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Elefund

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Serik Kaldykulov

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Total investments 37
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$16M
Portfolio companies 30
Rounds per year 5.29
Lead investments 3
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.19
Exits 3
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • FinTech
  • Insurance
  • InsurTech
  • Financial Services
  • Mobile
Summary

In 2013 was created Elefund, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Palo Alto. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

We also calculated 3 valuable employees in our database.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2016. The high activity for fund was in 2013. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The average startup value when the investment from Elefund is 100-500 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. Comparing to the other companies, this Elefund performs on 17 percentage points less the average number of lead investments.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Cryptocurrency, Finance. The fund has no exact preference in some 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 Robinhood, Calm, Pie Insurance.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 8-9 participants. Despite the Elefund, startups are often financed by Y Combinator, Sirius International Insurance, Moxley Holdings. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Sirius International Insurance, Moxley Holdings, Todd Corenson. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Union Square Ventures, Susa Ventures, Spark Capital.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

CropSafe

Agriculture
Artificial Intelligence
Image Recognition
Machine Learning
$3M24 May 2022 Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Boost

E-Commerce
Mobile
Payments
$3M07 Apr 2022 Calabasas, California, United States

Citadel - Payroll APIs

Data Integration
Developer APIs
FinTech
Information Technology
Software
$25M03 Mar 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

SportsIcon

eSports
Fantasy Sports
Sports
$5M18 Dec 2021 -

Able

FinTech
$3M28 Oct 2021 -

Admix

Advertising
Internet
Marketing
Social Media Advertising
$25M26 Oct 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

Quotabook

Developer Platform
Financial Services
Publishing
$5M05 Aug 2021 South Korea, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

Talos Trading

Cryptocurrency
FinTech
$40M27 May 2021 New York, New York, United States

Salty.

Insurance
InsurTech
UX Design
$15M31 Mar 2021 Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
News
Pie Insurance Completes $118M Series C Round

– Pie Insurance, an insurtech specializing in workers’ comp insurance for small businesses, today announced the completion of a $118m Series C funding round.
Allianz X and Acrew Capital led the round, and existing investors Greycroft, SVB Capital, SiriusPoint, Elefund, and Moxley Holdings also participated in the round.
– This funding round follows Pie’s $127m Series B extension round in May 2020, in which it formed Pie Carrier Holdings with a $100m equity capital commitment to create and purchase licensed insurance companies.
– In total, Pie has raised over $300m in funding since being founded in 2017.

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