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Plough Penny Partners

Plough Penny Partners

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Headquarters Location

United States, New York


Plough Penny Partners was established in 1985, and is a well known VC. The main office of this VC is situated in New York. The VC's location is in North America, United States.

The overall number of key employee in the fund's team is 1.

We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Video, Health Care. In addition, there are 8 more industries where it has achieved success. Critical Media, KoolConnect Technologies, Solve Media are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund. Also, a start-up has to be aged 4-5 years to expect investment from this fund. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. However, start-ups from 1 other country can be found in the fund's portfolio. The fund has an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. If there are 4 or 5+ founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low.

The fund's activity peaked in 2011. The fund usually participates in less than 2 investment rounds per year. In comparison with other funds, Plough Penny Partners makes 16 percentage points more than the average number of lead investments. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2007. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 3-4 others. Along with Plough Penny Partners, start-ups are often financed by Village Ventures, Uhuru Capital, Silicon Alley Venture Partners as well as 2 other investors. The fund often co-invests with Village Ventures, iNovia Capital, White Oak Advisory. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by 3TS Capital Partners, aws Gründerfonds (aws Founders Fund), Corigin Ventures.

Year Founded


Fund Activity

Not 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:; User name format in descending order of probability: first_initial last

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

86.7% of cases

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


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


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]

0.15 out of 1

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