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Collaborative Fund

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Craig Shapiro

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Total investments 251
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$10M
Portfolio companies 186
Rounds per year 20.92
Lead investments 18
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.26
Exits 34
Key employees 7
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Food and Beverage
  • Health Care
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
Summary

Collaborative Fund is the famous VC, which was founded in 2010. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the New York.

The fund has no specific favorite 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. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as E-Commerce, Peer to Peer. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Quora, AltSchool, AgaMatrix. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund.

The high activity for fund was in 2014. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. When the investment is from Collaborative Fund the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. This Collaborative Fund works on 18 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 8 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

The fund was created by Craig Shapiro. We also calculated 7 valuable employees in our database.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 participants. Despite the Collaborative Fund, startups are often financed by Y Combinator, Union Square Ventures, Upfront Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Upfront Ventures, Notation Capital, Maveron. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Accomplice, Upfront Ventures, Union Square Ventures.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Dandelion Energy

CleanTech
Consumer Goods
Customer Service
Energy
GreenTech
Renewable Energy
Service Industry
$70M15 Nov 2022 New York, New York, United States

Neoplants

Biotechnology
$20M27 Oct 2022 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Hoxton Farms

Biotechnology
$27M20 Oct 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Zitara

Battery
Electric Vehicle
Energy Storage
Satellite Communication
$12M23 Aug 2022 Oakland, California, United States

AtoB

FinTech
Payments
Sustainability
Transportation
$75M16 Aug 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Flourish Labs

Health Care
Information Technology
Medical
$6M20 Jul 2022 -

AlgiKnit

Biotechnology
Manufacturing
Product Design
Sustainability
Textiles
$13M29 Jun 2022 New York, New York, United States

Brown Foods

Food and Beverage
$2M09 Jun 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Modern Synthesis

Fashion
$4M01 Jun 2022 London, England, United Kingdom
News
Loyal raises $27M, aims to give dog owners more time with their pets

– San Francisco startup Loyal raised $27m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Khosla Ventures and included First Round Capital, Box Group, Collaborative Fund, The Longevity Fund and Lachy Groom.
– The company is building an animal pharmaceutical company that is developing therapeutics aimed at extending both lifespan and healthspan for dogs.

Immi takes in $3.8M to cook up plant-based instant ramen

– Immi, a plant-based instant ramen company, raised $3.8m in seed funding.
– The round was led by Siddhi Capital and joined by Palm Tree Crew, Constellation Capital, Animal Capital, Pear Ventures, Collaborative Fund and a group of individuals, including Patrick Schwarzenegger, Kat Cole and Nik Sharma, as well as executives from Thrive Market, Caviar, Daring Foods, Madhappy, Twitch, Kettle & Fire, MUD\WTR, Native, Amity Supply, Visionary Music Group, Italic, Tatcha and Casper.
– The company plans to launch its product in the US in 2019.

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