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Day One Ventures

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Masha Drokova

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Total investments 70
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$11M
Portfolio companies 58
Rounds per year 11.67
Lead investments 1
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.17
Exits 3
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Internet
  • SaaS
  • Information Technology
  • Financial Services
Summary

Day One Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2017. The company was established in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the San Francisco.

This organization was formed by Masha Drokova. We also calculated 2 valuable employees in our database.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Public Goods, Hone, Delphia. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Personal Finance, Software.

The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2018. Comparing to the other companies, this Day One Ventures performs on 24 percentage points less the average number of lead investments.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 7-8 partakers. Despite the Day One Ventures, startups are often financed by Y Combinator, Social Capital, BBG Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Kairos, Y Combinator, Zach Weinberg. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Lucas Venture Group, Jawed Karim, Plug and Play.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Akroda

Enterprise Software
Legal Tech
SaaS
Software
$100K24 Dec 2022 New York, New York, United States

Quinn

Audio
Sex Industry
Sex Tech
Women's
$3M25 Oct 2022 New York, New York, United States

Regie

Artificial Intelligence
Business Information Systems
Information Technology
Marketing
$10M29 Sep 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Hofy

$15M28 Sep 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Koop

Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
$5M31 Aug 2022 -

Concert Bio

Biotechnology
$1M01 Aug 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

you.com

$25M14 Jul 2022 -

Continuum Technology

Business Development
Human Resources
Recruiting
Software
$12M12 Jul 2022 Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

Vibrant Planet

Cloud Data Services
Environmental Consulting
Information Technology
$17M23 Jun 2022 Incline Village, Nevada, United States
News
Superplastic raises $20M to expand its cartoon influencer universe

– Superplastic, a company from the creator of Ello and Kidrobot, raised $20m funding.
– The round was led by Google Ventures, Index Ventures, Founders Fund, Craft Ventures, Day One Ventures, Galaxy Digital, Kakao, LINE Friends and individual investors like Cyan Banister, Jared Leto, Justin Timberlake and Scooter Braun.
– The company owns an animated collab house of “synthetic superstars” — characters who live on social media and pop up everywhere else through partnerships with celebrities, iconic fashion brands and gaming platforms.

Owner.com serves up $10.7M so that independent restaurants can get cooking

– Owner.com is a free online ordering, delivery and marketing platform for independent restaurants, closed $10.7 million in seed.
– The funding was led by SaaStr Fund, with participation from Redpoint Ventures and Day One Ventures, as well as a group of individual investors including Naval Ravikant, CNBC’s The Profit host Marcus Lemonis, The Kitchen Restaurant Group’s Kimbal Musk, DoNotPay founder Joshua Browder, Figma founder Dylan Field and independent restaurant owners and customers of Owner.com.
– The company provides a free online ordering, delivery and marketing platform for independent restaurants that puts them on similar playing fields with the big guys.
– It is free for restaurants and charges customers a 5% convenience fee when they order from the website.
– The company was founded by Adam Guild, a high school dropout and a Thiel Fellow.

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