Social Starts Founded 2012
Founders William Lohse
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Total investments 431
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$2M
Portfolio companies 314
Rounds per year 34.89
Lead investments 9
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.22
Exits 52
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed
Areas of investment
Health Care
Lifestyle
Marketing
Mobile
Software
Summary

In 2012 was created Social Starts, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the San Francisco. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Epic!, Stratifyd, Grovo. The fund has no specific favorite 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 successful fund investment fields, there are SaaS, Artificial Intelligence.

Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is generally included in 25-48 deals every year. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 19 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2015. Comparing to the other companies, this Social Starts performs on 18 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The typical startup value when the investment from Social Starts is 5-10 millions dollars.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the Social Starts, startups are often financed by Y Combinator, 500 Startups, Techstars New York City Accelerator. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Eniac Ventures, Wavemaker Partners, TSVC. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Eniac Ventures, GV, Y Combinator.

Besides them, we counted 5 critical employees of this fund in our database.

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Notable deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Seed
2M18 May 2021
Copper Cow Coffee
Agriculture
Coffee
Food and Beverage
Early Stage Venture
8M04 May 2021 United States, Los Angeles
Oishii Farm
Agriculture
AgTech
Farming
Early Stage Venture
50M11 Mar 2021 United States, " United States"}
Gentem
Health Care
InsurTech
Early Stage Venture
10M09 Feb 2021 United States, San Francisco
Outer
E-Commerce
Furniture
Manufacturing
Retail
Early Stage Venture
10M12 Jan 2021 United States, Santa Monica
PhableCare
Health Care
Internet
Mobile Apps
Personal Health
Early Stage Venture
12M07 Jan 2021 India, Bengaluru
Strive School
Apps
E-Learning
Education
24 Nov 2020 Germany, Berlin
Zone7
Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Sports
Venture - Series Unknown
12 Nov 2020 United States, Palo Alto
Nymbl Science
Fitness
Health Care
Health Insurance
Software
Early Stage Venture
4M10 Nov 2020 United States, Denver
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