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Investments

272

Portfolio Exits

28

Funds

7

Partners & Customers

8

About Capital Factory

Capital Factory serves as a seed stage mentoring program for startups that provides a small amount of seed capital and weekly mentoring sessions by entrepreneurs who have founded successful companies. Startup companies apply to participate in Capital Factory's 10 week summer program intended to get a startup pointed in the right direction with a clear path to profitability and growth. It provides its annual class of startups with up to $20,000 each, mentorship services, office space, legal counsel, public relations and accounting support.On January 29, 2020, Capital Factory merged into Station Houston.

Capital Factory Headquarter Location

815-A Brazos Street Suite 184

Austin, Texas, 78701,

United States

512-696-0414

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Apptronik Raises $14.6M in Seed Funding

Jun 24, 2022

Apptronik , an Austin, TX-based robotics company specializing in the development of versatile, mobile robotic systems that can work alongside humans, raised $14.6m in Seed funding. Backers included Capital Factory, Grit Ventures, Perot Jain and other strategic investors. The company intends to use the funds to fulfill current customer orders while accelerating the commercialization of a mass-produced humanoid robot capable of working alongside humans. Led by Jeff Cardenas, CEO, Apptronik is a robotics company that has built a platform to deliver and scale a variety of general-purpose robots. Founded in 2016 out of the Human Centered Robotics Lab at the University of Texas at Austin, the company aims to introduce robots for unstructured environments across enterprises. Already, the company has delivered many human-centered robots to the marketplace, several of which currently operate inside Fortune 50 enterprises including manufacturing, automotive, supply chain, defense and more. FinSMEs

Capital Factory Investments

272 Investments

Capital Factory has made 272 investments. Their latest investment was in Apptronik as part of their Seed VC on June 6, 2022.

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Capital Factory Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

6/24/2022

Seed VC

Apptronik

$14.6M

Yes

Grit Ventures, Perot Jain, and Undisclosed Investors

2

6/6/2022

Seed VC - II

Colorcast

$3.5M

Yes

1

3/25/2022

Seed VC

Phantom Neuro

$3.26M

Yes

8

3/16/2022

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

3/2/2022

Series A

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$99M

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10

Date

6/24/2022

6/6/2022

3/25/2022

3/16/2022

3/2/2022

Round

Seed VC

Seed VC - II

Seed VC

Seed VC

Series A

Company

Apptronik

Colorcast

Phantom Neuro

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Amount

$14.6M

$3.5M

$3.26M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Grit Ventures, Perot Jain, and Undisclosed Investors

Sources

2

1

8

10

10

Capital Factory Portfolio Exits

28 Portfolio Exits

Capital Factory has 28 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Cloudsnap on January 19, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

1/19/2022

Acquired

$99M

3

9/27/2021

Acquired

$99M

2

9/21/2021

Acquired

$99M

3

8/4/2021

Acquired

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$99M

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10

10/12/2020

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

1/19/2022

9/27/2021

9/21/2021

8/4/2021

10/12/2020

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

3

2

3

10

10

Capital Factory Fund History

7 Fund Histories

Capital Factory has 7 funds, including Capital Factory Partners 2021.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

12/22/2020

Capital Factory Partners 2021

$1.13M

1

1/13/2020

Capital Factory Partners 2020

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$99M

10

12/31/2019

Capital Factory Partners 2019 LP

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10

11/26/2013

Capital Factory IV

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$99M

10

Capital Factory 6

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10

Closing Date

12/22/2020

1/13/2020

12/31/2019

11/26/2013

Fund

Capital Factory Partners 2021

Capital Factory Partners 2020

Capital Factory Partners 2019 LP

Capital Factory IV

Capital Factory 6

Fund Type

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Amount

$1.13M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

10

10

10

10

Capital Factory Partners & Customers

8 Partners and customers

Capital Factory has 8 strategic partners and customers. Capital Factory recently partnered with UT Dallas Seed Fund on March 3, 2019.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

3/1/2019

Partner

United States

UT Dallas Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Capital Factory Partner to Accelerate...

The partnership with Capital Factory marks the latest in a series of formalized relationships the institute has entered in order to elevate the visibility of UT Dallas Seed Fund in economic development efforts in North Texas and North America .

2

2/28/2019

Partner

United States

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10

10/19/2018

Partner

United States

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10

1/23/2018

Partner

United States

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10

8/8/2017

Partner

United States

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10

Date

3/1/2019

2/28/2019

10/19/2018

1/23/2018

8/8/2017

Type

Partner

Partner

Partner

Partner

Partner

Business Partner

Country

United States

United States

United States

United States

United States

News Snippet

UT Dallas Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Capital Factory Partner to Accelerate...

The partnership with Capital Factory marks the latest in a series of formalized relationships the institute has entered in order to elevate the visibility of UT Dallas Seed Fund in economic development efforts in North Texas and North America .

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Capital Factory Team

10 Team Members

Capital Factory has 10 team members, including current Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Joshua Baer.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Joshua Baer

Founder, Chief Executive Officer

Current

Andrew Busey

Zynga, Conversable, Chaotic Moon Studios, and Austin Ventures

Founder

Current

Gordon Daugherty

Founder

Current

Sam Decker

Founder

Current

Stephen Dodge

Founder

Current

Name

Joshua Baer

Andrew Busey

Gordon Daugherty

Sam Decker

Stephen Dodge

Work History

Zynga, Conversable, Chaotic Moon Studios, and Austin Ventures

Title

Founder, Chief Executive Officer

Founder

Founder

Founder

Founder

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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