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Warner Music Group

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Total investments 63
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$29M
Portfolio companies 52
Rounds per year 0.97
Lead investments 6
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.17
Exits 5
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Music
  • Gaming
  • Software
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Digital Entertainment
Summary

Warner Music Group appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 1958. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the New York.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Warner Music Group, startups are often financed by YUL Ventures, Switch Ventures, Real Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Universal Music Group, Intel Capital, YUL Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by YUL Ventures, Vasudev Bailey, TechNexus Venture Collaborative.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Artistdirect, Artiphon, Hooch Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Digital Media, Music Streaming. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive 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 high activity for fund was in 2019. Comparing to the other companies, this Warner Music Group performs on 4 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2009. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 8 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The typical startup value when the investment from Warner Music Group is 100-500 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Fave

Apps
Gaming
Media and Entertainment
$2M12 Oct 2023 -

move.ai

Artificial Intelligence
$11M03 Oct 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

OP3N

Apps
Social Media
$28M21 Mar 2023 -

DRESSX

3D Technology
E-Commerce
Fashion
$15M28 Feb 2023 Los Angeles, California, United States

Beepr

16 Feb 2023 -

Seed

Content Creators
EdTech
Legal Tech
Music
Software
$250K01 Feb 2023 Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

Boomy

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Music
Music Label
Music Streaming
Musical Instruments
$3M30 Jun 2022 Berkeley, California, United States

Beatmatch

Concerts
Dating
Music
Social Network
Software
Ticketing
23 May 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States

NAL Media - Brij

Digital Media
Media and Entertainment
Social Media
$205K21 Apr 2022 Brooklyn, New York, United States
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Fave, with $2.2 million seed, looks to connect creators with their fandoms

– Fave, a social platform for fans and creators, raised $2.2m in seed funding.
Female Founders Fund, HYBE, Sony Music, Warner Music, Concord Music, Quality Control, Right Hand Management, Techstars Music and Betaworks participated in the round.
– The company is all about the relationship between fans and creators.
– Fave is broken down by fandoms (starting with Swifties/Taylor Swift), allowing fans to connect with one another, create content and buy and sell fan-themed merchandise and artwork to one another.
– Fave’s go-to-market is focused on the fans themselves, though the hope is to also bring creators on to the platform, which ultimately gives them another revenue stream.

‘The fastest growing marketplace in history’: Vancouver’s Dapper Labs at the center of NFT craze

– Dapper Labs, a blockchain company, raised $250m funding.
– The round was led by Andreessen Horowitz and joined by Warner Music Group, Union Square Ventures, and others.
– It brings the company to a valuation of $2 billion.

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Total investments 63
Average round size 29M
Rounds per year 0.97
Peak activity year 2021
Lead investments 6
Follow on index 0.17
Exits 5
Group Appearance index 0.86

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Fave

Apps
Gaming
Media and Entertainment
$2M12 Oct 2023 -

move.ai

Artificial Intelligence
$11M03 Oct 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

OP3N

Apps
Social Media
$28M21 Mar 2023 -

DRESSX

3D Technology
E-Commerce
Fashion
$15M28 Feb 2023 Los Angeles, California, United States

Beepr

16 Feb 2023 -

Seed

Content Creators
EdTech
Legal Tech
Music
Software
$250K01 Feb 2023 Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

Boomy

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Music
Music Label
Music Streaming
Musical Instruments
$3M30 Jun 2022 Berkeley, California, United States

Beatmatch

Concerts
Dating
Music
Social Network
Software
Ticketing
23 May 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States

NAL Media - Brij

Digital Media
Media and Entertainment
Social Media
$205K21 Apr 2022 Brooklyn, New York, United States
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