Social Leverage

Founded 2009
Founders Howard Lindzon Tom Peterson

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Total investments 84
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$6M
Portfolio companies 81
Rounds per year 7.00
Lead investments 9
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.29
Exits 29
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • FinTech
  • Financial Services
  • SaaS
  • Enterprise Software
Summary

Social Leverage is the famous VC, which was founded in 2009. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Phoenix.

The fund was created by Howard Lindzon, Tom Peterson. We also calculated 3 valuable employees in our database.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Internet, Social Media. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has exact preference in some 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 Robinhood, Even Financial, PlaceIQ.

The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. This Social Leverage works on 0 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The average startup value when the investment from Social Leverage is 50-100 millions dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 8 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2011. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 7-8 partakers. Despite the Social Leverage, startups are often financed by ff Venture Capital, Y Combinator, Techstars Boulder Accelerator. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Techstars Ventures, Techstars, Hinge Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by ff Venture Capital, Plug and Play, Lerer Hippeau.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Alpaca

Developer APIs
Financial Services
FinTech
Trading Platform
1
$50M30 Aug 2021 United States, " United States"}

TRIPP

Computer
Developer Platform
Gaming
1
$11M25 Jun 2021 United States, Los Angeles

Nayya

Artificial Intelligence
B2C
Employee Benefits
Health Insurance
Software
1
$37M02 Jun 2021 United States, New York

Rally

Collaborative Consumption
Collectibles
Direct Marketing
Direct Sales
E-Commerce
Enterprise Software
Events
Financial Services
FinTech
Internet
Logistics
Music Venues
Non Profit
Payments
Politics
SaaS
Software
Sports
Transaction Processing
Transportation
1
$30M17 May 2021 United States, New York

Logixboard

CRM
Enterprise Software
Freight Service
Logistics
SaaS
Shipping
Software
Transportation
1
$13M28 Apr 2021 United States, Seattle

Introvoke

Digital Marketing
Events
Information Technology
Media and Entertainment
Video Streaming
1
$2M23 Apr 2021 United States, San Francisco

1upHealth

Health Care
Hospital
Medical
Medical Device
1
$25M15 Apr 2021 United States, Boston

Nayya

Artificial Intelligence
B2C
Employee Benefits
Health Insurance
Software
1
$11M13 Jan 2021 United States, New York

Carpay

Lending
Mobile Payments
Payments
Software
1
$6M07 Jan 2021 United States, Los Angeles
News
Alpaca raises $50M to rapidly scale its API-delivered equities trading business
– Alpaca, a fintech startup, raised $50m in Series B funding. – The round was led by Tribe Capital and joined by Spark Capital, Portage Ventures, Social Leverage, and Horizons Ventures. – The company plans to secure 100 partners for its equities trading tech by the end of 2021. Read more
Tripp Raises $11M in Funding
– TRIPP is a digital psychedelic platform based in Los Angeles. – The company raised $11m in funding round. – The round was led by Vine Ventures and Mayfield with participation from Integrated, AlphaBridge Ventures, Beni VC, Berkeley Club, CJ Group, CTR Capital, Evolution, Robert Goldberg, Tony Greenberg, Grit VC, Incisive Ventures, Inflect Health, Iter Investments, Joanna Popper, Jim Dew, Joe Polish, JLS Fund, Lionheart Ventures, Matt Mullenweg, Mike DeLuise, Murtaza Hussain, NeoKuma, Presence Capital, PsyMed V... Read more

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