Playground Global is a venture capital firm specializing in investments in early stage (seed, Series A, Series B) companies. Initial investments range from $1M to $20M. Playground prefers to lead the investment round and then actively partner with companies, usually sitting on their board. The firm also typically provides follow on funding for subsequent financing rounds. Playground primarily invests in science and engineering companies with emerging technologies for artificial intelligence, automation, next generation computing, artificial intelligence, neuro-morphic computing, quantum technologies, optical systems, aerospace, biotechnology, life sciences, computational biology, synthetic biology, healthcare, telemedicine, advanced manufacturing, additive manufacturing, robotics and next generation infrastructure. The firm invests globally. Playground Global was founded in 2015, and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.