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Afore Capital

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Anamitra Banerji Gaurav Jain

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Total investments 109
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$7M
Portfolio companies 63
Rounds per year 18.17
Lead investments 7
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.41
Exits 3
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Financial Services
  • Internet
  • FinTech
  • Information Technology
Summary

Afore Capital appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2016. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the San Francisco. The venture was found in North America in United States.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Swept, Honeycomb, Visor. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 1 of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Internet, Developer Tools. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The top activity for fund was in 2017. The real fund results show that this VC is 2 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The typical startup value when the investment from Afore Capital is 5-10 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually.

The fund was created by Anamitra Banerji, Gaurav Jain. The overall number of key employees were 2.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6 partakers. Despite the Afore Capital, startups are often financed by Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Y Combinator, The Gramercy Fund. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Y Combinator, Story Ventures, Sam Hodges. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Threshold, Ludlow Ventures, Freestyle Capital.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Highnote

Music
Software
$1M04 Oct 2022 -

Flatfile

Cloud Data Services
CRM
Management Information Systems
Software
$50M27 Sep 2022 Denver, Colorado, United States

BalkanID

Computer
Network Security
$2M25 Aug 2022 Austin, Texas, United States

Pomelo

Financial Services
FinTech
$20M16 Aug 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Smile

Developer APIs
FinTech
Software
16 Jun 2022 Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Jabu

Delivery
Logistics
Marketplace
$15M25 May 2022 Windhoek, Windhoek, Namibia

Candor

Career Planning
Professional Services
$5M23 May 2022 Miami, Florida, United States

BalkanID

Computer
Network Security
$5M12 May 2022 Austin, Texas, United States

Walnut

Financial Services
FinTech
Health Care
$10M05 May 2022 New York, New York, United States
News
Gamma Launches With $7M in Seed Funding

– Gamma is a productivity suite building a replacement for slide decks.
– The company launched with $7M in Seed funding.
– The round was led by Accel, with participation from Eric Yuan, Jeff Weiner, Script Capital, South Park Commons, LocalGlobe, Afore and Hustle Fund, as well as founders at Airtable, Patreon, Segment, Honey and Optimizely.
– The company intends to use the funds to continue to build out the team and the product.

HoneyBee raises millions to make financial wellness a workplace benefit

– HoneyBee, a startup that aims to help companies provide access to financial support to their employees, announced it has raised $5.7 million in equity in a round led by FFVC.
Resolute Ventures, Afore Capital, Rebalance Capital, K50 and Financial Venture Studio also participated in the financing, along with two-time NBA all-star Baron Davis.

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