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Betaworks

Founders Andy Weissman Billy Chasen John Borthwick

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Total investments 221
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$4M
Portfolio companies 171
Rounds per year 13.00
Lead investments 21
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.22
Exits 57
Key employees 11
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Internet
  • Social Media
  • Mobile
  • Apps
Summary

Betaworks appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 2008. The company was established in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the New York.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Betaworks, startups are often financed by Y Combinator, Techstars, Lerer Hippeau. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Thrive Capital, Index Ventures, Slow Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Lerer Hippeau, Tuesday Capital, Index Ventures.

Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 8 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2010. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 investment rounds annually. The typical startup value when the investment from Betaworks is 50-100 millions dollars. This Betaworks works on 2 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2014.

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 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 IFTTT, Lotame, Yieldbot. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Mobile, E-Commerce. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little.

The fund was created by Billy Chasen, John Borthwick. The overall number of key employees were 5.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Quadratic

Data Storage
Database
SaaS
Software
$5M02 Apr 2024 Boulder, Colorado, United States

Flower

Analytics
E-Learning
Open Source
$20M15 Feb 2024 Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

Kosmik

SaaS
Software
$3M21 Dec 2023 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Barnyard Games

Casual Games
Gaming
PC Games
Video Games
$3M14 Dec 2023 Encinitas, California, United States

Vera

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
Machine Learning
$2M05 Oct 2023 New York, New York, United States

Wand App

Artificial Intelligence
$4M23 Aug 2023 -

Tableland

Cloud Computing
Cloud Data Services
Database
$8M20 Apr 2023 Mill Valley, California, United States

Flower

Analytics
E-Learning
Open Source
$3M05 Apr 2023 Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

Ghost Message

Messaging
Social Media
$8M15 Mar 2023 -
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Cube Dev Raises $15.5 Million to Help Companies Build Applications with Cloud Data Warehouses

– Cube Dev announced $15.5m in funding to scale go-to-market activities and accelerate the development of its first commercial product that helps customers build applications powered by cloud data warehouses with greater speed and flexibility.
Decibel led the Series A round with Bain Capital Ventures, Betaworks and Eniac Ventures participating, bringing Cube Dev’s total funding to $23.6m.
– Cube Dev offers a headless abstraction layer between cloud data warehouses and data applications. This dramatically reduces application development time from weeks to hours.
– Demand for these kinds of capabilities continues to grow, as analysts forecast the global cloud database and DBaaS market size to grow from USD 12.0 billion in 2020 to USD 24.8 billion by 2025, a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 15.7%.

Fave, with $2.2 million seed, looks to connect creators with their fandoms

– Fave, a social platform for fans and creators, raised $2.2m in seed funding.
Female Founders Fund, HYBE, Sony Music, Warner Music, Concord Music, Quality Control, Right Hand Management, Techstars Music and Betaworks participated in the round.
– The company is all about the relationship between fans and creators.
– Fave is broken down by fandoms (starting with Swifties/Taylor Swift), allowing fans to connect with one another, create content and buy and sell fan-themed merchandise and artwork to one another.
– Fave’s go-to-market is focused on the fans themselves, though the hope is to also bring creators on to the platform, which ultimately gives them another revenue stream.

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Total investments 221
Average round size 4M
Rounds per year 13.00
Peak activity year 2010
Lead investments 21
Follow on index 0.22
Exits 57
Group Appearance index 0.90

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Quadratic

Data Storage
Database
SaaS
Software
$5M02 Apr 2024 Boulder, Colorado, United States

Flower

Analytics
E-Learning
Open Source
$20M15 Feb 2024 Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

Kosmik

SaaS
Software
$3M21 Dec 2023 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Barnyard Games

Casual Games
Gaming
PC Games
Video Games
$3M14 Dec 2023 Encinitas, California, United States

Vera

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
Machine Learning
$2M05 Oct 2023 New York, New York, United States

Wand App

Artificial Intelligence
$4M23 Aug 2023 -

Tableland

Cloud Computing
Cloud Data Services
Database
$8M20 Apr 2023 Mill Valley, California, United States

Flower

Analytics
E-Learning
Open Source
$3M05 Apr 2023 Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

Ghost Message

Messaging
Social Media
$8M15 Mar 2023 -
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