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Waverley Capital

Waverley Capital

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Headquarters Location

United States, New York

About

Waverley Capital was established in 2017, and is a well known VC. The fund is located in United States, North America. The primary office of this VC is located in New York.

This VC was founded by Daniel Leff, Edgar Bronfman. Besides the listed founders, we have found 2 key employees of this fund in our database.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with more than 10 other investors. Along with Waverley Capital, start-ups are often financed by Watertower Ventures, Michael Kassan, Techstars. The fund often co-invests with Watertower Ventures, Maveron, Greycroft, overall with 1 fund from our list. The investor in the following rounds is usually KB Partners.

In real terms, this VC performs 47 percentage points more exits than other funds. In 2018, the fund's activity was at its peak. Additionally, in 2019 the fund was active. At the time of investment by Waverley Capital, a typical start-up valuation would be 50-100 millions dollars. The fund generally invests in 2-6 deals every year. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars.

Novel Effect, Wondery are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund. Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Podcast, Media and Entertainment. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 8 more areas of investment. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund coincides - United States. The fund has no an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 2-3.

Year Founded

2017

Fund Activity

Operative

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]

1-3

Funds Investing in Previous
Rounds

Watertower Ventures, Techstars

Funds Investing Together

Watertower Ventures, Maveron, Greycroft

Funds Investing in Following
Rounds

KB Partners

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