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Comet Labs

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Melissa Pancoast Saman Farid


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Total investments 39
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 36
Rounds per year 4.88
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 4
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Robotics
  • Software
  • Machine Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Hardware

Comet Labs is the famous VC, which was founded in 2015. The main department of described VC is located in the San Francisco. The company was established in North America in United States.

The current fund was established by Saman Farid. Besides them, we counted 4 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The real fund results show that this VC is 9 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The top activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. This Comet Labs works on 21 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Comet Labs, startups are often financed by Lux Capital, SOSV, National Science Foundation. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Lux Capital, Sinovation Ventures, GV. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Lux Capital, Legend Star, GV.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Face++ (Megvii), Orvibo, Cobalt. 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. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Artificial Intelligence, Hardware. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 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.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Artificial Intelligence
Business/Productivity Software
Enterprise Software
Machine Learning
Other Commercial Services
Other Transportation
Predictive Analytics
$2M27 Mar 2019 Memphis, Tennessee, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Business/Productivity Software
Enterprise Software
Machine Learning
Other Commercial Services
Other Transportation
Predictive Analytics
$2M19 Dec 2018 Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Automation Hero

Artificial Intelligence
Data Center Automation
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Sales Automation
$4M24 Apr 2018 San Francisco, California, United States


Housekeeping Service
Industrial Automation
08 Jan 2018 Austin, Texas, United States


Augmented Reality
Digital Signage
Internet of Things
Virtual Reality
$5M21 Nov 2017 San Francisco, California, United States

Magnetic Insight

Health Care
Life Science
Medical Device
$2M01 Jul 2017 California, United States


Food and Beverage
Industrial Design
Industrial Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
$18M09 Jun 2017 San Francisco, California, United States


Health Care
Machine Learning
Predictive Analytics
$2M08 May 2017 San Francisco, California, United States

Abundant Robotics

Food and Beverage
$10M04 May 2017 Hayward, California, United States


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