Goldcrest Investments

Goldcrest Investments

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Headquarters Location

United States, Dallas


Goldcrest Investments was established in 2006, and is a well known VC. The main office of this VC is situated in Dallas. The VC's location is in North America, United States.

The fund has no a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. If there are 4 founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are Yammer, VSCO, OpenGov. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 2-3. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Information Technology, Machine Learning. In addition, there are 14 more industries where it has achieved success. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. Besides this, the fund also invested in 1 other country.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 5-6 others. Aside from Goldcrest Investments, start-ups are often funded by StartX (Stanford-StartX Fund), Hadi Partovi, Founders Fund and 22 other funds. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are Formation 8, StartX (Stanford-StartX Fund), Steve Loughlin, the total number of co-investors is 18. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Formation 8, Sway Ventures, Thrive Capital, out of 17 investors from our database.

The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The most exits for the fund occurred in 2018. Goldcrest Investments is involved in 7 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. This fund was the most active in 2015. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 16 percentage points less exits in comparison to other VCs. When Goldcrest Investments invests, the average start-up valuation is 100-500 millions dollars. The fund generally invests in 2-6 deals every year.

We also identified another 1 core personnel in our database.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


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]


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

16.0% of cases

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


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

2.7 years

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

0.17 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]


Funds Investing in Previous

StartX (Stanford-StartX Fund), Founders Fund

Funds Investing in Following

Formation 8, Sway Ventures, Thrive Capital

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