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Founder Friendly Labs

Investor type Accelerator
Founders Mendel Chuang Samantha Quist


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Total investments 188
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 179
Rounds per year 15.67
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 27
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

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

Founder Friendly Labs is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 2011. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the Palo Alto. The company was established in North America in United States.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight, Bear Robotics, Inc., United Bus Technology. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Social Media, Software. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 1 and less years to get 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. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Founder Friendly Labs, startups are often financed by 500 Startups, Sand Hill Angels, ZhenFund. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Andreessen Horowitz, Alchemist Accelerator, AngelPad. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Y Combinator, K9 Ventures, FundersClub.

The fund was created by Mendel Chuang, Samantha Quist.

The top activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. This Founder Friendly Labs works on 11 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 investment rounds annually. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2017. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

01 Oct 2021 Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
01 Dec 2020 Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Enterprise Software
Project Management
01 Aug 2020 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Artificial Intelligence
Location Based Services
Mobile Apps
Photo Sharing
Social Network
Social Shopping
$55K24 Apr 2020 New York, New York, United States

Financial Services
01 Apr 2020 Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya

Human AI Labs (

Artificial Intelligence
Human Computer Interaction
Internet of Things
Machine Learning
Natural Language Processing
Speech Recognition
01 Jan 2020 San Diego, California, United States


Marketing Automation
Social Media
01 Dec 2019 Brooklyn, New York, United States


Delivery Service
E-Commerce Platforms
Retail Technology
01 Oct 2019 Austin, Texas, United States


Content Creators
E-Commerce Platforms
01 Aug 2019 Palo Alto, California, United States


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