Crosslink Capital

Founded 1989
Founders Michael Stark Sy Kaufman


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Total investments 333
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 197
Rounds per year 10.41
Lead investments 59
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 74
Key employees 18
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Internet
  • Enterprise Software
  • Information Technology

Crosslink Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 1989. The company was established in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the San Francisco.

The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2011. The fund is generally included in 13-24 deals every year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Crosslink Capital works on 8 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 10 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2012. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. When the investment is from Crosslink Capital the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 participants. Despite the Crosslink Capital, startups are often financed by SV Angel, Meritech Capital Partners, BlueRun Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are SV Angel, Kleiner Perkins, Trinity Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by DFJ, Norwest Venture Partners, Lerer Hippeau.

The fund was created by Michael Stark, Sy Kaufman. We also calculated 12 valuable employees in our database.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Pandora, Postmates, Coupa. 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 most successful fund investment fields, there are Information Technology, Internet. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$6M16 Nov 2021 Utah, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Human Resources
$15M21 Sep 2021 Nashville, Tennessee, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Electronic Health Record (EHR)
Health Diagnostics
$27M26 Aug 2021 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States


Food and Beverage
$2M05 Aug 2021 New York, New York, United States

Human Interest

Employee Benefits
Financial Services
Wealth Management
$200M04 Aug 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Health Insurance
Personal Finance
Wealth Management
$12M30 Jul 2021 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Social Media
Social News
$4M24 Jun 2021 Santa Monica, California, United States


Financial Services
$40M16 Jun 2021 New York, New York, United States

Flume Health

Financial Services
Health Care
Health Insurance
Information Technology
Online Portals
$6M25 May 2021 New York, New York, United States
Clovers Scores $15M Seed Financing Round

– Clovers, a human resources technology firm leveraging conversational intelligence to improve interviewing and hiring practices, today announced it has raised $15m in seed funding.
– The round was led by Greycroft and Alpha Edison with participation from Crosslink Capital, Acadian Ventures, Fika Ventures and Act One Ventures.
– Clovers is the intelligent interview platform that uses human and conversational intelligence to accelerate hiring, uncover bias, and put the right people in the right role every time.

Near Space Labs closes $13M Series A to send more Earth imaging robots to the stratosphere

– Near Space Labs, a geospatial intelligence startup, raised $13m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Crosslink Capital and joined by Toyota Ventures and existing investors Leadout Capital and Wireframe Ventures.
– Near Space Labs also announced that Crosslink partner Phil Boyer has joined its board.
– Near Space Labs is focused on urbanized areas where change happens very rapidly.
– The company has named its platform “Swifty”.
– Each one is capable of reaching altitudes between 60,000 and 85,000 feet and capturing 400-1,000 square kilometers of imagery per flight.
– The company sells the data it collects and has developed an API through which customers can access the data via a subscription model.


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