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XFactor Ventures

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Anna Palmer Aubrie Pagano Chip Hazard Danielle Morrill Erica Brescia


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Total investments 79
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 67
Rounds per year 15.80
Lead investments 1
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees 15
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Wellness
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • E-Commerce

The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Boston. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Shiru, Dark, Zubale. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Artificial Intelligence, Software. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 1 and less years to receive the investment from the fund. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. When the investment is from XFactor Ventures the average startup value is 1-5 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2018. Comparing to the other companies, this XFactor Ventures performs on 25 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 12 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the XFactor Ventures, startups are often financed by Social Starts, Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator, Backstage Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Bryan Rosenblatt, Y Combinator, Supernode Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Techstars, GingerBread Capital, Venture University.

This organization was formed by Anna Palmer, Aubrie Pagano, Danielle Morrill, Erica Brescia. We also calculated 15 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Big Data
Financial Services
$4M02 Mar 2022 New York, New York, United States


E-Commerce Platforms
Mobile Payments
$4M13 Dec 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States

Pod Foods Co

Food and Beverage
$10M09 Dec 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


$17M27 Oct 2021 Oakland, California, United States

Information Services
Information Technology
$5M20 Sep 2021 Delaware, Ohio, United States


Developer Platform
Personal Health
$900K13 Sep 2021 New York, New York, United States

Starday Foods

Food and Beverage
$4M17 Aug 2021 -


$900K09 Aug 2021 -


Personal Health
$2M25 Jun 2021 Brooklyn, New York, United States
Food conglomerate Starday raises $4M

– Healthy and sustainable food products company Starday raised $4m in seed funding.
– The round was led by Equal Ventures and Slow Ventures, and joined by Haystack, Great Oaks Venture Capital, XFactor Ventures, ABV and a group of angel investors.
– The company plans to launch four or five brands in the next 12 months.

Tiny Organics Raises $11M In Series A Funding

– Tiny Organics, a NYC-based early childhood nutrition company, closed an $11m Series A funding round.
– The round was led by Springdale Ventures with participation from InvestEco, Silas Capital, Human Ventures, VegInvest, Babylist, Gaingels, XFactor Ventures, Natureza and Howard Morgan.
– The company intends to use the funds to continue to expand operations, build the brand and customer awareness in the market, and develop new product categories and sales channels.


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