Draper Richards Founded 1996
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Total investments 30
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$8M
Portfolio companies 30
Rounds per year 1.20
Lead investments 3
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.30
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Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
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Areas of investment
E-Commerce
Enterprise Software
FinTech
Internet
Mobile
Software
Summary

Draper Richards is the famous VC, which was founded in 1996. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Menlo Park. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2009. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The real fund results show that this VC is 11 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. Opposing the other organizations, this Draper Richards works on 7 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. The top activity for fund was in 2007. The average startup value when the investment from Draper Richards is 10-50 millions dollars.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Skype, OpenTable, SquareTrade The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Telecommunications, Internet. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Draper Richards, startups are often financed by Worldview Technology Partners, Tugboat Ventures, ONSET Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Menlo Ventures, Draper Associates, WI Harper Group. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Menlo Ventures, First Round Capital, Crosslink Capital.

Besides them, we counted 2 critical employees of this fund in our database.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Jaxtr
Mobile
VoIP
Wireless
Series A
10M01 Aug 2007 United States, Menlo Park
Ultriva
Manufacturing
SaaS
Software
Series A
4M04 Oct 2005 United States, Cupertino
Jott
Messaging
Service Industry
Video
Seed
1000K11 Dec 2006 United States, Seattle
Skype
Mobile
Telecommunications
Video Chat
Angel
250K01 Jan 2003 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Pivia Software Inc
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Software
Series B
11M19 Sep 2001 United States, Cupertino
Kyte
Automotive
Car Sharing
Consumer Software
Fleet Management
Information Services
Information Technology
iOS
Mobile
Rental
Software
Transportation
Video
Series A
2M01 Jul 2007 Switzerland, Zurich
Brickfish
Enterprise Software
SaaS
Social Media Management
Social Media Marketing
Software
Series A
11M21 Feb 2007 United States, Chicago
Attributor
Content
Publishing
SEO
Software
Series B
10M18 Dec 2006
Dimdim
Open Source
Video Conferencing
Web Browsers
Series B
6M01 Jul 2008 United States, Lowell
Pivia Software Inc
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Software
Venture - Series Unknown
5M10 Mar 2000 United States, Cupertino
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