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Elizabeth Street Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Ben Sontheimer William McClelland


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Total investments 19
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 15
Rounds per year 4.75
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Food and Beverage
  • Fashion
  • Organic Food
  • FinTech

In 2018 was created Elizabeth Street Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the New York.

The current fund was established by Ben Sontheimer, William McClelland. The overall number of key employees were 4.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Elizabeth Street Ventures, startups are often financed by Tsingyuan Ventures, ZMT Capital, TheVentureCity. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are William McClelland, Wellington Management, Venrex Investment Management. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Wellington Management, SWAT Equity Partners, QED Investors.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Fashion, Brewing. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 3 of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline RISE Brewing Co., Pixlee, Pixlee For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. When the investment is from Elizabeth Street Ventures the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 5 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Health Care
$6M10 May 2022 Ithaca, New York, United States


$11M29 Mar 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


$14M24 Jun 2021 Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Tiny Organics

Food and Beverage
Organic Food
$11M23 Jun 2021 New York, New York, United States


Financial Services
$220M27 Apr 2021 New York, New York, United States


$8M04 Feb 2020 New York, New York, United States


Financial Services
$31M24 Oct 2019 New York, United States

Yellowbird Foods

Food and Beverage
Organic Food
$4M18 Sep 2019 Tucson, Arizona, United States


Brand Marketing
Digital Media
Social Media
16 Sep 2019 San Francisco, California, United States
OROS Closes $14.5M Series A Funding Round

– Oros, a team of experimenters, visionaries and craftspeople united by a shared vision of a future forged from relentless curiosity and innovation, announced $14.5m in a Series A funding.
– The round led by Elizabeth Street Ventures and Enlightenment Capital.
– Also participating in the financing were leading visionary and entrepreneur Thomas Tull, the Chairman of Snap Inc. Michael Lynton, and Brandon Shainfeld, among others.
– The company’s emerging technology will usher in a new era for the $13 billion outerwear industry.


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