Strong Ventures

Strong Ventures

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Headquarters Location

United States, Los Angeles


The main office of this VC is situated in Los Angeles. The fund is located in United States, North America.

The fund usually participates in 7-12 investment rounds per year. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2017. In comparison with other funds, Strong Ventures makes 27 percentage points less than the average number of lead investments. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. When Strong Ventures invests, the average start-up valuation is 10-50 millions dollars. In 2016, the fund's activity was at its peak. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active.

The fund typically invests in rounds with 2-3 participants. Besides Strong Ventures, start-ups are typically funded by Douglas Guen, Primer, Y Combinator and 19 more VCs. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are Primer, Y Combinator, Kakao Ventures, the total number of co-investors is 14. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Softbank Ventures Asia, Y Combinator, Primer, as well as 17 other investors.

This VC was founded by John Nahm, Kihong Bae. Besides the listed founders, we have found 4 key employees of this fund in our database.

ODX Pte. Ltd, WASHSWAT, are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund. Also, a start-up has to be aged 2-3 years to expect investment from this fund. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. Besides this, the fund also invested in 2 other countries. The fund has a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. If there are 4 or 5+ founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Content, E-Commerce. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 9 more industries for this fund.

Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name:; User name format in descending order of probability: first_initial last

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

26.8% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

2.2 years

Decision Makers / Strategy
Similarity Index [see explanation at]

0.2 out of 1

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.3 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous

Primer, Y Combinator

Funds Investing Together

Primer, Y Combinator, Kakao Ventures

Funds Investing in Following

Softbank Ventures Asia, Y Combinator, Primer

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