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Slack Fund

Investor type Corporate Venture Capital

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Total investments 90
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$24M
Portfolio companies 61
Rounds per year 10.00
Lead investments 4
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.32
Exits 2
Key employees 8

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Internet
  • Collaboration
  • Enterprise Software
Summary

The main office of represented VC is situated in the Daly City. The company was established in North America in United States. Slack Fund appeared to be a CVC structure as part of the corporation.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Pitch, Hone, GRID. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Enterprise Software, SaaS. The fund has no 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.

The overall number of key employees were 8.

Considering the real fund results, this VC is 1 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. The top activity for fund was in 2019. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Opposing the other organizations, this Slack Fund works on 25 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Slack Fund, startups are often financed by Y Combinator, SV Angel, Slack. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are First Round Capital, Accel, Salesforce Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Bessemer Venture Partners, Salesforce Ventures, Rise of the Rest.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Hone

Corporate Training
Education
Fitness
Internet
SaaS
Software
Sports
$30M13 Sep 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Courier

Developer APIs
Internet
Messaging
SaaS
Software
$35M22 Jun 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Tango

Enterprise Software
Software
$14M15 Jun 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States

Primer

Advertising
Advertising Platforms
B2B
Marketing
Software
$12M19 May 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Glean

Enterprise Software
Internet
Search Engine
Software
$100M18 May 2022 Palo Alto, California, United States

Robots and Pencils

Apps
Information Technology
Software
26 Apr 2022 Calgary, Canada

Oyster

Employment
Human Resources
Software
$150M20 Apr 2022 Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Five to Nine

B2B
Communities
Employee Benefits
Millennials
Social
$4M13 Apr 2022 Chicago, Illinois, United States

WorkRamp

Corporate Training
E-Learning
SaaS
Software
$40M23 Mar 2022 San Francisco, California, United States
News
Hopin Raises $450 Million to Accelerate Platform Expansion and Continue to Build the Future of Experiences

– Hopin, the leading shared experiences platform that enables immersive and interactive connection from anywhere, announced it has raised $450m in Series D funding co-led by new investors Arena Holdings and Altimeter Capital with participation from new investors Adams Street Partners, Untitled Investments and XN in addition to existing investors Andreessen Horowitz, DFJ Growth, General Catalyst, GIC, IVP, Northzone, Salesforce Ventures, Slack Fund, Temasek and Tiger Global.
– Since February of 2020, Hopin has raised more than $1b.
– Hopin will use this capital to accelerate growth to further scale the platform and invest in the development of its multi-product platform technologies, including building new product suites.

Oyster Raises $50M Series B Funding Round

– Oyster is a London, UK- and San Francisco, CA-based provider of a human resources platform.
– The company raised $50m in Series B funding.
– The round was led by Stripes with participation from Emergence Capital and The Slack Fund with the addition of Avid Ventures.
– The new investment will be used to expand its HR platform to more countries around the world.

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