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Launchpad LA

Investor type Accelerator
Founders Adam Lilling Mark Suster Sam Teller


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Total investments 25
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 24
Rounds per year 1.92
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
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Exits 7
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Mobile
  • Software
  • Financial Services
  • Advertising
  • Internet

Launchpad LA appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 2009. The company was established in North America in United States. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Santa Monica.

This organization was formed by Adam Lilling, Mark Suster, Sam Teller.

The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2016. Opposing the other organizations, this Launchpad LA works on 5 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2012. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. When the investment is from Launchpad LA the average startup value is 5-10 millions dollars.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Launchpad LA, startups are often financed by 37 Ventures, Y Combinator, Tech Coast Angels. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Tiller Partners, Mesa Ventures, Lowercase Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Upfront Ventures, Double M Partners, 500 Startups.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Social Media, Analytics. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 1 and less years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight ChowNow, ZEFR, Mark43. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Financial Services
Information Technology
Small and Medium Businesses
22 Mar 2016 Santa Monica, California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Data Center Automation
Machine Learning
Predictive Analytics
$1M15 Apr 2015 San Jose, California, United States


Electronic Equipment and Instruments
Mapping Services
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Real Estate
08 Apr 2015 Santa Monica, California, United States


Financial Services
Real Estate
$4M27 Jun 2014 Los Angeles, California, United States

The Noun Project

Social Media
Web Design
$2M19 May 2014 Los Angeles, California, United States

Digital Entertainment
Digital Media
TV Production
$1M13 May 2014 Los Angeles, California, United States

Parachute Home

Home Decor
Interior Design
$800K21 Mar 2014 California, United States


Mobile Devices
$650K13 Mar 2014 Santa Monica, California, United States


File Sharing
Social Media
$500K05 Nov 2013 Montreal, Quebec, Canada


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