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Arena Ventures

Investor type Incubator
Founders Jeff Lo Paige Craig

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Total investments 41
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$5M
Portfolio companies 31
Rounds per year 5.86
Lead investments 4
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.22
Exits 6
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Internet
  • Application Software
  • Apps
  • Payments
Summary

Arena Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2015. The main office of represented VC is situated in the West Hollywood. The venture was found in North America in United States.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Clover Health, Andela, Atrium LTS. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Lifestyle, Health Care. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. 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 6-7 partakers. Despite the Arena Ventures, startups are often financed by Switch Ventures, Y Combinator, Structure Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Switch Ventures, Brady Brim-DeForest, Wavemaker Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Spark Capital, GV, Switch Ventures.

The high activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 4 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2017. This Arena Ventures works on 17 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. When the investment is from Arena Ventures the average startup value is 10-50 millions dollars.

The current fund was established by Jeff Lo, Paige Craig. Besides them, we counted 2 critical employees of this fund in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Parade

Enterprise Applications
Logistics
Mobile Apps
Transportation
$5M08 Feb 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Saltbox

$3M05 Sep 2019 Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Jianzhugang.com

Construction
Information Services
$7M21 Mar 2019 Shenzhen, Guangdong, China

Solar Analytics

Environmental Engineering
Renewable Energy
Solar
$4M02 Aug 2018 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Unbound

Crowdfunding
Online Portals
Publishing
Sex Tech
Wellness
Women's
$2M22 Dec 2017 New York, United States

Pilotworks

Communities
Delivery
Education
Food and Beverage
Food Processing
$13M05 Dec 2017 New York, United States

Aaptiv

Application Software
Educational and Training Services (B2C)
Fitness
Health Care
Mobile
Payments
$18M01 Dec 2017 New York, New York, United States

Unbound

Crowdfunding
Online Portals
Publishing
Sex Tech
Wellness
Women's
07 Sep 2017 New York, New York, United States

Rinse

Application Software
Clothing
Home Services
Internet
Other Services (B2C Non-Financial)
$14M21 Jun 2017 San Francisco, California, United States

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