Serious Change Founded 2008
Founders Josh Mailman
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Total investments 25
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$10M
Portfolio companies 14
Rounds per year 1.08
Lead investments 4
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.40
Exits 3
Areas of investment
Energy
Enterprise
Health Care
Social
Software
Summary

Serious Change appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 2008.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Serious Change, startups are often financed by Tom Williams, Baltimore Angels, Vulcan Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Kapor Capital, Tribeca Venture Partners, The Social Entrepreneurs Fund (TSEF). In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Kapor Capital, Techstars Ventures, Impact America Fund.

The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Clean Energy, Finance. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Mosaic, Maxwell Health, General Compression.

This organization was formed by Josh Mailman.

When the investment is from Serious Change the average startup value is 1-5 millions dollars. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The top activity for fund was in 2014. Comparing to the other companies, this Serious Change performs on 21 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 0 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies.

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Notable deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
ReUp Education
Consulting
Education
Software
Early Stage Venture
6M06 Jun 2019 United States, San Francisco
Lend Street Financial
Credit
Financial Services
FinTech
Early Stage Venture
7M07 Jun 2018 United States, Oakland
Allovue
EdTech
Education
Finance
FinTech
SaaS
Software
Early Stage Venture
2M25 Apr 2018 United States, Baltimore
Grove Collaborative
Consumer Goods
E-Commerce
Internet
Retail
Sustainability
Late Stage Venture
61M17 Jan 2018 United States, San Francisco
HowGood
Data Integration
Organic Food
Product Research
Sustainability
Early Stage Venture
4M22 Feb 2017 United States, New York
Viridis Learning
Enterprise Software
Recruiting
SaaS
Software
Early Stage Venture
4M08 Aug 2016 United States, New York
ConnXus
Information Technology
Procurement
Software
Supply Chain Management
Early Stage Venture
5M11 May 2016 United States, " United States"}
Allovue
EdTech
Education
Finance
FinTech
SaaS
Software
Early Stage Venture
5M16 Dec 2015 United States, Baltimore
Zola Electric
Electrical Distribution
Energy
Renewable Energy
Late Stage Venture
25M22 Oct 2015 Netherlands, Amsterdam
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