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Motley Fool Ventures

Motley Fool Ventures

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Headquarters Location

United States, Alexandria


Motley Fool Ventures is a well known and established VC, which was founded in 2018. The main office of this VC is situated in Alexandria. The VC's location is in North America, United States.

Besides the listed founders, we have found 4 key employees of this fund in our database.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 other investors. Aside from Motley Fool Ventures, start-ups are often funded by Kapor Capital, The Motley Fool, SeedInvest and 7 other funds. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are Kapor Capital, Joe Callinan, Walter Robb. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Tom Golisano.

Affectiva, MotoRefi, MyWallSt are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. Besides this, the fund also invested in 1 other country. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 4-5. The fund has specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. When a start-up has 4 founders, the probability of closing the deal is low. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Education, SaaS. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 8 more industries for this fund.

The fund's activity peaked in 2019. The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from Motley Fool Ventures is 10-50 millions dollars. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. In real terms, this VC performs 30 percentage points more exits than other funds. The fund usually participates in 2-6 investment rounds per year.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

5 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.2 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous

Kapor Capital, The Motley Fool, SeedInvest

Funds Investing Together

Kapor Capital

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