Story Ventures

Founded 2016
Founders Brian Yormak Jacob Yormak

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Total investments 26
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$5M
Portfolio companies 19
Rounds per year 3.80
Lead investments 4
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.23
Exits 2
Stages of investment
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • Machine Learning
  • Software
Summary

Story Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2016. The company was established in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the New York.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight WaystoCap, nemedio, Jiko. 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 needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Marketplace, FinTech. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager.

The typical startup value when the investment from Story Ventures is 5-10 millions dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Story Ventures works on 24 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2017. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 15 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year.

This organization was formed by Jacob Yormak. We also calculated 2 valuable employees in our database.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 participants. Despite the Story Ventures, startups are often financed by Grand Central Tech, The Gramercy Fund, Signia Venture Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Fontinalis Partners, Third Prime, Rosecliff Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Upfront Ventures, Third Prime, Valar Ventures.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Wellory

Health Care
Nutrition
Wellness
Seed
3M02 Dec 2020 United States, New York

Phood

Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Food and Beverage
Software
Supply Chain Management
Sustainability
Seed
2M23 Nov 2020 United States, New York

Aware Healthcare

Health Care
Information Technology
Personal Health
Software
Wellness
Seed
1M21 Oct 2020 United States, San Francisco

Particle Health

Clinical Trials
Health Care
Information Technology
Medical
Early Stage Venture
12M28 Apr 2020 United States, New York

Aspireship

E-Learning
Recruiting
SaaS
Software
Seed
1M30 Oct 2019 United States, Scottsdale

Summer​

Financial Services
Early Stage Venture
10M26 Sep 2019 United States, New York

nemedio

Manufacturing
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Device
Robotics
Software
2M25 Jun 2019 United States, New York

FreightWaves

Analytics
Freight Service
Logistics
SaaS
Transportation
Early Stage Venture
21M25 Feb 2019 United States, Chattanooga

Petal

Credit Cards
Financial Services
FinTech
Machine Learning
Early Stage Venture
30M29 Jan 2019 United States, New York
News
Smile Identity Raises $7M in Series A Funding
– Smile Identity from Lagos, Nigeria provides ID verification and KYC compliance through Artificial Intelligence. – The company raised $7M in Series A Funding. – The round was led by Costanoa Ventures with participation from CRE Venture Capital, Local Globe, Intercept Ventures, Future Africa Ventures, Khosla Impact ValueStream Ventures, Beta Ventures, 500 Startups and Story Ventures. – The company plans to use the new funding to improve its services, expand across more markets, add support for more ID type... Read more

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