Gannett Co Inc

Founders Frank Gannett


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Total investments 26
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 20
Rounds per year 0.22
Lead investments 9
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 9
Key employees 2

Areas of investment

  • Advertising
  • News
  • Big Data
  • Publishing
  • Mobile Advertising

Gannett Co Inc is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1906. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Mclean. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Social Media, Digital Media. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Wanderful Media,, 4INFO For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Gannett Co Inc, startups are often financed by U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), The McClatchy Company, Sand Hill Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are The McClatchy Company, Washington Post, U.S. Venture Partners (USVP). In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), DFJ, Vulcan Capital.

We also calculated 2 valuable employees in our database.

The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. When the investment is from Gannett Co Inc the average startup value is 10-50 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2016. Comparing to the other companies, this Gannett Co Inc performs on 9 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 16 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2017.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Move This World

$1M10 Feb 2022 New York, New York, United States


Consumer Goods
Customer Service
Social Media
$7M25 Oct 2018 New York, New York, United States

Walnut Hills Redevelopment Foundation

Non Profit
$100K09 Jul 2018 Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Spirit Media

Media and Entertainment
$1M09 Nov 2017 Oregon, United States

Grateful Ventures

Media and Entertainment
$4M10 Oct 2017 Phoenix, Arizona, United States


Information Services
$15M06 Nov 2016 Palo Alto, California, United States


Big Data
Digital Media
Human Resources
Information Services
Information Technology
Location Based Services
Social Media
$2M29 Sep 2016 Virginia, United States


Social Media
Social Network
13 Sep 2016 New York, United States

Gravy Analytics

Advertising Platforms
Big Data
Business Intelligence
Digital Marketing
Market Research
Mobile Advertising
$7M08 Apr 2015 Virginia, United States


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