DFJ Growth Founded 2006
Founders John Fisher Mark Bailey Randy Glein
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Total investments 35
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$51M
Portfolio companies 35
Rounds per year 2.33
Lead investments 15
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.26
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Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
Areas of investment
Angel Investment
Digital Media
Venture Capital
Summary

In 2006 was created DFJ Growth, which is appeared as VC. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Menlo Park. The company was established in North America in United States.

The real fund results show that this VC is 9 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. Deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund. This DFJ Growth works on 2 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The important activity for fund was in 2019. When the investment is from DFJ Growth the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars.

This organization was formed by John Fisher, Mark Bailey, Randy Glein. The overall number of key employees were 10.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the DFJ Growth, startups are often financed by Spark Capital, SV Angel, CRV. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Sapphire Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Battery Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Sapphire Ventures, Spark Capital, Meritech Capital Partners.

The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. 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 Twitter, SpaceX, Unity Technologies. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Machine Learning, Enterprise Software. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund.

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CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
CafeMedia
Digital Media
Series A
5M22 Aug 2007 United States, New York
Katerra
Construction
Series C
130M13 Apr 2017 United States, Menlo Park
SolarCity
Venture - Series Unknown
10M15 Sep 2006
Jaya
Automotive
Parking
Software
Series A
4M16 May 2014 China, Haidian
Foursquare
Advertising
Advertising Platforms
Analytics
Apps
Big Data
Developer APIs
Developer Tools
Guides
Mobile Advertising
Private Social Networking
Series D
35M19 Dec 2013 United States, New York
LiveMedia
Advertising
Communication Hardware
Electronics
Venture - Series Unknown
27 Oct 2010 India, New Delhi
MyShape
E-Commerce
Retail
Search Engine
Shopping
Series C
5M10 Nov 2010 United States, Glendale
Kajeet
Children
EdTech
Education
Mobile
Telecommunications
Venture - Series Unknown
1M24 Nov 2008 United States, McLean
Tesla
Automotive
Autonomous Vehicles
Electric Vehicle
Electronics
Innovation Management
Series E
50M19 May 2009 United States, Palo Alto
Renovate America
Energy Efficiency
Financial Services
Water
Private Equity
90M01 Oct 2015 United States, San Diego
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