New York City is the second best tech ecosystem in the world, behind only Silicon Valley. With more than 9000 Startups, NYC’S Startup ecosystem has quickly emerged as a prominent hub for innovation and entrepreneurship and has a valuation of $147 billion.
Below we gathered the list of the best VC firms in the city.
Top 10 VC Investors in New York
1 - Tiger Global Management
Tiger Global is focused on public and private companies in the global Internet, software, consumer, and financial technology industries. They invested in hundreds of companies across more than 30 countries, including investments ranging from Series A to pre-IPO.
Latest fund size: $12.7B (2022)
Notable Investments: Coinbase, Meta, blinkit, Flipkart, Yandex
Greycroft is a leading venture capital firm that focuses on technology start-ups and investments in the Internet and mobile markets. It invests between $500000 and $10 million in a first check, and will invest up to $15 million through the venture fund. The growth fund on the other hand starts at $10 million and will invest up to $50 million in a company.
Latest fund size: $368M (2020)
Notable Investments: Bird, Azimo, Shipt, Boxed, SEMrush, Flashpoint, Recurly
Insight is a venture capital firm founded in New York city in 1995 by Jeff Horring and Jerry Murdock. Since its inception it invested in more than 400 companies.
Latest fund size: $20B (2022)
Notable Investments: Twitter, WeWork, Shopify, HelloFresh, Darktrace, DocuSign
4-Union Square Ventures
USV is focused on early-stage, growth capital, late-stage and startup financing. It has invested in over 100 companies in the internet world, focusing on the applications layer of the web, internet services, and web services that create large networks as well as the mobile sector.USV typically makes a starting investment in portfolio companies of $1 million. In certain Series A round cases, the firm may make a starting investment between $2.5 million to $3 million. It typically invests up to $20 million in any single company.
Latest fund size: $275M (2022)
Notable Investments: Coinbase, Twitter, Twilio, Cloudflare, Etsy, MongoDB
RRE ventures is one of the oldest, largest, and most active venture capital firms in NYC. Their current areas of focus include enterprise software, consumer, fintech, media, real estate tech, robotics, healthcare, space…
Latest fund size: $268M (2018)
Notable Investments: BuzzFeed, Datadog, Gem, Giphy, Olo
Thrive Capital is a venture capital firm that focuses on building and investing in the internet, software, and technology-enabled companies. Thrive was one of three firms to invest in Instagram’s $50 million Series B round at a valuation of $500 million.
Latest fund size: $3B (2022)
Notable Investments: Twitch, Robinhood, Reddit, Fanatics, Vimeo, GitHub
FJ Labs is a stage-agnostic investment firm that focuses on marketplaces and consumer facing startups. Their investments are seed and series A. The investment range of the company is $50,000 to $5,000,000.
Latest fund size: -
Notable Investments: Alibaba Group, Uber, Fair, FanDuel, Porch Group, Farfetch
FirstMark Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm based in New York City. The firm's mission is to partner with exceptional entrepreneurs who are changing the world by solving meaningful problems. It has built a deeply engaged community among the extraordinary teams in its network to spread ideas and opportunities.
Latest fund size: $270M (2020)
Notable Investments: Pinterest, Shopify, Riot Games, InVision, Airbnb
Forum Ventures is the leading early-stage fund, program and community for B2B SaaS startups. Forum For Founders, their pre-seed program, provides founders with $100k in funding and 15 intense weeks of talks, events, mentorship and 1:1 guidance focused on go to market and fundraising. Forum Seed, their seed fund, backs exceptional SaaS startups at the seed-stage both from within and outside of the pre-seed program.
Latest fund size: $13.5M (2021)
Notable Investments: Bbot, Indio Technologies, Bonsai, Paddle HR, Rainmakers, DivvyCloud
10X invests across the capital structure, alongside the world's top technology investors. They align Wall Street & Silicon Valley by bringing institutional capital to high growth ventures in private & public markets, helping founders & investors achieve scale & liquidity while retaining upside & control.
Latest fund size: -
Notable Investments: Udemy, DraftKings, Vicarious, Palantir Technologies
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