Playground Global

Playground Global

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Headquarters Location

United States, Palo Alto

About

Playground Global is a venture capital firm specializing in investments in early stage (seed, Series A, Series B) companies. Initial investments range from $1M to $20M. Playground prefers to lead the investment round and then actively partner with companies, usually sitting on their board. The firm also typically provides follow on funding for subsequent financing rounds.

Playground primarily invests in science and engineering companies with emerging technologies for artificial intelligence, automation, next generation computing, artificial intelligence, neuro-morphic computing, quantum technologies, optical systems, aerospace, biotechnology, life sciences, computational biology, synthetic biology, healthcare, telemedicine, advanced manufacturing, additive manufacturing, robotics and next generation infrastructure.

The firm invests globally. Playground Global was founded in 2015, and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

Year Founded

2014

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: playground.global; User name format in descending order of probability: first, first_initial last

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

96.6% of cases

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

7-12

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

16.3% of cases

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

x3

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

1.3 years

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

0.1 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous
Rounds

Y Combinator, Matrix Partners, iRobot

Funds Investing Together

Redpoint, Matrix Partners, Y Combinator

Funds Investing in Following
Rounds

General Motors Ventures, Toyota AI Ventures, Redpoint

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