JLL Spark

Founded 2017

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Total investments 33
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$12M
Portfolio companies 19
Rounds per year 4.75
Lead investments 7
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.33
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Real Estate
  • SaaS
  • Software
Summary

JLL Spark appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2017. The venture was found in North America in United States. JLL Spark appeared to be a CVC structure as part of the corporation. The main department of described VC is located in the San Francisco.

The high activity for fund was in 2019. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The real fund results show that this VC is 24 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the JLL Spark, startups are often financed by Accel, 500 Startups, Redcliffe Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are MetaProp NYC, WeWork Labs, Sequoia Capital Israel. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by MetaProp NYC, Hetz Ventures, Ground Up Ventures.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Business Development, Commercial Real Estate. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Software Motor Company, Hubble, Jones For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

OpenSpace

Artificial Intelligence
Construction
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Software
Late Stage Venture
55M28 Apr 2021 United States, San Francisco

Early Stage Venture
9M27 Apr 2021

HqO

Commercial Real Estate
Enterprise Software
Mobile Apps
Real Estate
Late Stage Venture
60M14 Apr 2021 United States, Boston

Lev

Commercial Real Estate
Finance
Financial Services
Marketplace
Real Estate
Real Estate Investment
Seed
10M23 Mar 2021 United States, New York

Saltmine

Architecture
Commercial Real Estate
Interior Design
SaaS
Software
Early Stage Venture
20M23 Feb 2021 United States, San Francisco

Infogrid

Artificial Intelligence
Facility Management
Information Technology
Internet of Things
Property Management
Smart Building
Software
Early Stage Venture
15M30 Nov 2020 United Kingdom, London

Atmos

Construction
Consumer
Marketplace
Real Estate
Seed
4M29 Oct 2020 United States, San Francisco

OpenSpace

Artificial Intelligence
Construction
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Software
Early Stage Venture
16M27 Jul 2020 United States, San Francisco

Orbital Witness

Consulting
Information Services
Legal
Legal Tech
Real Estate
Seed
4M14 Jul 2020 United Kingdom, London
News
Lev Raises $30M in Series A Funding
– Lev is a NYC-based online commercial real estate financing transaction platform. – The company raised 30m in Series A funding. – The round was led by Greenspring, with participation from First American Title and existing investors, including NFX, Canaan Partners, JLL Spark, Animo Ventures and Ludlow Ventures. – The new investment will be used to expand the team, in their New York City HQ, Miami R&D center and Los Angeles outpost, as well as through remote positions, invest in product development and... Read more
JLL, Khosla lead Jones’ $12.5M Series A for real estate vendor compliance
– Jones, a commercial real estate startup, raised $12.5m in Series A funding. – The round was led by JLL Spark and Khosla Ventures that also included strategic investors Camber Creek, Rudin Management, DivcoWest and Sage Realty. – The company also manages certifications and approvals, moving the whole process online. – Its technology can process an insurance certificate in less than an hour and reduce the overall vendor approval time to 2.5 days — from 12 days — with 99.9% accuracy. Read more

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