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HBS Alumni Angels

Investor type Angel Group
Founders Sean Jacobsohn Tom Cervantez


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Total investments 26
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 25
Rounds per year 1.73
Lead investments 4
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Exits 2
Key employees Soon
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Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Internet
  • Machine Learning
  • Analytics
  • Software

In 2007 was created HBS Alumni Angels, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Allston. The company was established in North America in United States.

This organization was formed by Sean Jacobsohn, Tom Cervantez.

The typical startup value when the investment from HBS Alumni Angels is 1-5 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this HBS Alumni Angels performs on 21 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The high activity for fund was in 2014. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 4 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2017.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Analytics, Internet. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Capillary Biomedical, Cognovi Labs, SixPlus. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the HBS Alumni Angels, startups are often financed by Tech Coast Angels, New York Angels, CanopyBoulder. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are New York Angels, Tech Coast Angels, Sand Hill Angels. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Sand Hill Angels, New York Angels, Leorsa Innovations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Artificial Intelligence
Civil Engineering
Computer Vision
Machine Learning
$2M20 Sep 2021 New York, New York, United States


Big Data
Cloud Data Services
Human Resources
Information Technology
Machine Learning
$950K03 Jan 2019 New York, New York, United States

Trumarx Data Partners, Inc.

Oil and Gas
$7M10 Oct 2018 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Capillary Biomedical

Health Care
Medical Device
$2M14 Aug 2018 Irvine, California, United States


Health Care
Loyalty Programs
Marketing Automation
05 Mar 2018 California, United States

Front Range Biosciences

Life Science
$3M20 Sep 2017 Boulder, Colorado, United States

ExplORer Surgical

Clinical Trials
Health Care
Medical Device
$3M29 Aug 2017 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Cognovi Labs

Machine Learning
Predictive Analytics
Social Media
$705K15 Aug 2017 Columbus, Ohio, United States

SafeRide Health

Health Care
$2M11 Aug 2017 California, United States
Aren Secures $2M in Seed Funding

– Aren from Tel Aviv is a leading civil infrastructure management Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform.
– The company announced its seed capital raise of $2 million.
– The round was led by Shadow Ventures, with Rho Capital Partners, MetaProp, Technion Angels, Green Egg Ventures, HBS Alumni Angels, Turf Advisory, COINS, and Maccabee Ventures as major participants.


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