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Investments

560

Portfolio Exits

138

Funds

16

Service Providers

1

About Lerer Hippeau

Lerer Hippeau is a seed-stage venture capital fund. The firm invests in founders in the earliest stages of a startup's life. Lerer Hippeau respects and seeks out entrepreneurs with product vision, consumer insight, focused execution, and unwavering ambition. Lerer Hippeau also operates SohoTechLabs, an incubator that builds start-ups from the idea up.

Lerer Hippeau Headquarter Location

100 Crosby Street Suite 308

New York, New York, 10012,

United States

646-237-4837

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Expert Collections containing Lerer Hippeau

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

Find Lerer Hippeau in 10 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

S

Store management tech (In-store retail tech)

55 items

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

B

Beauty & Personal Care

58 items

Startups in the beauty & personal care space, including cosmetics brands, shaving startups, on-demand beauty services, salon management platforms, and more.

U

Unicorns- Billion Dollar Startups

113 items

F

Food & Beverage

123 items

Research containing Lerer Hippeau

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Lerer Hippeau in 5 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Dec 9, 2021.

Latest Lerer Hippeau News

Casa Raises USD 21M in Series A

May 11, 2022

Casa, a Denver, CO-based creator of a safe way to store bitcoin, raised USD 21m in Series A funding. The round was led by Acrew Capital, with participation from new investors Positive Sum Ventures, Naval Ravikant, Scott Belsky, and others, and existing investors Avon Ventures (who led last year’s seed funding round), Stillmark, Tioga Capital, Castle Island Ventures and Lerer Hippeau.

Lerer Hippeau Investments

560 Investments

Lerer Hippeau has made 560 investments. Their latest investment was in Pando as part of their Series A on May 5, 2022.

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Lerer Hippeau Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

5/1/2022

Series A

Pando

$6.9M

Yes

2

4/6/2022

Seed VC

Novel

$6M

Yes

3

4/5/2022

Bridge

Hello Cake

$2.5M

No

1

3/29/2022

Series B

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10

3/17/2022

Series C

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$99M

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10

Date

5/1/2022

4/6/2022

4/5/2022

3/29/2022

3/17/2022

Round

Series A

Seed VC

Bridge

Series B

Series C

Company

Pando

Novel

Hello Cake

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Amount

$6.9M

$6M

$2.5M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

2

3

1

10

10

Lerer Hippeau Portfolio Exits

138 Portfolio Exits

Lerer Hippeau has 138 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Anomalie on May 17, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

5/17/2022

Acquired

2

3/17/2022

Acquired

3

2/17/2022

Acquired

2

2/7/2022

Acquired

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10

1/14/2022

Acquired

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10

Date

5/17/2022

3/17/2022

2/17/2022

2/7/2022

1/14/2022

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Acquirer

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Sources

2

3

2

10

10

Lerer Hippeau Acquisitions

1 Acquisition

Lerer Hippeau acquired 1 company. Their latest acquisition was College Fashionista on October 28, 2016.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

10/28/2016

$99M

Acquired

1

Date

10/28/2016

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation

$99M

Total Funding

Note

Acquired

Sources

1

Lerer Hippeau Fund History

16 Fund Histories

Lerer Hippeau has 16 funds, including Lerer Hippeau Ventures Select Fund II.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

5/14/2018

Lerer Hippeau Ventures Select Fund II

Late-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$60.64M

4

4/11/2018

Lerer Hippeau Ventures VI

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$122M

5

5/25/2017

Lerer Hippeau Ventures Select Fund

Late-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$27.31M

4

11/19/2015

Lerer Hippeau Ventures V

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$99M

10

9/8/2014

SoftBank Capital Fund 14 LP

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$99M

10

Closing Date

5/14/2018

4/11/2018

5/25/2017

11/19/2015

9/8/2014

Fund

Lerer Hippeau Ventures Select Fund II

Lerer Hippeau Ventures VI

Lerer Hippeau Ventures Select Fund

Lerer Hippeau Ventures V

SoftBank Capital Fund 14 LP

Fund Type

Late-Stage Venture Capital

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Late-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Closed

Closed

Closed

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Amount

$60.64M

$122M

$27.31M

$99M

$99M

Sources

4

5

4

10

10

Lerer Hippeau Service Providers

1 Service Provider

Lerer Hippeau has 1 service provider relationship

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Service Type

Counsel

General Counsel

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Counsel

Service Type

General Counsel

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Lerer Hippeau Team

5 Team Members

Lerer Hippeau has 5 team members, including current Chief Financial Officer, Daniel Rochkind.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Daniel Rochkind

Chief Financial Officer

Current

Joshua Gilbert

Controller

Current

Eric C. Hippeau

Huffington Post, Softbank Capital, and Ziff Davis

Managing Partner

Current

Benjamin Lerer

Managing Partner

Current

Kenneth B. Lerer

Managing Director

Current

Name

Daniel Rochkind

Joshua Gilbert

Eric C. Hippeau

Benjamin Lerer

Kenneth B. Lerer

Work History

Huffington Post, Softbank Capital, and Ziff Davis

Title

Chief Financial Officer

Controller

Managing Partner

Managing Partner

Managing Director

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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