Lerer Hippeau Ventures is a New York-based, seed stage venture capital fund run by Ken Lerer, Ben Lerer and Eric Hippeau. LHV invests in founders in the earliest stages of a startup’s life, seeking out those entrepreneurs with product vision, consumer insight, focused execution, and unwavering ambition.
They make the claim that they’re the most active investors in the state of New York, but have shown a willingness to invest money wherever their interests may lie. The company’s portfolio includes Augury, BuzzFeed, Even Financial, Expa Capital, Fundera, Giphy, chartbeat, Warby Parker, Payable, Percolate Industries, Soylent, ZergNet and many others.
Funds raised / currently managed: ~ $246 billion
Focus industries: Mobile, software, ecommerce, enterprise, SaaS, and others.