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Precursor Ventures

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Charles Hudson

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Total investments 256
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$4M
Portfolio companies 184
Rounds per year 36.57
Lead investments 20
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.27
Exits 11
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Internet
  • Health Care
  • SaaS
  • FinTech
Summary

Precursor Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2015. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the San Francisco.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 participants. Despite the Precursor Ventures, startups are often financed by Y Combinator, Right Side Capital Management, NFX. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Social Capital, Bloomberg Beta, Halogen Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Y Combinator, NFX, Wavemaker Partners.

The typical startup value when the investment from Precursor Ventures is 5-10 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this Precursor Ventures performs on 26 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 deals per year. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 7 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2018. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Passport, Butterfly.ai, SafeChain. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund.

The current fund was established by Charles Hudson. The overall number of key employees were 3.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Pivo

Credit
Financial Services
Wealth Management
$2M21 Nov 2022 -

Guaranteed

Elder Care
Health Care
Home Health Care
$6M03 Nov 2022 New York, New York, United States

Heylo

Information Technology
Social
Software
$1M01 Nov 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Kudos

Credit Cards
Shopping
Software
$7M20 Oct 2022 Woodland Hills, California, United States

Traxyl

Optical Communication
$5M13 Oct 2022 Virginia, United States

Highnote

Music
Software
$1M04 Oct 2022 -

Bloom Community

Dating
Software
$2M14 Sep 2022 -

Bloom

Communities
Dating
$2M13 Sep 2022 Oakland, California, United States

EarlyDay

EdTech
Education
Online Portals
Recruiting
$3M02 Sep 2022 Miami, Florida, United States
News
Shop Latinx, the First Curated and Leading Marketplace for the Latinx Community, Announces Close of Initial $1 Million Pre-Seed VC Funding

– Shop Latinx raised $1M in funding from investment partners Precursor Ventures, Backstage Capital, Debut Capital, 2PM, Humble Ventures, Hispanics in Philanthropy, Silicon Hills Capital, Techstars, among several other consumer angel investors.
– Shop Latinx has experienced exponential growth since its founding by entrepreneur Brittany Chavez in 2016, from a fan favorite Instagram account championing Latinx brands, designers and their stories to a full e-commerce marketplace boasting a community with over 100,000 highly engaged fans.
– Shop Latinx now features over 600 intentionally curated one-of-a-kind products from over 30 brands from brilliant creators and entrepreneurs with rich stories.

DocSpace Raises $1.2M in Funding

– DocSpace is a digital health commerce platform for clinicians to start, manage, and grow tech-enabled private practices.
– The company raised $1.2m in seed funding.
– The round was led by Slauson & Co., with participation from Precursor Ventures, Acrew Capital’s Scout Fund, SputnikATX Ventures, and angel investors Nathan Baschez, Sonia Baschez, Nikhil Krishnan, and Eliana Murillo.
– The company intends to use the funds to build out DocSpace Pay, an integrated one-click checkout healthcare payments experience for patients and clinicians.

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