LaunchCapital

Founded 2008
Founders Elon Boms

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Total investments 188
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$3M
Portfolio companies 188
Rounds per year 14.46
Lead investments 8
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.18
Exits 42
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
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Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • SaaS
  • Mobile
  • E-Commerce
Summary

LaunchCapital is the famous VC, which was founded in 2008. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the New Haven.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the LaunchCapital, startups are often financed by 500 Startups, Will Herman, MassChallenge. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are CVP, Wavemaker Partners, Silicon Badia. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by CVP, Grace Beauty Capital, 500 Startups.

Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is generally included in 13-24 deals every year. The high activity for fund was in 2011. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2017. The real fund results show that this VC is 15 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. Opposing the other organizations, this LaunchCapital works on 15 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The average startup value when the investment from LaunchCapital is 5-10 millions dollars.

The fund was created by Elon Boms. The overall number of key employees were 6.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Formlabs, Helix, Crew The fund has no exact preference 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. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Enterprise Software, Information Technology.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

involve.ai

Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Software
1
$16M25 Aug 2021 United States, Santa Monica

Faraday

Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Machine Learning
Marketing Automation
SaaS
Software
1
$4M19 Jul 2021 United States, Burlington

Mendel.ai

Artificial Intelligence
Clinical Trials
Computer Vision
Data Visualization
Health Care
Life Science
Machine Learning
Medical
1
$18M07 Jun 2021 United States, San Jose

Logiwa

Business Information Systems
Commercial
E-Commerce
Retail Technology
Software
Supply Chain Management
1
$8M15 Apr 2021 Chicago Illinois United States

Breezeway

Internet
Property Management
Rental
Rental Property
Software
1
$8M04 Aug 2020 Boston Massachusetts United States

Enterprise
Events
1
$2M06 Nov 2019 Pennsylvania United States

6K

Industrial Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Nanotechnology
1
$11M21 May 2019 Massachusetts United States

Amastan Technologies

Biotechnology
Information Technology
Market Research
1
$11M20 May 2019 Massachusetts United States

Benchmark Space Systems

Aerospace
Hardware
Manufacturing
1
$1M30 Nov 2018 United States Vermont
News
6K Raises $51M in Series C Funding

– 6K Energy is a battery developer based in Hayward, CA.
– Company raised $45m in Series B funding.
– The round was led by Volta Energy Technologies with participation from Catalus Capital, S Cap/Prithvi Ventures, Anzu Partners, Launch Capital, Material Impact and RKS Ventures.
– The new investment will be used to complete its Battery Development Center of Excellence.

involve.ai Raises $16M in Series A Funding

– Involve.ai is a customer intelligence platform, based in Los Angeles.
– The company raised $16m in Series A funding from Sapphire Ventures, with participation from existing investors Bonfire Ventures, Greycroft, Launch Capital, BDMI and new investors GTMfund, Fenwick, Gokul Rajaram, Stanford University and Michael Whitmire.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate the company’s product roadmap, expand its go-to-market teams and improve customer experience.

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