Ann Miura-Ko likes to build companies from the ground up. Since co-founding the seed-stage venture capital fund Floodgate in 2008, Miura-Ko has been investing in tiny but promising tech companies, many of which have blossomed into iconic businesses. She invested in
when there was serious discussion about leaving the “e” out of its name, in
when it was still called Zimride, and in Okta when it was dubbed Saasure.
More recent bets include companies such as Hadrian, which makes components for rockets, satellites, jets, and drones; the insurance-comparison site The Zebra;