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Venture for America

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Andrew Yang


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Total investments 8
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 7
Rounds per year 0.73
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees 20

Areas of investment

  • Food and Beverage
  • Software
  • Consumer Goods
  • Video
  • Personal Health

Venture for America appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2011. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the New York.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Venture for America, startups are often financed by MassChallenge. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are William Murphy, Techstars New York City Accelerator, Techstars. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Fika Ventures,, Walden Venture Capital.

The fund was created by Andrew Yang. Besides them, we counted 20 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline PathSpot, Balto Software For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 1 and less years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Internet, Software.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Venture for America works on 9 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The high activity for fund was in 2018. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Umami Meats

Food and Beverage
Food Processing
Innovation Management
$2M02 Mar 2022 Singapore, Central Region, Singapore


$300K15 Oct 2019 San Antonio, Texas, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Speech Recognition
$1M24 Oct 2018 City of Saint Louis, Missouri, United States


Food and Beverage
Personal Health
$120K26 Jan 2018 New York, New York, United States

Healthy Roots Dolls

Consumer Goods
Other Consumer Durables
Recreational Goods
01 Jan 2018 Detroit, Michigan, United States


Digital Media
Information Technology
Social Media Marketing
$395K28 May 2015 Detroit, Michigan, United States

Zest Tea

Consumer Goods
Food and Beverage
02 Jul 2014 Baltimore, Maryland, United States


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