Top 20 investors in North America with the biggest sum of funding rounds in Social Network industry over the recent years

Top 20 investors in North America with the biggest sum of funding rounds in Social Network industry over the recent years

Intro

The top 20 investors according to the total money raised in the funding rounds. These are VC funds and corporate investors in North America that have invested over the last 3 years. They are actively investing in Social Network industry.
Social network is for people with similar interests to come together and share information. It includes social shopping and recruiting, social media, and online forums, as well as social network services.

Amount of money raised in Social Network funding rounds is $17.8B, which is 0.9% of the total amount of money raised in rounds in North America over the last 3 years.

Top 20 investors in North America with the biggest sum of funding rounds in Social Network industry over the recent years
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Key takeaways

  • Funds Geography – All VCs are located in The United States. California is the most common state for VCs and it hosts 12 funds. There are also funds from New York, Massachusetts and Maryland. The most common city is Menlo Park which is home to 6 funds. There are also funds from San Francisco, New York and Palo Alto. Top-1 investment geofocus for all VCs is The United States. For the majority of the funds, the country of the funds’ establishment and the country of their most frequent investments coincide.
  • Industry Focus – The funds’ most common field for investments is Finance. They also invest in Enterprise Software, Business Development and Gamification.
  • Important Years – The oldest fund in the sample was founded in 1937 and the newest one in 2019. In 2000 the most amount of funds were founded. VCs in the sample made the most deals in the period from 2013 to 2021. For some funds, 2019 was the year with the most amount of deals. The biggest amount of successful exits happened between 2006 and 2020 years. For some funds, 2016 became the year with the most successful exits.
  • Investments – Funds equally often participate in 2 and 24 funding rounds per year. The minimum number of funding rounds for VCs in the sample is 2, the maximum is 951. Average number of funding rounds is 271.4 while median is 161.5. The most common amount of funding rounds for VCs in the sample is 126. Minimum amount of lead investments for funds is 0 and maximum is 276. Average amount of lead investments is 69.1 while median is 43.5. The most common amount of lead investments is 8. Index of difference in percentage points of lead investments from the average is between -31.14 and 29.0 for funds in the sample. The average value for this difference is -0.34 and the median is 0.75. It means that these funds act as lead investors more often than other funds. The most common value is -21.0.
  • Typical RoundsEarly and Late stages are more common for funds in the sample. Private Equity and Seed stages are less common. VCs usually participate in rounds with 4 – 5 investors. Less often in rounds with 5 – 6 investors. The most common round size for VCs in the sample is 50 – 100 million. Less common range is 100-500 million. A Funds’ average multiplicator for portfolio companies at the last known valuation is 0.0 at minimum and 1186000000.0 at maximum. Average value for this multiplicator is 233612037.4 and median is 100000000.68.
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