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Base Ventures

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Erik Moore Kirby Harris

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Total investments 98
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$2M
Portfolio companies 79
Rounds per year 9.80
Lead investments 4
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.16
Exits 18
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Mobile
  • E-Commerce
  • Travel
  • Internet
Summary

Base Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2012. The company was established in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the Berkeley.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Base Ventures, startups are often financed by SV Angel, Pathfinder, Felicis Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are 500 Startups, Alexis Ohanian, Kapor Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Erik Moore, Salesforce Ventures, SV Angel.

The real fund results show that this VC is 13 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. Opposing the other organizations, this Base Ventures works on 8 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The important activity for fund was in 2014. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. When the investment is from Base Ventures the average startup value is 50-100 millions dollars.

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 Zappos, 6sense, Courtagen Life Sciences. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are iOS, Internet. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund.

The current fund was established by Erik Moore, Kirby Harris. We also calculated 6 valuable employees 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

Space Perspective

Aerospace
Space Travel
Tourism
$40M14 Oct 2021 Florida, United States

Topknot

Internet
Women's
$650K16 Dec 2020 San Francisco, California, United States

Space Perspective

Aerospace
Space Travel
Tourism
$7M02 Dec 2020 Florida, United States

PadSplit

Association
Communities
Lifestyle
Property Management
Real Estate
Residential
$4M18 Apr 2019 Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Mos

Information Technology
Software
$4M17 Apr 2019 San Francisco, California, United States

Apozy

Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
SaaS
Security
$2M14 Feb 2019 San Francisco, California, United States

Confident Cannabis

Analytics
Cannabis
E-Commerce
Information Technology
SaaS
Software
$12M16 Jan 2019 Palo Alto, California, United States

Avochato

Internet
Messaging
SMS
Software
$5M07 Dec 2018 San Francisco, California, United States

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