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Investments

358

Portfolio Exits

86

Funds

8

About Floodgate

Floodgate is a Super Angel firm led by Mike Maples Jr, who is known for his early investments in Digg and Twitter. Floodgate aims to offer a fundraising approach that bridges the gap between initial seed money from traditional angel investors and the larger rounds that characterize traditional venture capital rounds. Floodgate focuses on investments between $150,000 to $1,000,000 and generally invests alongside other angels or venture capital firms. From an industry perspective, Floodgate seeks technology ventures in the following areas: hardware, software, small business, enterprise, Internet, B2B and consumer markets. Floodgate seeks to invest in firms that are geographically based in the San Francisco Bay Area (California) or in Austin, Texas.

Floodgate Headquarter Location

820 Ramona Street Suite 200

Palo Alto, California, 94301,

United States

650-204-7990

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Expert Collections containing Floodgate

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

Find Floodgate in 5 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.

H

HR Tech

65 items

U

Unicorns- Billion Dollar Startups

113 items

F

Fitness Tech

227 items

We define fitness tech as companies leveraging software and technology to augment approaches to developing or maintaining physical fitness. Companies in this category develop tools and services including workout apps, wearables, and connected fitness equipment.

E

Education Technology (Edtech)

57 items

Research containing Floodgate

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Floodgate in 2 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Apr 13, 2022.

Latest Floodgate News

SLS Client Floodgate Joins Highlight’s $11MM Round

May 12, 2022

Silicon Legal represented Floodgate as they joined Highlight’s $11MM seed round. Highlight helps creators build membership communities on the blockchain. The round was led by Haun Ventures, and included investments from, in addition to Floodgate, 1kx, A_Capital, SciFi VC, Coinbase Ventures, 35 Ventures and others. The Silicon Legal client team included Sarah Boulden, Andre Gharakhanian,...

Floodgate Investments

358 Investments

Floodgate has made 358 investments. Their latest investment was in Dynaboard as part of their Seed VC on June 6, 2022.

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Floodgate Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

6/16/2022

Seed VC

Dynaboard

$6.6M

Yes

6

6/9/2022

Series D

OhmConnect

$55M

No

4

5/18/2022

Series A

N3TWORK Studios

$46M

Yes

5

5/10/2022

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

4/26/2022

Series A

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$99M

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10

Date

6/16/2022

6/9/2022

5/18/2022

5/10/2022

4/26/2022

Round

Seed VC

Series D

Series A

Seed VC

Series A

Company

Dynaboard

OhmConnect

N3TWORK Studios

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Amount

$6.6M

$55M

$46M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

No

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

6

4

5

10

10

Floodgate Portfolio Exits

86 Portfolio Exits

Floodgate has 86 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was OutboundEngine on September 27, 2021.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

9/27/2021

Acquired

$99M

2

5/27/2021

Acquired

$99M

10

5/6/2021

Acquired

$99M

11

2/9/2021

Merger

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$99M

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10

1/7/2021

Reverse Merger

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$99M

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10

Date

9/27/2021

5/27/2021

5/6/2021

2/9/2021

1/7/2021

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Merger

Reverse Merger

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

2

10

11

10

10

Floodgate Fund History

8 Fund Histories

Floodgate has 8 funds, including Floodgate Associates VI.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

3/24/2017

Floodgate Associates VI

$1M

1

2/28/2017

Floodgate Fund VI

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$99M

10

8/29/2014

Floodgate Fund V

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$99M

10

12/23/2012

Floodgate Associates III

$99M

10

7/27/2012

Floodgate Fund IV

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$99M

10

Closing Date

3/24/2017

2/28/2017

8/29/2014

12/23/2012

7/27/2012

Fund

Floodgate Associates VI

Floodgate Fund VI

Floodgate Fund V

Floodgate Associates III

Floodgate Fund IV

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Amount

$1M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

10

10

10

10

Floodgate Team

2 Team Members

Floodgate has 2 team members, including current Founding Partner, Mike Maples, Jr.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Mike Maples, Jr

Tivoli Systems, and Silicon Graphics

Founding Partner

Current

Ann Miura-Ko

Founding Partner

Current

Name

Mike Maples, Jr

Ann Miura-Ko

Work History

Tivoli Systems, and Silicon Graphics

Title

Founding Partner

Founding Partner

Status

Current

Current

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