Social Capital Founded 2011
Founders Ashley Carroll Chamath Palihapitiya Mamoon Hamid Ted Maidenberg
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Total investments 172
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$9M
Portfolio companies 172
Rounds per year 17.20
Lead investments 59
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.27
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Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Post-Ipo
Seed
Areas of investment
Finance
Financial Services
Venture Capital
Summary

Social Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 2011. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Palo Alto. The company was established in North America in United States.

The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Slack Technologies, Flatiron Health, Box. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Education, Apps.

The fund was created by Chamath Palihapitiya, Mamoon Hamid, Ted Maidenberg. Besides them, we counted 10 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The important activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in 25-48 deals per year. The typical startup value when the investment from Social Capital is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 5 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Comparing to the other companies, this Social Capital performs on 19 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2014.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Social Capital, startups are often financed by Techstars, SV Angel, LAUNCH. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are General Catalyst, Andreessen Horowitz, Precursor Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Lightspeed Venture Partners, Index Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Descomplica
E-Learning
EdTech
Education
Higher Education
Video on Demand
Series B
5M06 Feb 2014 Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
UClass
E-Learning
EdTech
Education
Seed
1000K25 Aug 2014 Panama, San Francisco
ZBiotics
Biotechnology
Food and Beverage
Nutraceutical
Seed
13 Jan 2016 Panama, San Francisco
Sempre Health
Health Care
Hospital
Medical
Seed
2M25 Jun 2016 Panama, San Francisco
Wealthfront
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Personal Finance
Stock Exchanges
Wealth Management
Series E
75M04 Jan 2018 United States, Palo Alto
Iris Automation
Artificial Intelligence
Computer Vision
Drones
Industrial
Machine Learning
Robotics
Simulation
Seed
1M18 Jan 2017 Panama, San Francisco
Visor
Financial Services
FinTech
Seed
6M10 Oct 2017 Panama, San Francisco
Qualified
Developer Platform
Skill Assessment
STEM Education
Training
Seed
05 Dec 2017 Panama, San Francisco
Skyways
Aerospace
Drone Management
Drones
Software
Transportation
Seed
1000K01 Jul 2017 United States, Austin
Lyte
E-Commerce
Event Management
Events
Internet
Social Media
Ticketing
Series B
33M17 Dec 2020 Panama, San Francisco
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