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Investments

3

Funds

2

Partners & Customers

1

About CompanyFirst

CompanyFirst is a venture capital and advisory firm based in Chicago that works with entrepreneurs to help them build great companies.

CompanyFirst Headquarter Location

Chicago, Illinois,

United States

773-527-6555

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Latest CompanyFirst News

First look: Amazon’s jaw-dropping new HQ2 looks like a glass mountain (Nate Berg/Fast Company)

Feb 2, 2021

Nate Berg / Fast CompanyFirst look: Amazon’s jaw-dropping new HQ2 looks like a glass mountain - Yes, you can climb it. A mountain of glass and steel is soon to rise in Arlington, Virginia. Spiraling up from the earth and interwoven with gardens, trees, and workspaces, the structure is the architectural centerpiece of Amazons HQ2, which is set to bring nearly 3 million square feet of ...

CompanyFirst Investments

3 Investments

CompanyFirst has made 3 investments. Their latest investment was in Yishi as part of their Seed VC on November 11, 2021.

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CompanyFirst Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

11/30/2021

Seed VC

Yishi

$3.13M

Yes

Undisclosed Investors, and XXY Ventures

2

5/28/2020

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

2/4/2019

Series A

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Date

11/30/2021

5/28/2020

2/4/2019

Round

Seed VC

Seed VC

Series A

Company

Yishi

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Amount

$3.13M

$99M

New?

Yes

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Co-Investors

Undisclosed Investors, and XXY Ventures

Sources

2

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CompanyFirst Fund History

2 Fund Histories

CompanyFirst has 2 funds, including CompanyFirst Capital Fund I.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

6/15/2020

CompanyFirst Capital Fund I

Accelerator

Open

$3.44M

2

11/28/2017

CompanyFirst LXMI Holdings

$99M

10

Closing Date

6/15/2020

11/28/2017

Fund

CompanyFirst Capital Fund I

CompanyFirst LXMI Holdings

Fund Type

Accelerator

Status

Open

Amount

$3.44M

$99M

Sources

2

10

CompanyFirst Partners & Customers

1 Partners and customers

CompanyFirst has 1 strategic partners and customers. CompanyFirst recently partnered with Murphy's Naturals, and One Better Ventures on November 11, 2019.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

11/20/2019

Partner

Murphy's Naturals, and One Better Ventures

United States

Murphy's Naturals Partners with CompanyFirst and One Better Ventures to Fuel Growth — Murphy's Naturals

Raleigh , North Carolina , November 15 , 2019 -- Murphy 's Naturals , Inc. announced today a partnership with CompanyFirst of Chicago and One Better Ventures to drive growth , fund development of new products , and further its mission of celebrating nature , inspiring good , and giving back through quality , natural personal care products .

2

Date

11/20/2019

Type

Partner

Business Partner

Murphy's Naturals, and One Better Ventures

Country

United States

News Snippet

Murphy's Naturals Partners with CompanyFirst and One Better Ventures to Fuel Growth — Murphy's Naturals

Raleigh , North Carolina , November 15 , 2019 -- Murphy 's Naturals , Inc. announced today a partnership with CompanyFirst of Chicago and One Better Ventures to drive growth , fund development of new products , and further its mission of celebrating nature , inspiring good , and giving back through quality , natural personal care products .

Sources

2

CompanyFirst Team

1 Team Member

CompanyFirst has 1 team member, including current Founder, Jason Starr.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Jason Starr

CircleUp, Winona Capital Management, Crossroads Capital Partners, Opus Capital, and Accenture

Founder

Current

Name

Jason Starr

Work History

CircleUp, Winona Capital Management, Crossroads Capital Partners, Opus Capital, and Accenture

Title

Founder

Status

Current

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