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Lerer Hippeau

Founders Ben Lerer Eric Hippeau Ken Lerer

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Total investments 651
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$10M
Portfolio companies 391
Rounds per year 46.50
Lead investments 45
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.40
Exits 116
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
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Areas of investment

  • Software
  • E-Commerce
  • Internet
  • Enterprise Software
  • Mobile
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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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

10Beauty

Beauty
Cosmetics
Manufacturing
Retail Technology
Robotics
$17M06 Feb 2024 Burlington, Massachusetts, United States

Haven Energy

Renewable Energy
Service Industry
$7M30 Jan 2024 Los Angeles, California, United States

Tetra

Home Improvement
Manufacturing
Service Industry
$10M15 Dec 2023 Newton, Massachusetts, United States

InHome Home Services

Consumer Goods
Home Renovation
Home Services
$10M14 Dec 2023 Medford, Massachusetts, United States

Medmo

Clinical Trials
Health Care
Hospital
Medical Device
$9M20 Nov 2023 New York, New York, United States

Urban Sky

Aerospace
Geospatial
Mapping Services
Smart Cities
$9M16 Oct 2023 Denver, Colorado, United States

Teleskope

Security
Software
$2M13 Jul 2023 New York, New York, United States

Advocate

B2C
Information Technology
Internet
Social Media
$4M02 Jun 2023 New York, New York, United States

Cure Hydration

Food and Beverage
Organic
Organic Food
$5M17 Apr 2023 New York, New York, United States
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Plantible Raises $21.5M in Series A Funding

– Plantible is a San Diego CA-based food-tech/biotech company.
– Series A funding round raised $21.5m.
– The round was led by Astanor Ventures with participation from Piva Capital, CJ CheilJedang, Good Friends, Bradley Horowitz (SVP of Product at Google), Trevor Martin (Founder of Mammoth Biosciences) and Chris Bryson (Founder of Unata), Vectr Ventures, Lerer Hippeau, eighteen94 capital (Kellogg Company’s venture capital fund), FTW Ventures and Unshackled Ventures.
– The company intends to use the funds to build its first commercial facility to launch and commercialize its product in 2022.

Code Climate Raises $50M in Series C Funding to Propel Its Engineering Intelligence Platform

– Code Climate announced $50M in Series C funding.
– The round was led by PSG and joined by previous investors Union Square Ventures, Foundry Group, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, and NextView Ventures.
– Code Climate’s Engineering Intelligence products are trusted by over 1,000 companies from start-ups to enterprises.
– Code Climate experienced continued strong growth, more than doubled its headcount, and brought on an experienced executive leadership team.
– Funding will help Code Climate advance its product vision, extend its sales reach, and scale customer success – furthering its mission of helping engineering align activities with strategic priorities, deliver high quality software, and improve team performance.

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Total investments 651
Average round size 10M
Rounds per year 46.50
Peak activity year 2014
Lead investments 45
Follow on index 0.40
Exits 116
Group Appearance index 0.99

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

10Beauty

Beauty
Cosmetics
Manufacturing
Retail Technology
Robotics
$17M06 Feb 2024 Burlington, Massachusetts, United States

Haven Energy

Renewable Energy
Service Industry
$7M30 Jan 2024 Los Angeles, California, United States

Tetra

Home Improvement
Manufacturing
Service Industry
$10M15 Dec 2023 Newton, Massachusetts, United States

InHome Home Services

Consumer Goods
Home Renovation
Home Services
$10M14 Dec 2023 Medford, Massachusetts, United States

Medmo

Clinical Trials
Health Care
Hospital
Medical Device
$9M20 Nov 2023 New York, New York, United States

Urban Sky

Aerospace
Geospatial
Mapping Services
Smart Cities
$9M16 Oct 2023 Denver, Colorado, United States

Teleskope

Security
Software
$2M13 Jul 2023 New York, New York, United States

Advocate

B2C
Information Technology
Internet
Social Media
$4M02 Jun 2023 New York, New York, United States

Cure Hydration

Food and Beverage
Organic
Organic Food
$5M17 Apr 2023 New York, New York, United States
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