BoxGroup

BoxGroup

BoxGroup is an early stage investment fund focused on technology companies.

Company Overview

BoxGroup is a venture capital firm specializing in early and seed stage investments. The firm typically invests in disruptive technology and fintech companies. The firm invests between $0.05 million and $0.25 million. BoxGroup is based in New York, New York. Policy. They actively invest in New York, Silicon Valley, and Los Angeles.

History

BoxGroup is an early seed investment company based in New York City and was founded in 2007 by David Tisch and Adam Rothenberg.

Investments

BoxGroup specializes in pre-seed and early seed rounds of financing. The company has funded companies in Silicon Valley, New York, and Los Angeles. The venture fund invests in various sectors from platform and enterprise software to artificial intelligence. Investments include Stripe, IFTTT, and Paperspace with high-value exits including Vine, Behance, and Trello.

BoxGroup has made 310 investments. One oh their investments was on Feb 5, 2019, when they invested $4M in By Humankind. BoxGroup is an early stage investment fund. Their typical investment ranges from $50,000 to $250,000.

Chicago-based Foxtrot, a "next-generation corner store," has secured $6 million in Series A funding. Fifth Wall led the round with participation from Lerer Hippeau, Revolution's Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, Collaborative VC, BoxGroup, Maveron, M3 Ventures and The University of Chicago.

People

Originally founded by David Tisch and Adam Rothenburg in 2007, former principal Greg Rosen joined the company in March 2015. He subsequently left the company in June 2018. In January 2019, Nimi Katragadda was made partner after joining in 2015. They actively invest in New York, Silicon Valley, and Los Angeles.

Timeline

March 20, 2019

Foxtrot.

$6 million in Series A funding.

February 5, 2019

By Humankind.

$4M

Funded Companies

Company
Description
Industry
Website
Location
Storefront (company)

Storefront is a sharing-economy company that provides short-term retail spaces for rent to companies through an online platform, used specifically as pop-up retail locations.

K Health is an AI-powered health app that empowers consumers with health information based on the experiences of others.

Universe is a mobile website builder offering no code development founded in 2014 by Joseph Cohen.

Orchid Labs is a company developing the open source Orchid protocol, which is a peer-to-peer network and online marketplace for selling and buying internet bandwidth.

Arcadia Power is a home energy company offering clean energy and energy savings founded by Kiran Bhatraju and Ryan Nesbitt.

Moveline is a company founded by Kelly Eidson.

A company making modern office furniture and office supplies.

Sproutling is a San Francisco, US-based company founded in 2012 by Chris Bruce.

WayUp is a company connecting students with jobs during and after college. It participated in the W15 cohort of Y Combinator.

ID.me is a Washington, D.C. based company producing digital identity software for a user's indication verification.

Porter Road is an online butcher service headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee selling pasture-raised beef, pork, lamb, and chicken, delivered. Free of antibiotics, hormones, and GMOs.

OpenSpace is a U.S-based company developing photo documentation solutions for the construction industry.

Embrace is a software company providing a tool for mobile teams to track, analyze, and fix bugs.

Tulip Retail is a Canadian enterprise software company that develops products for retailers, focusing on mobile applications for store workers. The company is headquartered in Toronto, Canada with offices in Kitchener, London and New York City. Retailers using Tulip include Mulberry and Kate Spade New York.

Sunrise is a productivity software company founded by Jeremy Le Van.

A startup company automating split-testing for SEO

Dandelion Energy is a New York City-based company offering geothermal heating and cooling installations.

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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Adam Rothenberg

Employee

David Tisch

Employee

Derek Stewart

Employee

Greg Rosen

Employee

Heston Berkman

Employee

Miriam Ryan

Employee

Nimi Katragadda

Employee

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

David Tisch, Box Group

9 October 2018

E18: David Tisch, Managing Partner at BoxGroup by Square One: Conversations with the Best in Business • A podcast on Anchor

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

9Gag

Adstruct

Amino

Amplitude

Art Sy

Baobab

Bark & Co

Binti

Blink Health

Blitz

Bowery

Boxed

Braavo

Brat

Bread

Brud

Button

Camiocam

Casetext

Citizen

ClassPass

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News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Jordan Crook
October 10, 2019
TechCrunch
BoxGroup, the seed-stage investment firm led by David Tisch, has today announced that it has raised its very first fund from limited partners. To date, Box Group has been internally backed, meaning that the cash came from none other than the three partners at the firm, David Tisch, Adam Rothenberg, and Nimi Katragadda. BoxGroup has [...]
Kate Clark
August 8, 2019
TechCrunch
Ramp Financial, led by Capital One-acquired Paribus founders Eric Glyman and Karim Atiyeh, has raised $7 million.

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