PeopleFund

PeopleFund

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Headquarters Location

United States, Miami

About

PeopleFund was established in 2006, and is a well known VC. The primary office of this VC is located in Miami. The fund is located in United States, North America.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 2-3 others. Along with PeopleFund, start-ups are often financed by Matias de Tezanos, Social Impact Capital, SOSV. The most common co-investors for the fund are Matias de Tezanos, Y Combinator, Mitsui Kinzoku-SBI Material Innovation Fund and also 2 different VCs. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Y Combinator, Vast Ventures, SOSV, out of 4 investors from our database.

At the time of investment by PeopleFund, a typical start-up valuation would be 10-50 millions dollars. The most exits for the fund occurred in 2018. In terms of the fund's performance, this VC has 13 percentage points less exits when compared to other organizations. The fund usually participates in 2-6 investment rounds per year. In 2013, the fund's activity was at its peak. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. PeopleFund participates, on average, in 7 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars.

The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund coincides - United States. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 2 other locations. The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. If the applying start-up has 5+ founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Internet, Real Time. In addition, there are 8 more industries where it has achieved success. Also, a start-up has to be aged 4-5 years to expect investment from this fund. Planetary Resources, Diamond Foundry, Kaptyn are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund.

The fund was created by Diego Fernández, Jose Vargas, Julio Gonzalez Arrivillaga, Matias de Tezanos. The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 6.

Year Founded

2006

Fund Activity

Operative

Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: peoplefund.org; User name format in descending order of probability: first_initial last, first

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

90.9% of cases

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

1-3

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

6.9% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]

x13

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

1.4 years

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

0.25 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous
Rounds

Social Impact Capital, SOSV

Funds Investing in Following
Rounds

Y Combinator, Vast Ventures, SOSV

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