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Cowboy Capital Fund I, 7/2012 $40M

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Palo Alto

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Cowboy Ventures

Cowboy Ventures is a seed-stage focused fund. We seek to back exceptional founders who are building products that “re-imagine” work and personal life in large and growing markets – we call it “Life 2.0″.

For more information, see www.cowboy.vc

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Rise 2/2014Seed$2.3M4
nWay 12/2013Series A$5M7
Locality 11/2013Series A$4.3M3
August 11/2013Series A$8M6
Massdrop 9/2013Seed$1.35M3
Librato 7/2013Series A$3.8M3
Soma 7/2013Seed$3.7M10
Brit + Co. 6/2013Series A$6.3M7
Locality 3/2013Seed$1.6M5
Joyride 3/2013Seed$1M3
StyleSeat 2/2013Seed$4M3
August 2013Seed$2M11
nWay 10/2012Seed$4M6
NuORDER 10/2012Series A$3.06M9
One Jackson 8/2012Seed$2M5
Brit + Co. 4/2012Seed$1.25M9
Dollar Shave Club 3/2012Seed$1M8

Videos

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The Investor Perspective: Aileen Lee (Cowboy Ventures), David Lee (SV Angel), Alfred Lin (Sequoia)

Added: 1/25/13

Sources

  1. Aileen Lee Almost Done Raising $40 Million For New Seed Called “Cowboy Ventures” (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. NuOrder Raises $3M From CAA, Rachel Zoe, GRP To Bring The Wholesale Fashion Business Online (techcrunch.com) [edit]
    Dollar Shave Club’s blades are “so f*cking great” they just raised a round for ‘em Read more at http://venturebeat.com/2012/03/06/dollar-shave-club/#rT7ydiVuJPtP7y8z.99 (venturebeat.com) [edit]
    Brit Morin Engages $1.25M From Marissa Mayer, Aileen Lee, Founders Fund And More To Launch Her First App, Weduary (techcrunch.com) [edit]
    Yves Behar’s August Smart Lock Lets Users Open Doors With A Mobile App (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. Meet Rise, The Diet App That Helped Me Lose 20 Pounds (And Keep It Off During The Holidays) (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. nWay Raises $5M To Build Out ChronoBlade MMO Game (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  5. The Kayak For Local Services, Centzy Rebrands As Locality And Raises $4.3M From Matrix Partners (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  6. Home Automation Startup August Raises $8 Million From Maveron To Make Smart Locks Mainstream (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. Citation Needed [add]
  8. Librato Closes $3.8M Series A Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  9. Charitable Water Filter Maker Soma Raises $3.7M Seed Round (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  10. Brit + Co. Nabs $6.3M Series A Led By Oak Investment Partners To Go Big On Its Tech Media Hub For Makers (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  11. Centzy Raises $1.6M Seed Round From Cowboy Ventures, Founder Collective, Lightbank & Others To Bring Offline Biz Data To Web & Mobile (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  12. Joyride Raised $1M in Seed Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  13. $4M Richer, StyleSeat Launches “To You,” Lets You Book Stylists To Your Home (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  14. Yves Behar’s August Smart Lock Lets Users Open Doors With A Mobile App (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  15. http://blogs.wsj.com/venturecapital/2013/02/07/the-daily-startup-investors-back-nway-and-its-gaming-rockstars/ (blogs.wsj.com) [edit]
  16. NuOrder Raises $3M From CAA, Rachel Zoe, GRP To Bring The Wholesale Fashion Business Online (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  17. Citation Needed [add]
  18. Brit Morin Engages $1.25M From Marissa Mayer, Aileen Lee, Founders Fund And More To Launch Her First App, Weduary (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  19. Dollar Shave Club Launches Razor Subscription Service, Raises $1M From Kleiner (And Others) (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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