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LightShed Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital

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Total investments 22
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$16M
Portfolio companies 18
Lead investments 2
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.14
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Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Gaming
  • Internet
  • Information Technology
  • Software
  • Video Games

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Slip.stream

Content Creators
Internet
Music
$7M26 May 2022 New York, New York, United States

Pebble

Blockchain
$6M23 May 2022 -

Federated Wireless

Cloud Computing
Infrastructure
Software
Wireless
$14M02 May 2022 Arlington, Virginia, United States

Flipside Crypto

Analytics
Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
Software
$50M19 Apr 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Incredible Dream Studios

Media and Entertainment
Video Games
$2M15 Dec 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States

Fable

Information Technology
Software
Web Development
$15M07 Dec 2021 New York, New York, United States

GetSetUp

Continuing Education
E-Learning
EdTech
Education and Training Services (B2B)
Educational Software
Elder Care
Information Technology
Virtual Workforce
$10M22 Nov 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Racket.com

Audio
Internet Radio
Podcast
Social Media
$3M16 Nov 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States

WorkWeek

B2B
Professional Services
$1M10 Nov 2021 Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
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Infinite Canvas raises $2.8M for a metaverse creator group modeled after esports teams

– Infinite Canvas is a talent management company and game publisher for the metaverse.
– The company raised $2.8m in pre-seed funding.
– Investors include Lightshed Venture Partners, BITKRAFT Ventures, Day One Ventures, Crossbeam and Emerson Collective.
– The company has partnered with some big names in Roblox, including RussoPlays, DeeterPlays, Sabrina and DJ Monopoli from Terabrite Games, as well as a handful of other Roblox developers, Fortnite map makers and streamers who, combined, reach more than 4.5 million subscribers.
– For the team, this nascent era of user-generated gaming content looks a lot like another now-ubiquitous creator platform once did.

Genvid Holdings Raises $113M in Series C Funding

– Genvid is a NYC-based provider of interactive livestreaming technologies and services.
– Company announced $113m Series C funding.
– The round was co-led by existing investors Valor Equity Partners and Atreides Management with participation from new investors Third Point Ventures, Cobalt Capital, LightShed Ventures, XN, and Lux Capital, existing investors Galaxy Interactive, Horizons Ventures, OCA Ventures (via OCA’s new growth equity fund), and Makers Fund and strategic partners Huya, NTT DOCOMO Ventures, and Samsung Ventures.
– The company intends to use the funds to establish Genvid Entertainment LLC, a new publishing subsidiary dedicated to producing Massive Interactive Live Events.

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