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Crankstart Foundation

Founders Michael Moritz


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Total investments 4
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 4
Rounds per year 0.18
Lead investments 0
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Logistics
  • Delivery
  • Delivery Service
  • Mobile Apps

In 2000 was created Crankstart Foundation, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The venture was found in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Palo Alto.

The fund was created by Michael Moritz.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6 partakers. Despite the Crankstart Foundation, startups are often financed by Passion Capital, Jeremy Yap, Thrive Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Y Combinator, Thrive Capital, Stripe. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Index Ventures, Blossom Capital, Benchmark.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 1 and less years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Monzo, Duffel. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Finance, Banking. For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United Kingdom.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. When the investment is from Crankstart Foundation the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2018. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Big Data
Car Sharing
Information Technology
Last Mile Transportation
$30M30 Jun 2022 Sao Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil


Delivery Service
Mobile Apps
$128M19 Jan 2021 Turkey, Istanbul, Turkey


Developer APIs
$4M31 Aug 2018 London, England, United Kingdom


Financial Services
$97M06 Nov 2017 London, England, United Kingdom


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