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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.) (Jan 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

$5.50 m

Time since last funding

6 months 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

2021 Technology Trends

Technology Trends 2021 What are the important technology trends and investment trends for 2021? If you are curious about the direction of technology innovation one place to look for clues is the Propel(x) portfolio. This is not investment advice. Propel(x) solves the problem of how to have access to…

Farewell to a very Dickensian 2020! – Founder’s Letter

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. The S&P 500 fell by over 30% between February 19th and March 23rd, and then rose by over 60% from March to December 2020. All in the midst of death, despair and uncertainty. Mercenary though it sounds, 2020 has been a good year... The post Far…

Deal Sourcing and Climate Tech with Jason Holt of Baruch Future Ventures

  In this 11th episode of the Propel(x) Podcast we interviewed Jason Holt from Baruch Future Ventures to better understand how he thinks about sourcing his investment opportunities. The episode is available on Spotify, Apple, Google, and other platforms. The Propel(x) Podcast is hosted by Swati Chat…

IMMIGRATION: The one policy to bolster economic growth and maintain America’s technological lead

I hosted a panel recently on the impact of the elections on startup formation and growth. Panelists included VCs Jamie McGurk from Coatue Management and Ronjon Nag from the R42 Group as well as Ben Schrag, a Senior Program Director from the National Science Foundation. I had prepped for a discussion…

What attracts me most to Deep Tech Startups?

When we first started using the term ‘deep tech’ in 2014, nobody understood it. Now, it seems, everybody has their own interpretation! And its all good – all interpretations further the cause! We at Propel(x) define deep tech startups as companies based on breakthrough science or engineering. Our de…

Space is Humanity’s Ultimate Business Plan

Disclaimer: This is a guest post by Robert Jacobson who is a space investor and entrepreneur and is not affiliated with Propel(x). The free chapter from the book at the end of this blog post has been provided by him and is being offered by Propel(x) to increase general awareness about space technolo…

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 York Capital, Angel Island Capital and NuCom Group.

  • 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.