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Lerer Hippeau Ventures

Lerer Hippeau Ventures

Lerer Hippeau is an early-stage venture capital fund based in New York City.

Lerer Hippeau is an early-stage venture capital fund based in New York City. It invests in early stage companies and has focused largely on startups in the New York metro region. It offers a full-stack solution that automates plan administration and compliance.

Investments

Lerer Hippeau has raised a total of $453.8 million across 8 funds, their latest being Lerer Hippeau Ventures VI. This fund was announced on April 11, 2018 and raised a total of $122 million. Investments include Birchbox, Refinery 29 and the Huffington Post. Exits include Venmo, SmartThings, Spatial, and Moat.



Announced Date
Fund Name
Money Raised

April 11, 2018

Lerer Hippeau Ventures VI

$122 million

December 27, 2017

Lerer Hippeau Ventures Select Fund II

$60 million

February 1, 2010

Lerer Hippeau Ventures I

$8 million

February 6, 2017

Lerer Hippeau Ventures Select Fund

$27.3 million

June 24, 2014

Lerer Hippeau Ventures IV

$62 million

May 23, 2011

Fund II

$25 million

November 19, 2015

Lerer Hippeau Ventures Fund V

$113 million

October 24, 2012

Lerer Ventures III, LP

$36.5 million



Timeline

Associated investment funds

9 Results
Investment Fund
Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total offering (USD)
Location
Location
Date signed
Date signed
100,000,000
December 27, 2017
30,000,000
September 13, 2012

Funded Companies

43 Results
Company
Company
Description
Description
Website
Website
Industry
Industry
Location
Location

EVEN Financial offers a B2B2C API to help connect financial institutions to consumers, and connect consumers to personalized financial products.

LeafLink is a New York City and Los Angeles-based company that provides a marketplace for wholesale cannabis.

Casper is a memory-foam mattress retailer.

B2B company developing hardware and software solutions to help diagnose a machine's issue through the sound it makes.

A company that creates food replacement products

A technology company making a smart dog collar.

WayUp is a company connecting students with jobs during and after college. It participated in the W15 cohort of Y Combinator.

A company building robots to automate experiments of life scientists

A mobile fitness app with interactive training programs world's best personal trainers at your fingertips - anytime, anywhere.

Wonderschool offers a platform where people can start infant and toddler programs and preschools out of their homes.

Havenly is a company founded by Lee Mayer.

Code Climate is a software as a service company founded by Bryan Helmkamp.

Morty is a company founded by Adam Rothblatt, Nora Apsel and C. Brian Faux.

Allbirds is a startup company manufacturing wool footwear.

Prose is a company founded by Arnaud Plas, Nicolas Mussat and Paul Michaux.

A sports nutrition company offering plant-based supplements for increasing sports performance that is headquartered in New York City.

Vangst is a cannabis industry recruiting platform.

K Health is an AI-powered health app that empowers consumers with health information based on the experiences of others.

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Amanda Mulay

Senior Talent Manager



Andrea Hippeau

Principal



Andrew Ha

Assistant Controller



Ashley Nawalinski

Executive Assistant



Ben Lerer

Managing Partner



Caitlin Strandberg

Principal



Eric Hippeau

Managing Partner



Graham Brown

Partner



Isabelle Phelps

Associate



Joe Medved

Partner



Josh Gilbert

VP, Finance and CCO



Julian Moncada

Senior Associate



Kenneth Lerer

Managing Partner



Lauren Baldino

Executive Assistant



Lillia Mitov

Office Manager



Natalie Sportelli

Content and Brand Manger



Stephanie Manning

Director of Platform



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