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Compound

Compound is an NYC based venture capital firm that invests in early-stage startups.

Company Overview

Compound (formerly known as Metamorphic Ventures) is a New York-based seed fund that invests in startup and early-stage technology companies. In March 2014, the company announced a new fund with close to $70 million. It also added Google vice president of sales John McAtter, Yahoo! director of product management Robby Stein, and HSN chief Mindy Grossman to its advisory board. In 2016, Metamorphic Ventures changed its name to Compound.

History

Compound, formerly Metamorphic Ventures, is a venture capital fund that invests in start-up and early-stage businesses exclusively in the financial technology and online media sectors.Compound is an NYC based venture capital firm that invests in bleeding-edge technology being built by outliers and was founded in 2006 by David Hirsch. The firm is based in New York City, New York.

Investments

Compound is a venture capital firm specializing in investments in seed/ startup, early stage, and growth capital investments. The firm seeks to invest in B2B technology ventures in digital media, e-commerce, web services, digital commerce (online and offline), payments, marketplaces, adtech, software infrastructure, internet of things, virtual reality, and other internet-enabled businesses, and transaction processing technology sectors.

Compound has raised a total of $142M across three funds, one of them being Compound MV III. This fund was announced on Oct 5, 2016, and raised a total of $50M.

Timeline

May 17, 2018
Compound raises a $8,200,000 seed round from Bain Capital Ventures.
October 5, 2016
Compound MV III

$50M.

March 2014
In March 2014 the company announced a new fund with close to $70 million.

Funding rounds

People

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Alberto Guillermo de la Cruz

Employee

Andrew Zeif

Attorney

Brett Woodward

Employee

Bryn Joseph Williams

Employee

Christopher Kourelakos

Employee

Dan Zigmond

Partner

Daniel LaFlamme

Advisor

David Hirsch

Founder/Managing Director

Eli Nemzer

Employee

Evan Pope

Investor

Ian Nicholson

Advisor

Janine Yorio

Founder

Jeff Hyman

Advisor

Jesse Stein

Founder

Joshua Nussbaum

Partner

Kevin Kaplan

Employee

Lawrence Wu

Investor

Marie Vlad

Employee

Matthew Fairbanks

Employee

Max Alway-Townsend

Investor

Michael Dempsey

Partner

Michael Talis

Employee

Najla Austin

Employee

Neil Inala

Advisor

Quintin Woods

Employee

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