Golden Seeds

Golden Seeds

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Headquarters Location

United States, New York


Golden Seeds is the renowned VC, which was created in 2004. The fund is located in United States, North America. The primary office of this VC is located in New York.

The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund coincides - United States. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 1 other location. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 4-5. Saladax Biomedical, Modumetal, Cognition Therapeutics are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Education, Mobile. In addition, there are 13 more industries where it has achieved success. The fund has a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. If there are 4 or 5+ founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 other investors. Along with Golden Seeds, start-ups are often financed by Maine Angels, Sand Hill Angels, Innovation Works as well as 19 other investors. The most common co-investors for the fund are Tech Coast Angels, Astia Angels, Sand Hill Angels and also 45 different VCs. The investors in the following rounds are usually Tech Coast Angels, Maine Angels, Astia Angels, and 16 VCs in total.

Besides the listed founders, we have found 30 key employees of this fund in our database.

The fund typically enters into 2-6 deals annually. We recorded the biggest number of exits for this fund in 2018. In comparison with other funds, Golden Seeds makes 21 percentage points less than the average number of lead investments. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 12 percentage points more exits in comparison to other VCs. In 2012, the fund's activity was at its peak. Additionally, in 2019 the fund was active.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


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:; User name format in descending order of probability: first_initial last, first, first '.' last, first last

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

97.2% 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]

13.0% 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]

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]

0.3 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous

Maine Angels, Sand Hill Angels, Innovation Works

Funds Investing in Following

Tech Coast Angels, Maine Angels, Astia Angels

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