Khosla Ventures

Founded 2004
Founders Vinod Khosla

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Total investments 894
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$27M
Portfolio companies 363
Rounds per year 22.59
Lead investments 165
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.48
Exits 94
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Business Development
  • Financial Services
  • Health Care
  • Mobile
  • Venture Capital
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

Ochre Bio

Biopharma
Biotechnology
Health Care
Therapeutics
Seed
9M16 Jun 2021 United Kingdom, Oxford

Faire

E-Commerce
Marketplace
Retail
Retail Technology
Wholesale
Late Stage Venture
260M10 Jun 2021 United States, San Francisco

Synchron

Information Technology
Manufacturing
Marketing
Medical Device
Early Stage Venture
40M03 Jun 2021 United States, " United States"}

Good Health Company (Clinic) (GHC)

Health Care
Seed
5M01 Jun 2021 India, " India"}

Hello Heart

Fitness
Health Care
Medical
mHealth
Wellness
Late Stage Venture
45M26 May 2021 United States, " United States"}

Overture Life

Biotechnology
Early Stage Venture
15M25 May 2021 United States, New York

Fireflies.ai

Enterprise Software
Meeting Software
Messaging
SaaS
Software
Early Stage Venture
14M24 May 2021 United States, San Francisco

Heyday

Beauty
Cosmetics
Digital Marketing
E-Commerce
Health Care
Information Technology
Internet
Marketplace
Early Stage Venture
70M20 May 2021 United States, New York

Early Stage Venture
20M12 May 2021
News
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. Read more
AI-driven voice assistant PolyAI raises $14M round led by Khosla Ventures
– PolyAI, a voice assistant company, raised $15m funding. – The round was led by Silicon Valley’s Khosla Ventures, and joined by Point72 Ventures, Amadeus Capital, Sands Capital Ventures, Passion Capital and Entrepreneur First. – It brings PolyAI to a valuation of $100m. – PolyAI claims its voice assistant can be turned live more quickly, in more languages, and charges on a per-minute basis. Read more

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