Link Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders David Blundin

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Total investments 28
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$10M
Portfolio companies 23
Rounds per year 1.87
Lead investments 8
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.18
Exits 3
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

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

PayZen

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

Breeze

Insurance
InsurTech
$10M10 Aug 2021 Omaha, Nebraska, United States

Intrinsic Brands

Consumer Goods
$113M03 Jun 2021 New York, New York, United States

MotoRefi

Automotive
Financial Services
FinTech
Lending
$45M28 May 2021 Arlington, Virginia, United States

Minded

Fitness
Health Care
Home Health Care
Medical
Personal Health
Wellness
$2M17 Mar 2021 New York, New York, United States

Stilt

Consumer Finance
Financial Services
Financial Software
FinTech
Lending
Other Financial Services
31 Dec 2020 San Francisco, California, United States

HealthCare.com

Digital Media
E-Commerce
Health Care
InsurTech
Internet
$5M08 Jun 2020 Miami, Florida, United States

MotoRefi

Automotive
Financial Services
FinTech
Lending
$9M14 Feb 2020 Arlington, Virginia, United States

Own Up

Consumer Lending
Financial Services
FinTech
Real Estate
$8M22 Oct 2019 Boston, Massachusetts, 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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