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Blog Post by Anshu Agarwal: My First 90 Days as a VC

September 19, 2023 12:15 pm Published by Comments Off on Blog Post by Anshu Agarwal: My First 90 Days as a VC

Converge GP Anshu Agarwal wrote a blog post entitled My First 90 Days as a VC. Read on here to hear about Anshu’s key realizations in the transition from experienced founder and operator to venture investor.


Lumber Launches Platform for Transforming Construction Workforce Management With $5.5M Seed Round

September 12, 2023 12:34 pm Published by Comments Off on Lumber Launches Platform for Transforming Construction Workforce Management With $5.5M Seed Round

Converge is pleased to announce its investment in Lumber, a purpose-built workforce management solution for the complex needs of the construction industry. Lumber’s modern, purpose-built payroll and time-tracking solution is powered by a construction-specific LLM trained on the large sets of regulatory and compliance data for the construction industry, bring much-needed automation to a labor-constrained... Read More


Anshu Agarwal on the Sand Hill Road Podcast

August 21, 2023 10:20 am Published by Comments Off on Anshu Agarwal on the Sand Hill Road Podcast

Anshu Agarwal was interviewed on the Sand Hill Road Podcast. Take a listen to hear about Anshu’s journey as a researcher, operator, and investor, and to test yourself with a riddle. https://art19.com/shows/sand-hill-road/episodes/bb344817-d5c4-4d99-b191-6f0c2a5de64f


Converge Adds Silicon Valley Muscle; Names Anshu Agarwal as General Partner

July 20, 2023 9:00 am Published by Comments Off on Converge Adds Silicon Valley Muscle; Names Anshu Agarwal as General Partner

Cambridge, MA and San Jose, CA – July 20, 2023 – Converge, led by Nilanjana Bhowmik and Maia Heymann — two of the region’s most highly-regarded venture capitalists — today announced the addition of Anshu Agarwal as a General Partner, to launch the firm’s Silicon Valley presence. In the premier technology market of the world,... Read More


Converge invests in Central Casting AI’s Pre-Seed round alongside Tirta Ventures and E14 Fund

May 8, 2023 11:49 am Published by Comments Off on Converge invests in Central Casting AI’s Pre-Seed round alongside Tirta Ventures and E14 Fund

Central Casting’s mission is to allow game developers of any level to populate games with characters created with generative AI. Converge invested alongside Tirta Ventures, E14 Fund, Beat Ventures, and Rendered VC. Founders Jeff Orkin and Sarah Rudzki have been building AI products together since 2016. For four years, they led development of AI products... Read More


Converge invests in Civ Robotics’ $5M Series Seed Round alongside ff Venture Capital, Alley Robotics Ventures, and Trimble Ventures

March 7, 2023 12:59 pm Published by Comments Off on Converge invests in Civ Robotics’ $5M Series Seed Round alongside ff Venture Capital, Alley Robotics Ventures, and Trimble Ventures

Civ Robotics’ autonomous surveying solution, CivDot, is an unmanned ground vehicle (UGV), designed for civil engineering and infrastructure projects, such as solar farms, roadways, data centers and power plants. Leading construction firms like Bechtel have adopted CivDot for surveying. Converge invested alongside ff Venture Capital, Alley Robotics Ventures, and strategic investor Trimble Ventures. Read more... Read More


Converge invests in Stylo’s $3M Series Seed Round alongside Matchstick Ventures

October 21, 2022 4:44 pm Published by Comments Off on Converge invests in Stylo’s $3M Series Seed Round alongside Matchstick Ventures

Converge invests in Stylo’s $3M Series Seed Round alongside Matchstick Ventures. Stylo is using next-generation AI to scan each customer support ticket and prioritize the most important issues, leading to decreased response times, customer frustration, and support costs. Read more about Stylo at: www.askstylo.com


Converge invests in Zenskar’s $3.5M Seed Round alongside Bessemer Venture Partners

October 3, 2022 4:38 pm Published by Comments Off on Converge invests in Zenskar’s $3.5M Seed Round alongside Bessemer Venture Partners

Converge invests in Zenskar’s $3.5M Series Seed Round alongside Bessemer Venture Partners. Zenskar is building a no-code platform for customized, usage-based pricing, providing software vendors with billing flexibility and automation. Read more about Zenskar’s Series Seed announcement.


Converge Leads Cybera’s $5M Oversubscribed Seed Round

September 15, 2022 4:28 pm Published by Comments Off on Converge Leads Cybera’s $5M Oversubscribed Seed Round

Converge co-led Cybera’s $5M oversubscribed Seed Round with New North Ventures and Founder Collective. Cybera is building critical global response solutions to prevent and respond to financial cybercrimes. Read more about Cybera’s oversubscribed Series Seed announcement.