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Dorm Room Fund

Dorm Room Fund

A microventure capital firm and university program in Pennsylvania that focuses on providing founders with a network of investors.

Dorm Room Fund is a microventure capital firm and university program in Pennsylvania that focuses on providing founders with a network of investors. Founded 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States by CeCe Cheng, Josh Kopelman, and Phin Barnes, it invests in seed, non-equity assistance, and other ventures. Its portfolio companies include Little Spoon, Otherland, Karuna Health, and Affinity. As of May 2020, Dorm Room Fund has made 142 investments. Their most recent investment was on February 20, 2020 with Fuego. Dorm Room Fund has had nine exits, the most notable of which include Polymorph, Forge, and Yard Club (acquired by Caterpillar).

Built by students and powered by First Round, we provide founders with a strong network of investors, world-class mentors, and a $20,000 check.

Timeline

2012
Founded

People

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Role
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Josh Kopelman

Founder

Avi Das

Partner

CeCe Cheng

Founder

Jason Krone

Partner

Jiaying Lim

Investment Partner

Liu Jiang

Managing Partner

Phillip Hui-Bon-Hoa

Founder

Phin Barnes

Founder

Further reading

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Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Companies

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Acciyo

AMPAworks

Battlecard

Fuego

Hailify

Marlo

Pilota

Remodelmate

Sleek

Vise

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Freya Pratty
March 18, 2021
Sifted
Zurich-based VC firm Wingman Ventures is launching a new student VC fund, aimed at nurturing the next cohort of VC talent.
AlleyWatch
January 11, 2021
AlleyWatch
The Pulse of New York Tech
AlleyWatch
January 4, 2021
AlleyWatch
The Pulse of New York Tech

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