Altos Ventures

Founded 1996
Founders Han Kim Ho Nam

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Total investments 223
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$23M
Portfolio companies 141
Rounds per year 8.92
Lead investments 39
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.41
Exits 31
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
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Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Internet
  • Analytics
  • SaaS
  • FinTech
Summary

Altos Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1996. The venture was found in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Menlo Park.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Coupang, Woowa Brothers, Toss The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Mobile, Internet.

The current fund was established by Han Kim, Ho Nam. We also calculated 4 valuable employees in our database.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Altos Ventures, startups are often financed by Bon Angels Venture Partners, Thomvest Ventures, Silverton Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Thomvest Ventures, Goodwater Capital, Illuminate Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Thomvest Ventures, Goodwater Capital, Illuminate Ventures.

The high activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 7 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this Altos Ventures performs on 19 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The typical startup value when the investment from Altos Ventures is more than 1 billion dollars. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Karrot Market

Communities
Local Advertising
Marketplace
Social Network
1
$162M17 Aug 2021 South Korea, " South Korea"}

Kiddom

E-Learning
EdTech
Education
Software
1
$35M13 Aug 2021 United States, San Francisco

SODA

E-Commerce
Marketplace
Retail
1
$56M29 Jul 2021 Japan, Chiyoda

OpenSesame

EdTech
Education
Internet
Virtual Workforce
1
$50M22 Jul 2021 United States, Portland

Trainual

E-Learning
SaaS
Small and Medium Businesses
Software
Subscription Service
Training
1
$27M30 Jun 2021 United States, Scottsdale

CodeBrick

Information Technology
1
$12M28 Jun 2021 South Korea, " South Korea"}

Outdoorsy

Internet
Marketplace
Peer to Peer
1
$90M24 Jun 2021 United States, Austin

VoyagerX

Artificial Intelligence
Software
1
$26M23 Jun 2021 South Korea, Seocho

Toss

Financial Services
FinTech
Mobile Apps
Mobile Payments
Personal Finance
1
$410M22 Jun 2021 South Korea, " South Korea"}
News
PandaDoc, the e-document startup, now valued at $1B as it closes a big Series C

– PandaDoc, a cloud-based e-document platform, raised $100m in Series C funding.
– The round was led by OMERS Growth Equity and G Squared, and joined by Altos Ventures, Rembrandt Venture Partners, One Peak Partners and M12.
– PandaDoc competes with the likes of DocuSign, Eversign, DocSend, GetAccept and others.
– The company has 30,000 customers across many different verticals.
– PandaDoc’s users are also pretty varied, including construction, education, medical and professional services businesses.
– The company plans to double down on growing more of that current business as well as bring more functionality and use cases into the fold.

Self Financial Raises $50M in Series E Funding

– Self Financial from Austin, TX, enables consumers to build credit and savings.
– The company raised $50m in Series E funding.
– The round was led by Altos Ventures with participation from Meritech Capital and Conductive Ventures.
– The new investment will be aimed at further scaling the business to make building credit accessible for Americans.

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