First Round Capital

First Round Capital uses Rollup Helper.


First Round Capital is a venture capital firm specializing in growth capital investments in seed, startups, and early stage companies. The firm is not averse to invest in pre-revenue companies and often provides the first outside capital to its portfolio companies. It does not invest in companies which try to change consumer behavior or create a new consumer need. The firm seeks to invest in advertising, distribution, technology-based, and marketing focused companies with an emphasis on consumer-facing business. Within technology, it prefers to invest in internet-enabled businesses including both consumer and enterprise with a clear distribution strategy. It typically invests in companies based in the United States including Philadelphia. The firm makes an initial investment of $0.5 million and also invests between $0.1 million and $0.2 million. The firm prefers to take an active role in the investments. First Round Capital was founded in 2004 and is based in West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania with additional offices in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; New York, New York; and San Francisco, California.