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United States, San Francisco
S28 Capital was established in 2015, and is a well known VC. The primary office of this VC is located in San Francisco. This investor is located in North America, United States.
The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. Besides this, the fund also invested in 3 other countries. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Artificial Intelligence, Enterprise Software. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 19 more industries for this fund. Freenome, Kespry, Mattermost are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund. The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. When a start-up has 5+ founders, the probability of closing the deal is low. Moreover, a start-up needs to be 2-3 years old to get investment from this fund.
The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from S28 Capital is 5-10 millions dollars. The fund generally invests in 7-12 deals every year. The most exits for the fund occurred in 2018. The fund's activity peaked in 2019. Additionally, in 2019 the fund was active. In comparison with other funds, S28 Capital makes 16 percentage points less than the average number of lead investments. In real terms, this VC performs 4 percentage points more exits than other funds. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.
The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 other investors. Besides S28 Capital, start-ups are typically funded by Redpoint, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Founders Fund and 35 more VCs. The most common co-investors for the fund are Data Collective DCVC, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Founders Fund and also 30 different VCs. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by GV, Y Combinator, Founders Fund, as well as 21 other investors.
This VC was founded by Kent Ho. We also identified another 4 core personnel in our database.
Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]
100.0% of cases
Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]
Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]
20.4% of cases
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]
Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]
0.04 out of 1
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