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HuffPost

Founders Andrew Breitbart Arianna Huffington Jonah Peretti Ken Lerer

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Total investments 9
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$4M
Portfolio companies 6
Rounds per year 0.50
Lead investments 0
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.33
Exits 3
Key employees 1

Areas of investment

  • Publishing
  • News
  • Internet
  • Social
  • Digital Media
Summary

HuffPost is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 2005. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the New York. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 1 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Buzzfeed, Rewarder, Enboarder Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are SaaS, Social Media.

This organization was formed by Andrew Breitbart, Arianna Huffington, Jonah Peretti, Ken Lerer.

Comparing to the other companies, this HuffPost performs on 9 percentage points more the average number of lead investments. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2015. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The important activity for fund was in 2018. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 participants. Despite the HuffPost, startups are often financed by SoftBank Capital, Matthew Luckett, Kohlberg Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are SoftBank Capital, SV Angel, RRE Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by RRE Ventures, SoftBank Capital, New Enterprise Associates.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Enboarder

Employee Benefits
Human Resources
Information Technology
Internet
SaaS
Software
$4M20 Nov 2018 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Rewarder

E-Commerce
Marketplace
Q&A
$7M01 Aug 2012 San Francisco, California, United States

Business Insider

Digital Media
News
Publishing
$7M22 Sep 2011 New York, New York, United States

BuzzFeed

Advertising
Digital Entertainment
Internet
Journalism
News
Publishing
Social
Social News
Video
$8M12 May 2010 New York, New York, United States

Hot Potato

Social
Social Media
Social Media Marketing
$1M25 Nov 2009 New York, New York, United States

BuzzFeed

Advertising
Digital Entertainment
Internet
Journalism
News
Publishing
Social
Social News
Video
$3M09 Jul 2008 New York, New York, United States

HuffPost

Digital Media
News
Publishing
$5M01 Sep 2007 New York, New York, United States

HuffPost

Digital Media
News
Publishing
$5M01 Aug 2006 New York, New York, United States

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