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JLL Spark

Investor type Corporate Venture Capital

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Total investments 58
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$31M
Portfolio companies 32
Rounds per year 11.60
Lead investments 9
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.45
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

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

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

SwiftConnect

$17M26 Oct 2022 Stamford, Connecticut, United States

HqO

Commercial Real Estate
Enterprise Software
Mobile Apps
Real Estate
12 Jul 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

PRODA

Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Commercial
Computer
Machine Learning
SaaS
Software
$9M30 Jun 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Turntide Technologies

Energy Efficiency
GreenTech
Industrial Automation
Internet of Things
Software
$80M15 Jun 2022 Sunnyvale, California, United States

ALICE Technologies

Construction
Innovation Management
Machine Learning
Real Estate
Software
$30M13 Jun 2022 California, United States

ecoworks

Architecture
$9M02 Jun 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Re-Leased Property Software

Commercial Real Estate
Property Management
Real Estate
SaaS
Software
$16M22 Apr 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Aunt Flow

Education
Facilities Support Services
Facility Management
$8M21 Apr 2022 Columbus, Ohio, United States

Lev

Commercial Real Estate
Finance
Financial Services
Marketplace
Real Estate
Real Estate Investment
$70M13 Apr 2022 New York, New York, United States
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 extend its services.

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.

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