Sofia Fund

Sofia Fund

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Headquarters Location

United States, Minneapolis

About

Sofia Fund is the renowned VC, which was created in 2006. The primary office of this VC is located in Minneapolis. The VC's location is in North America, United States.

The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. If there are 4 or 5+ founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low. Cognition Therapeutics, Kidizen, Kenzen are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Therapeutics, Health Diagnostics. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 8 more industries for this fund. Also, a start-up has to be aged 6-10 years to expect investment from this fund.

This VC was founded by Cathy Connett, Dee Thibodeau, Joy Lindsay, Lisa Crump. We also identified another 5 core personnel in our database.

The fund's activity peaked in 2016. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The fund typically enters into less than 2 deals annually. We recorded the biggest number of exits for this fund in 2018. Sofia Fund participates, on average, in 9 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds.

The fund typically invests in rounds with 2-3 participants. Aside from Sofia Fund, start-ups are often funded by Gaingels, Dolby Family Ventures, Xfund. The fund often co-invests with Golden Seeds, Xfund, Workday Ventures. The investors in the following rounds are usually National Institute on Aging, Golden Seeds, Radius Ventures.

Year Founded

2006

Fund Activity

Operative

Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: sofiafund.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first_initial last

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

87.5% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]

1-3

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

11.8% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]

x21

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.15 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous
Rounds

Gaingels, Dolby Family Ventures, Xfund

Funds Investing Together

Golden Seeds, Xfund, Workday Ventures

Funds Investing in Following
Rounds

National Institute on Aging, Golden Seeds, Radius Ventures

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