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Link Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders David Blundin

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Total investments 40
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$13M
Portfolio companies 27
Rounds per year 2.35
Lead investments 9
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.33
Exits 3
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • FinTech
  • Financial Services
  • Health Care
  • E-Commerce
  • Internet
Summary

In 2006 was created Link Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the Cambridge.

This Link Ventures works on 14 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The top activity for fund was in 2013. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 34 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Link Ventures, startups are often financed by Total Access Fund, Techstars, Green D Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Jeremy Zimmer, Green D Ventures, Atlas Venture. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Green D Ventures, Alumni Ventures Group, Total Access Fund.

The fund was created by David Blundin. We also calculated 6 valuable employees in our database.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Marketing, Big Data. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Vestmark, TodayTix, Jobcase.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

NsKnox

Cyber Security
Finance
FinTech
Payments
Security
$17M18 Jan 2023 Israel, North District, Israel

PayZen

Financial Services
FinTech
Health Care
Payments
$20M15 Nov 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Stilt

Consumer Finance
Financial Services
Financial Software
FinTech
Lending
Other Financial Services
$14M10 Mar 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Creatively

Communities
Event Promotion
Fashion
Media and Entertainment
Private Social Networking
Professional Networking
Professional Services
Social Network
Social Recruiting
$8M09 Mar 2022 New York, New York, United States

Canela Media

Advertising
Audio
Digital Media
Marketing
$32M24 Feb 2022 New York, New York, United States

Minded

Fitness
Health Care
Home Health Care
Medical
Personal Health
Wellness
$25M22 Feb 2022 New York, New York, United States

HealthCare.com

Digital Media
E-Commerce
Health Care
InsurTech
Internet
$50M13 Dec 2021 Miami, Florida, United States

PayZen

Financial Services
FinTech
Health Care
Payments
$15M16 Nov 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Anomaly

Health Care
Payments
$12M26 Oct 2021 New York, New York, United States
News
After raising $10M, Breeze breathes fresh air into a stagnant disability insurance market

– Breeze, a digital platform for disability and critical illness insurance, raised $10m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Link Ventures and joined by Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank, M25, Fiat Ventures and Invest Nebraska.
– The company plans to use the funding to expand its team and product offerings.

Intrinsic Raises $113M in Series A Funding

– Intrinsic is a NYC-based health & wellness eCommerce company.
– The company raised $113m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Define Ventures with participation from Link Ventures and others.
– The company focuses on numerous areas of health & wellness, including Pregnancy & Baby, Healthy Aging, Orthopedics, Digestive Health, Immune Support, Eye Health and Skin Care.

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