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Deep Fork Capital

Deep Fork Capital

Deep Fork Capital (DFC) is a $30m seed-focused venture capital fund.

Company Overview

Deep Fork Capital (DFC) is a balanced-stage venture capital fund focused on providing equity capital and convertible debt financing to companies in the consumer technology, digital media, and cleantech spaces, DFC principally works closely with early-stage venture firms and strategic corporate investors. Current DFC portfolio companies have included Amie Street, Dash Navigation [acquired by Research in Motion], Genius.com, Boundless Mind, SearchMe, Reach Media Group, Moblyng, Trulia, Weplay and Digital Artists Entertainment.

History

Founded in 2007 by Andre de Baubigny and Tim Komada, Deep Fork Capital (DFC) is a digital media-focused venture capital fund providing seed- and early-stage capital to companies in the consumer internet and digital media spaces. Partners include Aubrey K. McClendon, Founder and CEO of American Energy Partners and Co-Founder, and Former CEO of Chesapeake Energy. Deep Fork Capital was founded in 2008 and is based in Menlo Park, California with additional offices in New York City, New York, and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Deep Fork Capital (DFC) is a $30m seed-focused venture capital fund in San Francisco focused on providing equity capital and convertible debt financing to companies in the consumer technology, digital media, and enterprise spaces. The firm's initial investment size typically ranges from $250k to $500k. Current DFC portfolio companies include Algorithmia, Dataminr, Educents, Transfix, StatMuse, Boxed, DealPath, and Canopy, among others.

Investments

Deep Fork Capital has made 46 investments. One of their investments was on Feb 14, 2018, when they invested $15.5M in SaltStack. Deep Fork Capital has raised a total of $280M across two funds, their latest being Deep Fork Capital II, L.P. This fund was announced on Feb 1, 2014, and raised a total of $30M.

Deep Fork Capital is a venture capital firm specializing in follow-on financing, seed, and early-stage investments. The firm considers investing globally in consumer innovation and technology, consumerized internet, consumer electronics, adtech, digital media, gaming, social, applications, big data, cloud computing, e-commerce - either online, mobile or, preferably, both, and clean technology sector. It also looks for innovations in the consumer space outside of pure technology. The firm prefers being a board member or an observer in its portfolio companies.

Timeline

February 14, 2018
SaltStack

$15.5M.

February 1, 2014
Deep Fork Capital II, L.P.

$30M.

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