Founders Josh Grotstein Paul Lee


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Total investments 36
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 29
Rounds per year 0.33
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 14
Key employees 4

Areas of investment

  • Video
  • Advertising
  • Software
  • Internet
  • Publishing

NBCUniversal is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 2004. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the New York. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the NBCUniversal, startups are often financed by Lerer Hippeau, SoftBank Capital, Menlo Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Lerer Hippeau, Wellington Management, Venrock. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by TCV, Sequoia Capital, Peacock Equity.

This organization was formed by Josh Grotstein, Paul Lee. Besides them, we counted 3 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 3 or 4 of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Publishing, Video Streaming. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Buzzfeed, Peloton Interactive, Vox Media

The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The average startup value when the investment from NBCUniversal is more than 1 billion dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The top activity for fund was in 2017. Deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Opposing the other organizations, this NBCUniversal works on 3 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 3 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$20M21 Apr 2022 -

Opry Entertainment Group

Media and Entertainment
Performing Arts
$293M06 Apr 2022 Nashville, Tennessee, United States


Advertising Platforms
Augmented Reality
Brand Marketing
Video Games
Virtual Reality
$20M31 Mar 2022 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel

The Labz

Intellectual Property
Social Media
$10K18 Mar 2019 Atlanta, Georgia, United States


Financial Services
Wealth Management
$105M28 Jan 2019 Irvine, California, United States


Health Care
$550M02 Aug 2018 New York, New York, United States


Online Portals
$2M03 Apr 2018 New York, New York, United States

Crypt TV

Digital Entertainment
Media and Entertainment
$6M28 Mar 2018 Los Angeles, California, United States

3D Technology
Home Decor
Home Renovation
$23M08 Dec 2017 San Francisco, California, United States


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