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Bullish

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Brent Vartan Michael Duda Thomas Balderston

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Total investments 63
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$15M
Portfolio companies 30
Rounds per year 5.25
Lead investments 1
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.52
Exits 8
Key employees 7
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Fashion
  • Consumer Goods
  • Retail
  • Wellness
Summary

Bullish is the famous VC, which was founded in 2010. 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.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Bullish, startups are often financed by Harrison Metal, Andrew Mitchell, Tiger Global Management. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Lerer Hippeau, Tiger Global Management, Harrison Metal. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Harrison Metal, Forerunner Ventures, First Round Capital.

The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The average startup value when the investment from Bullish is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this Bullish performs on 27 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2014. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year.

The fund was created by Michael Duda. We also calculated 7 valuable employees in our database.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Food and Beverage, Consumer Goods. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Harry's, Peloton Interactive, Warby Parker.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Hello Cake

Wellness
$8M27 Sep 2022 California, United States

Autumn

Local
Marketplace
Professional Services
Service Industry
Software
12 Jul 2022 New York, New York, United States

Hello Cake

Wellness
$2M05 Apr 2022 California, United States

August

Personal Health
Wellness
Women's
$2M25 Jun 2021 Brooklyn, New York, United States

E-Commerce
Fashion
Health Care
Lifestyle
Women's
$3M21 Apr 2021 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Dirty Labs

$1M01 Nov 2020 Scottsdale, Arizona, United States

Spark Grills

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

CUUP

Fashion
Lingerie
Retail
$11M04 Feb 2020 New York, United States

Sunday

Auto Insurance
Commercial Insurance
Consumer Goods
FinTech
Health Insurance
Home and Garden
Insurance
InsurTech
Landscaping
Predictive Analytics
Property Insurance
Subscription Service
$6M08 Aug 2019 Boulder, Colorado, United States
News
Stix expands from at-home pregnancy and ovulation tests to UTI products with $3.5M seed

– Stix, a women’s health startup, raised $3.5m in seed funding.
– The round was led by Resolute Ventures and SWAT equity partners, with participation from Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator, Bullish and a variety of strategic angels.
– This brings the total amount raised by the company to $5m.

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