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Websiteredswan.vc
Twitter@redswanventures
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New York, USA
San Francisco, USA

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Red Swan

Red Swan is a seed stage venture capital firm investing in entrepreneurs who delight customers, create culture, and disrupt industries.

If Black Swans are unforeseen calamitous events, Red Swans are great companies most of us never saw coming. They are built by entrepreneurs who create joy for their customers, provide meaning to their employees, and who scare their shareholders by passing on acquisition offers. They tend to be movements as much as businesses.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Spree Commerce 2/2014Series A$5M5
Tictail 2/2014Series A$8M3
Hightower 12/2013Seed$2.12M13
Hinge 11/2013Series A$4M13
Mic Network 10/2013Angel$3.2M5
Oscar 7/2013Series A$40M6
Whistle 6/2013Series A$6M3
Building Robotics 6/2013Seed$1.14M8
Cover pay 5/2013Seed$1.5M14
Coinbase 5/2013Series A$6.11M6
EverTrue 3/2013Series A$5.25M5
Matterport 3/2013Seed$5.6M7
Nomi 2/2013Seed$3M10
Warby Parker 1/2013Series B$41.5M6
Keychain Logistics 1/2013Seed$2.52M8
Hailo 12/2012Series B$30.6M9
Floored 12/2012Seed$1.1M7
42Floors 11/2012Series A$5M8
Trumaker 10/2012Seed$1.9M8
Scopely 9/2012Venture Round$8.5M18
Cabify 9/2012Series A€1.5M4
SeatGeek 8/2012Venture Round$1.65M5
Harry's 8/2012Seed3
One Jackson 8/2012Seed$2M5
Open Air Publishing 7/2012Angel$800k13
Aidin 6/2012Venture Round$600k4
Thanx 6/2012Convertible Note6
Wanelo 6/2012Venture Round$3M10
Wander 4/2012Seed$1.2M8
Hailo 3/2012Series A$17M4
Wantful 3/2012Series A$5.5M8
Sunglass 3/2012Seed$1.8M10
RJMetrics 1/2012Debt$1.2M6
Matterport 2012Seed$1.6M3
Wheelz 9/2011Seed$2M3
EverTrue 9/2011Venture Round$1.3M2
Birchbox 8/2011Series A$10.5M7
TroopSwap 7/2011Angel$925k5

Videos

Sources

  1. spree commerce raises $5m in series A funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  2. TicTail eCommerce Platform Lands $8 Million Led By Thrive Capital (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. Hightower Secures $2.12M in Seed Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  4. If Tinder Is For Hookups, Hinge Is For Relationships And It Just Raised $4M (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  5. New $3.2M round raised by Mic Network Inc (marketbrief.com) [edit]
  6. Thrive Capital’s Kushner Looks To Build A Modern Health Insurer With $40M For Oscar (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. Whistle Raises $6M for Dog Health Monitor (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
  8. Building Robotics Lands $1.14M Seed Round From CCV, Google Ventures And Other Angel Investors (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  9. Cover Raises $1.5M From OATV And Others To Bring Uber-Like Payments To Restaurants (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  10. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  11. TechStars Alum EverTrue Lands $5.25M From Bain, David Cohen, Bonobos CEO To Reinvent Fundraising In Education (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  12. Matterport Raises $5.6M Series A Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  13. Nomi Raises $3M To Help Retailers Understand Their Customers, Online And Offline (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  14. J. Crew Chief and American Express Invest in Warby Parker (dealbook.nytimes.com) [edit]
  15. Quotidian Ventures Source [edit]
  16. Uber Rival Hailo Reportedly Set To Close $30M Funding Round As It Expands In The U.S. (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  17. pandodaily.com [edit]
  18. 42Floors Raises $5M From Dave McClure, Alexis Ohanian, Others, Expands Office Search Site To New York (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  19. With $1.9M From Venrock And Others, Trumaker Wants To Bring Made-To-Measure To The Masses (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  20. Confirmed: Scopely’s New $8.5M Funding Round Was Not Wrapped In Bacon (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  21. Cabify Raises €1.5M in Series A Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  22. Ticketing Startup SeatGeek Raises $1.65M To Embrace Mobile And More (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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  24. One Jackson Seeded With $2M to Connect Parents with Indie Clothing Designers (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
  25. How-To Publisher Open Air Raises $800K From SV Angel, Charles River, And Others (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  26. Aidin Finds $600K From General Catalyst & More For A Yelp For Continuing Care (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  27. angel.co [edit]
  28. Naval Ravikant joins board of Wanelo as the fast-growing social commerce site expands beyond its mall rat demographic (pandodaily.com) [edit]
  29. Wander Wins $1.2M From Rob Go, SV Angel, Google Ventures, SoftTech And Others (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  30. Mobile Taxi Network Hailo Raises $17M From Accel And Atomico To Take On Uber In The U.S. (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  31. Wantful Raises $5.5M in Series A Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  32. Sunglass.io Raises USD 1.7 Million from General Catalyst Partners, Mitch Kapor And Others (yourstory.in) [edit]
  33. After Three Years Of Bootstrapping, RJMetrics Raises $1.2 Million From Fab's CEO And SoftTech (businessinsider.com) [edit]
  34. 3D scanning startup Matterport raises nearly $4M (matterport.com) [edit]
  35. Citation Needed [add]
  36. EverTrue boosts funding round to $1.3M (masshightech.com) [edit]
  37. Accel Leads $10.5M Round In Cosmetics Discovery Platform Birchbox (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  38. TroopSwap.com Raises $925k in Angel Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
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