Corazon Capital

Founded 2014
Founders Sam Yagan Steve Farsht


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Total investments 50
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 45
Rounds per year 7.14
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 10
Key employees 2

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Internet
  • Enterprise Software

Corazon Capital appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2014. The main department of described VC is located in the Chicago. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as SaaS, Internet. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. 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. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Knock, Bluecore, SpotHero.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 participants. Despite the Corazon Capital, startups are often financed by Chicago Ventures, Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Techstars Chicago (Formerly Excelerate Labs). The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Lakewest Venture Partners, Hyde Park Venture Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Chicago Ventures, Greycroft.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2015. The top activity for fund was in 2014. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 14 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The typical startup value when the investment from Corazon Capital is 10-50 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. Opposing the other organizations, this Corazon Capital works on 14 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments.

The fund was created by Sam Yagan, Steve Farsht. We also calculated 2 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Social Media
Social News
$4M24 Jun 2021 United States, Santa Monica


Developer APIs
Freight Service
$4M27 May 2021 United States, New York

$2M16 Mar 2021 United States, Chicago

Food and Beverage
$3M05 Mar 2021 United States, Salt Lake City


Artificial Intelligence
Enterprise Software
Internet of Things
Water Purification
$1M26 Oct 2020 United States, Chicago


Health Care
$4M09 Sep 2019 Canada, Vancouver


$1M23 Apr 2019 United States, Chicago


Property Management
Real Estate
$400M15 Jan 2019 United States, New York


Social Media
Social News
01 Jan 2019 United States, Santa Monica
Happs Raises $4.7M in Post-Seed Funding

– Happs is a Los Angeles, CA-based community-driven live video platform for independent creators.
– The company raised $4.7m in post-seed funding.
– The round, which brought total funding to date to $6.2m, was led by Bullpen Capital with participation from Crosslink, Goodwater and Corazon.
– The new investment will be used to expand operations and business reach.

Arta Raises $4.5 in Funding

– Arta is a New York-based company which specializes in logistics software and fulfillment services for high-value, goods and collectibles.
– The company raised $4.5M in funding.
– The round was led by Corazon Capital, Gaingels Ventures and Flight.VC.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate product development.


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