Sound Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Ashton Kutcher Guy Oseary

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Total investments 110
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$28M
Portfolio companies 92
Rounds per year 18.33
Lead investments 7
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.16
Exits 11
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Internet
Summary

Sound Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2012. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Los Angeles. The venture was found in North America in United States.

This organization was formed by Guy Oseary. Besides them, we counted 3 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 7-8 partakers. Despite the Sound Ventures, startups are often financed by SV Angel, Thrive Capital, General Catalyst. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Y Combinator, Thrive Capital, SV Angel. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Thrive Capital, Y Combinator, Khosla Ventures.

The fund is generally included in 13-24 deals every year. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. This Sound Ventures works on 24 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. When the investment is from Sound Ventures the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 11 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Apps, Internet. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. 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 popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Zenefits, Bird Rides, GitLab.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Mnemonic, Inc

Software
$4M09 Dec 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Life House

Hospitality
Hotel
Lifestyle
Software
Travel
$60M02 Dec 2021 New York, New York, United States

NFTfi

Finance
Financial Services
$5M16 Nov 2021 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Payitoff

Information Technology
Life Science
Software
$8M10 Nov 2021 New York, New York, United States

you.com

$20M09 Nov 2021 -

Nameless

Construction
Information Services
Internet
Software
$15M28 Oct 2021 Sheridan, Wyoming, United States

OnChain Studios

Information Technology
Software
$7M25 Oct 2021 Miami, Florida, United States

MOLTEN

B2B
Cloud Computing
Cloud Infrastructure
Cloud Storage
Digital Media
Intellectual Property
Media and Entertainment
SaaS
$7M21 Oct 2021 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Humming Homes

Real Estate
$5M11 Oct 2021 New York, New York, United States
News
Rose Technology Raises $5.5M in Seed Funding

– Rose Technology from NYC develops a platform for companies to collect, analyze, and generate revenue from data.
– Series A $5.5m round was led by Portage Ventures with participation from BoxGroup and Sound Ventures.
– The company will use the funds to expand operations and business reach.

Vouch Raises $90M in Series F Funding

– Vouch is an insurance platform for startups.
– Company raised $90M in Series F funding.
– The round was led by Redpoint Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank Capital, Ribbit Capital, Allegis Group, Sound Ventures, and SiriusPoint.
– The new investment will be used to expand the company’s operations and line of insurance products.

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