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LaunchPad Ventures

Investor type Corporate Venture Capital
Founders Andrew Hazen

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Total investments 4
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$3M
Portfolio companies 3
Rounds per year 0.40
Lead investments 1
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.25
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Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Hospitality
  • CRM
  • Autonomous Vehicles
  • Automotive
Summary

LaunchPad Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2012. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. LaunchPad Ventures seemed to be an CVC arrangement as part of the organization. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Mineola.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the LaunchPad Ventures, startups are often financed by Thayer Ventures, Samothrace Partners, Maine Angels. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are BP Ventures, Wayfare Ventures, Thayer Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Insight Partners, Tech Coast Angels, Schooner Capital.

The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The important activity for fund was in 2017. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 13 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Travel Accommodations, Travel. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline ezCater, Zippity, Groupize.com

This organization was formed by Andrew Hazen.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Zippity

Automotive
Autonomous Vehicles
CRM
Home Services
Information Technology
SaaS
Software
$3M06 Sep 2019 Massachusetts, United States

Zippity, Inc.

Automotive
Autonomous Vehicles
CRM
Home Services
Information Technology
SaaS
Software
$2M16 Nov 2018 Massachusetts, United States

Groupize.com

Hospitality
Software
Travel
Travel Accommodations
$3M12 Oct 2017 Gloucester, Massachusetts, United States

ezCater

Catering
Hospitality
Marketplace
Restaurants
$4M15 Apr 2014 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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