VC  Slow Ventures

http://www.slow.co/





     Office Locations:

775 E. Blithedale Avenue #515
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Phone: 415-371-0098

 

Stages:

  • Early
  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    Founded 2009, Slow Ventures is a venture capital firm making small investments in more than 300 technology startups throughout the U.S. Co-founder, Kevin Colleran, joined Facebook in early 2005 as one of the first 10 employees and first advertising partnerships sales person. Slow began investing in startups in 2011 with a small $1.25M angel fund and was backed exclusively by five friends from Facebook. The firm has invested in industry-leading companies like Casper, Pillpack, Slack, Ro(Roman), Allbirds, Postmates, Airtable and many others. In 2019, the firm closed its fourth seed fund, Slow IV, which is $165M in size, and its first opportunity fund, Slow Opportunity I, which is $55M. These new funds secured $220M in additional investable capital, bringing Slow's total assets under management (AUM) to $450M.


     

    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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    Jill Carlson Venture Partner
    Kevin Colleran Co-Founder and Managing Director
    Sam Lessin Partner
    Will Quist Partner

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      12/06/2022


      Amplio


      GA


      $6,000,000


      Seed


      12/06/2022


      Telegraph


      IL


      $10,100,000


      Series A


      10/13/2022


      Astra


      CA


      $10,000,000


      Series A


      08/26/2022


      Pogo


      NY


      $14,800,000


      Seed


      08/18/2022


      Flossy


      CA


      $14,700,000


      Series A


      03/22/2022


      Upshot


      MA


      $22,000,000


      Series A-2


      02/17/2022


      Subskribe


      CA


      $18,400,000


      Seed and Series A


     

    Portfolio companies include:


      Airtable
        web link


      Algorand
        web link


      Alpine Start Foods
        web link


      Amino
        web link


      Amplio
        web link


      Astra
        web link


      BarkBox
        web link


      Birchbox
        web link


      Birdies
        web link


      Bloom Credit
        web link


      BloomAPI
        web link


      Breather
        web link


      Campus Job
        web link


      Captain401
        web link


      Casper


      Class Technologies
        web link


      Collective Retreats
        web link


      Cord Project
        web link


      Do
        web link


      Dots
        web link


      Eco
        web link


      Embark Veterinary
        web link


      Facet Wealth
        web link


      Flossy
        web link


      Heal


      Helium Systems
        web link


      HERB


      Homemade
        web link


      Hydra Studios


      HyperScience
        web link


      ianacare
        web link


      Invisible AI
        web link


      Joymode
        web link


      Krypt.co
        web link


      Mightier


      NakedPoppy
        web link


      Novi Connect
        web link


      Odie Pet Insurance
        web link


      OpenPhone
        web link


      Pando
        web link


      Pearpop
        web link


      Plated


      Plume
        web link


      Pogo


      Porter Road
        web link


      Radius


      Resy
        web link


      Robocorp
        web link


      Shippabo
        web link


      Shippo
        web link


      Silversheet
        web link


      SnapGuide
        web link


      Sochat
        web link


      Stork Club
        web link


      Stride Funding
        web link


      StyleSeat
        web link


      Subskribe
        web link


      Telegraph
        web link


      Tempest
        web link


      Thimble


      Token.ai
        web link


      Tonkean
        web link


      Trusted


      Turvo


      Upshot
        web link


      Very Good Security


      VIDA


      Wag!
        web link


      Yotta
        web link


      Yup
        web link


      Zeel Networks
        web link


      ZenBusiness


     

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