Kapor Capital

Founded 1999
Founders Freada Kapor Klein Mitchell Kapor

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Total investments 228
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$5M
Portfolio companies 115
Rounds per year 6.27
Lead investments 9
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.30
Exits 33
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
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Areas of investment

  • Finance
  • Financial Services
  • Venture Capital
Summary

In 1999 was created Kapor Capital, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the Oakland. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Kapor Capital, startups are often financed by Imagine K12, NewSchools Venture Fund, Cross Culture Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Ulu Ventures, Marc Bell Ventures, Felicis Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by True Ventures, GV, Y Combinator.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Information Technology, SaaS. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Uber, Omada Health, Thrive Market. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States.

This organization was formed by Freada Klein-Kapor, Mitch Kapor. Besides them, we counted 5 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in 13-24 deals every year. The real fund results show that this VC is 11 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The typical startup value when the investment from Kapor Capital is 10-50 millions dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Kapor Capital works on 11 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The top activity for fund was in 2015.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Early Stage Venture
6M18 May 2021

Upsie

Apps
Insurance
Mobile
Mobile Apps
Security
Software
Early Stage Venture
18M13 May 2021 United States, Minneapolis

CareCar

Health Care
Information Technology
Seed
3M29 Apr 2021
United States, Denver

Ethic

Database
Financial Services
FinTech
Sustainability
Early Stage Venture
29M30 Mar 2021 United States, New York

ChargerHelp!

Clean Energy
CleanTech
Software
Transportation
Seed
2M29 Mar 2021 United States, Los Angeles

Bitwise Industries

Coworking
Education
Human Resources
Software
Training
Early Stage Venture
50M24 Feb 2021 United States, Fresno

BlocPower

Clean Energy
CleanTech
Energy Efficiency
Energy Management
Smart Cities
Early Stage Venture
8M22 Feb 2021 United States, New York

Planet FWD

Farming
Food and Beverage
Snack Food
Seed
2M10 Dec 2020 United States, San Francisco

Career Karma

Career Planning
Social Network
Training
Early Stage Venture
10M09 Dec 2020 United States, San Francisco
News
TomoCredit Raises $10 Million in Series A Funding to Help Build Credit for First Time Borrowers
– TomoCredit, a fintech company offering a credit card focused on building a credit history for first-time borrowers, announced a $10 million Series A funding round led by Kapor Capital and KB Investment, a subsidiary of South Korea’s leading consumer bank. – The company also appointed Ash Gupta, former CRO at American Express, to the board. Read more
emocha Closes $6.2M Series A Funding Round Led by Claritas Health Ventures
– emocha Health, a digital health company which radically improves medication adherence amongst patients with chronic and infectious diseases, today announced the closing of a $6.2 million Series A funding round. – The financing was led by Claritas Health Ventures and includes participation from Healthworx, the innovation and investment arm of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Kapor Capital, and PTX Capital. – emocha is the first company to comprehensively digitize the CDC-endorsed practice of Directly Observed Th... Read more

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