FLOODGATE

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Ann Miura-Ko Mike Maples Jr

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Total investments 14
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$18M
Portfolio companies 9
Rounds per year 0.93
Lead investments 1
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.36
Exits 2
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Internet
  • Delivery
  • Logistics
  • E-Commerce
  • Software
Summary

FLOODGATE appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2006. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Palo Alto. The company was established in North America in United States.

The current fund was established by Ann Miura-Ko, Mike Maples. Besides them, we counted 5 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 2 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 investment rounds annually. This FLOODGATE works on 7 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2013. The typical startup value when the investment from FLOODGATE is 100-500 millions dollars. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Lyft, Okta, Clover Health. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Education, Software.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 participants. Despite the FLOODGATE, startups are often financed by Version One Ventures, Founder Collective, Cherry Tree Investments. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Shasta Ventures, Lead Edge Capital, Uncork Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Shasta Ventures, GV, 500 Startups.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Fable

Collaboration
Internet
Productivity Tools
SaaS
Software
20 Oct 2021 Palo Alto, California, United States
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Almanac Raises $34 Million in Series A Funding Led by Tiger Global

– Almanac announced the close of a $34m Series A financing round led by Tiger Global.
– The round was joined by Floodgate Fund, General Catalyst, and 50 leading technology operators, including Joshua Reeves, Ryan Caldbeck, Alex MacCaw, Zack Kanter, Jack Altman, Leore Avidar, and Dennis Crowley.
– Demand for Almanac’s operating system for remote work skyrocketed this year as COVID-19 forced rapid, widespread adoption of tools designed for remote and distributed teams.
– The investment will enable Almanac to continue providing best-in-class support and services for its fast-growing customer base, including leading remote companies like IRL and Remote. In addition, Almanac will advance technology and interoperability to deliver the most user-friendly operating system on the market.

IRL, Leading Group Messaging Social Network, Raises $170M Series C Funding Led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2, Achieves Unicorn Status With Over $1.1B Valuation

– IRL (In Real Life), the leading group messaging social network that brings people together through events and shared experiences, announced a $170M Series C Round led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2 with participation from new investor Dragoneer, and returning investors Goodwater Capital, Founders Fund, Floodgate and Owl Capital. The oversubscribed round brings IRL’s total funding to more than $200M to-date and cements the company’s unicorn status with a $1.17B valuation.
– In addition to the company’s funding, IRL announced its new Culture and Creator Fund along with new expanded Group Messaging features, broadening its in-app experience to deepen everyone’s ability to connect with friends, family and discover new friends based on shared interests.

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