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PeopleFund

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Diego Fernu00e1ndez Jose Vargas Julio Gonzalez Arrivillaga Matias de Tezanos

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Total investments 33
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$12M
Portfolio companies 25
Rounds per year 1.94
Lead investments 4
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.24
Exits 6
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Internet
  • E-Commerce
  • Transportation
  • Renewable Energy
  • Advertising
Summary

In 2006 was created PeopleFund, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the Miami. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 13 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The typical startup value when the investment from PeopleFund is 10-50 millions dollars. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. This PeopleFund works on 7 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2013. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Planetary Resources, Diamond Foundry, Kaptyn For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Internet, Real Time.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the PeopleFund, startups are often financed by Matias de Tezanos, Social Impact Capital, SOSV. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Matias de Tezanos, Y Combinator, Mitsui Kinzoku-SBI Material Innovation Fund. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Y Combinator, Vast Ventures, SOSV.

The fund was created by Diego Fernu00e1ndez, Jose Vargas, Julio Gonzalez Arrivillaga, Matias de Tezanos. The overall number of key employees were 6.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Kaptyn

Asset Management
Automotive
Internet of Things
Transportation
$20M15 Mar 2022 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Menlo Micro

Consumer Electronics
Electronics
Hardware
Power Grid
Semiconductor
$150M09 Mar 2022 Irvine, California, United States

Getaround

Car Sharing
Collaborative Consumption
Marketplace
Mobile
Peer to Peer
Transportation
$140M14 Oct 2020 San Francisco, California, United States

Amply Power

Electric Vehicle
Renewable Energy
Transportation
$13M28 Apr 2020 United States, Mountain View

ADVANO

Advanced Materials
Energy
Energy Storage
Manufacturing
Nanotechnology
$18M28 Jan 2020 New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Instrumems

Information Technology
Manufacturing
$3M01 Jan 2020 California, United States

ADVANO

Advanced Materials
Energy
Energy Storage
Manufacturing
Nanotechnology
26 Sep 2019 New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

AutoWeb

Advertising
Automotive
Enterprise Software
Marketing
$5M18 Sep 2019 Irvine, California, United States

Genomic Prediction

Biotechnology
Pharmaceutical
$4M31 Jan 2019 New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States

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