VC  137 Ventures

https://137ventures.com/





     Office Locations:

49 Geary St. #500
San Francisco, CA 94108
Phone: 415-513-5222

 

Stages:

  • Early


 

Industries:

  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet
  • Transportation & Distribution

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    Description:

    137 Ventures is a leading provider of customized liquidity solutions to founders, investors, and early employees of growth-stage, private technology companies. The firm structures transactions to align its interests with those of shareholders and their companies, while simultaneously offering market-leading, risk-adjusted returns to its investors. In addition to personalized liquidity solutions, 137 Ventures also participates in primary, direct equity-financing rounds. Justin Fishner-Wolfson and S. Alexander Jacobson founded 137 Ventures in 2011 to provide liquidity solutions to founders and early employees of fast-growing, private companies with sustainable competitive advantages. These companies are generally post-Series C and are rapidly scaling with proven business models. Across four funds and multiple co-investment vehicles, the firm has built a portfolio of companies spanning a broad range of sectors. Its largest positions are in SpaceX, Wish, Flexport and Gusto. 137 has more than $1 billion in assets under management.


     

    Funds:


      Fund Name


      Amount


      Date

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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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    Andrew Hansen CFO & COO
    Andrew Laszlo Managing Partner
    Ching Wu Partner
    Justin Fishner-Wolfson Managing Partner
    S. Alexander Jacobson Managing Partner

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      10/19/2021


      Wonolo


      CA


      $138,000,000


      Growth


      08/10/2021


      Gusto


      CA


      $175,000,000


      Series E


      05/20/2021


      Workrise


      TX


      $300,000,000


      Series E


     

    Portfolio companies include:


      Gusto


      Wonolo
        web link


      Workrise
        web link


     

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