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Investments

30

Portfolio Exits

2

Funds

1

About Spero Ventures

Spero Ventures, a spin-out of Omidyar Network, is a philanthropic investment firm funded by eBay co-founder Pierre Omidyar. Spero Ventures invests primarily in Series A and seed deals, as well as the occasional Series B.

Spero Ventures Headquarter Location

1991 Broadway Street

Redwood City, California, 94063,

United States

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Singularity Energy: Raises $4.5 Million in Seed Funding

May 26, 2022

Singularity Energy Raises $4.5 Million in Seed Funding Singularity Energy , a New York-based provider of an intelligent grid decarbonization platform, raised $4.5M in Seed funding The round was led by Spero Ventures and Energy Impact Partners with participation from Third Sphere, and J Ventures As part of the round, Marc Tarpening, Tesla co-founder and partner at Spero Ventures, will join the company’s board of directors Singularity works with Harvard, Sense, Measurabl, Eversource, and several undisclosed grid operators and utilities on decarbonization efforts In addition to the Seed funding round, Singularity has received $1.2M in grants from the National Science Foundation’s Tags:

Spero Ventures Investments

30 Investments

Spero Ventures has made 30 investments. Their latest investment was in Corvus Robotics as part of their Unattributed VC on June 6, 2022.

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Spero Ventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

6/3/2022

Unattributed VC

Corvus Robotics

$7.98M

Yes

1

3/21/2022

Unattributed VC - II

Turo

$35.17M

Yes

2

3/9/2022

Seed VC

Guide

$8M

Yes

2

1/27/2022

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

11/4/2021

Series A

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$99M

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10

Date

6/3/2022

3/21/2022

3/9/2022

1/27/2022

11/4/2021

Round

Unattributed VC

Unattributed VC - II

Seed VC

Seed VC

Series A

Company

Corvus Robotics

Turo

Guide

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Amount

$7.98M

$35.17M

$8M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

2

2

10

10

Spero Ventures Portfolio Exits

2 Portfolio Exits

Spero Ventures has 2 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Core Wellness on July 27, 2021.

Date

Exit

Companies

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Acquirer

Sources

7/27/2021

Acquired

$99M

1

5/6/2021

Acquired

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10

Date

7/27/2021

5/6/2021

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

1

10

Spero Ventures Fund History

1 Fund History

Spero Ventures has 1 fund, including Spero Ventures 1.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

3/21/2018

Spero Ventures 1

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$100M

2

Closing Date

3/21/2018

Fund

Spero Ventures 1

Fund Type

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Status

Closed

Amount

$100M

Sources

2

Spero Ventures Team

2 Team Members

Spero Ventures has 2 team members, including current Founding Partner, Shripriya Mahesh.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Shripriya Mahesh

Founding Partner

Current

Andrew Parker

Spark Capital, Union Square Ventures, and Homestead Technologies

General Partner

Current

Name

Shripriya Mahesh

Andrew Parker

Work History

Spark Capital, Union Square Ventures, and Homestead Technologies

Title

Founding Partner

General Partner

Status

Current

Current

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