Greycroft is yet another big player in the investment space. They have a long list of ventures they’re willing to invest in, but are most interested in service technologies and service businesses.
The VC firm has 272 investments in 172 companies and have been a part of 40 acquisitions as of late 2016. They invest at all funding levels including private equity investments from the partners, and are big believers in building big relationships with the companies they give their money to. Huge media, tech and manufacturing connections make Greycroft a definite plus for seed-stage startups needing a much needed marketing boost to launch their products and services successfully. Notable investments made include: AppAnnie, Baublebar, Braintree, Buddy Media, CMG, Collective, Dasher, Extreme Reach, FriendBuy, 9Gag, Huffington Post, JW Player, Klout, 9Flats.com, Lithium, Maker Studios, Plain Vanilla, Pulse, 33Across, TheRealReal, Trunk Club and WideOrbit among others.
Funds raised / currently managed: ~ $800 billion
Focus industries: Cable service providers, media, Internet, mobile, connectivity products, consulting services, food products, household products, Internet retail, legal services, media and Information Services, Information Technology, restaurants, hotels and leisure, real estate services (B2C), recreational goods, specialty retail.
- Address: 1375 East 6 Street, Suite 1, Los Angeles, CA 90021
- Phone: (213) 896-7126
- Fax: (213) 402-2859