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1776 Ventures

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Donna Harris Evan Burfield

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Total investments 96
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$2M
Portfolio companies 36
Rounds per year 12.00
Lead investments 2
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.62
Exits 9
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Education
  • Software
  • EdTech
  • Transportation
  • SaaS
Summary

1776 Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2014. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Washington.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Analytics, Transportation. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Twiga Foods, Yellowbrick, Radiator Labs, Inc. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the 1776 Ventures, startups are often financed by VilCap Investments, Upfront Ventures, Techstars. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Upfront Ventures, FirstMark, BBG Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Upfront Ventures, FirstMark, Redpoint.

The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. The real fund results show that this VC is 18 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The typical startup value when the investment from 1776 Ventures is 10-50 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2015. Opposing the other organizations, this 1776 Ventures works on 15 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments.

The current fund was established by Donna Harris, Evan Burfield. Besides them, we counted 2 critical employees of this fund in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

HopSkipDrive

Child Care
Children
Family
Mobile Apps
Parenting
Ride Sharing
Transportation
$25M11 Aug 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States

MPOWER Financing

Finance
Financial Services
Higher Education
$9M08 Jun 2020 Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Dorsata

Health Care
Information Services
Information Technology
Software
$5M09 Apr 2020 Washington, District of Columbia, United States

HopSkipDrive

Child Care
Children
Family
Mobile Apps
Parenting
Ride Sharing
Transportation
$22M04 Feb 2020 Los Angeles, California, United States

MPOWER Financing

Finance
Financial Services
Higher Education
$10M01 Jan 2020 District of Columbia, United States

Twiga Foods

Agriculture
E-Commerce
Grocery
Marketplace
Retail
Shopping
25 Oct 2019 Nairobi

Twiga Foods

Agriculture
E-Commerce
Grocery
Marketplace
Retail
Shopping
$10M15 Nov 2018 Nairobi

HopSkipDrive

Child Care
Children
Family
Mobile Apps
Parenting
Ride Sharing
Transportation
$12M26 Jul 2018 Los Angeles, California, United States

SeamlessDocs

Cloud Storage
Enterprise Software
Government
GovTech
Information Technology
Software
$7M30 Apr 2018 New York, New York, United States
News
HopSkipDrive Collects $25M in Series C

– HopSkipDrive from San Francisco, a youth transportation solution, announced today that it raised $25M in Series C funding.
Energy Impact Partners, Keyframe Capital, FirstMark Capital, and 1776 Ventures participated in this round.
– HopSkipDrive currently operates in 16 major markets in nine states, contracting with 300+ schools, districts and government agencies.

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