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Sterling.VC

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Farzam Kamel Rohit Gupta Scott Wilpon

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Total investments 44
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$14M
Portfolio companies 34
Rounds per year 5.50
Lead investments 0
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.20
Exits 3
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Gaming
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Real Estate
  • eSports
Summary

Sterling.VC appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2014. The company was established in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the New York.

This organization was formed by Farzam Kamel, Rohit Gupta. We also calculated 4 valuable employees in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 7-8 partakers. Despite the Sterling.VC, startups are often financed by Expansion Venture Capital, Y Combinator, Rosecliff Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Expansion Venture Capital, Courtside Ventures, Y Combinator. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Y Combinator, Social Starts, Lux Capital.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Real Estate, Artificial Intelligence. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Rockets of Awesome, Doppler Labs, Guilded Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager.

This Sterling.VC works on 22 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The high activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Souq G-Commerce

Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
Information Technology
$3M06 Jun 2022 New York, New York, United States

Tally Labs

Blockchain
$12M18 May 2022 -

LifeForce Games

$5M22 Mar 2022 San Diego, California, United States

ConsenSys

Cryptocurrency
Mobile
Software
$200M17 Nov 2021 Zug, Switzerland

Sleeper

eSports
Fantasy Sports
Messaging
Mobile
Sports
$40M16 Sep 2021 California, United States

1v1Me

eSports
Gaming
Mobile
Mobile Apps
$2M01 Dec 2020 New York, New York, United States

Guilded

Gaming
Guides
Online Games
$7M30 Apr 2020 San Francisco, California, United States

Goss

Gaming
Mobile Apps
01 Jan 2020 London, England, United Kingdom

FanAI

Artificial Intelligence
eSports
Fantasy Sports
Internet
Location Based Services
Social Media
$8M14 Nov 2019 California, United States

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