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The McClatchy Company

Founders James McClatchy

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Total investments 18
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$5M
Portfolio companies 13
Rounds per year 0.11
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.28
Exits 5
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Mobile
  • News
  • Video
  • Local
  • Information Services
Summary

In 1857 was created The McClatchy Company, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in North America in United States. The McClatchy Company appeared to be a CVC structure as part of the corporation. The main department of described VC is located in the Sacramento.

Besides them, we counted 3 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2017. This The McClatchy Company works on 16 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 0 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2016. The typical startup value when the investment from The McClatchy Company is 50-100 millions dollars. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually.

The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Retail, News. 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 most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Wanderful Media, Stringr, Watchup. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the The McClatchy Company, startups are often financed by Mark Cuban, Gannett Co Inc, Washington Post. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Gannett Co Inc, Ned Lamont, Knight Enterprise Fund. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Gannett Co Inc, Moneta Ventures, Cox Media Group.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Stringr

News
Photography
Video
$1M08 Oct 2018 New York, United States

Stringr

News
Photography
Video
$1M26 Jun 2017 New York, United States

Offline Media

Local
Local Advertising
Mobile
Software
03 Feb 2017 Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Pie

Augmented Reality
Mobile Apps
Social Media
Social Network
Virtual Reality
14 Nov 2016 San Francisco, California, United States

Topix

Information Services
News
Publishing
$15M06 Nov 2016 Palo Alto, California, United States

WhereBy.Us

Advertising
Content
Journalism
Local
Local Advertising
Media and Entertainment
Mobile Apps
Social Media
Travel
Video
$2M01 Jun 2016 Miami, Florida, United States

RadioPublic

Audio
Internet Radio
Mobile
Podcast
26 Apr 2016 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Moonlighting

Big Data
Digital Media
Human Resources
Information Services
Information Technology
Location Based Services
Marketplace
Mobile
Social Media
$1M12 Jun 2015 Virginia, United States

Journalism
News
Video
$2M06 Nov 2014 California, United States

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Total investments 18
Average round size 5M
Rounds per year 0.11
Peak activity year 2016
Lead investments 3
Follow on index 0.28
Exits 5
Group Appearance index 0.83

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Stringr

News
Photography
Video
$1M08 Oct 2018 New York, United States

Stringr

News
Photography
Video
$1M26 Jun 2017 New York, United States

Offline Media

Local
Local Advertising
Mobile
Software
03 Feb 2017 Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Pie

Augmented Reality
Mobile Apps
Social Media
Social Network
Virtual Reality
14 Nov 2016 San Francisco, California, United States

Topix

Information Services
News
Publishing
$15M06 Nov 2016 Palo Alto, California, United States

WhereBy.Us

Advertising
Content
Journalism
Local
Local Advertising
Media and Entertainment
Mobile Apps
Social Media
Travel
Video
$2M01 Jun 2016 Miami, Florida, United States

RadioPublic

Audio
Internet Radio
Mobile
Podcast
26 Apr 2016 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Moonlighting

Big Data
Digital Media
Human Resources
Information Services
Information Technology
Location Based Services
Marketplace
Mobile
Social Media
$1M12 Jun 2015 Virginia, United States

Journalism
News
Video
$2M06 Nov 2014 California, United States
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