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Rockefeller Foundation

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 20
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 19
Rounds per year 0.18
Lead investments 5
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • Non Profit
  • Impact Investing
  • Big Data
  • FinTech

In 1913 was created Rockefeller Foundation, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the New York. The company was established in North America in United States.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Crowdfunding, Non Profit. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Sixup, SunFunder, BPeSA. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2018. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 18 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Rockefeller Foundation, startups are often financed by Better Ventures, The W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Schneider Electric. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Rasmuson Foundation, Prudential Financial, Ford Foundation. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Goldman Sachs, Woodcock Foundation, Weatherford Capital.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Financial Services
Impact Investing
$1M27 Jan 2022 New York, New York, United States


14 Sep 2021 New York, New York, United States

Financial Services
Venture Capital
$9M25 Feb 2021 San Diego, California, United States

Africa Public Health Foundation

Health Care
$12M28 Jan 2021 Nairobi


Non Profit
$200K16 Dec 2020 Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Atlas AI

Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Business Intelligence
Information Services
Machine Learning
Market Research
$7M14 Apr 2020 Palo Alto, California, United States

Benefits Data Trust

Non Profit
$7M21 Oct 2019 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States


Big Data
Financial Services
Impact Investing
$27M10 Dec 2018 San Francisco, California, United States

Project QUEST

Non Profit
$1M04 Dec 2018 San Antonio, Texas, United States
Founders First Capital Partners Holds Initial Close Of $9M Series A Financing

– Founders First Capital Partners is a revenue-based finance and advisory support investment platform for underserved small businesses.
– The company closed the initial close of its $9m Series A financing.
– The round was led by The Rockefeller Foundation and the Surdna Foundation with participation from Kauffman Foundation through the Capital Access Lab Fund at ImpactAssets, LivingCities Blended Catalyst Fund, Spring Point Partners, The Impact Seat and Lindmor Foundation.
– The company intends to use the funds to accelerate the deployment of its $100m credit facility from Community Investment Management to fund 400 companies and expand into new regions across the United States.


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