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City Light Capital

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Josh Cohen


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Total investments 136
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 101
Rounds per year 7.56
Lead investments 5
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 10
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Software
  • Wellness
  • Education
  • Information Technology

City Light Capital appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2004. The main department of described VC is located in the New York. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The high activity for fund was in 2019. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. This City Light Capital works on 13 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The average startup value when the investment from City Light Capital is 10-50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The real fund results show that this VC is 11 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies.

This organization was formed by Josh Cohen. Besides them, we counted 3 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Health Care, Software. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Ginger, RapidSOS, Digital Signal Corporation. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the City Light Capital, startups are often financed by Labrador Ventures, Novak Biddle Venture Partners, Claremont Creek Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Novak Biddle Venture Partners, Rethink Education, Highland Capital Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Highland Capital Partners, Levensohn Venture Partners, The Westly Group.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Brave Health

Health Care
Online Portals
$40M11 Oct 2022 Miami, Florida, United States

Noteworthy AI

Artificial Intelligence
Internet of Things
Power Grid
$3M20 Jul 2022 Stamford, Connecticut, United States

Xage Security

Information Technology
Internet of Things
Network Security
$40M14 Jul 2022 Palo Alto, California, United States

$5M13 Jun 2022 California, United States


$55M09 Jun 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


Career Planning
Personal Development
Product Design
Professional Services
$6M06 Jun 2022 New York, New York, United States

Bicycle Health

Health Care
Health Insurance
Personal Health
$50M23 May 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Optivolt Labs

Electronic Design Automation (EDA)
Embedded Systems
$8M17 May 2022 California, United States

Frame Fertility

Health Care
$2M26 Apr 2022 -
EveryDay Labs Raises $8M in Series A Funding

– EveryDay Labs from Redwood City CA raised $8m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Rethink Impact with participation from Reach Capital, Gary Community Ventures, City Light Capital, RedHouse Education, Edovate Capital Bonsal Capital and Copper Wire Ventures.
– The company intends to use the funds to scale its research-based communication tools.

Bicycle Health Raises $27M in Series A Funding

– Bicycle Health, a Boston, MA-based virtual care provider of evidence based treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD), raised $27M in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Questa Capital with participation from City Light Capital, Emily Melton and previous investor SignalFire.
– The company will use the capital to expand its clinician network, partner with additional payers, invest in research and continue building local community partnerships to reach those without other treatment options.


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