Draper Associates Founded 2015
Founders Tim Draper
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Total investments 111
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$5M
Portfolio companies 111
Rounds per year 18.50
Lead investments 32
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.22
Exits -
Key employees -
Stages of investment
Debt
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed
Areas of investment
E-Commerce
Enterprise Software
Internet
Mobile
SaaS
Software
Summary

Draper Associates is the famous VC, which was founded in 1969. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the Menlo Park.

The important activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2014. Opposing the other organizations, this Draper Associates works on 13 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. When the investment is from Draper Associates the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 3 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Draper Associates, startups are often financed by Techstars, True Ventures, Rhodium. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Wavemaker Partners, Tim Draper, Zone Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Greycroft, Insight Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners.

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are SaaS, E-Commerce. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Coinbase, Thumbtack, Atomwise.

The fund was created by Tim Draper. We also calculated 4 valuable employees in our database.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Korbit
Bitcoin
Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
Finance
Financial Exchanges
FinTech
Series A
3M25 Aug 2014
CloudMedx
Big Data
Health Care
Information Technology
Natural Language Processing
Neuroscience
Personal Health
Predictive Analytics
Venture - Series Unknown
5M15 Aug 2017 United States, Palo Alto
Prolacta Bioscience
Biotechnology
Life Science
Nutrition
Series C
12M23 May 2007
Searchandise Commerce
Advertising
Marketing
Service Industry
Venture - Series Unknown
7M13 Apr 2010 United States, Beverly
Pebble
Hardware
Manufacturing
Software
Wearables
Angel
375K18 Apr 2011 United States, Palo Alto
99dresses
Apps
Fashion
File Sharing
Venture - Series Unknown
13 Jul 2012 Australia, Sydney
ICEYE
Aerospace
Agriculture
AgTech
Information Services
Information Technology
Series B
34M24 May 2018 Finland, Espoo
Splashtop
Enterprise Software
Internet of Things
SaaS
Software
Series A
10M01 Aug 2006 United States, San Jose
StayQrious
E-Learning
EdTech
Education
Seed
2M29 Sep 2020 India, Bengaluru
AutopilotHQ
Developer Tools
E-Commerce
Lead Management
Marketing
Marketing Automation
SaaS
Small and Medium Businesses
Software
Series A
3M13 Feb 2013 Panama, San Francisco
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