We’re specialists in pre-seed and seed.

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Pejman and Mar and the Pear team’s philosophy has always been first and foremost to bet on the people.

Tony Xu Co-Founder and CEO

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The Pear team believed in us from the beginning and was instrumental in our early success.

Mada Seghete Co-Founder

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Pear Garage gave you a community and a network of friends, made it feel like you weren’t alone.

Ray Zhou Co-Founder and CEO

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When we started out, we didn’t have much more than an idea and prototype. Pear gave us a home and always picks up the phone.

Chris Hopper Co-Founder and CEO

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Whether it’s fundraising prep, investor intros, or hiring, the Pear team has always been there when we had an operational problem to solve.

William Ross CEO and Co-Founder

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Pear supported us as we grew our technology and our team, treating us like family each step of the way.

Helmy Eltoukhy, PhD and AmirAli Talasaz, PhD Co-CEO

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Pear is always there when we need help or advice, one of our strongest champions, bringing important investors and partners to us.

Xiling Shen CEO

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Pear took us by the hand from day one and has nurtured Frubana to grow into a mature and resilient company.

Fabian Gomez Gutierrez CEO

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Pear has supported us at every step in our journey. They are a unique team – kind, thoughtful, and willing to roll up their sleeves to help.

Jon Goldsmith CEO

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Pear is the most extraordinary early-stage investment firm ever created. The secret of their success is their founder-first ethos.

Mahesh Ram CEO

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Through Pear, we found our CTO. We would not have been able to find, evaluate, and hire our technical co-founder without Pear.

Sami Tellatin Co-Founder and COO

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The magic of Pear is their intense focus on us as people and founders. They pushed us and gave us some hard-won advice along the journey.

Scott Kazmierowicz Co-Founder and CEO

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The difference with Pear is that even after several rounds of funding, they continue to work with us and add value.

King Alandy Dy CEO and Co-Founder

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The team at PearVC was tremendously helpful when it came time to raise our series A. We couldn’t be happier with the partnership.

Pouria Sanae CEO

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We received strong support on a wide range of issues from curating the right team to navigating all aspects of our Series A round.

Abhi Chandra CEO

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Pear fights with you in the trenches, asks the hard questions, helps shape your story, and tops it off with intros to brand name VCs.

Jason Christiansen Co-Founder and Co-CEO

Ideas made real.

3 IPOs

Guardant Health, DoorDash, Senti Bio

$50B

Total Valuation

$10B

Capital Raised

Pear Team

Why Pear?

We’re seed specialists that partner with founders at the earliest stages to turn great ideas into category-defining companies.

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PearX

An early-stage bootcamp for founders. Winter 2023 cohort applications are now open.

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