Kapor Capital

Kapor Capital

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Headquarters Location

United States, Oakland


Kapor Capital was established in 1999, and is a well known VC. The primary office of this VC is located in Oakland. The fund is located in United States, North America.

Kapor Capital is involved in 11 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. This fund was the most active in 2015. In addition, the fund was active in 2019. At the time of investment by Kapor Capital, a typical start-up valuation would be 10-50 millions dollars. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 11 percentage points less exits in comparison to other VCs. The fund generally invests in 13-24 deals every year. The most exits for the fund occurred in 2019.

The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 2-3. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. However, start-ups from 2 other countries can be found in the fund's portfolio. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Information Technology, SaaS. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 21 more industries for this fund. The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. If the applying start-up has 5+ founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded. Uber, Omada Health, Thrive Market are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund.

This VC was founded by Freada Klein-Kapor, Mitch Kapor. Besides the listed founders, we have found 5 key employees of this fund in our database.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 5-6 others. Along with Kapor Capital, start-ups are often financed by Imagine K12, NewSchools Venture Fund, Cross Culture Ventures as well as 119 other investors. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are Ulu Ventures, Marc Bell Ventures, Felicis Ventures, the total number of co-investors is 200. The investors in the following rounds are usually True Ventures, GV, Y Combinator, and 123 VCs in total.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: kaporcapital.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first, first_initial last, last

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

21.8% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

3.7 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.13 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]


Number of Decacorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $10B]


Number of Minotaurs [amount of portfolio companies, which raised more then $1B in total]


Funds Investing in Following

True Ventures, GV, Y Combinator

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