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Total investments 37
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 33
Rounds per year 0.97
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 19
Key employees 3

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Internet
  • Enterprise Software
  • E-Commerce
  • Information Technology

AOL appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 1985. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the New York. The company was established in North America in United States.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 participants. Despite the AOL, startups are often financed by StageOne Ventures, Gil Dibner, General Catalyst. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Time Warner Investments, General Catalyst, Compaq. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Intel Capital, Benchmark, Accel.

The current fund was established by Jim Kimsey, Steve Case. We also calculated 2 valuable employees in our database.

When the investment is from AOL the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2000. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2009. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this AOL performs on 28 percentage points more the average number of lead investments. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 8 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight KAYAK, Ancestry, Blackboard. The fund has no exact preference 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. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as SaaS, Mobile.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Splitty Travel

$2M21 Dec 2017 Center District

Big Data
Business Intelligence
Information Services
Lead Generation
Marketing Automation
Sales Automation
Venture Capital
$18M06 Apr 2017 San Francisco, California, United States


Application Performance Management
Enterprise Software
$2M16 Mar 2016 Tel Aviv District


Application Software
Document Management
Information Services (B2C)
$1M26 Aug 2015 Tel Aviv District


Application Performance Management
Enterprise Software
$700K15 Mar 2014 Tel Aviv District


Cloud Computing
Digital Media
Enterprise Software
$59M17 Jan 2007 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Cloud Computing
Digital Media
Enterprise Software
$16M30 Nov 2005 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Search Engine
$7M01 Dec 2004 Stamford, Connecticut, United States


Search Engine
$8M14 Jan 2004 Stamford, Connecticut, United States


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