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Investor type Micro VC
Founders Chaim Friedman Ed Michael Haymi Behar Itschak Friedman James L. Tyree Jonathan Friedman


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Total investments 54
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 28
Rounds per year 4.91
Lead investments 6
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Software
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Analytics

LionBird is the famous VC, which was founded in 2012. The main department of described VC is located in the Tel Aviv. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in Israel.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2016. Comparing to the other companies, this LionBird performs on 26 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 9 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 fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The important activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The average startup value when the investment from LionBird is 1-5 millions dollars.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the LionBird, startups are often financed by Techstars, lool ventures, Lightbank. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are lool ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Blumberg Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by lool ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Lightbank.

The fund was created by Chaim Friedman, Ed Michael, Haymi Behar, Itschak Friedman, Jonathan Friedman. We also calculated 5 valuable employees in our database.

For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Shopclues, Fundbox, Bizzabo. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as SaaS, Health Care. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Nest Genomics (YC W22)

Health Care
$8M10 Jan 2023 New York, New York, United States


$45M29 Aug 2022 Israel, North District, Israel


Artificial Intelligence
Financial Services
$40M19 Apr 2022 New York, New York, United States

Phantom Neuro

$3M25 Mar 2022 Austin, Texas, United States

Phrase Health

Health Care
$3M28 Oct 2021 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Assured Allies

Health Care
$18M08 Jul 2021 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Health Care
Machine Learning
$21M15 Jun 2021 Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Laguna Health

Health Care
$6M26 May 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Nimble Beauty

Consumer Electronics
Consumer Goods
$10M11 May 2021 New York, New York, United States
Laguna Health Raises $6.6M To Ensure Successful Post-Hospital Recovery

– Laguna Health, a post-hospital recovery assurance company offering a value-based solution to reduce costly readmissions and shorten recovery times, publicly launched and announced $6.6M in seed-funding.
Pitango HealthTech and LionBird co-led the funding round, with participation from Assaf Wand, founder and CEO of Hippo Insurance and Josh Riff, founder and CEO of Onduo.
– Laguna’s recovery platform is the first to fuse data, digital care tools, and proven behavioral health interventions to radically reduce negative outcomes. These include lost productivity, mental health issues, substance use disorder or misuse, and the $80B+ spent annually on readmissions.

FundGuard Closes $12 Million Series A Funding Round to Accelerate Growth of First AI-Powered Investment Management Enterprise SaaS Platform

– FundGuard closed a $12m Series A funding round.
– The round was led by Team8 and included Blumberg Capital and LionBird Ventures.
– New investors included Jack Klinck, Heidi Miller, Jay Mandelbaum, Stanton Green, Mindset Ventures and Maccabee Ventures.
– The investment brings the total amount of capital raised by FundGuard to $16m.
– The investment will spur product development to support FundGuard’s partnerships with several of the world’s largest fund administrators and asset managers in addition to meeting increasing demand from alternative funds and insurance companies.
– Kirk Littleton joined the company as Sales Director.
– Alan Schneider also joined the company as Sales Director.


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