Designer Fund Founded 2011
Founders Ben Blumenfeld Enrique Allen
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Total investments 22
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$4M
Portfolio companies 22
Rounds per year 2.20
Lead investments 1
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.12
Exits -
Key employees -
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed
Areas of investment
Enterprise Software
FinTech
Health Care
Information Technology
SaaS
Software
Summary

In 2011 was created Designer Fund, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the San Francisco.

This organization was formed by Ben Blumenfeld, Enrique Allen. Besides them, we counted 2 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. 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 Stripe, Gusto, Omada Health. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are FinTech, Software. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 1 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with more than 10 partakers. Despite the Designer Fund, startups are often financed by Sequoia Capital, Sherpa Capital, SV Angel. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Slow Ventures, SV Angel, Kleiner Perkins. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Kleiner Perkins, General Catalyst, Andreessen Horowitz.

The important activity for fund was in 2014. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. This Designer Fund works on 16 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The typical startup value when the investment from Designer Fund is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Moxxly
Hardware
Health Care
Internet of Things
Product Design
Software
Seed
15 Jun 2015 Panama, San Francisco
Revi
Customer Service
Food and Beverage
Software
Seed
2M17 Dec 2020 Panama, San Francisco
Heartbeat Health
Health Care
Software
Series A
8M12 Mar 2020 United States, New York
Netlify
Business/Productivity Software
Content Delivery Network
Software Development Applications
Web Development
Web Hosting
Series A
12M21 Mar 2018 Panama, San Francisco
Operator
E-Commerce
E-Commerce Platforms
Fashion
Search Engine
Series A
10M23 Apr 2015 Panama, San Francisco
Better
Billing
Health Care
Health Insurance
Insurance
Medical
Seed
1M18 Apr 2017 Panama, San Francisco
Framer
Computer
Developer Platform
Developer Tools
Internet
Software
Seed
1M03 Mar 2015 Netherlands, Amsterdam
Allclasses
Education
Search Engine
Training
Seed
1M06 May 2014 United Kingdom, Boston
DICE
Big Data
Content Discovery
Ticketing
Series A
9M26 Aug 2016 United Kingdom, Westminster
Storehouse
iOS
Photography
Social Media
Video
Series A
7M22 May 2014 Panama, San Francisco
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