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Day One Ventures

Day One Ventures

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Headquarters Location

United States, San Francisco


Day One Ventures is the renowned VC, which was created in 2017. The the headquarters of this VC is in San Francisco. This investor is located in North America, United States.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 7-8 other investors. Along with Day One Ventures, start-ups are often financed by Y Combinator, Social Capital, BBG Ventures as well as 14 other investors. The most common co-investors for the fund are Kairos, Y Combinator, Zach Weinberg and also 23 different VCs. The investors in the following rounds are usually Lucas Venture Group, Jawed Karim, Plug and Play, and 3 VCs in total.

In comparison with other funds, Day One Ventures makes 24 percentage points less than the average number of lead investments. This fund was the most active in 2018. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The fund generally invests in 7-12 deals every year.

The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. If there are 5+ founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Personal Finance, Software. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 8 more industries for this fund. Moreover, a start-up needs to be 2-3 years old to get investment from this fund. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. Besides this, the fund also invested in 2 other countries. Public Goods, Hone, Delphia are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund.

This VC was founded by Masha Drokova. We also identified another 2 core personnel in our database.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name:; User name format in descending order of probability: first

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

8.7% of cases

Funds Investing in Previous

Y Combinator, Social Capital, BBG Ventures

Funds Investing Together

Kairos, Y Combinator

Funds Investing in Following

Lucas Venture Group, Plug and Play

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