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Founders’ Co-op

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Andy Sack Chris DeVore


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Total investments 155
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 106
Rounds per year 11.07
Lead investments 10
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 33
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Analytics
  • Mobile
  • Internet

Founders' Co-op appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2008. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Seattle. The company was established in North America in United States.

The current fund was established by Andy Sack, Chris DeVore. We also calculated 5 valuable employees in our database.

The real fund results show that this VC is 11 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The important activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2017. The typical startup value when the investment from Founders' Co-op is 1-5 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this Founders' Co-op performs on 4 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Outreach, Bluecore, Amperity. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Finance, Advertising. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the Founders' Co-op, startups are often financed by Madrona Venture Group, Social Leverage, Maveron. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Techstars Ventures, Social Leverage, Maveron. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by True Ventures, Thomvest Ventures, Techstars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Developer APIs
Identity Management
Information Services
Information Technology
$8M29 Jun 2022 New York, New York, United States

Heard Technologies

Health Care
$10M06 May 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


Enterprise Software
Freight Service
$32M26 Jan 2022 Seattle, Washington, United States


Consumer Applications
$3M01 Dec 2021 Seattle, Washington, United States

Spice AI

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
$1M14 Oct 2021 Seattle, Washington, United States


Information Technology
$2M31 Aug 2021 Portland, Oregon, United States


Virtual Workforce
$2M27 Aug 2021 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

LevelTen Energy

Environmental Engineering
Renewable Energy
$35M25 Aug 2021 Seattle, Washington, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
$6M28 Jul 2021 Seattle, Washington, United States


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