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Lauder Partners

Lauder Partners

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Headquarters Location

United States, Atherton


Lauder Partners is a well known and established VC, which was founded in 1986. The main office of this VC is situated in Atherton. The fund is located in United States, North America.

In comparison with other funds, Lauder Partners makes 6 percentage points more than the average number of lead investments. The most exits for the fund occurred in 2008. The fund generally invests in less than 2 deals every year. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund's activity peaked in 2000. In addition, the fund was active in 2019.

We also identified another 3 core personnel in our database.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 5-6 others. Along with Lauder Partners, start-ups are often financed by Labrador Ventures, Claremont Creek Ventures, Levensohn Venture Partners as well as 9 other investors. The fund often co-invests with Claremont Creek Ventures, Levensohn Venture Partners, Labrador Ventures, overall with 12 funds from our list. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Levensohn Venture Partners, Claremont Creek Ventures, Time Warner Investments, as well as 14 other investors.

Also, a start-up has to be aged 6-10 years to expect investment from this fund. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. Besides this, the fund also invested in 2 other countries. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are OnLive, Promptu Systems, ActiveVideo Networks. The fund has no a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. When a start-up has 4 or 5+ founders, the probability of closing the deal is low. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Web Hosting, Internet. In addition, there are 9 more industries where it has achieved success.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


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]

20.7% 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]

0.2 years

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

0.3 out of 1

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