XG Ventures

XG Ventures

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Headquarters Location

United States, Menlo Park

About

XG Ventures is a well known and established VC, which was founded in 2008. The the headquarters of this VC is in Menlo Park. The fund is located in United States, North America.

The fund was established by Andrea Zurek, David Lee, Pietro Dova. We also identified another 2 core personnel in our database.

The fund typically enters into 7-12 deals annually. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2019. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are most common for this fund. At the time of investment by XG Ventures, a typical start-up valuation would be 50-100 millions dollars. The fund's activity peaked in 2013. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. XG Ventures participates, on average, in 7 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 6-7 others. Aside from XG Ventures, start-ups are often funded by Plug and Play, 500 Startups, Morris Wheeler and 35 other funds. The fund often co-invests with Felicis Ventures, Y Combinator, Translink Capital, overall with 84 funds from our list. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Sequoia Capital, Translink Capital, Union Square Ventures, as well as 88 other investors.

Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Internet, Software. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 18 more industries for this fund. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund coincides - United States. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 2 other locations. The fund has no an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. If there are 5+ founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are ContextLogic (dba. Wish), Rappi, Booksy. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 1 and less.

Year Founded

2008

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: xg-ventures.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first

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]

7-12

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

18.4% of cases

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

x2.3

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

3.5 years

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

0.45 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

Plug and Play, 500 Startups

Funds Investing in Following
Rounds

Sequoia Capital, Translink Capital, Union Square Ventures

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