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NFX

NFX is a venture capital firm with locations in California and Israel . It was founded in 2015.

NFX began as a startup accelerator in 2015. As of Jul 31 2018, its 66 startups have collectively raised an estimated $259,905,000, an average of $3,937,954 each. It has since transitioned from an accelerator to a venture capital firm.

Product

The company provides more software to early stage startups so that the founders can have the necessary components to succeed. It also uses techniques with each startup to aid with network growth. The company educates the founders of their invested startups about the methods that successful technology companies use.

Seed and early stage A companies can gain access to investments and the NFX Guild, which is an invite-only network of entrepreneurs. The network is comprised of founders from other NFX-backed companies and other successful founders. Earlier stage companies can also gain access to investments and get six months of hands-on support focusing on the aforementioned areas of product, network effects, and growth.

Portfolio companies

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NFX Class 1

NFX Class 3

Alto

NFX Class 4

NFX Class 1

AROS

NFX Class 4

Blueberry

NFX Class 2

Cavalry

NFX Class 3

NFX Class 1

NFX Class 2

NFX Class 4

NFX Class 2

NFX Class 4

Fountain

NFX Class 1

Frisbee

NFX Class 4

NFX Class 1

NFX Class 3

NFX Class 3

Headnote

NFX Class 3

HEAT

NFX Class 4

NFX Class 4

NFX Class 1

Honor

NFX Class 1

Hop

NFX Class 2

NFX Class 2

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Gené Teare
October 5, 2021
Crunchbase News
Dedicated pre-seed and seed firm NFX has closed on fund 3 at $450 million, its largest seed fund to date. We spoke with the team to understand its evolution as a fund over the last four years.
Mike Butcher
July 9, 2021
TechCrunch
Frontier, which bills itself as a "new kind of vertically-integrated jobs marketplace" launches today with a $2.8M investment round led by NFX in the US, and backed by London's firstminute Capital, FJ Labs, Cyan Banister, Ilkka Pannanen, Alex Bouaziz, Liquid 2 and several other funds and angels. Frontier's schtick is that it pre-tests applicants, weeds [...]
Mike Butcher
July 9, 2021
TechCrunch
Frontier, which bills itself as a "new kind of vertically-integrated jobs marketplace" launches today with a $2.8M investment round led by NFX in the US, and backed by London's firstminute Capital, FJ Labs, Cyan Banister, Ilkka Pannanen, Alex Bouaziz, Liquid 2 and several other funds and angels. Frontier's schtick is that it pre-tests applicants, weeds [...]
Priyanka Pani
June 15, 2021
Crowdfund Insider
UK-based crypto platform Ramp has raised funding from American investors NFX and Galaxy Digital to create awareness around crypto used cases.
Ryan Weeks
June 14, 2021
The Block
Ramp, the London-based payments infrastructure startup focused on crypto on-ramps, has closed a $9 million seed round.
Catherine Shu
May 20, 2021
TechCrunch
The real estate market in South Korea is very fragmented, which means people often have to work with dozens of brokers before they find a new home. Founded in 2020 by a former WeWork executive, Dongnae wants to create a centralized base for brokers, serving as a multiple listing system (MLS). Since its first seed [...]
Christine Hall
April 15, 2021
Crunchbase News
C2i's cancer diagnostics service uses AI pattern recognition and whole-genome analysis to spot trace amounts of cancer much quicker.
February 4, 2021
WebWire
Latitude, developer of the popular AI Dungeon game built on OpenAI's GPT-3, has raised $3.3M in seed funding led by NFX with participation from Album VC, and Griffin Gaming Partners. The funds will be used to scale Latitude's platform, enabling IP holders and the entertainment industry to build infinite storylines that have the potential to change the way we play. The company's platform accelerates game development from years to months for IP holders and allows for much smaller tea...
Melia Russell
December 27, 2020
Business Insider
Venture capitalists make their predictions for tech in 2021. Spoiler alert: Silicon Valley is back. All-white, male boards are out. And SPACs? TBD.
Connie Loizos
September 22, 2020
TechCrunch
Morgan Beller, who is a co-creator of the proposed Libra digital currency, along with Facebook vice presidents David Marcus and Kevin Weil, has left the company to become a general partner with the venture firm NFX . In a call yesterday, she said she first became acquainted with the San Francisco-based outfit five years ago [...]
Omar Faridi
June 17, 2020
Crowdfund Insider
Credit improvement Fintech firm Dovly has reportedly acquired $2 million in seed funding from NFX, a Silicon Valley VC firm.
Alex Wilhelm
June 16, 2020
TechCrunch
No matter what happened, the data this far into the pandemic just isn't as bad as many expected it to be. That's good news.
Kate Clark
October 31, 2019
TechCrunch
Modus raises $12.5 million Series A co-led by NFX's Pete Flint and Niki Pezeshki of Felicis Ventures.
Frederic Lardinois
June 12, 2019
TechCrunch
Group travel -- it's something you either love or hate, but Stride, which describes itself as a marketplace for "experiential multi-day and multi-destination packaged trips planned by experts," wants to change this perception. The service, which was co-founded by former Starwood Hotels and Viator executive Gavin Delany, today announced that it has raised a $2.5 [...]
May 30, 2019
WebWire
Firefly, the company connecting people, governments, and businesses with its dynamic smart media platform, today announced a $30 million Series A led by GV (formerly Google Ventures) with participation from NFX. The new investment will fuel Firefly's growth, supporting expansion to more communities, and driving continued innovation in digital display. In tandem, the company is announcing its acquisition of the digital operations of STRONG Outdoor, marking its expansion to New York Ci...
December 6, 2018
WebWire
Firefly today officially launches out of beta, with a new approach to spur business and revenue by connecting brands, rideshare drivers, and local city governments. The company, which operates a first of its kind network of "situationally aware" digital smart screens mounted to existing rideshare vehicles, is already proving to be a win-win business and has attracted a number of Silicon Valley's top venture capitalists and angel investors with $21.5M in Seed Funding led by NFX, with partic...

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