Great Oaks Venture Capital is a New York-based company that makes investments in seed-stage companies with the stated intention of financing and growing them. Typical investments made by the firm range from $50,000 to $500,000 and the investment amount can increase as well.
The company invests in industries such as consumer, enterprise, and healthcare. Most of the companies it invests in are located in New York City, New York and San Francisco, California, although it has also made investments internationally. Great Oaks Venture Capital has invested in over 300 companies, most of which are seed-stage or Series A investments. Companies in which the firm has invested include acorns, allbirds, besito, Built Robotics, GrubMarket, Hired, Ibotta, Notable Labs, and more.
The firm has conducted various funding rounds. The Great Oaks Venture Fund raised $40 million in 2012 and the Great Oaks Venture Fund I raised another $40 million in 2013. In 2019, the firm invested $3.5 million into Verb Energy.
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Great Oaks Venture Capital Presents an Evening with Scott Cooper
July 18, 2013
- Venture capitalVenture capital is a form of private equity financing that is provided by venture capital firms or funds to startups, early-stage, and emerging companies, that have been deemed to have high growth potential or which have demonstrated high growth. Capital invested usually carries a substantial element of risk.