Khosla Ventures

Founded 2004
Founders Vinod Khosla

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Total investments 727
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$27M
Portfolio companies 491
Rounds per year 42.76
Lead investments 145
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.45
Exits 109
Key employees 10
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Biotechnology
  • Information Technology
Summary

Khosla Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2004. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Menlo Park.

The real fund results show that this VC is 13 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. When the investment is from Khosla Ventures the average startup value is more than 1 billion dollars. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this Khosla Ventures performs on 15 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2014. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is generally included in 25-48 deals every year. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2017.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Khosla Ventures, startups are often financed by Lerer Hippeau, FLOODGATE, DAG Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Slow Ventures, Sherpa Capital, Scott Banister. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Horizons Ventures, Greylock Partners, Felicis Ventures.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no specific favorite 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. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Enterprise Software, E-Commerce. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Stripe, Instacart, DoorDash. 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 Vinod Khosla. Besides them, we counted 10 critical employees of this fund in our database.

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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

Known Medicine

Biotechnology
Health Care
Life Science
Medical
1
$7M25 Aug 2021 United States, Salt Lake City

Arevo

3D Printing
Computer
Manufacturing
Robotics
Software
n/a
$25M19 Aug 2021 United States, Milpitas

Gaiascope

CleanTech
Energy
Machine Learning
Power Grid
Software
Sustainability
1
$2M17 Aug 2021 United States, Boston

Kiddom

E-Learning
EdTech
Education
Software
1
$35M13 Aug 2021 United States, San Francisco

Flow Neuroscience

Health Care
Medical Device
1
$9M10 Aug 2021 Sweden, Malmo

Encellin

Biotechnology
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Medical Device
1
$5M05 Aug 2021 United States, San Francisco

Catch

FinTech
Freelance
Health Insurance
Insurance
Personal Finance
Retirement
Wealth Management
1
$12M30 Jul 2021 United States, Boston

Homebase

Human Resources
Local
Professional Services
Small and Medium Businesses
Software
1
$71M29 Jul 2021 United States, San Francisco
News
Loyal raises $27M, aims to give dog owners more time with their pets

– San Francisco startup Loyal raised $27m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Khosla Ventures and included First Round Capital, Box Group, Collaborative Fund, The Longevity Fund and Lachy Groom.
– The company is building an animal pharmaceutical company that is developing therapeutics aimed at extending both lifespan and healthspan for dogs.

Opentrons Raises $200M in Series C Funding

– Opentrons Labworks Inc. is a NYC-based lab platform provider.
SoftBank Vision Fund 2 led the round with participation by Khosla Ventures.
– The company intends to use the funds to further invest in its automated lab platform globally.

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