Jaws Ventures

Founded 2014

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Total investments 37
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$44M
Portfolio companies 31
Rounds per year 5.29
Lead investments 0
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.05
Exits 4
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
Seed

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Travel
  • Consumer Goods
  • Big Data
  • Real Estate
Summary

In 2014 was created Jaws Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the Greenwich.

The important activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The average startup value when the investment from Jaws Ventures is 100-500 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. Opposing the other organizations, this Jaws Ventures works on 19 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Mobile, Cloud Computing. 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. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Rubicon Global, Lytro, Lyric.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 8-9 participants. Despite the Jaws Ventures, startups are often financed by Thrive Capital, New Enterprise Associates, RRE Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Barry Sternlicht, New Enterprise Associates, Founders Fund. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Henry Kravis, Accel, Thrive Capital.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Eight Sleep

Consumer Electronics
Health Care
Product Design
Wellness
1
$86M30 Aug 2021 United States, New York

Thrasio

Brand Marketing
Consumer Goods
E-Commerce
Product Management
Retail
Supply Chain Management
1
$750M09 Feb 2021 United States, " United States"}

Financial Services
Real Estate
Rental Property
1
$110M02 Feb 2021 United States, San Francisco

Made In Cookware

Consumer Goods
1
$5M03 Apr 2019 United States, Austin

Little Spoon

Baby
Consumer Goods
Food and Beverage
Nutrition
Organic Food
1
$7M05 Feb 2019 United States, New York

Bluestone Lane

Coffee
E-Commerce
Food and Beverage
Wholesale
n/a
$20M12 Jul 2018 United States, New York

Parachute Home

Home Decor
Interior Design
Retail
1
$30M27 Jun 2018 United States, " United States"}

Tagomi

Bitcoin
Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
Financial Services
FinTech
1
$16M02 May 2018 United States, Chicago

Lyric

Big Data
Hospitality
Property Management
Real Estate
Travel
1
$15M20 Feb 2018 United States, San Francisco

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