LightShed Ventures

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Total investments 8
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Portfolio companies 8
Lead investments 0
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Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Internet
  • Gaming
  • Content Creators
  • Music
  • eSports

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Infinite Canvas

Video Games
$2M24 Aug 2021

Content Creators
$3M29 Jul 2021 United States, New York

Genvid Technologies

Information Technology
Online Games
Video Games
$113M15 Jul 2021 United States, New York


Digital Media
Fantasy Sports
Predictive Analytics
$80M22 Apr 2021 United States, New York

Goldin Auctions

$40M16 Feb 2021 United States, " United States"}


Advertising Platforms
Big Data
Data Visualization
Internet Radio
Search Engine
Social Network
$4M14 Jan 2021 United States, Louisville

Content Creators
01 Dec 2020 United States, New York
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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