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Founder Collective

Founder Collective

US-based venture capital firm funding seed-stage startups based in US' East Coast.

Founded in 2009, Founder Collective is a venture capital firm primarily based in New York, New York. The firm also has offices in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and San Francisco, California. It was established by David Frankel, Caterina Fake, Chris Dixon, Eric Paley, Zach Klein, Bill Trenchard, and Micah Rosenbloom. As of February 2019, the firm is managing 163 companies in its portfolio and has sold off its shares in 128 companies. Within the same month, the firm made its most recent investment, which was to Zoba, a company providing services for spatial analytics for urban landscapes.

Funding

Founder Collective focuses on funding companies that are based in the US’ East Coast. The firm prefers to fund companies in these industries: e-commerce, healthcare, advertising, mobile and Internet of things. It provides capital for startups in the seed and early stage of development. The firm has managed to collect a total amount of $185 million in fund with its most recent round held in November 2016, raising a total amount of $75 million.

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Alex Davidov

Employee



Ali Hampton

Employee



Andy Palmer

Founder Partner



Bill Trenchard

Employee



Blanca Rodriguez

Employee



Caterina Fake

Founder



Chris Dixon

Founder



Courtney Stevens

Employee



Craig Wilson

Employee



David Frankel

Founder/Managing Partner



David Peterson

Employee



Eric Paley

Founder/Managing Partner



Founder Collective

Employee



Gaurav Jain

Employee



Jane Wu

Employee



Jason Finger

Investor



Joe DeFilippi

Employee



Joseph Flaherty

Employee



Josh Stylman

Investor



Katherine O'Neil

Employee



Micah Rosenbloom

Founder/Managing Partner



Michael Kim

Investor



Nathaniel Naddaff-Hafrey

Employee



Osman Ahmed Osman

Employee



Parul Singh

Principal



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