VC  Arena Ventures

https://arenavc.com/





     Office Locations:

Los Angeles, CA

 

Stages:

  • Early
  • Growth
  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    Founded in 2015, Arena Ventures makes seed stage investments in technology startups led by entrepreneurs that are uniquely positioned to transform their industry and create new markets. The firm leads or co-leads seed rounds (with a $500k-1MM check) in software-based businesses based out of Los Angeles, San Francisco, or New York City. Arena Ventures will also invest $10-50M in growth deals at Series B or later.



    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B
       
       
     

    Investment Team:


    Name   Title
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    Francis Shih Principal
    Jeff Lo Managing Partner
    Paige Craig Managing Partner
    TJ Hennessy Principal

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      12/01/2017


      Aaptiv


      NY


      $38,000,000


      Series A and B


      11/22/2017


      Candid Co.


      NY


      $15,000,000


      Series A


      11/21/2017


      Candid Co.


      NY


      $15,000,000


      Series A


      06/22/2017


      Rinse


      CA


      $14,000,000


      Series B


      03/21/2017


      Purple Squirrel


      CA


      $2,700,000


      Seed


     

    Portfolio companies include:


      Aaptiv
        web link


      Andela
        web link


      Candid Co.
        web link


      Clover Health
        web link


      Dray Technologies
        web link


      Fishbowl
        web link


      Headout
        web link


      Mati Biometrics
        web link


      Pearl Capital Business Funding
        web link


      Purple Squirrel
        web link


      Rinse
        web link


      Scale
        web link


      Skedaddle
        web link


      Skyfit
        web link


      Sourceress
        web link


      TrendMD
        web link


     

    Recent News:


      There is no recent news for Arena Ventures.