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Felicis Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Aydin Senkut


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Total investments 589
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 358
Rounds per year 34.65
Lead investments 49
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 125
Key employees 10
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Health Care
  • Enterprise Software
  • Information Technology

In 2006 was created Felicis Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Menlo Park. The venture was found in North America in United States.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Adyen, Credit Karma, Flexport 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 Software, Artificial Intelligence.

The fund was created by Aydin Senkut. The overall number of key employees were 8.

The top activity for fund was in 2014. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in 25-48 deals every year. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 12 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. This Felicis Ventures works on 1 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The typical startup value when the investment from Felicis Ventures is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Felicis Ventures, startups are often financed by Greylock Partners, GV, Elad Gil. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are XG Ventures, Tuesday Capital, Susa Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Tiger Global Management, Tenaya Capital, Trinity Ventures.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Vannevar Labs

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
Machine Learning
$75M18 Jan 2023 Palo Alto, California, United States

Living Carbon

$21M17 Jan 2023 -


Employee Benefits
Enterprise Software
Health Care
Health Insurance
$33M10 Jan 2023 Columbia, Missouri, United States

Poly AI

$4M27 Dec 2022 -


Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
$50M05 Dec 2022 New York, New York, United States


Developer APIs
Lead Generation
Marketing Automation
Predictive Analytics
Sales Automation
$18M15 Nov 2022 Mountain View, California, United States

Juvena Therapeutics

Health Care
$41M08 Nov 2022 Palo Alto, California, United States

Midi Health

Health Care
$14M27 Oct 2022 Menlo Park, California, United States

Prenuvo, Inc.

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
$70M18 Oct 2022 Vancouver, Canada
Sendoso nabs $100M as its corporate gifting platform passes 20,000 customers

– Sendoso, a gifting platform, raised $100m funding.
– The round was led by SoftBank via its Vision Fund 2.
– Previous investors Oak HC/FT, Struck Capital, Stage 2 Capital, Craft Ventures, Signia Venture Partners and Felicis Ventures also participated.
– The company has more than 20,000 businesses signed up and using its services.

Canva Raises USD $200M in Funding; Valued at USD 40 Billion Valuation

– Canva – a global visual communications platform based in Sidney, Australia – raised USD $200m in a funding round which valued the company at USD $40b.
– The round was led by T. Rowe Price with participation from new and existing strategic investors Franklin Templeton, Sequoia Capital Global Equities, Bessemer Venture Partners, Greenoaks Capital, Dragoneer Investments, Blackbird, Felicis, and AirTree Ventures.
– The company intends to use the funds to accelerate growth, including expanding its team of more than 2,000 employees, which it is expected to double in the year ahead.


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