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Homebrew

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Hunter Walk Satya Patel

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Total investments 176
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$12M
Portfolio companies 114
Rounds per year 19.56
Lead investments 15
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.35
Exits 25
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Internet
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
Summary

Homebrew appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2013. The main department of described VC is located in the San Francisco. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 7-8 partakers. Despite the Homebrew, startups are often financed by Slow Ventures, SV Angel, RRE Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are RRE Ventures, Sherpa Capital, GV. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by RRE Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Slow Ventures.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Analytics, FinTech. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Plaid Technologies, Chime, Cruise Automation. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager.

When the investment is from Homebrew the average startup value is 50-100 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 8 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 investment rounds annually. Opposing the other organizations, this Homebrew works on 16 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018.

The fund was created by Hunter Walk, Satya Patel. The overall number of key employees were 3.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Adonis

Health Care
Software
$5M14 Oct 2022 New York, New York, United States

Regal.io

Enterprise Software
Marketing
Marketing Automation
Sales Automation
SMS
$38M07 Sep 2022 New York, New York, United States

Finix Payments

Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Payments
$30M10 Aug 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Homelister

E-Commerce
Real Estate
$10M30 Jun 2022 Santa Monica, California, United States

Shield AI

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Mechanical Engineering
National Security
Robotics
Security
Software
$90M09 Jun 2022 San Diego, California, United States

Nava

Employee Benefits
Health Care
Insurance
InsurTech
$40M08 Jun 2022 New York, New York, United States

Ethena

E-Learning
Human Resources
SaaS
Software
$30M07 Jun 2022 New York, New York, United States

Noyo

Health Care
Information Technology
Medical
$45M19 May 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Habi

Home Renovation
Real Estate
Real Estate Investment
Residential
Software
$200M11 May 2022 Buenaventura, Valle del Cauca, Colombia
News
Carbon Health Secures $350 Million to Expand Omnichannel Primary Care Nationwide

– Carbon Health, a leading omnichannel healthcare provider, announced that it has raised $350m.
– The investment enables Carbon Health to further accelerate its expansion to become the largest primary care provider in the U.S. and fulfill its mission to make high-quality healthcare accessible to everyone.
– The round was led by Blackstone’s Horizon platform with participation from Atreides, Homebrew, Hudson Bay Capital, Intersect Capital, Fifth Wall, Lux Capital, Silver Lake Waterman, and funds and accounts managed by BlackRock.

Intellimize raises $30M to optimize websites with AI

– Intellimize, a startup aiming to help marketers drive conversions by personalizing websites, announced that it raised $30 million in series B funding led by Cobalt Capital, with participation from Addition, Amplify Partners, Homebrew, and Precursor Ventures.
– The proceeds, which bring the company’s total raised to over $50 million, will be put toward expanding Intellimize’s engineering and customer-facing teams.
– Personalization is increasingly key to boosting business revenue. Seventy-four percent of customers feel frustrated when website content isn’t personalized, one recent survey found. According to McKinsey, enterprises that have successfully embraced personalization have found proven ways to drive 5% to 15% increases in revenue and 10% to 30% increases in marketing-spend efficiency, predominantly by deploying triggered recommendations and communications.

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