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i-Hatch Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Bradford Farkas Chip Austin


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Total investments 26
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 16
Rounds per year 1.08
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 12
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Mobile
  • Software
  • Video
  • Music
  • File Sharing

i-Hatch Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 1999. The main office of represented VC is situated in the New York. The company was established in North America in United States.

This organization was formed by Bradford Farkas, Chip Austin. We also calculated 2 valuable employees in our database.

The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2008. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The real fund results show that this VC is 8 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. This i-Hatch Ventures works on 15 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2000.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Mobile, Wireless. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. 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. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Equator Technologies, Inc., Thumbplay, M:Metrics

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the i-Hatch Ventures, startups are often financed by SoftBank Capital, Greylock Partners, Bain Capital Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are SoftBank Capital, Warburg Pincus, Ridgewood Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by SoftBank Capital, Greylock Partners, Bain Capital Ventures.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Speechlab, Inc.

Artificial Intelligence
Digital Media
Information Technology
Natural Language Processing
Speech Recognition
Translation Service
$1M01 Mar 2023 -


$6M09 Jul 2016 New York, New York, United States

Big Data
Information Services
$1M22 Sep 2014 San Francisco, California, United States


Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Physical Security
$5M21 Jun 2012 California, United States


$1M19 Mar 2012 San Francisco, California, United States


Cloud Computing
File Sharing
$2M21 Apr 2010 New York, New York, United States


Cloud Computing
File Sharing
$8M05 Jul 2007 New York, New York, United States

Reaxion Corporation

Developer Platform
$2M28 Feb 2007 Seattle, Washington, United States


Cloud Computing
File Sharing
$10M30 Oct 2006 New York, New York, United States


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