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Vayner Media

Founders Gary Vaynerchuk


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Total investments 7
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 5
Rounds per year 0.50
Lead investments 1
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees 3

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • Human Resources
  • Management Information Systems
  • SaaS

In 2009 was created Vayner Media, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the New York. The venture was found in North America in United States.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Namely, MikMak, DailyBooth Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Photo Sharing, Software. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 1 and less years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Vayner Media, startups are often financed by Michael Lazerow, Slow Ventures, Lerer Hippeau. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Lerer Hippeau, UTA Ventures, True Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Lerer Hippeau, True Ventures, Matrix Partners.

The overall number of key employees were 2.

Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 0 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The top activity for fund was in 2009. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2012. Opposing the other organizations, this Vayner Media works on 11 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Brand Marketing
Digital Marketing
Internet Retail
Media and Information Services (B2B)
$4M02 Aug 2016 New York, New York, United States


Enterprise Software
Human Resources
Management Information Systems
$4M18 Jun 2014 New York, New York, United States


$1M07 May 2010 New York, United States


Industrial Engineering
Media and Entertainment
Photo Sharing
Public Relations
$1M19 Oct 2009 San Francisco, California, United States


01 Mar 2009 San Francisco, California, United States


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