Slow Ventures Founded 2009
Founders Dave Morin Kevin Colleran Sam Lessin Scott Marlette Will Quist
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Total investments 215
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$5M
Portfolio companies 215
Rounds per year 17.92
Lead investments 26
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.21
Exits -
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Areas of investment
Angel Investment
Finance
Venture Capital
Summary

In 2009 was created Slow Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the San Francisco. The venture was found in North America in United States.

Considering the real fund results, this VC is 16 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is generally included in 25-48 deals every year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2015. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The typical startup value when the investment from Slow Ventures is more than 1 billion dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this Slow Ventures performs on 12 percentage points less the average number of lead investments.

The fund was created by Dave Morin, Kevin Colleran, Sam Lessin. We also calculated 5 valuable employees in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Slow Ventures, startups are often financed by Techstars, SOSV, Kleiner Perkins. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Redpoint, QueensBridge Venture Partners, Khosla Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Norwest Venture Partners, New Enterprise Associates, Union Square Ventures.

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. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Airbnb, Twitter, Slack Technologies. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Mobile, SaaS.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
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Computer
Software
Seed
09 Jan 2018 Panama, San Francisco
Technical Machine
Developer Tools
Hardware
Internet of Things
Software
Seed
1000K27 Nov 2013 United States, Berkeley
Ampleforth
Computer
Information Technology
Software
Venture - Series Unknown
1M10 Dec 2018 Panama, San Francisco
Metropolis
Internet
Real Estate
Software
Seed
17M26 Jun 2019 United States, Los Angeles
Embark
Animal Feed
Biotechnology
Genetics
Health Care
Mobile
Mobile Apps
Pet
Public Transportation
Software
Veterinary
Seed
02 Nov 2015 Panama, San Francisco
Nomiku
Hardware
Software
Seed
22 Apr 2016 Panama, San Francisco
MikMak
Apps
Brand Marketing
Digital Marketing
Internet
Internet Retail
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Retail
Shopping
Video
Seed
07 Jul 2015 United States, New York
Emplify
Analytics
Human Resources
Information Technology
Internet
Mobile Apps
SaaS
Social Media
Software
Seed
18 Dec 2015 United States, Fishers
Rithm School
Computer
E-Learning
Education
Internet
Software
Web Development
Seed
20 Apr 2016 Panama, San Francisco
Airtime
Messaging
Music
Photography
Social Media
Video
Video Chat
Video on Demand
Venture - Series Unknown
01 Jan 2015 United States, New York
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