Genacast Ventures

Genacast Ventures

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Headquarters Location

United States, New York

About

Genacast Ventures is the renowned VC, which was created in 2008. The fund is located in United States, North America. The main office of this VC is situated in New York.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 3-4 others. Besides Genacast Ventures, start-ups are typically funded by Plug and Play, Core Capital Partners, Core Capital and 11 more VCs. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are First Round Capital, Core Capital Partners, Comcast Ventures, the total number of co-investors is 14. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Comcast Ventures, GV, Canaan Partners, out of 16 investors from our database.

In comparison with other funds, Genacast Ventures makes 12 percentage points less than the average number of lead investments. In terms of the fund's performance, this VC has 8 percentage points more exits when compared to other organizations. At the time of investment by Genacast Ventures, a typical start-up valuation would be 100-500 millions dollars. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. In 2014, the fund's activity was at its peak. Additionally, in 2019 the fund was active. The most exits for the fund occurred in 2017. The fund typically enters into 2-6 deals annually.

The fund was established by Gil Beyda. Besides the listed founders, we have found 1 key employee of this fund in our database.

The fund has a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. When a start-up has 1 founder, the probability of closing the deal is low. DoubleVerify, ZeroFOX, Mortar Data are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund. Moreover, a start-up needs to be 2-3 years old to get investment from this fund. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Internet, Enterprise Software. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 11 more industries for this fund.

Year Founded

2008

Fund Activity

Operative

Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: genacast.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]

1-3

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

36.7% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]

x3.3

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

1.1 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.1 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous
Rounds

Plug and Play, Core Capital Partners, Core Capital

Funds Investing in Following
Rounds

Comcast Ventures, GV, Canaan Partners

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