Lerer Hippeau Founded 2010
Founders Ben Lerer Eric Hippeau Ken Lerer
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Total investments 171
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$8M
Portfolio companies 171
Rounds per year 15.55
Lead investments 30
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.31
Exits -
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Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
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Areas of investment
Finance
Venture Capital
Summary

In 2010 was created Lerer Hippeau, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the New York.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Buzzfeed, Allbirds, Warby Parker. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as E-Commerce, Fashion.

Considering the real fund results, this VC is 8 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The fund is generally included in 25-48 deals every year. The high activity for fund was in 2014. The average startup value when the investment from Lerer Hippeau is 100-500 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this Lerer Hippeau performs on 9 percentage points less the average number of lead investments.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Lerer Hippeau, startups are often financed by Techstars New York City Accelerator, Quotidian Ventures, Primary Venture Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Quotidian Ventures, Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Primary Venture Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Y Combinator, Transmedia Capital, Pritzker Group Venture Capital.

The fund was created by Ben Lerer, Eric Hippeau, Ken Lerer. Besides them, we counted 4 critical employees of this fund in our database.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Jott
Messaging
Service Industry
Video
Venture - Series Unknown
1M09 Jun 2015 United States, Seattle
FidoCure
Health Care
Information Technology
Veterinary
Series A
10M29 Oct 2020 United States, Palo Alto
Ense
Android
Audio
Media and Entertainment
Online Portals
Social Media
Seed
02 Nov 2016 United States, New York
Friendsy
Apps
Education
Seed
700K24 Aug 2015 United States, Marlboro
Soylent
E-Commerce
Food and Beverage
Food Processing
Health Care
Nutrition
Wellness
Series A
20M14 Jan 2015 United States, Los Angeles
Social Sentinel
Education
Public Safety
Software
Series A
3M06 Oct 2016 Canada, Burlington
AutoFi
Automotive
Financial Services
Point of Sale
Venture - Series Unknown
17M27 May 2016 Panama, San Francisco
Heartbeat Health
Health Care
Software
Series A
8M12 Mar 2020 United States, New York
Klara
Health Care
mHealth
Telecommunications
Seed
3M28 Aug 2016 United States, New York
Prose
Beauty
Consumer Goods
Cosmetics
E-Commerce
Health Care
Seed
1M12 Jul 2017 United States, New York
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