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The California Endowment


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Total investments 11
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 11
Rounds per year 0.41
Lead investments 2
Exits 1
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Non Profit
  • Communities
  • Education
  • Charity
  • Health Care

The California Endowment is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1995. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Los Angeles.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the The California Endowment, startups are often financed by Spring Ventures, Ullas Naik, US Department of Energy. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Y Combinator, Valley Oak Investments, Ullas Naik. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Marker, Steadfast Venture Capital, Warburg Pincus.

The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The high activity for fund was in 2013. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 13 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Opposing the other organizations, this The California Endowment works on 4 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 1 and less years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Restaurants, Software. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 3 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Mosaic, Social Interest Solutions, Sourcery Technologies

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Public Health Institute

Health Care
$3M13 Jun 2022 Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Kresge Foundation

Non Profit
$33M28 Jan 2020 North Rhine-Westphalia

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science - Crunchbase School Profile & Alumni

$800K13 Dec 2019 Los Angeles, California, United States

Sourcery Technologies

E-Commerce Platforms
Financial Services
Food and Beverage
$2M30 Nov 2013 San Francisco, California, United States


Clean Energy
$15M29 Jul 2013 Oakland, California, United States

Social Interest Solutions

Health Care
Information Technology
Non Profit
$15M01 Jan 2008 Oakland, California, United States


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