nootropics and cognitive enhancers to enhance human mental state. The company was founded by Geoffrey Woo and Michael Brandt in 2014 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Awards & Honors
Stanford University Graduate School of Business - Arjay Miller Scholar
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