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GFR Fund

Investor type Micro VC


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Total investments 33
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 26
Rounds per year 5.50
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Video Games
  • Software
  • Online Games
  • Machine Learning
  • Gaming

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.,, 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

Freedom Games

Online Games
PC Games
Video Games
$10M04 Nov 2022 Massachusetts, United States


Food and Beverage
$30M26 Sep 2022 Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria


Information Technology
Machine Learning
$21M18 Aug 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany


Big Data
$10M02 Jun 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Portal Fantasy

Video Games
01 Apr 2022 -


Content Creators
Digital Entertainment
Media and Entertainment
$11M16 Mar 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


$20M17 Feb 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


$7M10 Nov 2021 Saint-jean-sur-richelieu, Quebec, Canada

Phiar Technologies, Inc.

Artificial Intelligence
Augmented Reality
Computer Vision
Machine Learning
$12M27 Sep 2021 Redwood City, California, United States
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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