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Upward Mobility

Founders Ted Chan Victoria Slingerland


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Total investments 2
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 2
Rounds per year 0.17
Lead investments 0
Exits 1
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Software
  • Marketing
  • EdTech
  • Education

In 2009 was created Upward Mobility, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Boston. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2002. The top activity for fund was in 2001. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Upward Mobility, startups are often financed by Wheatley Partners, U.S. Trust, Sprout Group. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Wheatley Partners, U.S. Trust, Sprout Group. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Wheatley Partners, U.S. Trust, Sprout Group.

This organization was formed by Ted Chan, Victoria Slingerland.

The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 11-15 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline MarketFirst, MarketFirst Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Education, Marketing. 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

$75K15 Jan 2011 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


$22M18 Jan 2001 Mountain View, California, United States


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