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The New York Times

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Total investments 38
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$23M
Portfolio companies 30
Rounds per year 0.22
Lead investments 2
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.21
Exits 11
Key employees 2

Areas of investment

  • Publishing
  • Advertising
  • Content
  • News
  • Enterprise Software
Summary

The New York Times is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1998. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the New York. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the The New York Times, startups are often financed by RRE Ventures, Homebrew, Mesa Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are True Ventures, Lerer Hippeau, Comcast Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Omidyar Network, Oak Investment Partners, Hearst Ventures.

The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Automattic, Federated Media, Enigma Technologies.

The important activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. When the investment is from The New York Times the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2012. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

OpenWeb

Internet
Machine Learning
Messaging
Mobile
Online Forums
Social Media
Web Development
$150M09 Nov 2021 New York, New York, United States

Trint

Content
Information Technology
Video
$6M09 Sep 2020 London, England, United Kingdom

Automattic

Blogging Platforms
Content
Web Design
Web Development
$300M19 Sep 2019 San Francisco, California, United States

Content
Education
Internet
Publishing
$4M01 Aug 2019 San Francisco, California, United States

Scroll

Consumer Goods
Customer Service
News
Publishing
Social Media
$7M25 Oct 2018 New York, New York, United States

Shine

Consumer Software
Messaging
Mobile Apps
Personal Health
SMS
Wellness
$5M04 Apr 2018 New York, New York, United States

Scroll

Consumer Goods
Customer Service
News
Publishing
Social Media
$3M16 Nov 2016 New York, New York, United States

Emissary

CRM
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Marketplace
SaaS
$10M31 Oct 2016 New York, New York, United States

TheSkimm

Fashion
Information Services
Mobile Apps
News
Politics
Publishing
$500K26 Sep 2016 New York, New York, United States

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