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Black Jays Investments

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Amit Sharma

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Total investments 36
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$2M
Portfolio companies 26
Rounds per year 6.00
Lead investments 0
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.28
Exits 3
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Consumer Goods
  • Fashion
  • Software
  • Health Care
Summary

Black Jays Investments is the famous VC, which was founded in 2016. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the New York. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

When the investment is from Black Jays Investments the average startup value is 1-5 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2017. This Black Jays Investments works on 20 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The top activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Quip, Gradient.io, Delphia. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. 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. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Internet, SaaS.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Black Jays Investments, startups are often financed by Y Combinator, Social Starts, SWAT Equity Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Lerer Hippeau, Tom Williams, TGZ Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Vanterra Capital, Sherpa Capital, Sam Zises.

The current fund was established by Amit Sharma. The overall number of key employees were 1.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Penelope

Finance
Financial Services
Retirement
$2M15 Mar 2022 New York, New York, United States

Wardrobe

Fashion
Marketplace
Mobile Apps
Rental
Retail Technology
$4M07 Oct 2021 New York, New York, United States

Paloma

Advertising
Computer
E-Commerce
E-Commerce Platforms
Retail Technology
SaaS
Software
$4M02 Jun 2021 New York, New York, United States

Ceremonia

Beauty
Personal Branding
Wellness
$2M30 Apr 2021 New York, New York, United States

Womaness️

Beauty
Cosmetics
Women's
$4M01 Mar 2021 New York, New York, United States

Coterie

Consumer Goods
E-Commerce
Health Care
Retail
$5M18 Dec 2020 New York, New York, United States

Grayce

Elder Care
Employee Benefits
Health Care
mHealth
Wellness
$3M09 Jun 2020 San Francisco, California, United States

Spark Grills

Catering
Consumer Goods
Cooking
$3M18 May 2020 Boulder, Colorado, United States

Apres

Consumer Goods
Food and Beverage
19 Dec 2019 San Francisco, California, United States

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