LAUNCH is a venture capital firm and an accelerator in California that focuses on startups. Founded 2011 in San Francisco, California, United States by Jason Calacanis, this company invests in seed, convertible notes and early stage ventures. It usually funds pre-seed, seed and early venture rounds. Its portfolio companies include Ozone.AI, Xendoo, Thalamus, Balloon, and Robinhood. As of January 2020, the company had 15 exits and 191 investments.
LAUNCH offers free events, podcasts, books, research products, and financial assistance to early-stage startups. It invests in 40 startups per year through a series of private funds, the LAUNCH Accelerator and its public angel syndicate. Its investment sizes range from $25,000 to $1.5m.
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