BAM Ventures

Founded 2014
Founders Brian Lee Richard Jun Shamin Walsh

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Total investments 125
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$4M
Portfolio companies 100
Rounds per year 17.86
Lead investments 0
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.18
Exits 15
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

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

In 2014 was created BAM Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the Playa Vista.

The current fund was established by Brian Lee, Richard Jun. The overall number of key employees were 3.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Digital Media, Apps. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Honey, fuboTV, Hollar. 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.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the BAM Ventures, startups are often financed by Forerunner Ventures, Collaborative Fund, Potenza Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Mucker Capital, Lerer Hippeau, Brian Lee. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Mucker Capital, Greycroft, Comcast Ventures.

When the investment is from BAM Ventures the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in 13-24 deals every year. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The high activity for fund was in 2018. Opposing the other organizations, this BAM Ventures works on 22 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

PayEngine

FinTech
Payments
$1M18 Aug 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States

Wildfire Systems

E-Commerce
Messaging
Shopping
$15M04 Aug 2021 Solana Beach, California, United States

Flyp

Internet
Mobile Apps
$3M19 Jul 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

E-Commerce
E-Commerce Platforms
Fashion
Retail
$2M26 May 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Sway

Advertising
Artificial Intelligence
Bioinformatics
Biotechnology
Clean Energy
Content Creators
Media and Entertainment
Social Media
$2M03 Apr 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Breathwrk

Fitness
Personal Health
Wellness
28 Mar 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States

Artificial Intelligence
Internet
Machine Learning
$1M18 Jan 2021 San Jose, California, United States

FourFront

Media and Entertainment
$1M31 Dec 2020 Brooklyn, New York, United States

Grin Gaming

Artificial Intelligence
Fantasy Sports
Gaming
Video Streaming
01 Dec 2020 Los Angeles, California, United States
News
PayEngine Raises $1.6M Seed Funding

– PayEngine is a payments-facilitation platform built for vertical SaaS.
– The company raised $1.6M in seed funding.
– The round was led by Mucker Capital with participation from BAM Ventures, I2BF Global Ventures and HIVE Ventures.
– The new investment will be used to expand its core team and operations and extend its business reach.

WildFire Systems Raises $15M in Series A Funding

– Wildfire Systems from Solana Beach, CA provides a financial technology platform which enables enterprise partners to embed social commerce, rewards, and cashback offerings within their existing services.
– The company raised $15M in Series A funding.
– The round was co-led by TTV Capital and QED Investors with participation from new investors B Capital, the George Kaiser Family Foundation, and Daher Capital, and existing investors including Mucker Capital, Bonfire Ventures, Moonshots Capital, and BAM Ventures.
– The new investment will be used to expand the launch of its new white-label monetization platform.

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