Sound Ventures Founded 2012
Founders Ashton Kutcher Guy Oseary
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Total investments 45
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$17M
Portfolio companies 45
Rounds per year 5.00
Lead investments 7
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.21
Exits -
Key employees -
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Private Equity
Areas of investment
Apps
Financial Services
FinTech
Health Care
Internet
Software
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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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Crossing Minds
Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Seed
3M15 Jul 2017 Panama, San Francisco
Cowlar
Agriculture
AgTech
Internet of Things
Seed
17 Jan 2017 United States, Memphis
Zendar
Automotive
Navigation
Series A
01 Jul 2017 United States, Berkeley
Misfits Market
E-Commerce
Food and Beverage
Grocery
Organic Food
Series B
85M22 Jul 2020 United States, Pennsauken
Neighborly
Finance
FinTech
GovTech
Impact Investing
IT Infrastructure
Seed
5M15 Sep 2015 Panama, San Francisco
Matterport
3D Technology
Cloud Computing
Computer Vision
Digital Media
Hardware
Photography
Virtual Reality
Venture - Series Unknown
09 Aug 2016 United States, Sunnyvale
Katai
Artificial Intelligence
Video
Seed
3M12 Dec 2018 United Kingdom, Boston
SVAcademy
Corporate Training
Human Resources
Professional Networking
Professional Services
SaaS
Venture - Series Unknown
17 Dec 2019 Panama, San Francisco
LearnLux
Education
Financial Services
FinTech
Internet
Seed
10 Mar 2018 United Kingdom, Boston
Fundbox
B2B
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Payments
Software
Series B
50M10 Sep 2015 Panama, San Francisco
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