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Social Venture Partners

Investor type Incubator
Founders Don Kendall Jacqueline Murphy


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Total investments 4
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 3
Rounds per year 0.16
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees 9
Stages of investment
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • News
  • Mobile
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Journalism
  • Apps

In 1997 was created Social Venture Partners, which is appeared as VC.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Neogrowth, SmartNews. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Market Research, Business Development. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. When the investment is from Social Venture Partners the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2015.

The fund was created by Don Kendall, Jacqueline Murphy. Besides them, we counted 9 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Social Venture Partners, startups are often financed by Globis Capital Partners, mixi Inc., William Lohse. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Quona Capital, Omidyar Network, Khosla Impact. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Quona Capital, Aspada, SMBC Venture Capital.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Business Development
Financial Services
Market Research
$7M04 Aug 2015 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Board on Track

Developer Tools
Web Design
$1M16 Jun 2015 Massachusetts, United States


Media and Entertainment
$10M30 Mar 2015 Chiyoda, Japan


Media and Entertainment
$36M07 Aug 2014 Chiyoda, Japan


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