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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
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$3M
Portfolio companies 36
Rounds per year 4.88
Lead investments 3
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.08
Exits 4
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

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

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

Preteckt

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

Preteckt

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

Automation Hero

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

Maidbot

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

Lightform

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

Magnetic Insight

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

Creator

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

InsightRX

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

Abundant Robotics

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

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