Investments
16 Investments in 15 Companies
Exits
1 Acquisition
Founded:
2005
Founders:
Ken Fox
Headquarters:
New York, NY
Funds Raised:
unknown
Categories:
Consumer Internet, Consumer Goods, SaaS, Internet
Description:
Stripes Group is a growth equity firm that invests in Internet, Software / SaaS, Healthcare IT and Branded Consumer Products companies.
Website:
http://www.stripesgroup.com

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Stripes Group, based in New York City and founded in 2005, is a growth equity firm that makes $10-60 million investments in Internet, SaaS, Software, Healthcare IT and Branded Consumer Products businesses. Our approach to investing is founded on five core principles:

Professional Enthusiasm: We share a passion for building businesses. Our job title might be “investor”, but we view ourselves more as “professional enthusiasts” privileged to help great entrepreneurs achieve their goals.

Brand Building: In today’s world of technology and consumer products companies, strong brands win. We love to help scale strong brands that engender customer loyalty and advocacy.

Operational Focus: Drawing upon deep experience as entrepreneurs, our team lends active support to help build networks, recruit talent, offer M&A advice and support other operational elements critical to growing companies.

Expect Success: There is no numbers game of “hits” and “misses” within our investment strategy. We invest in just a few companies every year and expect each one to succeed. This translates to us providing whatever resources you need to achieve your goals.

Flexible Engagement: How we engage is a function of what entrepreneurs and their teams need. We calibrate our support to make sure we’re part of the solution, not an additional headache.

Current Team (16)

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Past Team (4)

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Investments (16)

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    Pond5

    Pond5 is a hub to buy and sell video footage, stock photos, illustrations, music tracks, sound...

    $61M  / Series A with 1 other investor

    Jul 16, 2014 - Series A Details
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    Blue Apron

    Blue Apron is a grocery delivery service company that delivers a recipe and the required...

    $50M  / Series C

    Apr 25, 2014 - Series C Details
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    Refinery29

    Refinery29 is a fashion and style website, and a media company that connects its users with...

    $20M  / Series C

    Oct 16, 2013 - Series C Details
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    Audio Network

    Audio Network is an online portal that enables users to download high quality stock music for...

    undisclosed amount  /

    Jul 27, 2013 - Round Details
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    Kareo

    Kareo delivers web-based software that helps small practice physicians run their business and get...

    $20.5M  / Series E with 1 other investor

    Jan 23, 2013 - Series E Details
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    Art.com

    Art is an e-commerce website selling fine arts, prints and decorations made by artists and...

    $6.2M  / Series C with 3 other investors

    Jan 11, 2013 - Series C Details
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    Netbiscuits

    Netbiscuits is a cloud platform for the development and delivery of web apps across mobile and...

    $27M  / Venture with 2 other investors

    Oct 16, 2012 - Venture Round Details
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    Elance

    Elance is an online staffing platform connecting freelancers with jobs and businesses with...

    $16M  / with 2 other investors

    Jan 24, 2012 - Round Details
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    eMarketer

    eMarketer aggregates digital marketing and media research, providing clients with reports,...

    $25M  /

    Jan 11, 2012 - Round Details
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    Art.com

    Art is an e-commerce website selling fine arts, prints and decorations made by artists and...

    undisclosed amount  / Series B

    Dec 31, 2011 - Series B Details
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    Seamless

    Seamless North America is an online platform and smartphone app that allows customers to order...

    undisclosed amount  /

    Dec 31, 2011 - Round Details
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    Turtle Beach

    Video Gaming Peripherals

    undisclosed amount  / Series A

    Oct 20, 2010 - Series A Details

Offices/Locations (1)

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    402 West 13th Street

    New York, NY 10014

    USA

Images (1)

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