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Total investments 24
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 19
Rounds per year 0.65
Lead investments 7
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 4
Key employees 10

Areas of investment

  • Media and Entertainment
  • Digital Media
  • Video
  • Advertising
  • Video Streaming

Discovery appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 1985.

The important activity for fund was in 2014. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. When the investment is from Discovery the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Discovery, startups are often financed by Integral Capital Partners, Benchmark, Acceleprise. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are World Wrestling Entertainment, Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Origin Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by TomorrowVentures, RTP Ventures, MissionOG.

The fund was created by John S. Hendricks. Besides them, we counted 8 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Sharecare, FloSports, Curiosity The fund has specific favorite 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.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


10 Jan 2022 -


Video on Demand
Video Streaming
19 Jan 2021 Istanbul

Group Nine Media

Digital Entertainment
Digital Media
Media and Entertainment
$50M09 Sep 2019 New York, United States

Media and Entertainment
Product Design
Video Streaming
$47M03 Jun 2019 Austin, Texas, United States

Joyn GmbH

Media and Entertainment
Video Streaming
01 Dec 2018 Bavaria


Digital Media
Information Technology
$41M03 Jul 2018 San Francisco, California, United States

Group Nine Media

Digital Entertainment
Digital Media
Media and Entertainment
$40M28 Nov 2017 New York, United States

Here Be Dragons

Film Production
Video Editing
Virtual Reality
$10M08 Aug 2017 Los Angeles, California, United States


Business Development
Media and Entertainment
Network Security
Virtual Workforce
$5M12 Jul 2017 Setagaya, Japan


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