VC  Lerer Hippeau Ventures

http://lererhippeau.com/





     Office Locations:

100 Crosby, Suite 308
New York, NY 10012
Phone: 646-237-4837

 

Stages:

  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Information Technology
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    Lerer Hippeau Ventures is a New York-based, seed stage venture capital fund run by Ken and Ben Lerer, along with Eric Hippeau. LHV invests in founders in the earliest stages of a startup's life, seeking out those entrepreneurs with product vision, consumer insight, focused execution, and unwavering ambition. Its portfolio includes betaworks, chartbeat, Canvas Networks, BankSimple, gdgt, GroupMe, Greplin, and Venmo. Kenneth Lerer is an American businessman and media executive. He is the chairman of The Huffington Post, which he co-founded in 2005 with Arianna Huffington. He is a past Executive Vice President of AOL Time Warner and was a founding partner of New York based corporate communications firm Robinson, Lerer, and Montgomery.


     

    Funds:


      Fund Name


      Amount


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    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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    Andrea Hippeau Senior Associate
    Ben Lerer Managing Director
    Eric Hippeau Managing Director
    Graham Brown Principal
    Josh Gilbert VP Finance and CCO

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      05/21/2018


      CREXi


      


      $11,000,000


      Series A


      03/29/2018


      Wondery


      CA


      $5,000,000


      Series A


      03/23/2018


      Blade


      NY


      $38,000,000


      Series B


      03/21/2018


      Vangst


      CO


      $2,500,000


      Seed


      03/15/2018


      Foxtrot


      IL


      $6,000,000


      Series A


      02/27/2018


      ZenBusiness


      TX


      $4,500,000


      Seed


      02/10/2018


      CultureIQ


      NY


      $2,250,000


      


      02/06/2018


      MIRROR Fitness


      NY


      $13,000,000


      


      12/12/2017


      Clubhouse Software


      NY


      $10,000,000


      Series A


      11/29/2017


      Thrive Global


      NY


      $30,000,000


      Series B


      11/22/2017


      LeafLink


      NY


      $10,000,000


      Series A


      10/23/2017


      Abra


      CA


      $16,000,000


      Series B


      09/05/2017


      Allbirds


      CA


      $17,500,000


      Series B


      08/29/2017


      HERB


      CA


      $4,100,000


      Seed


      07/12/2017


      Transfix


      NY


      $42,000,000


      Series C


      06/26/2017


      Homer Logistics


      NY


      $8,500,000


      Series A


     

    Portfolio companies include:


      abitlucky
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      Abra
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      ActionX
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      Adaptly
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      Adkeeper
        web link


      Airtime
        web link


      Allbirds
        web link


      Alphaworks
        web link


      Ample Hills Creamery
        web link


      Apio Systems
        web link


      Appsfire
        web link


      Augury
        web link


      Axial
        web link


      Backplane
        web link


      BankSimple
        web link


      Bark & Co.
        web link


      Bauble Bar
        web link


      Bedrocket
        web link


      Bench Accounting
        web link


      BestVendor
        web link


      betaworks
        web link


      Birchbox
        web link


      Blade
        web link


      Blend
        web link


      Bloglovin
        web link


      Bluefin Labs
        web link


      Bottlenose
        web link


      Brit + Co
        web link


      BuzzFeed
        web link


      Campus Job
        web link


      Canvas Networks
        web link


      Carnival Labs
        web link


      Casper
        web link


      Chartbeat
        web link


      Chat ID
        web link


      Chubbies
        web link


      Circa
        web link


      ClassDojo
        web link


      Clubhouse Software
        web link


      Confide
        web link


      Conversion Logic
        web link


      Cord Project
        web link


      Cotopaxi
        web link


      Couple
        web link


      Cover
        web link


      CREXi
        web link


      CrowdTangle
        web link


      CultureIQ
        web link


      DailyBooth
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      Dering Hall
        web link


      Dispatch
        web link


      Distractify
        web link


      Docsend
        web link


      Doctor on Demand
        web link


      Dodo
        web link


      Dragon Innovation
        web link


      Elepath
        web link


      Everlane
        web link


      Expa
        web link


      Fancy Hands
        web link


      FieldLens
        web link


      FiFluidinfo
        web link


      Flint and Tinder
        web link


      Floored
        web link


      food52
        web link


      Foxtrot
        web link


      Fresh Nation
        web link


      Frontback
        web link


      Fuisz
        web link


      Fullscreen
        web link


      Fundera
        web link


      Genius
        web link


      Giphy
        web link


      GLAMSQUAD
        web link


      GoodRx
        web link


      Grouper
        web link


      Grovo
        web link


      Guideline
        web link


      HERB
        web link


      Homer Logistics
        web link


      Hungryroot
        web link


      ifttt
        web link


      Into The Gloss
        web link


      INTURN
        web link


      JIBE
        web link


      Jobr
        web link


      JOOR
        web link


      Keep
        web link


      Klara
        web link


      Knozen
        web link


      Le Tote
        web link


      LeafLink
        web link


      littleBits
        web link


      LiveIntent
        web link


      LOLA
        web link


      Makr
        web link


      Maxwell Health
        web link


      Memoir
        web link


      Memrise
        web link


      Mic
        web link


      MIRROR Fitness
        web link


      Moat


      MongoDB
        web link


      Namely
        web link


      Neighborland
        web link


      Niche
        web link


      nodejitsu
        web link


      NowThis
        web link


      Ollie
        web link


      Orange Chef Co.
        web link


      OrderGroove
        web link


      Oscar
        web link


      OwnLocal
        web link


      Paintzen
        web link


      PandoDaily
        web link


      Panjo
        web link


      Panna
        web link


      Percolate
        web link


      Picturelife
        web link


      Plated
        web link


      PolicyMic
        web link


      Poncho
        web link


      Popdust
        web link


      Poptip
        web link


      PublicStuff
        web link


      Pulse
        web link


      PureWow
        web link


      Quartzy
        web link


      Raden
        web link


      Ranku
        web link


      RebelMail
        web link


      RebelMouse
        web link


      Refinery 29
        web link


      Resy
        web link


      Rewarder
        web link


      Ridejoy
        web link


      RJMetrics
        web link


      Romotive
        web link


      RunScope
        web link


      Sailthru
        web link


      Science Exchange
        web link


      Scopely
        web link


      SeatGeek
        web link


      SeeMe
        web link


      SellerCrowd
        web link


      Shift
        web link


      Skift
        web link


      Soldsie
        web link


      Soma
        web link


      Sookasa
        web link


      Soylent
        web link


      Spanfeller Media Group
        web link


      Spindle Labs
        web link


      Splash
        web link


      Splice
        web link


      SPN
        web link


      Storehouse
        web link


      Storybird
        web link


      Sunrise
        web link


      Tapad
        web link


      Thrillist Media Group
        web link


      Thrive Global
        web link


      To Be
        web link


      Tracksmith
        web link


      Transfix
        web link


      Triage
        web link


      Tubular Labs
        web link


      Tulip Retail
        web link


      tutorspree
        web link


      Twice
        web link


      UberMedia
        web link


      Vangst
        web link


      Venmo
        web link


      VERI
        web link


      Violet Grey
        web link


      Visual Revenue
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      Vook
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      Warby Parker
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      WayUp
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      Who What Wear
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      Wildcard
        web link


      Wondery
        web link


      WorkRails
        web link


      x.ai
        web link


      Your Mechanic
        web link


      Yourmechanic
        web link


      ZenBusiness
        web link


      Zergnet
        web link


      Zuckerberg Media
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