Cox Automotive

Founders Dale Pollak

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Total investments 9
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$58M
Portfolio companies 8
Rounds per year 0.38
Lead investments 2
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.11
Exits 2
Key employees 1

Areas of investment

  • Automotive
  • Transportation
  • Enterprise Software
  • Autonomous Vehicles
  • Car Sharing
Summary

Cox Automotive is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1997. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Atlanta.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Android, Transportation. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Jingzhengu.com, Ridecell, Fyusion. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Cox Automotive, startups are often financed by New Enterprise Associates, Bitauto Holdings, UTEC- University of Tokyo Edge Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Penske Automotive Group, Mitsui & Co, Deutsche Bahn Digital Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Toyota Motor Corporation, Vistara Capital Partners, Triangle Peak Partners.

The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The top activity for fund was in 2019. The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 23 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Ouster

Autonomous Vehicles
Electronics
Hardware
Manufacturing
Robotics
Sensor
$42M08 Sep 2020 San Francisco, California, United States

Rivian

Automotive
Electric Vehicle
Manufacturing
Transportation
$350M10 Sep 2019 Michigan, United States

Fyusion

3D Technology
Android
Artificial Intelligence
Augmented Reality
Automotive
E-Commerce
Enterprise Software
iOS
Machine Learning
Virtual Reality
$30M18 Apr 2019 San Francisco, California, United States

Automotive
Transportation
$10M07 Jan 2019 Beijing

Ridecell

Automotive
Autonomous Vehicles
Car Sharing
Enterprise Software
Fleet Management
Internet of Things
Ride Sharing
Transportation
$28M13 Nov 2018 San Francisco, California, United States

Ridecell

Automotive
Autonomous Vehicles
Car Sharing
Enterprise Software
Fleet Management
Internet of Things
Ride Sharing
Transportation
$28M01 Jun 2018 San Francisco, California, United States

Vinli

Automotive
Consumer Applications
Developer Platform
Enterprise Applications
Hardware
Mobile
$6M08 Jun 2015 Dallas, Texas, United States

Car Sharing
Collaborative Consumption
Marketplace
Mobile
Peer to Peer
Transportation
$24M20 Nov 2014 San Francisco, California, United States

Automotive
Consumer Software
$7M13 Oct 2014 Carson, California, United States

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