First Round Capital Founded 2004
Founders Howard Morgan Josh Kopelman
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Total investments 252
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$7M
Portfolio companies 252
Rounds per year 14.82
Lead investments 83
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.38
Exits -
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Stages of investment
Debt
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed
Areas of investment
Finance
Financial Services
Venture Capital
Summary

First Round Capital appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2004. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the San Francisco.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the First Round Capital, startups are often financed by Rose Tech Ventures, Oreilly AlphaTech Ventures, Forerunner Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are SV Angel, Max Levchin, Emergence. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Venrock, Tiger Global Management, Icon Ventures.

When the investment is from First Round Capital the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The fund is constantly included in 25-48 investment rounds annually. Comparing to the other companies, this First Round Capital performs on 10 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The top activity for fund was in 2011. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The real fund results show that this VC is 5 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund.

The current fund was established by Howard Morgan, Josh Kopelman. The overall number of key employees were 8.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference 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 most successful fund investment fields, there are Enterprise Software, Information Technology. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Uber, Flexport, Square.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
OpenX
Advertising
Advertising Platforms
Enterprise Software
Internet
Series A
5M13 Jun 2007 United States, Pasadena
GumGum
Advertising
Advertising Platforms
Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Brand Marketing
Computer Vision
Digital Media
Machine Learning
Natural Language Processing
Sports
Series A
1000K21 Jul 2008 United States, Santa Monica
33Across
Ad Exchange
Advertising Platforms
Mobile Advertising
Series B
9M05 Jan 2011 United States, New York
Sift
Big Data
Fraud Detection
Security
Series B
18M14 May 2014 Panama, San Francisco
OnDeck
Credit
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Small and Medium Businesses
Series B
10M01 May 2008 United States, New York
Aereo
Digital Media
TV
Video Streaming
Series A
20M14 Feb 2012 United States, New York
FairShake
Customer Service
Information Technology
Legal
Seed
3M02 Mar 2020 United States, Oakland
Alma
Financial Services
Health Care
Medical
Payments
Wellness
Seed
4M18 Oct 2018 United States, New York
Bloc
Android
Continuing Education
Education
Information Technology
iOS
Software
Web Design
Web Development
Seed
2M05 Dec 2013 Panama, San Francisco
Solve Media
Consumer
Video
Series B
7M13 Jun 2013 United States, New York
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