First Round Capital

First Round Capital is a venture capital firm specializing in growth capital investments in seed, startups, and early stage companies in the fintech sector. The firm is not averse to invest in pre-revenue companies and often provides the first outside capital to its portfolio companies. It does not invest in companies which try to change consumer behavior or create a new consumer need. The firm seeks to invest in advertising, distribution, technology-based, and marketing focused companies with an emphasis on consumer-facing business. Within technology, it prefers to invest in internet-enabled businesses including both consumer and enterprise with a clear distribution strategy. It typically invests in companies based in the United States including Philadelphia, Silicon Valley and New York area. The firm makes an initial investment of $0.5 million and also invests between $0.1 million and $0.2 million. The firm prefers to take an active role in the investments.

Type
Investor
HQ
San Francisco, US
Founded
2004
First Round Capital was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People/Management at First Round Capital

Rob Hayes

Rob Hayes

Investor
Phin Barnes

Phin Barnes

Investor
Josh Kopelman

Josh Kopelman

Investor
Howard Morgan

Howard Morgan

Investor
Chris Fralic

Chris Fralic

Investor
Brett Berson

Brett Berson

Investor
Bill Trenchard

Bill Trenchard

Investor
Hayley Barna

Hayley Barna

General Partner
Rei Wang

Rei Wang

Director
Chauncey Hamilton

Chauncey Hamilton

Partner Operations Manager
Natanya Montgomery

Natanya Montgomery

Knowledge Coordinator

First Round Capital Office Locations

First Round Capital has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
217 2nd St

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