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Felicis Ventures

Felicis Ventures

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Headquarters Location

United States, Menlo Park


Felicis Ventures was established in 2006, and is a well known VC. The VC's location is in North America, United States. The the headquarters of this VC is in Menlo Park.

The fund was created by Aydin Senkut. The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 8.

Adyen, Credit Karma, Flexport are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund. Also, a start-up has to be aged 2-3 years to expect investment from this fund. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. Besides this, the fund also invested in 8 other countries. The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. If the applying start-up has 5+ founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Software, Artificial Intelligence. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 81 more industries for this fund.

At the time of investment by Felicis Ventures, a typical start-up valuation would be 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. This fund was the most active in 2014. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. The fund generally invests in 25-48 deals every year. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2018. In real terms, this VC performs 12 percentage points less exits than other funds. Felicis Ventures participates, on average, in 1 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 6-7 others. Besides Felicis Ventures, start-ups are typically funded by Greylock Partners, GV, Elad Gil and 286 more VCs. The most common co-investors for the fund are XG Ventures, Tuesday Capital, Susa Ventures and also 389 different VCs. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Tiger Global Management, Tenaya Capital, Trinity Ventures, as well as 302 other investors.

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: felicis.com; User name format in descending order of probability: 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]

26.4% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


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

4 years

Decision Makers / Strategy
Similarity Index [see explanation at unicorn-nest.com/dataset-what-we-tweet-vs-what-we-invest]

0.25 out of 1

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

0.7 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]


Number of Minotaurs [amount of portfolio companies, which raised more then $1B in total]


Funds Investing in Previous

Greylock Partners, GV

Funds Investing Together

XG Ventures, Tuesday Capital, Susa Ventures

Funds Investing in Following

Tiger Global Management, Tenaya Capital, Trinity Ventures

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