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Total investments 10
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 9
Rounds per year 1.00
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
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Exits 1
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Apps
  • Fashion
  • Music
  • Internet
  • Big Data

memBrain is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1999.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 participants. Despite the memBrain, startups are often financed by memBrain LLC, Wildcat Venture Partners, Rose Tech Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Upfront Ventures, Rivet Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Mistral Venture Partners, Greylock Partners, Upfront Ventures.

The current fund was established by Ken Hertz.

The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Opposing the other organizations, this memBrain works on 38 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2011.

The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Health Care, Consumer Electronics. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Ritual, MobLabs, Stem Disintermedia. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

nēdl (as in, 'the haystack')

$1M17 Oct 2018 Santa Monica, California, United States


Health Care
09 Feb 2018 New York, United States


Developer Tools
Mobile Devices
04 Jan 2018 Los Angeles, California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Augmented Reality
Big Data
Internet of Things
Machine Learning
Speech Recognition
Virtual Reality
03 Aug 2017 Pasadena, California, United States

nēdl (as in, 'the haystack')

24 Feb 2017 United States, Santa Monica


Consumer Goods
Health Care
Subscription Service
22 Jul 2016 California, United States


11 Jul 2016 New York, United States

Vertical Mass

Big Data
09 Jun 2016 West Hollywood, California, United States

Stem Disintermedia

$4M26 Apr 2016 Los Angeles, California, United States


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