Serious Change

Serious Change

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About

Serious Change is the renowned Corporate Investor, which was created in 2008.

In comparison with other funds, Serious Change makes 21 percentage points less than the average number of lead investments. When Serious Change invests, the average start-up valuation is 1-5 millions dollars. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are most common for this fund. This fund was the most active in 2014. In addition, the fund was active in 2019. In terms of the fund's performance, this Corporate Investor has the average number of exits. The fund typically enters into 2-6 deals annually. We recorded the biggest number of exits for this fund in 2019.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 other investors. Besides Serious Change, start-ups are typically funded by Tom Williams, Baltimore Angels, Vulcan Capital and 13 more VCs. The most common co-investors for the fund are Kapor Capital, Tribeca Venture Partners, The Social Entrepreneurs Fund (TSEF) and also 12 different VCs. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Kapor Capital, Techstars Ventures, Impact America Fund, as well as 11 other investors.

Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are Mosaic, Maxwell Health, General Compression. Moreover, a start-up needs to be 4-5 years old to get investment from this fund. The fund has a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. If the applying start-up has 5+ founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Clean Energy, Finance. In addition, there are 13 more industries where it has achieved success.

This VC was founded by Josh Mailman.

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: change.org; User name format in descending order of probability: first last, first, first_initial last, last, first last_initial

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]

1-3

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

24.0% of cases

Funds Investing in Previous
Rounds

Baltimore Angels, Vulcan Capital

Funds Investing in Following
Rounds

Kapor Capital, Techstars Ventures, Impact America Fund

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