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Fathom Capital

Fathom Capital

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Headquarters Location

United States, San Francisco


Fathom Capital is the renowned VC, which was created in 2017. The main office of this VC is situated in San Francisco. The VC's location is in North America, United States.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 other investors. Aside from Fathom Capital, start-ups are often funded by Y Combinator, Techstars, Oyster Ventures and 5 other funds. The most common co-investors for the fund are S28 Capital, Y Combinator, Zillionize Angel and also 14 different VCs. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Zillionize Angel, Y Combinator, Union Bay Partners.

The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are ScaleFT, Panther Labs, Elementary Robotics. The fund has an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. If the applying start-up has 3 or 5+ founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Enterprise Software, Collaboration. In addition, there are 8 more industries where it has achieved success. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 2-3.

The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The most exits for the fund occurred in 2019. In 2019, the fund's activity was at its peak. In addition, the fund was active in 2019. In terms of the fund's performance, this VC has 10 percentage points less exits when compared to other organizations. When Fathom Capital invests, the average start-up valuation is 10-50 millions dollars. The fund usually participates in 2-6 investment rounds per year. In comparison with other funds, Fathom Capital makes 9 percentage points less than the average number of lead investments.

We also identified another 1 core personnel in our database.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: fathomcap.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first_initial last, first

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

12.5% of cases

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

1.6 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.2 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous

Y Combinator, Techstars, Oyster Ventures

Funds Investing Together

S28 Capital, Y Combinator, Zillionize Angel

Funds Investing in Following

Zillionize Angel, Y Combinator, Union Bay Partners

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