Freestyle Capital

Founded 2009
Founders David Samuel Josh Felser


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Total investments 111
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 102
Rounds per year 9.25
Lead investments 14
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 38
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • SaaS
  • Internet
  • Financial Services

Freestyle Capital appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2009. The company was established in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the San Francisco.

When the investment is from Freestyle Capital the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Freestyle Capital works on 2 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 0 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The important activity for fund was in 2013. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Freestyle Capital, startups are often financed by Y Combinator, Techstars, SV Angel. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Lerer Hippeau, Index Ventures, Uncork Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Index Ventures, General Catalyst, CRV.

The fund was created by David Samuel, Josh Felser. The overall number of key employees were 3.

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 various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Intercom, Airtable, Digit The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Enterprise Software, Software.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Animal Feed
Health Care
$75M26 Jul 2021 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Elder Care
Health Care
Information Technology
Real Estate
$2M12 Jul 2021 Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States


Financial Exchanges
Financial Services
Legal Tech
$6M25 Jun 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States

Digital Entertainment
$12M21 Apr 2021 California, United States


Employee Benefits
Human Resources
Information Technology
$41M25 Mar 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

14 Mar 2021 Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Communication Hardware
Developer Platform
Real Time
Video Chat
Video Conferencing
Video Streaming
$15M09 Mar 2021 Mountain View, California, United States


Information Technology
$30M25 Feb 2021 New York, United States

Information Technology
14 Jan 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States
Meru Health secures $38M in equity and debt for ‘holistic’ online mental health platform

– Meru Health is a startup that aims to solve a number of the challenges associated with getting access to quality mental health care.
– The company has raised $38m in Series B funding.
Industry Ventures led the $30m equity part.
– Early backers Bold Capital Partners, Foundry Group, Freestyle VC, FMZ Ventures and Leksell Social Ventures also participated in the equity financing, while J.P. Morgan funded the debt portion of the round.

UpsideHōM, a fully managed, tech-enabled living space for older adults in the United States, has raised a funding round

– UpsideHōM, a senior living community, raised $2.25m in seed funding.
– The round was led by Triple Impact Capital and Freestyle Capital, with participation from Techstars.
– The company plans to launch a software platform to take out all the clutter from move-in and maintenance.


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