SciFi VC

Founded 2011
Founders Max Levchin

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Total investments 31
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$23M
Portfolio companies 32
Rounds per year 3.10
Lead investments 1
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.19
Exits 2
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • Software
  • FinTech
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
Summary

In 2017 was created SciFi VC, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the San Francisco. The company was established in North America in United States.

The fund has no exact preference 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. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Machine Learning, Blockchain. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Zymergen, Synthego, Anchorage.

The current fund was established by Max Levchin. Besides them, we counted 6 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 7-8 participants. Despite the SciFi VC, startups are often financed by Caffeinated Capital, Founders Fund, The Longevity Fund. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Founders Fund, Caffeinated Capital, Obvious Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Founders Fund, Andreessen Horowitz, 8VC.

The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2018.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Pathpoint

Financial Services
Insurance
InsurTech
Software
1
$30M29 Jun 2021 United States, San Francisco

Capchase

Financial Services
FinTech
Payments
SaaS
1
$125M04 Jun 2021 United States, New York

Aven

n/a
01 Jan 2021 United States, Burlingame

CloudTrucks

Apps
Freight Service
Logistics
Shipping
Transportation
1
$20M16 Dec 2020 United States, San Francisco

Settle

B2B
Financial Services
FinTech
Payments
1
$6M01 Nov 2020 United States, San Francisco

Communities
E-Commerce
E-Commerce Platforms
Retail
Shopping
Social Impact
1
$5M15 Sep 2020 United States, Chicago

PrizePool

Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Mobile Apps
1
$4M28 Aug 2020 United States, " United States"}

CoPilot

Automotive
Consumer
Internet
1
$10M19 Aug 2020 United States, Chicago

Ethyca

Compliance
Privacy
SaaS
Software
1
$13M11 Jun 2020 United States, New York
News
Peach Finance Secures $20 Million in Series A Funding Led by Canapi Ventures

– Peach Finance raised $20m in Series A funding.
Canapi Ventures led the round with participation from existing and new investors, SciFi VC, Caffeinated Capital, Nyca Partners and Moore Specialty Credit.
– The funding will support Peach’s continued expansion within the massive and growing loan management and servicing market, including through new credit product launches, customer growth initiatives and increased hiring.
Peach is the first all-in-one SaaS platform addressing the full range of evolving needs of fintech companies and established financial institutions like banks and credit unions through its loan management, servicing and Compliance Guard™ product offerings.
– Peach’s third-generation system places an emphasis on maximum configurability and superior borrower and customer service experiences, features that are increasingly demanded by digital lenders and expected by today’s consumers.

Balance Raises $25M in Series A Funding

– Balance is a San Francisco, CA-based payments experience platform for B2B eCommerce.
– Company raised $25m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Ribbit Capital, with participation from Avid Ventures as well as existing investors Lightspeed Ventures, Stripe, Y Combinator Continuity Fund, SciFi VC and UpWest, and individuals Jacqueline Reses (formerly Head of Square Capital) as well as additional early employees and executives from Square, Plaid, Coinbase, Stripe, and PayPal.
– The new investment will be aimed at expanding the company’s business reach.

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