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Alexa Fund

Founders Paul Bernard Zain Gulamali

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Total investments 128
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$21M
Portfolio companies 98
Rounds per year 16.00
Lead investments 30
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.21
Exits 13
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Internet of Things
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Hardware
Summary

Alexa Fund appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2015. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Seattle. The company was established in North America in United States. Alexa Fund appeared to be a CVC structure as part of the corporation.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Machine Learning, Smart Home. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Ring, Tact.ai, CTRL-labs For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4 partakers. Despite the Alexa Fund, startups are often financed by Techstars, Webb Investment Network, Foundry Group. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Relay Ventures, Intel Capital, Spark Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Relay Ventures, Trilogy Equity Partners, Techstars.

The fund is generally included in 13-24 deals every year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 14 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The average startup value when the investment from Alexa Fund is 100-500 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The important activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Opposing the other organizations, this Alexa Fund works on 19 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments.

Besides them, we counted 1 critical employee of this fund in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Electric Noir Studios

Gaming
Media and Entertainment
Mobile
Video Games
$6M29 Jun 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

Hyper Online

Apps
Gaming
Messaging
Social Network
$3M06 Jun 2023 San Francisco, California, United States

Span.IO

Energy
Hardware
Internet of Things
Renewable Energy
Software
$96M03 Mar 2023 San Francisco, California, United States

Superplastic

Animation
Art
Media and Entertainment
Toys
$20M15 Feb 2023 Burlington, Vermont, United States

Scythe Robotics

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
Robotics
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$42M24 Jan 2023 Colorado, United States

Ask DOSS

Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Real Estate
31 Oct 2022 Houston, Texas, United States

TRIPP

Computer
Developer Platform
Gaming
$11M01 Jun 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States

LIV

Augmented Reality
Gaming
Hardware
Video Streaming
Virtual Reality
$8M31 Mar 2022 Prague, Prague, Czechia

Logically

Apps
Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Natural Language Processing
News
Social Entrepreneurship
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$24M16 Mar 2022 London, England, United Kingdom
News
Cameo Pulls In $100M Series C Financing

– Cameo has raised $100m in a Series C financing that values the company at over $1b.
– The financing was led by e.ventures, with participation from Origin Ventures, Softbank, Google Ventures, UTA Ventures, Amazon’s Alexa Fund, other institutional investors, and several celebrities, athletes, and entertainers including legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk.
– Previous investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins, Spark Capital, and The Chernin Group also participated.

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Total investments 128
Average round size 21M
Rounds per year 16.00
Peak activity year 2018
Lead investments 30
Follow on index 0.21
Exits 13
Group Appearance index 0.82

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Electric Noir Studios

Gaming
Media and Entertainment
Mobile
Video Games
$6M29 Jun 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

Hyper Online

Apps
Gaming
Messaging
Social Network
$3M06 Jun 2023 San Francisco, California, United States

Span.IO

Energy
Hardware
Internet of Things
Renewable Energy
Software
$96M03 Mar 2023 San Francisco, California, United States

Superplastic

Animation
Art
Media and Entertainment
Toys
$20M15 Feb 2023 Burlington, Vermont, United States

Scythe Robotics

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
Robotics
Software
$42M24 Jan 2023 Colorado, United States

Ask DOSS

Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Real Estate
31 Oct 2022 Houston, Texas, United States

TRIPP

Computer
Developer Platform
Gaming
$11M01 Jun 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States

LIV

Augmented Reality
Gaming
Hardware
Video Streaming
Virtual Reality
$8M31 Mar 2022 Prague, Prague, Czechia

Logically

Apps
Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Natural Language Processing
News
Social Entrepreneurship
Software
$24M16 Mar 2022 London, England, United Kingdom
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