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Founders Circle Capital

Founders Circle Capital

U.S-based venture capital firm specializing on private equity secondaries purchase.

Founders Circle Capital is a venture capital firm established in 2012. The firm was founded by Chris Albinson, Ken Loveless, and Mike Jung. It operates from San Francisco, California. As of February 2019, the firm is managing 12 companies in its portfolio and has sold off its ownership in 15 companies. Its most recent investment was in August 2018 for Dynamic Signal, a startup providing company communications platform for its customers.

Funding

Founder Circle Capital focuses on funding companies that operate in the technological and infrastructure industries. The firm specializes in purchasing private equity secondaries that are owned by founders and long-term employees of a company, thus providing capital not to the company, but to the employees. With its most recent funding round in September 2016 raising $208 million in capital, the firm has managed to collect a total amount of $403 million in funds since its founding date.

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Funded Companies

5 Results
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Turo is a car sharing marketplace where one can book any car they want, wherever they want it, from a community of local hosts in the US, Canada, UK, & Germany

Sun Basket is a company founded in 2014.

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Brad Garlinghouse

Investor



Chris Albinson

Founder



Jason Deitch

Investor



Jeff Bonforte

Investor



John Battelle

Advisor



Ken Loveless

Founder/Partner



Marilu Livermore

Marketing & Operations Director



Mark Dempster

Founder/Partner



Megan Nicole Callup

Office & Project Manager



Mike Jung

Founder/Managing Partner



Munjal Shah

Investor



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AlienVault







Anaplan







AppDynamics







Carbon Black







Dollar Shave Club







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