Lerer Hippeau

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Ben Lerer Eric Hippeau Ken Lerer

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Total investments 481
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$9M
Portfolio companies 313
Rounds per year 43.73
Lead investments 30
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.35
Exits 98
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Software
  • 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

Augmentir

Software
$7M10 Nov 2021 Irvine, California, United States

Block Renovation

Construction
Home Renovation
$50M09 Nov 2021 New York, New York, United States

Augury

Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Enterprise Software
Industrial
Industrial Manufacturing
Machine Learning
Predictive Analytics
Sensor
$180M26 Oct 2021 New York, New York, United States

Crossing Minds

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
Machine Learning
$10M18 Oct 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Studs

Retail
$20M05 Oct 2021 New York, New York, United States

Peel

Analytics
Business Intelligence
E-Commerce Platforms
$5M30 Sep 2021 New York, New York, United States

Noops

Consumer Goods
E-Commerce
Food and Beverage
$2M24 Sep 2021 New York, New York, United States

Blockdaemon

Bitcoin
Blockchain
Cloud Infrastructure
Cloud Management
Computer
Cryptocurrency
Ethereum
FinTech
$155M21 Sep 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States

Abra

Bitcoin
Financial Services
Peer to Peer
Transaction Processing
$55M15 Sep 2021 Mountain View, California, United States
News
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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