Saban Ventures

Saban Ventures

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Headquarters Location

United States, Los Angeles

About

Saban Ventures is a well known and established VC, which was founded in 2008. The VC's location is in North America, United States. The main office of this VC is situated in Los Angeles.

The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. This fund was the most active in 2019. Additionally, in 2019 the fund was active. The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from Saban Ventures is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2019. In real terms, this VC performs 13 percentage points more exits than other funds. Saban Ventures participates, on average, in 18 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. The fund generally invests in less than 2 deals every year.

We also identified another 1 core personnel in our database.

The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund coincides - United States. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 2 other locations. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Video Editing, Market Research. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 11 more industries for this fund. The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. If the applying start-up has 4 or 5+ founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are Playbuzz, Origami Logic, Giiv. Also, a start-up has to be aged 2-3 years to expect investment from this fund.

The fund typically invests in rounds with 3-4 participants. Besides Saban Ventures, start-ups are typically funded by 83North, Viola Ventures, Prosus and 8 more VCs. The fund often co-invests with Viola Ventures, Viola Growth, 83North, overall with 3 funds from our list. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Viola Ventures, Viola Growth, The Walt Disney Company.

Year Founded

2008

Fund Activity

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: sabanventures.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first_initial last

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

87.5% of cases

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

<1

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

10.0% of cases

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

6.7 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.3 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous
Rounds

83North, Viola Ventures, Prosus

Funds Investing Together

Viola Ventures, Viola Growth, 83North

Funds Investing in Following
Rounds

Viola Ventures, Viola Growth, The Walt Disney Company

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