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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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Andy Palmer

Founder Partner

David Frankel

Founder/Managing Partner

Eric Paley

Founder/Managing Partner

Micah Rosenbloom

Founder/Managing Partner

Parul Singh

Principal

Zach Klein

Founder Partner

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Companies

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Baublebar

Buzzfeed

CodeAcademy

Periscope

SeatGreek

Uber

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