Uncork Capital

Founded 2004
Founders Jeff Clavier

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Total investments 273
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$10M
Portfolio companies 209
Rounds per year 16.06
Lead investments 30
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.38
Exits 91
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
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Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Enterprise Software
  • Analytics
  • Internet
Summary

In 2004 was created Uncork Capital, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Palo Alto.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Uncork Capital, startups are often financed by iNovia Capital, FundersClub, Zelkova Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Reid Hoffman, Mayfield Fund, Industry Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by GV, Founders Fund, SV Angel.

The fund was created by Jeff Clavier. Besides them, we counted 3 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 7 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The typical startup value when the investment from Uncork Capital is 100-500 millions dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2015. The top activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 deals per year. Comparing to the other companies, this Uncork Capital performs on 2 percentage points less the average number of lead investments.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight SendGrid, Postmates, Eventbrite. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Advertising, E-Commerce. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Panorama Education

Analytics
Big Data
Education
SaaS
$60M02 Sep 2021 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Upscribe

E-Commerce
$4M10 Aug 2021 -

Human Interest

Employee Benefits
Financial Services
FinTech
Retirement
Wealth Management
$200M04 Aug 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Overflow

Charity
Financial Services
Non Profit
$10M26 Jul 2021 San Jose, California, United States

Shippo

B2B
E-Commerce
Logistics
Software
Supply Chain Management
$50M02 Jun 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Hallow

Information Technology
Internet
$12M15 Apr 2021 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Datapeople

Artificial Intelligence
Enterprise Software
Human Resources
Natural Language Processing
Recruiting
SaaS
Software
$3M01 Apr 2021 New York, New York, United States

Phil

Delivery Service
Health Care
Medical
Medical Device
Software
$23M30 Mar 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Artificial Intelligence
Information Services
Information Technology
Sales
$10M11 Mar 2021 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada
News
Automation-driven sales engagement platform Groove nabs $45M

– Groove, an automation-driven sales engagement platform, announced that it closed a $45 million series B round led by Viking Global Investors with participation from Capital One Ventures, Level Equity, Quest Venture Partners, and Uncork Capital.
– The funds bring the company’s total raised to over $57 million to date, which cofounder and CEO Chris Rothstein says will be put toward product development and international workforce growth.
– It’s Groove’s assertion that the pandemic-fueled shift to digital selling is driving the convergence of sales engagement and revenue operations.
– But digital selling has also exposed a weakness in some companies’ customer relationship management (CRM) software: a lack of adoption.

Panorama raises $60M in General Atlantic-led Series C to help schools better understand students

– Panorama Education, a K-12 education software platform, raised $60m in a Series C round of funding.
– The round was led by General Atlantic and joined by existing backers Owl Ventures, Emerson Collective, Uncork Capital, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and Tao Capital Partners.
– The company now serves 13 million students in 23,000 schools across the United States.
– It has more than 1,500 school districts among its customers.

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