1517 Fund Founded 2015
Founders Danielle Strachman Michael Gibson
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Total investments 22
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$7M
Portfolio companies 22
Rounds per year 3.67
Lead investments 1
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.12
Exits -
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Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
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Areas of investment
Angel Investment
Artificial Intelligence
Consumer
Mobile Apps
Software
Summary

1517 Fund is the famous VC, which was founded in 2015. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the San Francisco. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The average startup value when the investment from 1517 Fund is 1-5 millions dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 17 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The important activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. This 1517 Fund works on 26 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year.

This organization was formed by Danielle Strachman, Michael Gibson. The overall number of key employees were 2.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the 1517 Fund, startups are often financed by Techstars, Social Starts, Rough Draft Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Techstars, Social Starts, Invariantes Fund. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Social Starts, Invariantes Fund, WME Ventures.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Biotechnology, Artificial Intelligence. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Luminar, Aura Health, Revlo. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
nTopology
3D Printing
Computer
Industrial Engineering
Manufacturing
Software
Series A
7M30 Nov 2017 United States, New York
Aura Health
Alternative Medicine
Consumer
Content Discovery
Health Care
Mobile Apps
Personal Health
Wellness
Seed
2M30 Oct 2018 Panama, San Francisco
Epharmix
Health Care
Medical
Software
Seed
15 Aug 2016 United States, City of Saint Louis
Memberstack
Seed
2M13 Oct 2020 United States, Williamsburg
gifs.com
Artificial Intelligence
Media and Entertainment
Video
Video Editing
Seed
15 Aug 2015 Panama, San Francisco
Revlo
Computer
Internet
Video Games
Seed
1M11 May 2016 Canada, Old Toronto
Unioncrate
Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Predictive Analytics
SaaS
Software
Supply Chain Management
Convertible Note
920K18 Jul 2017 United States, New York
Storii
Elder Care
Enterprise Software
Health Care
Home Health Care
mHealth
Private Social Networking
Software
Pre-Seed
250K01 Aug 2019
Kenota Health
Biotechnology
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Medical
Series A
9M07 Dec 2020 Canada, Kitchener
Medella Health
Diabetes
Fitness
Health Care
Quantified Self
Seed
1M02 Jun 2016 Canada, Kitchener
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