Social Capital Founded 2011
Founders Ashley Carroll Chamath Palihapitiya Mamoon Hamid Ted Maidenberg
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Total investments 390
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$14M
Portfolio companies 232
Rounds per year 23.20
Lead investments 64
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.32
Exits 53
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed
Areas of investment
Enterprise
Health Care
Mobile
Software
Telecommunications
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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Notable deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
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Big Data
E-Commerce
Shopping
Software
Seed
10M31 Mar 2021 United States, San Francisco
23 Mar 2021
Metromile
Artificial Intelligence
Auto Insurance
Automotive
Automotive Insurance
Big Data
Financial Services
Financial Software
FinTech
Insurance
InsurTech
Internet
Machine Learning
Mobile Apps
SaaS
Transportation
170M10 Feb 2021 United States, San Francisco
Lyte
E-Commerce
Event Management
Events
Internet
Social Media
Ticketing
Early Stage Venture
33M17 Dec 2020 United States, San Francisco
Aclima
Analytics
Enterprise Software
Environmental Engineering
GovTech
Information Technology
Internet of Things
Location Based Services
Machine Learning
Network Hardware
Pollution Control
Sensor
Software
Early Stage Venture
40M19 Nov 2020 United States, San Francisco
Magic
Apps
Artificial Intelligence
B2B
Customer Service
Messaging
Mobile
Outsourcing
Task Management
Virtual Assistant
Seed
4M29 May 2020 United States, San Francisco
Syapse
Big Data
Bioinformatics
Cloud Computing
Health Care
Information Services
Information Technology
SaaS
Late Stage Venture
30M28 May 2020 United States, San Francisco
UrbanFootprint
Analytics
Collaboration
GovTech
Information Technology
Smart Cities
Software
Early Stage Venture
11M13 Feb 2020 United States, Berkeley
Beagle Learning
Artificial Intelligence
EdTech
Education
Machine Learning
SaaS
Software
Seed
290K10 Feb 2020 United States, Boston
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