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Investments

844

Portfolio Exits

185

Funds

25

About First Round Capital

First Round Capital is a venture capital firm that often invests in pre-revenue and previously unfunded companies. First Round Capital invests nationally and has offices in Philadelphia and San Francisco.

First Round Capital Headquarter Location

2400 Market Street Suite 237

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104,

United States

610-834-1461

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Expert Collections containing First Round Capital

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

Find First Round Capital in 18 Expert Collections, including Direct-To-Consumer Brands (Non-Food).

D

Direct-To-Consumer Brands (Non-Food)

37 items

Startups selling their own branded products directly to consumers via online/mobile channels, rather than relying on department stores or big online marketplaces.

R

Restaurant Tech

19 items

Hardware and software for restaurant management, bookings, staffing, mobile restaurant payments, inventory management, and more.

H

HR Tech

65 items

I

In-Store Retail Tech

53 items

Startups aiming work with retailers to improve brick-and-mortar retail operations.

A

Agriculture Technology (Agtech)

24 items

Companies that are using technology to make farms more efficient

B

Banking

44 items

Based on CB Insights Research Brief: https://www.cbinsights.com/blog/industry-market-map-landscape/#retail banking

Research containing First Round Capital

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned First Round Capital in 4 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Jun 9, 2021.

Latest First Round Capital News

Dorm Room Fund returns to campus with new USD 10.4M fund

Jan 13, 2022

Dorm Room Fund, a venture capital operation that launched to invest in student-led startups, has raised a new USD 10.4 million fund, per SEC filings. The filing marks Dorm Room Fund’s largest fund to date, and its first that appears to include investors beyond First Round Capital, the firm that first launched the student-focused operation in 2012.

First Round Capital Investments

844 Investments

First Round Capital has made 844 investments. Their latest investment was in Mythic Therapeutics as part of their Series B on December 12, 2021.

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First Round Capital Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

12/15/2021

Series B

Mythic Therapeutics

$103M

No

3

12/10/2021

Seed VC

Social Audio

$2M

Yes

Undisclosed Angel Investors

5

11/18/2021

Series C

Kandji

$100M

No

7

11/10/2021

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

11/9/2021

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

Date

12/15/2021

12/10/2021

11/18/2021

11/10/2021

11/9/2021

Round

Series B

Seed VC

Series C

Seed VC

Seed VC

Company

Mythic Therapeutics

Social Audio

Kandji

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Amount

$103M

$2M

$100M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

Yes

No

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Co-Investors

Undisclosed Angel Investors

Sources

3

5

7

10

10

First Round Capital Portfolio Exits

185 Portfolio Exits

First Round Capital has 185 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Planet on December 08, 2021.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

12/8/2021

Reverse Merger

$99M

11

11/16/2021

Acquired

2

10/19/2021

Acquired

$99M

6

9/29/2021

IPO

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10

7/20/2021

Acquired

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10

Date

12/8/2021

11/16/2021

10/19/2021

9/29/2021

7/20/2021

Exit

Reverse Merger

Acquired

Acquired

IPO

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

11

2

6

10

10

First Round Capital Fund History

25 Fund Histories

First Round Capital has 25 funds, including First Round Capital VI.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

9/8/2016

First Round Capital VI

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$174.95M

1

9/8/2016

First Round Capital VI Partners Fund

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$5.55M

1

6/30/2014

First Round Capital V Partners Fund

$3.75M

1

6/26/2014

First Round Capital V

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$99M

10

5/9/2012

First Round Capital IV

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$99M

10

Closing Date

9/8/2016

9/8/2016

6/30/2014

6/26/2014

5/9/2012

Fund

First Round Capital VI

First Round Capital VI Partners Fund

First Round Capital V Partners Fund

First Round Capital V

First Round Capital IV

Fund Type

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Early-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Closed

Closed

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Amount

$174.95M

$5.55M

$3.75M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

1

1

10

10

First Round Capital Team

7 Team Members

First Round Capital has 7 team members, including current Chief Financial Officer, Jeffrey Donnon.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Auston Bunsen

Founder

Current

Josh Kopelman

Founder

Current

Howard Morgan

Founder

Current

Mike Vaughan

Founder

Current

Jeffrey Donnon

Chief Financial Officer

Current

Name

Auston Bunsen

Josh Kopelman

Howard Morgan

Mike Vaughan

Jeffrey Donnon

Work History

Title

Founder

Founder

Founder

Founder

Chief Financial Officer

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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