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The Thiel Foundation

Investor type Family Investment Office


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Total investments 20
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 17
Rounds per year 1.18
Lead investments 1
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees 2
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Mobile
  • Biotechnology
  • Therapeutics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Medical Device

The Thiel Foundation appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 2006. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the San Francisco.

This The Thiel Foundation works on 22 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2012. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. Deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars are the general things for fund.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the The Thiel Foundation, startups are often financed by Y Combinator, LAUNCH, Start-Up Chile. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Khosla Ventures, 1517 Fund, Y Combinator. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Y Combinator, Westcott LLC, Uncork Capital.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Therapeutics, Biotechnology. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 1 and less years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Sweet, Envisagenics, Cafe X Technologies. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

BRINC Drones

$55M01 Jan 2022 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Kisan Network

$3M30 Jan 2020 Gurugram, Haryana, India


Product Design
02 Nov 2017 Salt Lake City, Utah, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
$350K13 Apr 2017 New York, United States

Cafe X Technologies

$4M30 Jan 2017 San Francisco, California, United States

Kisan Network

$100K21 Jun 2016 Gurugram, Haryana, India

Mobile Devices
Personal Finance
$850K15 Dec 2015 Detroit, Michigan, United States

Artificial Intelligence
Media and Entertainment
Video Editing
15 Aug 2015 San Francisco, California, United States


Enterprise Software
Human Resources
$1M18 May 2015 San Francisco, California, United States


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