Listan som alla startups måste känna till: Världens alla riskkapitalister som investerar i tidig fas

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Här är listan som alla startups måste känna till när det är dags att ta in pengar. Startupvärlden har blivit global och därför är det också relevant att söka riskkapital från hela världen. I den här listan finns information om hur mycket respektive VC har investerat, inriktning och exempel på investeringar och naturligtvis länk för kontakt.

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#1 Andreessen Horowitz, Menlo Park, Calif.

Andreessen Horowitz

2014 Early-stage investments (in millions, USD): $1,020.23

2014 Early-stage deal count: 50

Industries: Consumer products and services, software

Regions: United States

Assets under management (in millions, USD): $4,350

2014 Deal highlights:

  • Zenefits Insurance Services. This human resources platform facilitates tasks such as employee onboarding and offboarding, PTO tracking, selection and management of benefits & insurance plans, payroll, direct deposits and taxes.
  • Optimizely. Provider of a platform for website testing. The company provides A/B testing, multivariate testing and personalization for websites and iOS applications.
  • CipherCloud. This cloud information protection platform provides cloud encryption and tokenization gateways to help reduce concerns regarding data privacy, residency, security and regulatory compliance.

#2 Khosla Ventures, Menlo Park, Calif.

Khosla Ventures

2014 Early-stage investments (in millions, USD): $809

2014 Early-stage deal count: 45

Industry: Software

Regions: China, United States

Assets under management (in millions, USD): $3,100

2014 Deal highlights:

  • Summon. This on-demand transportation app allows users to schedule rides for a flat fee.
  • Datera. Provider of commercial data storage software and systems, based on the Linux operating system.
  • Tule Technologies. This company’s specialized sensor system provides farmers with data tracking evapotranspiration to guide irrigation decisions.

#3 SV Angel, Palo Alto, Calif.

SV Angel

2014 Early-stage investments (in millions, USD): $736

2014 Early-stage deal count: 47

Industries: Commercial services, software

Regions: United States, with an emphasis on Silicon Valley, San Francisco, New York

Assets under management (in millions, USD): $104

2014 Deal highlights:

  • Delighted. Developer of a one-click customer satisfaction survey tool that helps businesses collect and analyze customer feedback using the Net Promoter System.
  • Harry’s. Ecommerce shop specializing in shaving equipment, such as razors, blades and creams.

#4 Accel Partners, Palo Alto, Calif.

Accel Partners

2014 Early-stage investments (in millions, USD): $721.59

2014 Early-stage deal count: 29

Industries: Communications and networking, consumer durables, healthcare technology systems, media, software

Regions: Europe, United States

Assets under management (in millions, USD): $9,600

2014 Deal highlights:

  • Vinculum Solutions. Develops software for retail, consumer packaged goods and logistics industries, including Vin Customer, a loyalty management service that enables businesses to recognize, retain and reward customers.
  • Neoway. The technology consulting services provides data mining, treatment, updating and validation software services to logistics and utilities sectors
  • Qualtrics. Provider of enterprise data collection and analysis software.

#5 New Enterprise Associates, Menlo Park, Calif

NEA

2014 Early-stage investments (in millions, USD): $690.65

2014 Early-stage deal count: 44

Industries: Communications and networking, energy services, exploration, production and refining, healthcare devices and supplies, IT services, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, software

Regions: Asia, Brazil, United States

Assets under management (in millions, USD): $13,000

2014 Deal highlights:

  • Fire1. Developer of novel therapeutic devices.
  • Jet. The company is developing an e-commerce enterprise that includes online retail and distribution logistics for doorstep delivery.
  • Lumena Pharmaceuticals. Developer of oral therapeutics for the treatment of the rare cholestatic liver disease in pediatric and adult patients.

#6 Sequoia Capital, Menlo Park, Calif.

Sequoia

2014 Early-stage investments (in millions, USD): $650.34

2014 Early-stage deal count: 30

Industries: Commercial services, communications and networking, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, restaurants, hotels and leisure, semiconductors, software

Preferred regions: Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East, United States

Assets under management (in millions, USD): $10,000

2014 Deal highlights:

  • Beijing Peak Technology. The company provides an online platform for the sale and evaluation of second hand vehicles.
  • Daoxila.com. This online platform facilitates one-stop-shopping for wedding and event arrangements, such as hotels, banquets, studios, wedding apparel & honeymoon booking.
  • alooma. This platform hails itself as the first complete ‘data plumbing’ solution, facilitating business analytics.

#7 Venrock, Palo Alto, Calif

Venrock

2014 Early-stage investments (in millions, USD): $620.26

2014 Early-stage deal count: 15

Industries: Communications and networking, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, software

Preferred regions: United States

Assets under management (in millions, USD): $2,600

2014 Deal highlights:

  • Juno Therapeutics. Operator of a biotechnology company focused on bringing forward novel immunotherapies for cancer. The company is developing a T-cell reprogramming technology designed to generate an anti-tumor response from the patient’s own immune system.
  • Coherus Biosciences. Provider of services related to delivery of biologic therapeutics. The company’s business model is based on collaborating and developing bio-therapeutics similar to those already in existence, matching originator proteins.

