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Crosslink Capital

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Michael Stark Sy Kaufman

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Total investments 435
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$16M
Portfolio companies 250
Rounds per year 13.18
Lead investments 75
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.43
Exits 85
Key employees 18
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

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

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

GoExpedi

E-Commerce
Energy
Oil and Gas
Supply Chain Management
$33M23 Nov 2022 Houston, Texas, United States

Aescape

$30M16 Nov 2022 New York, New York, United States

Arro

Apps
Mobile
Service Industry
Transportation
$10M20 Oct 2022 New York, New York, United States

Arro

$10M11 Oct 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States

AirVine Scientific

$10M02 Oct 2022 Maryland, United States

LearnLux

Education
Financial Services
FinTech
Internet
$10M29 Sep 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Axle

Finance
FinTech
Information Services
Information Technology
$26M15 Sep 2022 New York, New York, United States

Roofr

Construction
Home Improvement
Home Renovation
Marketplace
$12M13 Sep 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Yesler

Building Material
Internet
Marketplace
$5M23 Aug 2022 Seattle, Washington, United States
News
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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