Cowboy Ventures

Founded 2012
Founders Aileen Lee

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Total investments 105
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$10M
Portfolio companies 77
Rounds per year 11.67
Lead investments 14
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.41
Exits 21
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
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Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Internet
  • E-Commerce
  • SaaS
  • FinTech
Summary

Cowboy Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2012. The main department of described VC is located in the Palo Alto. The company was established in North America in United States.

This Cowboy Ventures works on 14 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 9 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The typical startup value when the investment from Cowboy Ventures is 100-500 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2016. The top activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

The fund was created by Aileen Lee. The overall number of key employees were 4.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Cowboy Ventures, startups are often financed by Redpoint, Harrison Metal, Y Combinator. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Kleiner Perkins, Slow Ventures, Pear Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Harrison Metal, First Round Capital, Slow Ventures.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Internet, Social Media. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Dollar Shave Club, Branch, LendingHome

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Vic.ai

Accounting
Artificial Intelligence
Financial Services
FinTech
Information Services
Machine Learning
1
$50M01 Sep 2021 United States, New York

Homebase

Human Resources
Local
Professional Services
Small and Medium Businesses
Software
1
$71M29 Jul 2021 United States, San Francisco

mobile.dev

Mobile Apps
Software
1
$3M14 Jul 2021 United States, San Francisco

Drata

Compliance
Cyber Security
Internet
Software
1
$25M23 Jun 2021 United States, San Diego

ChartHop

Data Visualization
Human Resources
Productivity Tools
Software
1
$35M09 Jun 2021 United States, New York

LumaTax

Apps
Internet
Software
n/a
$4M12 May 2021 United States, Seattle

Nearby

Business Intelligence
E-Commerce
Shopping
Software
1
$21M05 May 2021 United States, Oakland

Aura Health

Alternative Medicine
Consumer
Content Discovery
Health Care
Mobile Apps
Personal Health
Wellness
n/a
$1M01 May 2021 United States, San Francisco

NEWNESS

Beauty
Software
Video Streaming
1
$3M26 Feb 2021 United States, San Francisco
News
Vic.ai, an AI-powered accounting automation platform, raises $50M
– Vic, a startup developing software to automate accounting and financial processes, announced that it closed a $50m series B financing round with participation from GGV Capital, Cowboy Ventures, and Costanoa Ventures. – Pivoting away from its initial focus on accounting professionals, Vic says it’ll use the capital to expand its existing enterprise offering as well as build out its financial intelligence engine. Read more
Homebase Announces $71 Million in Series C Funding
– Homebase announced its $71m Series C funding round to expand its products and services. – With $109m in total funding to date, Homebase is also launching new innovative tools for HR and payroll that broaden its offering for small business owners and accelerate the company’s growth and expansion. – This funding round was led by new investor, GGV Capital, and includes existing investors Bain Capital Ventures, Baseline Ventures, Bedrock Capital, Cowboy Ventures, and Khosla Ventures, and additional investor PLUS C... Read more

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