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Start it Labs, LLC

Founders Gary Rubens



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Total investments 2
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 2
Rounds per year 0.25
Lead investments 0
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Broadcasting
  • Music
  • Internet Radio
  • Digital Media
  • Education

Start it Labs, LLC appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2013. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Bellevue. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The important activity for fund was in 2018.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Dash Radio, The Riveter. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Broadcasting, Digital Media. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The current fund was established by Gary Rubens.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 9 partakers. Despite the Start it Labs, LLC, startups are often financed by Nimble Ventures, Founders' Co-op. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are XFactor Ventures, The Helm, Slow Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Yukon Partners, WomensVCFund, WestRiver Group, LLC.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Dash Radio

Digital Media
Internet Radio
$10M24 Oct 2018 Los Angeles, California, United States


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Total investments 2
Average round size 8M
Rounds per year 0.25
Peak activity year 2018
Lead investments 0
Group Appearance index 1.00

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Dash Radio

Digital Media
Internet Radio
$10M24 Oct 2018 Los Angeles, California, United States
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