Cue Ball Founded 2008
Founders John Hamel
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Total investments 8
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$9M
Portfolio companies 8
Rounds per year 0.62
Lead investments 5
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.11
Exits -
Key employees -
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed
Areas of investment
Analytics
Big Data
Cloud Data Services
Digital Media
Enterprise Software
Information Services
SaaS
Summary

Cue Ball is the famous VC, which was founded in 2008. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Boston. The company was established in North America in United States.

The current fund was established by John Hamel. The overall number of key employees were 7.

The average startup value when the investment from Cue Ball is 50-100 millions dollars. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Comparing to the other companies, this Cue Ball performs on 10 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 16 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The high activity for fund was in 2018.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Apps, Internet. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. 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 Bread, Livefyre, Scrollmotion d/b/a Ingage.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Cue Ball, startups are often financed by Greycroft, ff Venture Capital, Hillsven Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Hillsven Capital, ff Venture Capital, RRE Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Greycroft, ff Venture Capital, Hillsven Capital.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Haute Hijab
E-Commerce
Fashion
Retail
Seed
2M11 Feb 2019 United States, New York
WaitWhat
Content
Digital Media
Media and Entertainment
Series A
4M21 Feb 2019 United States, New York
CENTRL Inc
Computer
Software
Series A
10 Aug 2015 United States, Mountain View
CENTRL Inc
Computer
Software
Series B
10 Nov 2016 United States, Mountain View
Lex Machina
Analytics
Database
Internet
Legal
Legal Tech
Software
Series A
4M11 May 2021 United States, Menlo Park
Kapost
Content
Digital Marketing
Marketing
Software
Series B
10M11 May 2021 United States, Boulder
Redline Trading Solutions
Apps
Developer Tools
Software
Venture - Series Unknown
5M11 May 2021 United States, Woburn
Pex
Digital Entertainment
Music
Photography
Video
Series A
57M16 Feb 2021 United States, Los Angeles
Jopwell
Professional Services
Recruiting
Seed
3M20 Jan 2016 United States, New York
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