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Total investments 6
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 2
Rounds per year 0.14
Lead investments 1
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Cloud Computing
  • Computer
  • Communications Infrastructure

ESPN appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 1979. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the Bristol. The company was established in North America in United States.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Software, Online Portals. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Active Network Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 0 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2008. This ESPN works on 9 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2011.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 9 partakers. Despite the ESPN, startups are often financed by Canaan Partners, ABS Ventures, Enterprise Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Canaan Partners, Wand Partners, Ticketmaster. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Canaan Partners, Wand Partners, Ticketmaster.

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Total investments 6
Average round size 62M
Rounds per year 0.14
Peak activity year 2008
Lead investments 1
Follow on index 0.67
Exits 1
Group Appearance index 1.00
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