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GFR Fund

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Total investments 58
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$8M
Portfolio companies 47
Rounds per year 7.25
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.19
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Video Games
  • Information Technology
  • Internet
  • Online Games
Summary

The main office of represented VC is situated in the San Francisco. The venture was found in North America in United States.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Phiar Technologies, Inc., Apprentice.io, VRChat. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Digital Media, Wearables. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups.

Besides them, we counted 2 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the GFR Fund, startups are often financed by Sterling.VC, Rothenberg Ventures, Rosecliff Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Y Combinator, The Venture Reality Fund, Quest Venture Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Quest Venture Partners, Peak State Ventures, M13.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2018. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Alinea

Communities
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
$3M25 Jan 2024 New York, New York, United States

Stan

Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
$2M23 Jan 2024 Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Magma

Collaboration
Software
$5M12 Dec 2023 Austin, Texas, United States

Layer

$1M16 Nov 2023 -

1337

$4M26 Oct 2023 Iceland, Iceland

RedKangaroo

Information Technology
$1M28 Sep 2023 -

GEEIQ

Digital Marketing
eSports
Market Research
SaaS
Sponsorship
$9M18 Sep 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

Yodayo

Animation
Artificial Intelligence
Gaming
Media and Entertainment
Social Network
$2M14 Jun 2023 New York, New York, United States

Collectibles.com

Software
$5M13 Jun 2023 -
News
Simplified Raises $2.2M in Funding

– Simplified is a San Francisco, CA-based provider of marketing-focused design software.
– Company raised $2.2m in funding.
– Backers included Craft Ventures, Form Capital, GFR Fund, Superhuman’s Rahul Vohra and Todd Goldberg, Manik Gupta, Pelican Ventures’ Ajay Yadav, 8Bit Capital, Early Grey Capital, MyAsia VC and others.
– The new investment will be used to expand operations and business reach.

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Total investments 58
Average round size 8M
Rounds per year 7.25
Peak activity year 2022
Lead investments 3
Follow on index 0.19
Group Appearance index 0.86

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Alinea

Communities
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
$3M25 Jan 2024 New York, New York, United States

Stan

Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
$2M23 Jan 2024 Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Magma

Collaboration
Software
$5M12 Dec 2023 Austin, Texas, United States

Layer

$1M16 Nov 2023 -

1337

$4M26 Oct 2023 Iceland, Iceland

RedKangaroo

Information Technology
$1M28 Sep 2023 -

GEEIQ

Digital Marketing
eSports
Market Research
SaaS
Sponsorship
$9M18 Sep 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

Yodayo

Animation
Artificial Intelligence
Gaming
Media and Entertainment
Social Network
$2M14 Jun 2023 New York, New York, United States

Collectibles.com

Software
$5M13 Jun 2023 -
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