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First Round

Investor type Incubator

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Total investments 6
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$4M
Portfolio companies 5
Rounds per year 0.40
Lead investments 0
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.17
Exits 2
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Mobile
  • Developer Tools
  • Mobile Apps
  • Apps
  • Software
Summary

First Round appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2007. The company was established in Europe in Finland. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Riihimu00e4ki.

For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Android, Apps. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Drop, PacketZoom, KiwiCo. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 1 and less years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager.

The important activity for fund was in 2018. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. This First Round works on 9 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 8-9 partakers. Despite the First Round, startups are often financed by WI Harper Group, VTF Capital, Sinovation Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are The Longevity Fund, Sea Lane Ventures, Sam Altman. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by First Round Capital, The Longevity Fund, General Catalyst.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Glide Apps

Apps
Mobile
Mobile Apps
Software
$20M21 Apr 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

LaunchKit

Developer Tools
Mobile
Mobile Apps
27 Jul 2016 San Francisco, California, United States

Project September

Apps
Fashion
Shopping
14 Apr 2016 New York, New York, United States

PacketZoom

Android
Apps
Developer Tools
iOS
Mobile
Software
07 Apr 2015 California, United States

KiwiCo

Art
Children
E-Commerce
Education
Recreation
Subscription Service
$5M18 Jan 2012 Mountain View, California, United States
News
Sora’s HR automation software raises $14M Series A

– HR automation software startup Sora announced that it closed a $14 million Series A round of funding.
Two Sigma Ventures led the financing event, putting in $10 million, with prior investors completing the round.
First Round and Elad Gil led that investment.

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