ff Venture Capital

ff Venture Capital

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Headquarters Location

United States, New York


ff Venture Capital was established in 2008, and is a well known VC. The the headquarters of this VC is in New York. The fund is located in United States, North America.

Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Mobile, E-Commerce. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 22 more industries for 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 2 other countries. The fund has no a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. If the applying start-up has 5+ founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are Addepar, Ionic Security, Rescale. Moreover, a start-up needs to be 2-3 years old to get investment from this fund.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 other investors. Besides ff Venture Capital, start-ups are typically funded by RRE Ventures, Founder Collective, Correlation Ventures and 165 more VCs. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are KEC Ventures, Zelkova Ventures, Techstars Ventures, the total number of co-investors is 205. The investors in the following rounds are usually Lerer Hippeau, Kleiner Perkins, Contour Venture Partners, and 187 VCs in total.

This VC was founded by John Frankel. The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 11.

At the time of investment by ff Venture Capital, a typical start-up valuation would be 10-50 millions dollars. ff Venture Capital is involved in 22 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. This fund was the most active in 2013. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. The fund typically enters into 13-24 deals annually. The most exits for the fund occurred in 2019. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are most common for this fund. In terms of the fund's performance, this VC has 9 percentage points less exits when compared to other organizations.

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: ffvc.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first, first '.' last

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

97.4% 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]

55.7% 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]

0.5 years

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

0.14 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]

0.37 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous

RRE Ventures, Founder Collective, Correlation Ventures

Funds Investing in Following

Lerer Hippeau, Kleiner Perkins, Contour Venture Partners

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