Collaborative Fund was founded by Craig Shapiro in 2010 in New York City. Collaborative Fund is a venture capital firm focused on providing seed, and early-stage funding to technology companies The Company serves customers in the United States.
Collaborative Fund launched in 2010 as an investment fund for the shared future, with their thesis being born out of two macro themes: the growth of the creative class and the concept of collaborative consumption. They support and invest in companies that are shaping culture. The firm operates an investment fund focused on supporting and investing in the shared future.
Collaborative Fund has raised a total of $113 million across four funds, one of them being Collaborative Fund IV. Collaborative Fund 2 raised $33 million in 2014, Collaborative Fund III raised $70 million and Collaborative, and Sesame Workshop Fund raised $10 million in 2016. Investments include Flip, Spyce Food Co., and Circle Medical and exits include Osmo, Earnest, and Pinch.
Collaborative Fund has made 136 investments. One of their investments was on Feb 15, 2019, when they invested $10.8M in Zipdrug. Collaborative Fund has $7.4M in estimated revenue annually. The firm competes with SeedFund.in, Garage Technology Ventures, and Ojas Venture Partners.
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