Winklevoss capital

Winklevoss capital

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Headquarters Location

United States, New York

About

The fund is located in United States, North America. The primary office of this VC is located in New York.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 6-7 others. Besides Winklevoss capital, start-ups are typically funded by Slow Ventures, Naval Ravikant, 500 Startups and 55 more VCs. The most common co-investors for the fund are Y Combinator, SV Angel, FundersClub and also 89 different VCs. The investors in the following rounds are usually Founders Fund, FJ Labs, Accomplice, and 81 VCs in total.

The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The fund's activity peaked in 2014. Winklevoss capital participates, on average, in 13 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. In real terms, this VC performs 18 percentage points less exits than other funds. The fund generally invests in 7-12 deals every year. The most exits for the fund occurred in 2019.

The fund was established by Cameron Winklevoss, Tyler Winklevoss. Besides the listed founders, we have found 4 key employees of this fund in our database.

Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are Flexport, Cabify, Filecoin. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. Besides this, the fund also invested in 2 other countries. Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are SaaS, Retail. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 19 more areas of investment. The fund has no an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. If there are 4 founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low. Moreover, a start-up needs to be 1 and less years old to get investment from this fund.

Fund Activity

Operative

Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: winklevosscapital.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first, first '.' last

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

100.0% of cases

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

8.0% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]

x1.5

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

3.9 years

Decision Makers / Strategy
Similarity Index [see explanation at unicorn-nest.com/dataset-what-we-tweet-vs-what-we-invest]

0.14 out of 1

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.2 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]

2

Number of Minotaurs [amount of portfolio companies, which raised more then $1B in total]

1

Funds Investing in Previous
Rounds

Slow Ventures, 500 Startups

Funds Investing Together

Y Combinator, SV Angel, FundersClub

Funds Investing in Following
Rounds

Founders Fund, FJ Labs, Accomplice

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