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Founders David Filo Jerry Yang Roland Schemers


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Total investments 25
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 19
Rounds per year 0.89
Lead investments 5
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 14
Key employees 6

Areas of investment

  • Enterprise Software
  • Software
  • Analytics
  • Big Data
  • Internet

Yahoo is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1994. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Sunnyvale.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are B2B, Mobile. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Alibaba, Snap, Google. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States.

The current fund was established by David Filo, Jerry Yang.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Yahoo, startups are often financed by Sequoia Capital, Benchmark, Venture TDF. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Canaan Partners, Benchmark, Tenaya Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Tenaya Capital, Index Ventures, Global Brain Corporation.

Opposing the other organizations, this Yahoo works on 25 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2014. The average startup value when the investment from Yahoo is more than 1 billion dollars. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 5 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2000. Deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Search Engine
$10M01 Jun 2022 Mountain View, California, United States

Unify Square

Communications Infrastructure
Enterprise Software
Unified Communications
$12M23 Jul 2015 Bellevue, Washington, United States


Social Media
$485M31 Dec 2014 Los Angeles, California, United States


Big Data
Enterprise Software
$100M24 Mar 2014 San Jose, California, United States

Carnegie Mellon University

Higher Education
$10M20 Feb 2014 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States


Big Data
Enterprise Software
$50M01 Jun 2013 San Jose, California, United States

E-Commerce Platforms
$2M02 Jan 2013 Chiyoda, Japan


Big Data
Enterprise Software
$25M01 Nov 2011 United States, San Jose


Big Data
Enterprise Software
$23M01 Jun 2011 San Jose, California, United States


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