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Cox Enterprises

Founders James Cox

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Total investments 67
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$43M
Portfolio companies 50
Rounds per year 0.53
Lead investments 13
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.25
Exits 6
Key employees 18

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • SaaS
  • Marketing
  • Health Care
Summary

Cox Enterprises is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1898. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the Atlanta.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Cox Enterprises, startups are often financed by WP Global Partners, Techstars, NGEN Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Techstars Atlanta, in partnership with Cox Enterprises, Techstars, Venrock. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Venrock, Trinity Ventures, Time Warner Investments.

The fund was created by James Cox. The overall number of key employees were 16.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Internet, Mobile Apps. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Udacity, Clearcover, PointServe The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2019. When the investment is from Cox Enterprises the average startup value is 1-5 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 10 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. Opposing the other organizations, this Cox Enterprises works on 25 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Amplify Education

EdTech
Education
Higher Education
23 May 2023 Brooklyn, New York, United States

Axios HQ

Information Technology
Management Information Systems
$20M24 Mar 2023 Arlington, Virginia, United States

Checkerspot

Advanced Materials
Biotechnology
Life Science
Manufacturing
Product Design
Skiing
$55M14 Feb 2023 Berkeley, California, United States

Growers Edge

Agriculture
Farming
Financial Services
FinTech
$15M13 Feb 2023 Iowa, United States

Social Auto Transport

Automotive
Delivery
Fleet Management
Last Mile Transportation
Transportation
$8M24 Jan 2023 Richmond, Virginia, United States

ChartHop

Data Visualization
Human Resources
Productivity Tools
Software
$20M03 Jan 2023 New York, New York, United States

Saltbox

$35M29 Nov 2022 Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Carbyne

Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
Information Technology
Public Safety
$56M07 Sep 2022 New York, New York, United States

Motivo

Health Care
Marketplace
$14M18 Aug 2022 Atlanta, Georgia, United States
News
FaZe Clan Receives Investment From Cox Enterprises

– FaZe Clan, a Los Angeles, CA-based digital lifestyle and media platform rooted in gaming and youth culture, received a strategic investment from Cox Enterprises.
– The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
– The investment extend the existing partnership between Cox Enterprises and FaZe Clan.

Clearcover Scoops Up $200M Series D Round

– Clearcover, the smarter car insurance choice, has closed $200m in Series D funding.
– The round was led by Eldridge, with participation from existing investors American Family Ventures, Cox Enterprises, OMERS Ventures, as well as several other new investors.
– Clearcover has raised $329m in total funding to date.

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Total investments 67
Average round size 43M
Rounds per year 0.53
Peak activity year 2023
Lead investments 13
Follow on index 0.25
Exits 6
Group Appearance index 0.84

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Amplify Education

EdTech
Education
Higher Education
23 May 2023 Brooklyn, New York, United States

Axios HQ

Information Technology
Management Information Systems
$20M24 Mar 2023 Arlington, Virginia, United States

Checkerspot

Advanced Materials
Biotechnology
Life Science
Manufacturing
Product Design
Skiing
$55M14 Feb 2023 Berkeley, California, United States

Growers Edge

Agriculture
Farming
Financial Services
FinTech
$15M13 Feb 2023 Iowa, United States

Social Auto Transport

Automotive
Delivery
Fleet Management
Last Mile Transportation
Transportation
$8M24 Jan 2023 Richmond, Virginia, United States

ChartHop

Data Visualization
Human Resources
Productivity Tools
Software
$20M03 Jan 2023 New York, New York, United States

Saltbox

$35M29 Nov 2022 Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Carbyne

Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
Information Technology
Public Safety
$56M07 Sep 2022 New York, New York, United States

Motivo

Health Care
Marketplace
$14M18 Aug 2022 Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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