Backstage Capital

Founded 2015
Founders Arlan Hamilton

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Total investments 72
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$1M
Portfolio companies 56
Rounds per year 9.33
Lead investments 3
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.06
Exits 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
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Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Fashion
  • Health Care
  • Internet
  • Software
Summary

Backstage Capital appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2015. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the West Hollywood.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 participants. Despite the Backstage Capital, startups are often financed by SOSV, VTF Capital, Techstars. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Techstars, Y Combinator, Wharton Angel Network. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Techstars, XFactor Ventures, The Syndicate Fund.

The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. 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 fund investment industries, there are Software, Health Care. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Mahmee, CareAcademy, Dark.

This organization was formed by Arlan Hamilton. Besides them, we counted 5 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. Opposing the other organizations, this Backstage Capital works on 27 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The real fund results show that this VC is 16 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The top activity for fund was in 2017.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Upsie

Apps
Insurance
Mobile
Mobile Apps
Security
Software
Early Stage Venture
18M13 May 2021 United States, Minneapolis

Mixtroz

Business/Productivity Software
Communication Software
Events
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Other Commercial Services
Professional Networking
Software
Seed
1000K06 May 2021 United States, Birmingham

West Tenth

Communities
E-Commerce Platforms
Marketplace
Women's
Seed
1M02 Mar 2021 United States, Los Angeles

Healthy Roots Dolls

Beauty
Children
Consumer Goods
Other Consumer Durables
Recreational Goods
Toys
Women's
Seed
1000K05 Feb 2021 United States, Detroit

Loop

Agriculture
AgTech
Artificial Intelligence
Farming
Financial Services
Hardware
Insurance
InsurTech
Logistics
Messaging
Mobile Apps
Photo Sharing
Photography
Social Media
Transportation
Video
Seed
3M13 Jan 2021 United States, San Francisco

Seed
07 Jan 2021

Kiira Health

Artificial Intelligence
Fertility
Health Care
Women's
Seed
05 Dec 2020 United States, Los Angeles

SOTE

B2B
Big Data
Freight Service
Logistics
Warehousing
Seed
3M12 Nov 2020 United States, Palo Alto

Edlyft

E-Learning
Education
Seed
1M28 Oct 2020 United States, San Francisco

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