These venture capital investors focus on investing in companies that do business in the direct to consumer space (B2C)
Top 10 Direct to Consumer Venture Capital Firms
1. FELIX CAPITAL
Felix Capital is a venture capital firm for the creative class, operating at the intersection of technology and creativity. Felix Capital focuses on digital lifestyle, investing in authentic brands, platforms and related enabling software technologies.
Felix Capital's mission is to support entrepreneurs with big ideas, to help them build strong category-leading companies that stand out and that move the world forward. The ambition to partner with the best entrepreneurs, the creative agents of change of digital lifestyle.
Total fund size: $1.2B
Stage: Seed, Series A, Series B, Growth, Early Stage
Sector: B2C, E-Commerce, Marketplaces, D2C, SaaS, Fintech, Digital Health
Ticket Size: $ 500K - $ 15M
Investment Geography: Europe, United States
Felix Capital's most notable exits include Peloton, Farfetch, and Shine.
2. Slow Ventures
Slow Ventures is a community built on the collective experience and fueled by curiosity, Slow understands the entrepreneurial journey. Investing at the center of technology and on the edges of science, society, and culture, Slow gives founders the resources, connections, experiences, and empathy required to build strong, sustainable companies.
Total fund size: $755M
Stage: Seed, Series A,
Sector: Applications, Analytics, B2B, B2C, Blockchain, E-Commerce, Consumer Goods, Consumer Services, Digital Health, Developer Tools, Enterprise, Education, Financial Services, Fintech, Health Care, Insurance, Infrastructure, Logistics, Marketplaces, Pharmaceutical, Software, SMB, SaaS, Mobile, web3, Travel and Tourism
Ticket Size: $ 500K - $ 3M
Investment Geography: United States
Slow Ventures's most notable exits include Twitter, Lever, and Airbnb.
3. Lerer Hippeau
Lerer Hippeau is an early-stage venture capital firm founded and operated in New York City. Since 2010, we have invested in entrepreneurs with great ideas who aren’t afraid to do hard things. Our portfolio includes more than 350 leading enterprise and consumer businesses including Guideline, MIRROR, Blockdaemon, K Health, Allbirds, ZenBusiness, andThrive. We’re experienced operators who invest early and stay in our founders’ corners as they build iconic companies. Learn more at lererhippeau.com.
Lerer Hippeau has adopted the Diversity Term Sheet Rider.
Total fund size: $667.8M
Stage: Seed, Series A, Series B, Series C
Sector: Enterprise, Consumer Electronics, E-Commerce, Gaming, Marketplaces, Fintech, Lifestyle and Wellness, B2C, Financial Services, Underrepresented, Cannabis
Ticket Size: $ 50K - $ 10M
Investment Geography: United States, Europe, Canada, Greater New York City (US)
Lerer Hippeau's most notable exits include Abra, Axios Media, and Warby Parker.
4. Lightspeed Venture Partners
Lightspeed Venture Partners is a venture capital firm that engages in consumer, enterprise, technology, and cleantech markets. It focuses on seed, early-stage, later stage, expansion stage, start-up, growth companies, and incubation and specializes in debt financing for start-up and growth companies.
Lightspeed Venture Partners invests in various sectors that include enterprise, consumer, big data, bitcoin, enterprise technology, cleantech, mobile, internet, financial technology, cloud solutions, e-commerce, storage, media, networking, energy, and software, software-as-a-service, information technology, biotechnology, and social. It mainly invests in countries such as the United States, Europe, Israel, China, and India.
The firm was founded in 2000 and is based in Menlo Park, California with additional offices in Beijing, China; Shanghai, China; New Delhi, India; and Herzelia Pituach, Israel.
Total fund size: $18.9B
Stage: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A, Series B, Growth
Sector: Enterprise, Media and Entertainment, Consumer Electronics, Consumer Goods, E-Commerce, VR/AR, Gaming, Marketplaces, Real Estate, Hardware, Legal Tech, Fintech, Lifestyle and Wellness, B2C, Applications, SaaS, Consumer, D2C
Ticket Size: $ 1M - $ 100M
Investment Geography: United States, China, India, Israel
Lightspeed Venture Partners's most notable exits include Zscaler, Grubhub, and Snap.
5. Andreessen Horowitz
Andreessen Horowitz is a venture capital firm specializing in investing in seed, start-ups, early, mid stage, growth, and late stage. It prefers to invest in the social media business and technology sector with a focus on software, back-end infrastructure, infrastructure of the Internet, cloud computing, enterprise software and services, consumer, business Internet, mobile-Internet, consumer Internet, cloud computing, data-storage, social network browsers data-storage, consumer electronics, networking functions, software related biology, biotech, and medicine companies at the intersection of computer science and life sciences with a focus on digital therapeutics, cloud technology in biology, and computational medicine.
Total fund size: $32.4B
Andreessen Horowitz's most notable exits include Coinbase, Lyft, and Roblox.
6. Cowboy Ventures
Cowboy Ventures is a generalist seed-stage fund focused on supporting extraordinary founders of all backgrounds to build legendary technology companies. Cowboy Ventures was founded in 2012 and based in Palo Alto, California, United States.
Total fund size: $188.3M
Stage: Seed, Series A, Series B
Sector: Software, SaaS, Consumer Goods, IT, Internet, E-Commerce, Underrepresented, D2C
Ticket Size: $ 500K - $ 7.50M
Investment Geography: United States
Cowboy Ventures's most notable exits include Dollar Shave Club, Pear Deck, and August Home.
Creandum is a European early-stage venture capital firm backing some of Europe's most successful tech companies including Spotify, iZettle, Depop, Klarna, KRY, Epidemic Sound and Small Giant Games. Creandum has offices in Stockholm, Berlin, London, and San Francisco.
Total fund size: $1.3B
Stage: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A, Series B
Sector: Enterprise, Media and Entertainment, Consumer Electronics, Consumer Goods, E-Commerce, VR/AR, Gaming, Marketplaces, Real Estate, Legal Tech, Fintech, B2C
Ticket Size: $ 225K - $ 9M
Investment Geography: United States, Europe
Creandum's most notable exits include Spotify, iZettle, and Honest Food.
8. Craft Ventures
Craft Ventures is an early-stage venture fund specializing in the craft of building great companies. It has brought together a rare combination of entrepreneurial experience and investor acumen. Over the past twenty years, David, Bill, Jeff, and Sky have built and invested in some of the most iconic companies of this generation.
The firm consists of a team of 15 investors and operators that are united by a quest to find the next generation of world-changing companies and deep respect for the founders who create them.
Total fund size: $2B
Craft Ventures's most notable exits include Tesla, Reddit, and Airbnb.
CRV is an investor in early-stage technology companies for almost half a century. The firm has backed nearly 400 startups in its 47-year history, including foundational companies like Twitter, Zendesk, Amgen, Hubspot, Parametric Technologies, Yammer, EqualLogic, and Sonus Networks. Half of the companies CRV has backed have gone public or been acquired. The firm focuses on enterprise, consumer, and deep insight bioengineering.
CRV has offices in Palo Alto, California, and Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Total fund size: $2.6B
Stage: Seed, Series A, Series B, Growth
Sector: Enterprise, Consumer Electronics, E-Commerce, Marketplaces, Media and Entertainment, Fintech, Lifestyle and Wellness, Applications, SaaS, Software, Consumer, D2C
Ticket Size: $ 1M - $ 25M
Investment Geography: Agnostic (Global)
CRV's most notable exits include Drift, Ring, and Twitter.