Haystack Founded 2013
Founders Semil Shah
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Total investments 51
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$4M
Portfolio companies 51
Rounds per year 6.38
Lead investments 1
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.07
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Early Stage Venture
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Business Development
Finance
Mobile
SaaS
Venture Capital
Summary

In 2013 was created Haystack, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the San Francisco.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 7-8 partakers. Despite the Haystack, startups are often financed by Tuesday Capital, Pear Ventures, Urban Us. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Pear Ventures, Susa Ventures, Urban Us. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Lux Capital, Khosla Ventures, GGV Capital.

When the investment is from Haystack the average startup value is 1-5 millions dollars. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 17 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Comparing to the other companies, this Haystack performs on 19 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The high activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year.

This organization was formed by Semil Shah. Besides them, we counted 1 critical employee of this fund in our database.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Autonomous Vehicles, Machine Learning. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Instacart, DoorDash, OpenDoor Labs. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
nTopology
3D Printing
Computer
Industrial Engineering
Manufacturing
Software
Series A
7M30 Nov 2017 United States, New York
Homer Logistics
Delivery
Delivery Service
Logistics
Seed
2M21 Jul 2015 United States, New York
Managed by Q
Enterprise Software
Marketplace
SaaS
Seed
1M19 Nov 2014 United States, New York
Silo
Agriculture
AgTech
Communities
Food and Beverage
Food Processing
Information Technology
Internet
Marketplace
Professional Networking
Software
Series A
9M24 Sep 2020 United States, New York
Knoq
Computer
Internet
Sales
Software
Seed
2M27 Feb 2019 United Kingdom, Boston
AdQuick
Advertising
Advertising Platforms
E-Commerce
Marketing
Marketplace
Seed
1M14 Jul 2017 United States, Los Angeles
BentoBox
Apps
Mobile
Restaurants
SEO
Software
Series B
16M10 Apr 2019 United States, New York
Solo.io
Apps
Cloud Computing
Developer APIs
Internet
Software
Series A
11M10 Dec 2018 United Kingdom, Cambridge
Origin
3D Printing
Advanced Materials
Banking
Financial Services
FinTech
Industrial Automation
Industrial Manufacturing
Manufacturing
Marketplace
Software
Series A
10M08 Nov 2018 Panama, San Francisco
Myra Labs
Artificial Intelligence
Developer APIs
Machine Learning
Seed
19 Jul 2016 Panama, San Francisco
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