Firstminute Capital

Founded 2017
Founders Brent Hoberman Spencer Crawley


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Total investments 55
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 51
Rounds per year 13.75
Lead investments 12
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Key employees 8
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Machine Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Blockchain

In 2017 was created Firstminute Capital, which is appeared as VC. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in United Kingdom. The main office of represented VC is situated in the London.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Firstminute Capital, startups are often financed by LVP, Techstars, Novator. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Third Kind Venture Capital, Novator, Notion. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Novator, Northzone, Makers Fund.

This organization was formed by Brent Hoberman, Spencer Crawley. We also calculated 7 valuable employees in our database.

Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 9 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is generally included in 13-24 deals every year.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Mobile Apps, Cryptocurrency. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 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 StatusToday, Harness Wealth, ASYSTEM For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United Kingdom.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Music Streaming
$4M07 Sep 2021 United States, Santa Monica

Clockwork Labs

MMO Games
Online Games
Video Games
$4M31 Aug 2021 United States, San Francisco


Machine Learning
$4M25 Aug 2021 Germany, Berlin


$2M09 Jul 2021

Harness Wealth

Financial Services
Wealth Management
$15M28 Jun 2021 United States, New York


Cloud Infrastructure
Information Technology
Open Source
$21M22 Jun 2021 United States, San Francisco

Agile Analog

$19M17 May 2021 United Kingdom, Cambridge

$2M12 May 2021 United States, San Francisco

$12M26 Apr 2021 Germany, Berlin
TikTok and Snap alums launch, a social music creation app, with $4M in seed funding

– Social music app launches on iOS and announces its $4m seed round from investors including Greycroft, Chicago Ventures, Slow Ventures, firstminute, Steven Galanis, Randi Zuckerberg, YouTuber Mr. Beasts’ Night media, Spotify’s first CMO Sophia Bendz, Cyan Banister, artist T-Pain and music industry veteran Zach Katz, among others.
– The app lets users create, own and share music that they can create using just their phone.
– Users can upload their own beat or select an existing beat from another user, then add vocals (voice effects and somewhat corny lyric generators are available if you’re shy), and then add a visual from Giphy.

Robocorp Closes $21M Series A Investment Round and Launches Robocorp Control Room, a Self-Managed Bot Automation Platform

– Robocorp, the open-source process automation platform, has closed a $21m Series A investment round led by Canvas Ventures with participation from Benchmark, Uncorrelated Ventures, Slow Ventures, Firstminute Capital, Harpoon Ventures, Artisanal Ventures, Haystack Ventures and a host of angels in the intelligent automation and open source space.
– Additionally, Robocorp is releasing Robocorp Control Room, a self-managed automation orchestration platform for solutions integrators, robots-as-service providers, and enterprises that want to power automations at scale with governance and control.
– Businesses are looking to automate manual tasks and tedious processes for business functions that include HR, IT, finance, data management, customer communications, and IT operations. In fact, 50% of CIOs will be accelerating robotization and automation by 2024 according to IDC.


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