#8 First Round Capital, San Francisco

First Round Capital

2014 Early-stage investments (in millions, USD): $606.17

2014 Early-stage deal count: 34

Industries: Commercial services, software

Preferred regions: United States

Assets under management (in millions, USD): $633

2014 Deal highlights:

  • Augury. This mechanical diagnostics platform enables facility owners and service companies to deploy quick, cost-efficient and scalable predictive maintenance strategies that reduce environmental impact, energy usage and operational costs.
  • Better Finance. Online platform offering consumers credit and leasing options to help them purchase high-cost goods over time and avoid late payments.
  • Zendrive. The company has developed an application which tracks location, direction, acceleration and speed with the help of smartphone sensors.

#9 Spark Capital, Boston

Spark Capital

2014 Early-stage investments (in millions, USD): $542

2014 Early-stage deal count: 18

Industries: Media, software, transportation

Preferred regions: United States

Assets under management (in millions, USD): $1,825

2014 Deal highlights:

  • Skyfi Labs. The company provides enrichment coursework in engineering for students in India to enhance employability
  • Privlo. This company’s technology platform leverages data to facilitate the matching process between borrowers and lenders, enabling credit decisions.
  • Kik Interactive. This mobile app for Blackberry, iPhone and Android devices helps users connect with friends via real-time messaging.

#10 Triangle Peak Partners, Carmel, Calif.

Triangle Peak Partners

2014 Early-stage investments (in millions, USD): $535

2014 Early-stage deal count: 3

Industry: Software

Preferred regions: United States

Assets under management (in millions, USD): $516

2014 Deal highlights:

  • Getaround. This car-sharing platform enables car owners to rent their cars. The company also has launched a new service for car owners who want to rent their car on a full-time basis.
  • Agent Ace. The company offers a big data analytics platform which aggregates private MLS data and analyzes years of home transactions to identify real estate specialists in specific neighborhoods and price points.

#11 Franklin Square Capital Partners, Philadelphia

Franklin Square Capital Partners

2014 Early-stage investments (in millions, USD): $505

2014 Early-stage deal count: 1

Industries: Apparel and accessories, commercial products energy services, utilities

Preferred regions: Unspecified

Assets under management (in millions, USD): $1,100

2014 Deal highlights: Global Jet Capital

#12 Kleiner Perkins Caufield, Menlo Park, Calif.

KPCB

2014 Early-stage investments (in millions, USD): $490

2014 Early-stage deal count: 33

Industries: Commercial services, computer hardware, healthcare devices and supplies, media, financial services, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, software

Preferred regions: China, United States

Assets under management (in millions, USD): $6,833

2014 Deal highlights: Crossfader, Farmers Edge Precision Consulting, Chill

#13 Google Ventures, Mountain View, Calif.

Google Ventures

2014 Early-stage investments (in millions, USD): $462

2014 Early-stage deal count: 35

Industry: Software

Preferred regions: Americas, Europe, Middle East

Assets under management (in millions, USD): $1,200

2014 Deal highlights: Airseed, Delighted, Crossfader

#14 Founders Fund, San Francisco

Founders Fund

2014 Early-stage investments (in millions, USD): $450

2014 Early-stage deal count: 21

Industries: Commercial services, media, financial services, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, software

Preferred regions: United States

Assets under management (in millions, USD): $2,369

2014 Deal highlights: Collective Health, Hampton Creek Foods, Oscar Health Insurance

#15 ARCH Venture Partners, Chicago

Arche Venture Partners

2014 Early-stage investments (in millions, USD): $446

2014 Early-stage deal count: 9

Industries: Commercial services, healthcare devices and supplies, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology

Preferred regions: United States

Assets under management (in millions, USD): $1,500

2014 Deal highlights: Blackthorn Therapeutics, Juno Therapeutics

#16 Bezos Expeditions, Mercer Island, Wash.

Bezos Expeditions

2014 Early-stage investments (in millions, USD): $426

2014 Early-stage deal count: 6

Industry: Software

Preferred regions: United States

Assets under management (in millions, USD): $1,000

2014 Deal highlights: Juno Therapeutics, Vessel

#17 Lightspeed Venture Partners, Menlo Park, Calif.

Lightspeed Ventures Partners

2014 Early-stage investments (in millions, USD): $415

2014 Early-stage deal count: 21

Industries: Information technology

Preferred regions: Europe, Middle East, United States

Assets under management (in millions, USD): $3,700

2014 Deal highlights: Little Things, Affirm, Elementum

#18 Thrive Capital, New York City

Thrive Capital

2014 Early-stage investments (in millions, USD): $391

2014 Early-stage deal count: 18

Industries: Consumer non-durables, software

Preferred regions: Unspecified

Assets under management (in millions, USD): $626

2014 Deal highlights: Harry’s Razor Company, Oscar Health Insurance, Urban Compass

#19 General Catalyst Partners, Cambridge, Mass.

General Catalyst

2014 Early-stage investments (in millions, USD): $373

2014 Early-stage deal count: 24

Industry: Software

Preferred regions: Unspecified

Assets under management (in millions, USD): $3,000

2014 Deal highlights: Oscar Health Insurance, Altiscale

#20 Redpoint Ventures, Menlo Park, Calif.

Redpoint Ventures

2014 Early-stage investments (in millions, USD): $364

2014 Early-stage deal count: 24

Industries: Commercial services, communications and networking, retail, software

Preferred regions: Brazil, China, Europe, Middle East, United States

Assets under management (in millions, USD): $3,400

2014 Deal highlights: Beepi, Jaunt, Snowflake Computing

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