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First Round Capital

A seed-stage venture firm, First Round Capital is focused on technology-based entrepreneurs and start-ups, such as Uber, Square and Warby Parker. They look not only to invest but to connect start-ups to any technology, resources or community they may need to grow and advance their business. They also host events for their community of startups, from small dinners to sizeable summits that bring together some of the top names in tech.

Founding Date: 2004

NYC Management:
Josh Kopelman, Co-Founder & Partner
Howard Morgan, Co-Founder & Partner
Chris Fralic, Partner

Current Investment Team Size: 8

Sector Focus: E-commerce/consumer web, enterprise, financial tech, ad tech, hardware

Portfolio/Investments: 150+ (Mint, GroupMe, Fab, BirchBox, AppNexus, Blue Apron, Solve, StumbleUpon)

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