In December, 2007, audience targeting company Crowd Science received a Series A investment from Granite Ventures. As part of that deal, Standish O’Grady took a seat on the Crowd Science Board of Directors.
Granite Ventures has been helping early-stage technology companies build solid foundations for success since 1992. Based in San Francisco, Granite started life as the early-stage venture capital group within Hambrecht & Quist, and became an independent ﬁrm in 1998. They manage over $1 billion in venture capital and have invested in more than 90 companies. Granite’s portfolio includes AvantGo, Bunchball, Five Across, Kontiki, Shutterﬂy, Salon.com, Siebel Systems, and Vignette.