Cox Automotive

Cox Automotive

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Headquarters Location

United States, Atlanta

About

Cox Automotive is a well known and established Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1997. The VC's location is in North America, United States. The main office of this Corporate Investor is situated in Atlanta.

Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Android, Transportation. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 8 more areas of investment. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. Besides this, the fund also invested in 1 other country. Also, a start-up has to be aged 6-10 years to expect investment from this fund. The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. Jingzhengu.com, Ridecell, Fyusion are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund.

The fund typically invests in rounds with 3-4 participants. Besides Cox Automotive, start-ups are typically funded by New Enterprise Associates, Bitauto Holdings, UTEC- University of Tokyo Edge Capital and 3 more VCs. The most common co-investors for the fund are Penske Automotive Group, Mitsui & Co, Deutsche Bahn Digital Ventures and also 1 different VC. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Toyota Motor Corporation, Vistara Capital Partners, Triangle Peak Partners.

The fund generally invests in less than 2 deals every year. This fund was the most active in 2019. The fund performance shows that this Corporate Investor achieves 23 percentage points more exits in comparison to other VCs. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars.

Year Founded

1997

Fund Activity

Operative

Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: coxautoinc.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first '.' last, first_initial last, first

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]

<1

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

12.5% of cases

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

1.1 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.2 out of 1

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