Next Play Capital

Investor type Fund Of Funds
Founders Eric Valle Ryan Nece

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Total investments 28
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$257M
Portfolio companies 19
Rounds per year 4.00
Lead investments 0
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.32
Exits 3
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • SaaS
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Food and Beverage
  • Organic Food
  • Software
Summary

The company was established in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the Redwood City.

We also calculated 6 valuable employees in our database.

The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. Comparing to the other companies, this Next Play Capital performs on 4 percentage points more the average number of lead investments. When the investment is from Next Play Capital the average startup value is more than 1 billion dollars. Deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The important activity for fund was in 2019. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 9 partakers. Despite the Next Play Capital, startups are often financed by Redpoint, Harrison Metal, Cowboy Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Workday Ventures, Winklevoss capital, Vulcan.

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 ScaleFactor, Grove. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Supply Chain Management, Finance.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Babylist

Baby
E-Commerce
Internet
Parenting
$40M04 Nov 2021 Oakland, California, United States

Kitopi

Cloud Infrastructure
Delivery
Food and Beverage
Food Delivery
Internet
Restaurants
SaaS
Software
$415M01 Jul 2021 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Syndio Solutions

Analytics
Business/Productivity Software
Consulting Services (B2B)
Human Capital Services
Human Resources
Machine Learning
Software
$17M07 Jan 2021 Seattle, Washington, United States

SureSale

Automotive
E-Commerce
Logistics
Marketplace
Retail
$7M06 Feb 2020 Santa Barbara, California, United States

ScaleFactor

Accounting
Business Intelligence
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
SaaS
Software
$60M08 Aug 2019 Austin, Texas, United States

Right Rice

Food and Beverage
Organic Food
Retail
05 Aug 2019 San Francisco, California, United States

ThoughtSpot

Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Business Intelligence
Enterprise Software
Life Science
SaaS
$248M01 Aug 2019 Sunnyvale, California, United States

Carbon

3D Printing
Consumer Lending
Financial Services
FinTech
Industrial Engineering
Manufacturing
Mechanical Engineering
Mobile Payments
Transportation
$260M25 Jun 2019 Redwood City, California, United States

Carta

Finance
FinTech
Internet
Software
Stock Exchanges
$300M06 May 2019 San Francisco, California, United States

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