Universal Music Group Founded 1934
Founders David Gould David Gould Jarret Myer
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Total investments 33
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$14M
Portfolio companies 24
Rounds per year 0.28
Lead investments 3
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.18
Exits 7
Areas of investment
Digital Media
Electronics
Lifestyle
Media and Entertainment
Telecommunications
Summary

Universal Music Group is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1898. The company was established in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Santa Monica.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 participants. Despite the Universal Music Group, startups are often financed by Entru00e9e Capital, Redpoint, Peter Chernin. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Index Ventures, Warner Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Menlo Ventures, Sherpa Capital, Shasta Ventures.

Besides them, we counted 1 critical employee of this fund in our database.

The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 11 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Comparing to the other companies, this Universal Music Group performs on 4 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2014. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 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 successful fund investment fields, there are Software, Wearables. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Doppler Labs, Houseparty, Magex

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Notable deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
VenewLive
Media and Entertainment
Music
Music Streaming
09 Feb 2021 United States, Los Angeles
Invenio Business Solutions
Software
Venture - Series Unknown
15M14 Mar 2019 United Kingdom, " United Kingdom"}
Def Jam Recordings
Internet
Music
Publishing
Video
Seed
10K01 Jun 2018 United States, New York
Pex
Digital Entertainment
Music
Photography
Video
Seed
7M09 Oct 2017 United States, Los Angeles
Mass Appeal
Digital Media
Film
Music
News
Early Stage Venture
6M06 Mar 2017 United States, New York
Pollen
3D Printing
Adventure Travel
Advertising
Customer Service
E-Commerce
Events
Internet
Manufacturing
Marketing
Marketplace
Mechanical Engineering
Personalization
Retail
Ticketing
Travel
Seed
10M10 Oct 2016 France, Paris
ROLI
Hardware
Music
Musical Instruments
Software
Early Stage Venture
27M04 May 2016 United Kingdom, London
Doppler Labs
Audio
Consumer Electronics
Wearables
Early Stage Venture
17M07 Jul 2015 United States, San Francisco
Jelli
Advertising
Advertising Platforms
Broadcasting
Enterprise Software
Early Stage Venture
21M23 Jun 2015 United States, San Mateo
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