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Explorer Equity Group

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Brian Condron Cody Shirk Jay Kim


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Total investments 18
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 14
Rounds per year 3.00
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
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Exits 1
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Cannabis
  • Wellness
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • Food and Beverage

Explorer Equity Group is the famous VC, which was founded in 2016. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the North Palm Beach.

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 successful fund investment fields, there are Internet, Blockchain. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 2 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight PHILTER Labs, PRu00d8HBTD, Kush Bottles. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Explorer Equity Group, startups are often financed by St. Cloud Capital, SOSV, Phyto Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are SOSV, Phyto Partners, Newfund Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Serruya Private Equity, Navy Capital, Merida Capital Partners.

This organization was formed by Brian Condron, Cody Shirk, Jay Kim.

Opposing the other organizations, this Explorer Equity Group works on 25 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2016.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$100M19 Aug 2019 -


Health Care
Information Technology
$3M26 Jul 2019 Encinitas, California, United States

Outstanding Foods

Consumer Goods
Food and Beverage
Food Processing
Snack Food
05 Jun 2019 Los Angeles, California, United States


Building Material
Real Estate
29 May 2019 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


Health Care
$3M29 Dec 2018 Daly City, California, United States


Health Care
$2M28 Dec 2018 Daly City, California, United States

Financial Services
Information Services
Personal Finance
05 Nov 2018 Provo, Utah, United States

18 Oct 2018 Florida, United States

08 Oct 2018 Florida, United States


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