In order to back early-stage start-ups Khosla Ventures is raising a USD 400 million seed fund, according to an SEC filling with the US Security and Exchange Commission, on Wednesday. Vinod Khosla, Keith Rabois, Samir Kaul, and David Weiden are listed in the new filing.
Menlo Park, California-based Khosla Ventures was founded by Sun Microsystems cofounder Vinod Khosla in 2004. It recently made investments in DB Networks, Seeo, ToyTalk, Helium, Mesosphere, LanzaTech New Zealand, MetaMind, Instacart among others. Till date, the firm has made investment in 321 companies.
The other firm that invests in seed rounds include Andreessen Horowitz, Formation8, SV Angel, True Venture and so on.
Previously, the firm closed USD 300 million in Khosla Ventures Seed Fund, USD 1 billion in Khosla Ventures III Fund and USD 1.1 billion in its IV Fund. In June, it started to raise a USD 1 billion fund.