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Felicis Ventures

Felicis Ventures

U.S-based global venture capital firm investing on companies from seed-stage to later-stage.

Felicis Ventures is a venture capital firm founded in 2006. The firm was established by Aydin Senkut. The firm is based in San Francisco, California. As recent as February 2019, the firm is currently holding 133 companies in its portfolio and has sold off their shares in 141 companies. The company that is recently funded by Felicis Ventures is Untitled Labs – in January 2019 – which is a platform designed for companies that are developing consumer application products.

Funding

Felicis Ventures has provided funding for startups that are operating from Europe, Asia, as well as North and South America. The firm has invested in a range of technology-based startups, from e-commerce to energy conservation. It prefers to fund startups that require financing on seed-stage up to Series C. With its sixth round of funding series held in June 2018, the firm’s currently managing a fund total of $708.6 million. By February 2019, this funding round has also raised the highest amount in a single series, which was $270 million. It is almost 8 times the amount of funding that they raised during their first funding series in 2010.

Timeline

2018

Felicis Ventures Fund VI

$270M Fund

2016

Felicis Ventures Fund V

$200M Fund

2014

Felicis Ventures Fund IV

$120M Fund

2012

Felicis Ventures Fund III

$71M Fund

2010

Felicis Ventures Fund II

$41M Fund

2006

Felicis Ventures Fund I

$4M Fund

Associated investment funds

6 Results
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Funded Companies

97 Results
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U.S-based 3D media technology company providing worldwide end-to-end virtual media solutions.

A software company providing a blog comment hosting service for websites.

A women's bra and underwear company. It was founded in 2013 and is located in San Francisco, California. 

InteraXon develops and produces brain-sensing technology such as the Muse headband, an EEG device that interprets mental activity and aims to help with meditation and promote calmness.

An insurance technology company offering automobile insurance at a base rate combined with payments for miles driven.

Company producing activity trackers

The Climate Corporation (Climate) is a digital agriculture company that is a subsidiary of Bayer. The Climate Corporation, founded in 2006 and based in San Francisco, examines weather, soil and field data.

Scopely is a Los Angeles-based company founded by Walter Driver.

A software company offering a platform for writing, planning, and organizing note taking.

Aira is a computer vision connected devices virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) company developing tools for the visually impaired. Aira.IO is a wearable device to help the visually impaired gain more mobility and independence.

Plaid is a company providing businesses with tools and access to develop a digital financial system.

American global digital video advertising company

KiwiCo is an e-commerce company founded by Sandra Oh Lin.

Pindrop is an Atlanta-based company founded by Paul Judge.

Inkling is a company that develops a mobile learning enablement platform for businesses.

Optimizely is an American multinational internet and technology corporation. It builds customer experience optimization software for enterprises.

Figure Eight is a machine learning and artificial intelligence company.

A company providing a marketplace for automotive services

People

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Aydin Senkut

Founder/Managing Director



Dasha Barannik

Employee



Grace Chou

Venture Investor



Guergana Tomova

Employee



Jack Abraham

Advisor



Kristin Beach

CFO & Partner



Nick Baum

Employee



Sundeep Peechu

Managing Director



Wesley Chan

Managing Director



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