The Chernin Group

Founded 2009
Founders Peter Chernin

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Total investments 61
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$30M
Portfolio companies 64
Rounds per year 5.08
Lead investments 11
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.11
Exits 16
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Mobile Apps
  • Software
  • Internet
  • Wellness
Summary

In 2009 was created The Chernin Group, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Los Angeles.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline MeatEater, mitu00fa, Doppler Labs For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Media and Entertainment, Sports. The fund has no exact preference in some 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. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund.

The fund was created by Peter Chernin. The overall number of key employees were 3.

The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Opposing the other organizations, this The Chernin Group works on 13 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. When the investment is from The Chernin Group the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 6 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2017.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 7-8 partakers. Despite the The Chernin Group, startups are often financed by SV Angel, Y Combinator, Union Square Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Advancit Capital, Greycroft, BoxGroup. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Y Combinator, Greycroft, Evolution Media.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Virtually Human Studio

Blockchain
Gaming
1
$20M21 Jul 2021

The Pro's Closet

Cycling
Retail
1
$40M26 May 2021 United States, Boulder

ŌURA

Health Care
Mobile Apps
Wearables
Wellness
1
$100M04 May 2021 Finland, Oulu

Dapper Labs

Blockchain
Gaming
Software
1
$305M30 Mar 2021 Canada, Vancouver

Goldin Auctions

Auctions
Marketplace
1
$40M16 Feb 2021 United States, " United States"}

SketchyMedical

E-Learning
Education
1
$30M19 Dec 2020 United States, Los Angeles

Hello Sunshine

Digital Media
Internet
Media and Entertainment
Publishing
Women's
1
$5M07 Dec 2020 United States, Los Angeles

EverlyWell

Health Care
Medical Device
mHealth
Mobile Apps
Wellness
1
$175M03 Dec 2020 United States, Austin

HODINKEE

Content
E-Commerce
Information Services
Internet
News
Publishing
1
$40M02 Dec 2020 United States, New York
News
The Pro’s Closet Raises $40m in Series B Funding

– The Pro’s Closet, a Boulder-based destination for Certified Pre-Owned bikes, e-bikes, and components, closed a $40m Series B funding round.
– The round was led by The Chernin Group with participation from existing investors Foundry Group, Edison Partners, and Ridgeline.
– The company intends to use the funds to grow operations and technology teams, expand its teams of bike experts, and facilitate physical expansion to new markets.

Cameo Pulls In $100M Series C Financing

– Cameo has raised $100m in a Series C financing that values the company at over $1b.
– The financing was led by e.ventures, with participation from Origin Ventures, Softbank, Google Ventures, UTA Ventures, Amazon’s Alexa Fund, other institutional investors, and several celebrities, athletes, and entertainers including legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk.
– Previous investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins, Spark Capital, and The Chernin Group also participated.

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