LAUNCH Founded 2011
Founders Jason Calacanis
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Total investments 10
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$3M
Portfolio companies 10
Rounds per year 1.00
Lead investments 3
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.09
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Convertible Note
Early Stage Venture
Seed
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Digital Media
Email Marketing
Events
Incubators
News
Venture Capital
Summary

LAUNCH appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 2011. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the San Francisco. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

This organization was formed by Jason Calacanis.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Whisper, Signpost, Neyborly. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Social Media, Advertising.

This LAUNCH works on 21 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2017. The average startup value when the investment from LAUNCH is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 24 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is generally included in 25-48 deals every year.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the LAUNCH, startups are often financed by Social Capital, Jason Calacanis, 500 Startups. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Daniel Curran, Slow Ventures, Marc Bell Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Social Capital, Slow Ventures, Daniel Curran.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Grin
Advertising
Analytics
E-Commerce
Logistics
Marketing
Payments
Series A
10M14 Dec 2020 United States, Sacramento
Xendoo
Accounting
Information Technology
Small and Medium Businesses
Software
Seed
3M17 Dec 2019 United States, Fort Lauderdale
Blokable
Building Material
Construction
Property Management
Real Estate
Smart Home
Seed
6M25 Oct 2017 United States, Seattle
Cafe X Technologies
Coffee
Mobile
Robotics
Seed
9M11 May 2021 Panama, San Francisco
Outlaw
Consumer Goods
Document Management
E-Commerce
Enterprise Software
Fast-Moving Consumer Goods
Health Care
Legal Tech
Retail
Software
Seed
1M01 Mar 2020 United States, Sparks
Balloon
Apps
Collaboration
Enterprise Software
Meeting Software
Messaging
Mobile
SaaS
Seed
2M11 May 2021 United States, New York
Capiche
Communities
Consumer Reviews
Content
Internet
News
Price Comparison
Social Network
Pre-Seed
1M11 May 2021 Panama, San Francisco
BasicBlock
Blockchain
Mobile Payments
Supply Chain Management
Transportation
Seed
1M08 May 2020 United States, Omaha
Grin
Advertising
Analytics
E-Commerce
Logistics
Marketing
Payments
Pre-Seed
2M01 Dec 2018 United States, Sacramento
V One, Inc.
Information Technology
Internet
Software
Pre-Seed
100K30 Apr 2020 United States, Los Angeles
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