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Evolution VC Partners (formerly Evolution Corporate Advisors)

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Gregg Smith

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Total investments 69
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$16M
Portfolio companies 60
Rounds per year 4.60
Lead investments 6
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.12
Exits 4
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • E-Commerce
  • Health Care
  • Food and Beverage
  • Information Technology
Summary

Evolution VC Partners (formerly Evolution Corporate Advisors) appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2007. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the New York. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The current fund was established by Gregg Smith. Besides them, we counted 1 critical employee of this fund in our database.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Evolution VC Partners (formerly Evolution Corporate Advisors), startups are often financed by Tao Capital Partners, Social Capital, Sand Hill Angels. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Tao Capital Partners, Tiger Global Management, Sand Hill Angels. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Tao Capital Partners, Roger McNamee, Wellington Management.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Consumer Goods, Health Care. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Beyond Meat, PAX Labs, PetCareRx. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

The typical startup value when the investment from Evolution VC Partners (formerly Evolution Corporate Advisors) is more than 1 billion dollars. This Evolution VC Partners (formerly Evolution Corporate Advisors) works on 16 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2018. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 13 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Natural Fiber Welding

Manufacturing
Sustainability
Textiles
$85M12 Apr 2022 Peoria, Illinois, United States

MycoTechnology

Advanced Materials
Agriculture
Biotechnology
Food and Beverage
Organic Food
$85M30 Mar 2022 Aurora, Colorado, United States

Riptide

Messaging
Productivity Tools
Software
01 Jan 2022 -

Hooray Foods

Food and Beverage
Food Processing
Organic Food
$2M03 Dec 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Swiftline

E-Commerce
SaaS
Software
$12M01 Dec 2021 New York, New York, United States

Better Brand

Food and Beverage
Food Processing
Nutrition
Organic Food
$4M10 Nov 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States

Rares.io

$4M11 Oct 2021 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Accern

Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Enterprise Software
Finance
Machine Learning
Natural Language Processing
Predictive Analytics
$11M01 Sep 2021 New York, New York, United States

Rodo

Automotive
Car Sharing
$18M27 Jul 2021 New York, New York, United States
News
Sports Memorabilia Platform Collectable Announces Additional $5.5 Million in Funding As Part of Series A Round to Expand User Base And Support Product Expansion

– Collectable is the leading sports memorabilia investment platform, with $5.5m raised as part of a Series A funding round.
– The round was led by Amplo, Bain Capital Ventures and Fifth Down Capital.
– Other notable investors include Rose Park Advisors, Evolution VC Partners, Anthony and Joseph Pompliano, Colin Anderson (Friends and Family Capital, former CFO of Palantir) and Jeff Pearlman (Partner, LNK Partners).
– The new funds will go towards expanding the platform’s user base, supporting product expansion, marketplace data and analytics, content creation, and various marketing initiatives.
The valuation is not being disclosed.

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