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S28 Capital

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Kent Ho


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Total investments 73
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 49
Rounds per year 10.43
Lead investments 11
Follow on index
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Exits 9
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • SaaS
  • Internet
  • Analytics

In 2015 was created S28 Capital, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the San Francisco. The company was established in North America in United States.

This organization was formed by Kent Ho. We also calculated 4 valuable employees in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the S28 Capital, startups are often financed by Redpoint, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Founders Fund. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Data Collective DCVC, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Founders Fund. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by GV, Y Combinator, Founders Fund.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Artificial Intelligence, Enterprise Software. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Freenome, Kespry, Mattermost The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

Considering the real fund results, this VC is 4 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. Comparing to the other companies, this S28 Capital performs on 16 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The average startup value when the investment from S28 Capital is 5-10 millions dollars. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Cloud Data Services
Cloud Infrastructure
$110M03 May 2022 Oakland, California, United States


Information Technology
$15M01 Mar 2022 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Information Technology
$56M02 Feb 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


Communication Hardware
Information Technology
$5M01 Feb 2022 Denver, Colorado, United States


$100M26 Jan 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Panther Labs

Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Open Source
$120M02 Dec 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


$6M26 Oct 2021 Palo Alto, California, United States


$48M07 Apr 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Information Services
Information Technology
$8M01 Apr 2021 San Francisco, California, United States
Slapdash raises $3.7M seed to ship a workplace apps command bar

– Slapdash is a productivity tool that helps users save time by integrating with cloud apps.
– The company raised $3.7m in seed funding.
– Investors include S28 Capital, Quiet Capital, Quarry Ventures and Twenty Two Ventures.
– The company offers a free tier for users indexing up to five apps and creating 10 commands and spaces; any more than that and you level up into a $12 per month paid plan.
– The company plans to launch a Slack app in the coming weeks.


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