Sesame Workshop - Unicorn Nest

Sesame Workshop

Sesame Workshop

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Headquarters Location

United States, New York

About

Sesame Workshop is a well known and established Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1969. This investor is located in North America, United States. The the headquarters of this Corporate Investor is in New York.

The most exits for the fund occurred in 2019. The fund usually participates in less than 2 investment rounds per year. The fund's activity peaked in 2017. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars.

Besides the listed founders, we have found 2 key employees of this fund in our database.

The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 2-3. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Information Technology, Gaming. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 4 more industries for this fund. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund coincides - United States. The fund has no a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. Outschool, Osmo are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund.

The fund typically invests in rounds with 8-9 participants. Along with Sesame Workshop, start-ups are often financed by Upfront Ventures, K9 Ventures, Y Combinator. The fund often co-invests with Collaborative Fund, Y Combinator, Upfront Ventures. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Union Square Ventures, Reach Capital, Jennifer Carolan.

Year Founded

1969

Fund Activity

Not 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: sesameworkshop.org; User name format in descending order of probability: first '.' last, first last, first_initial last, last first_initial, first

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

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]

x6

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

0.4 years

Funds Investing in Previous
Rounds

Upfront Ventures, K9 Ventures, Y Combinator

Funds Investing in Following
Rounds

Union Square Ventures, Reach Capital

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