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Initialized Capital

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Alexis Ohanian Garry Tan Harjeet Taggar

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Total investments 489
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$13M
Portfolio companies 273
Rounds per year 48.90
Lead investments 60
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.43
Exits 63
Key employees 9
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Internet
  • E-Commerce
  • SaaS
  • Enterprise Software
Summary

Initialized Capital appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2011. The main department of described VC is located in the San Francisco. The company was established in North America in United States.

Opposing the other organizations, this Initialized Capital works on 23 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The typical startup value when the investment from Initialized Capital is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 7 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2016. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 deals per year. The top activity for fund was in 2019. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

The fund was created by Alexis Ohanian, Garry Tan, Harjeet Taggar. We also calculated 9 valuable employees in our database.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Initialized Capital, startups are often financed by Alexis Ohanian, Paul Buchheit, Thrive Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Andreessen Horowitz, Khosla Ventures, Founders Fund. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Index Ventures, Founders Fund, Khosla Ventures.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Instacart, Flexport, Cruise Automation 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. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Human Resources, Analytics.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Arena

Enterprise Software
SaaS
Software
$32M02 Aug 2022 New York, New York, United States

Fly.io

Apps
Computer
PaaS
Software
Web Hosting
$25M28 Jul 2022 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Neurolytic Healthcare

Medical
Medical Device
Neuroscience
$3M27 Jul 2022 Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Bristle

Health Care
$3M25 Jul 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Eclipse Foods

Food and Beverage
Food Processing
Manufacturing
$40M28 Jun 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Vibe Bio

Biotechnology
$12M22 Jun 2022 -

Kinside

Child Care
Information Services
Information Technology
$12M07 Jun 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

AstroForge

$13M26 May 2022 Huntington Beach, California, United States

Torch

Corporate Training
Education
Human Resources
SaaS
Software
Training
$40M23 May 2022 San Francisco, California, United States
News
Stacker raises $20M Series A to help business units build software without coding

– Stacker, a London-based no-code platform, raised $20m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Andreessen Horowitz and joined by existing investors Initialized Capital, Y Combinator and Pentech.
– The company plans to put the new capital to work to reach 30-40 employees by the end of the year.

Flock Safety Raises $150M in Series D Funding

– Flock Safety from Atlanta develops a public safety operating system for cities to work with private communities and law enforcement to eliminate crime, protect privacy, and mitigate bias.
– Series D $150m round was led by Andreessen Horowitz with participation from and Initialized, Meritech, Bedrock, and Matrix Partners.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate product development and expand the team to support every city across the country.

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