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Propel(x) is a company operating an online investment platform. It connects science and technology startups with investors.
HQSan Francisco, CA, US

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)18
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Key People/Management at Propel(x)

Swati Chaturvedi

Swati Chaturvedi

Co-Founder, CEO
Lisheng Wang

Lisheng Wang

Mark Zhu

Mark Zhu

Director, Business Development
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Propel(x) Office Locations

Propel(x) has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
755 Sansome St, San Francisco
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Propel(x) Financials and Metrics

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Propel(x) total Funding

$7 m

Propel(x) latest funding size

$5.5 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Propel(x) investors

Propel(x)'s latest funding round in July 2020 was reported to be $5.5 m. In total, Propel(x) has raised $7 m
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Propel(x) Online and Social Media Presence

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Propel(x) News and Updates

Propel(x) Closes $5.5M Funding Round

Propel(x), a San Mateo, CA-based online investment platform for investors to source, evaluate and fund science and technology startups, closed a new round of financing in Q1 2020, which, including all converting notes, raised just above $5.5m. Backers included Franklin Templeton, FreeS Venture Capit…

Propel(x) Blogs

Environmental, Social, and Governance: What is ESG and why does it matter in investing?

Environmental, Social, and Governance. These three words genuinely have the potential  to impact the world with positive change. Known as ESG, it is a framework used by companies to focus their attention, drive their strategy, and measure their performance in the three key areas of environmental imp…

What are Alternative Investments, and should I have some in my portfolio?

Like so many things in life, balance is important in your investment portfolio. Diversification is a concept that is important to understand when it comes to setting up and managing your investments. Balancing your portfolio with a range of investments diversified across different asset classes and …

What is Series A Funding?

This blog post is the second in a three part series covering the different rounds of startup funding from an investor’s standpoint. The first one covered the importance of seed round, this one is on Series A and stay tuned for our upcoming blog post on Series B funding. Series A funding is a critica…

What is the Internal Rate of Return(IRR) and why does it matter when investing in startups?

There are many things to consider when evaluating any potential investment. One of the things that is most important, and probably most likely to spring to mind for many investors, is the rate of return. “How much will I receive in return for the money I invest?” is a great question to ask. For trad…

What is Venture Capital?

Facebook, Google, Airbnb, Alibaba, Spotify, WhatsApp, Snapchat, Twitter, Zoom, Dropbox, Uber, and Groupon all have something in common; two very important letters – VC.  Venture Capital, or VC as it is often known, is a vital component of many of the largest companies operating in the world today. S…

What is pro rata and why does it matter when investing in startups?

What is pro rata? For a so-called dead language, Latin still manages to pop up frequently in the modern day, especially in the legal and financial world. The term “pro rata” is Latin, and it is simply a fancy way to say, “in proportion”. Pro rata is the benefit you receive from something that you...…
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Propel(x) Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Propel(x) founded?

    Propel(x) was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Propel(x) key executives?

    Propel(x)'s key executives are Swati Chaturvedi, Lisheng Wang and Mark Zhu.

  • How many employees does Propel(x) have?

    Propel(x) has 18 employees.

  • Who are Propel(x) competitors?

    Competitors of Propel(x) include Musoni BV, RPIA and York Capital.

  • Where is Propel(x) headquarters?

    Propel(x) headquarters is located at 755 Sansome St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Propel(x) offices?

    Propel(x) has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Propel(x) have?

    Propel(x) has 1 office.