Gene Frantz

General Partner at CapitalG

Gene Frantz is a leading investor in enterprise and cybersecurity, having led investments in some of the most consequential cybersecurity firms of the past decade, such as Crowdstrike (CRWD), Zscaler (ZS) and Expel. He has also led investments in game-changing enterprise firms, such as business software maker Freshworks and data analytics company Looker (acquired by Google.

Gene joined CapitalG at the firm’s inception in 2013. Before then, he led technology and telecommunications investments for private equity fund TPG Capital and for Oracle Corporation's venture capital group.

Gene has a B.S. from UC Berkeley and an MBA from Stanford University. Outside of work, Gene enjoys spending time outdoors and reading everything from historical non-fiction to self-help.



  • General Partner

    May, 2013 - present

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