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Investor type Accelerator
Founders Charles Stack Jennifer Keiser Neundorfer


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Total investments 27
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 23
Rounds per year 2.70
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Enterprise Software
  • Education
  • Health Care

Flashstarts appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2013. The main department of described VC is located in the Cleveland. The company was established in North America in United States.

Deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The high activity for fund was in 2014. The real fund results show that this VC is 16 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. Opposing the other organizations, this Flashstarts works on 25 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Flashstarts, startups are often financed by Techstars, Right Side Capital Management. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are WorldQuant Ventures LLC, Techstars, Steve Potash. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by North Coast Angel Fund, JumpStart Inc., Early Stage Partners.

The fund was created by Charles Stack.

The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Complion, Remesh, OnShift. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Software, Education. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 1 and less years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

VirtualSpaces Inc

Real Estate
Virtual Reality
$50K05 Mar 2018 Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Business Development
Cloud Infrastructure
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
IT Infrastructure
01 Mar 2018 Cleveland, Ohio, United States


Child Care
Sharing Economy
$500K14 Dec 2017 Akron, Ohio, United States


Data Visualization
$25K20 Jul 2016 Saratoga Springs, New York, United States

Innovation Management
Intellectual Property
$25K01 Jun 2015 Cleveland, Ohio, United States

$25K01 Apr 2015 Cleveland, Ohio, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Business Intelligence
Market Research
Project Management
Social Media
$1M10 Dec 2014 New York, New York, United States

Digital Media
Social Media Marketing
$25K25 Jun 2014 Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Big Data
Brand Marketing
$25K15 Jun 2014 Radnor Township, Pennsylvania, United States


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